- Landslide 'show home' for St Lucia 29 January 2004 A community on the Caribbean island of St Lucia is to receive practical, hands-on help from experts at Bristol University on how best to tackle the landslides that affect an area of shanty housing.
VC's initial reaction to HE Bill
28 January 2004
The Vice-Chancellor has given his initial reaction to the vote on the second reading of the Higher Education Bill.
- Rats may be pessimistic too 22 January 2004 Rats housed in unpredictable conditions appear to have a more negative outlook than those housed in stable, settled conditions, according to new research published in Nature.
- From atoms to stars 22 January 2004 Next week sees the second of four free lunchtime public lectures at which Bristol University scientists outline their current understanding of the nature of the universe.
- How beneficial are dietary supplements to our health? 20 January 2004 The University of Bristol has teamed up with the Foods Standards Agency to investigate the benefits of certain dietary supplements on health and wellbeing.
- New series of University tours for spring 19 January 2004 Brideshead in Bristol, documents about Bristol's links with the West Indies, and laboratories dating from the 1920s are just some of the sights in store this Spring as part of a new series of Bristol University tours.
- Enterprise Competition wants your ideas now! 15 January 2004 There's only a short time left to get your ideas into the University's 2004 New Enterprise Competition before the closing date: 30 Jan 2004.
- RAGs splash of cash 15 January 2004 Students at Bristol University have been raising money to put back into their local community as a result of successful fundraising events such as Jailbreak, RAG Week and the Annual Procession.
- Fossilised embryos - 500 million years old 14 January 2004 Evidence from fossilised embryos of worm-like creatures that lived 500 million years ago shows that embryos developed then in much the same way as their living relatives do today. The implications are that embryological processes that occur today must have been established very early on in the evolution of animals.
- No core found in volcanoes 14 January 2004 A hot debate in the earth sciences is finally resolved in this week's issue of Nature. Researchers from the Department of Earth Sciences at Bristol University show that large volcanoes do not contain material from the Earth's core.
- "Wonderwoman" Professor Kathy Sykes roughs it for science 12 January 2004 The Open University/BBC Two series Rough Science has set Professor Kathy Sykes numerous daunting challenges since the show premiered in 2001. In the current series challenges relate to space exploration
- Spotlight on education and the neighbourhood 9 January 2004 The impact of the current market for education on different social groups will be explored at a one day conference in Bristol today.
- New Year list honours Bristol staff 9 January 2004 Four members of the University's staff have been included in the New Year Honours List 2004.
- Reading adventure gets University vote 8 January 2004 The University of Bristol has given its backing to The Great Bristol Reading Adventure.
- Come and discover a world of opportunity 8 January 2004 Bristol University's Public Programmes Office is offering learners a wealth of possibilities in part-time or short courses running this year.