1,000 anthropologists descend on Bristol4 October 2006For one week, Bristol was 'the world capital of anthropology', when the University hosted the bi-annual conference of European Association of Social Anthropologists.
Building a bypass to last3 October 2006Coronary heart disease involves a long-term furring-up of the coronary arteries that develops over many years.
Building a bypass to last3 October 2006Coronary artery bypass grafting remains the most effective treatment of coronary heart disease.
Kathleen Philpott3 October 2006Kathleen Muriel Philpott's association with the University spanned more than 75 years, from her arrival as a student in 1930 to her receipt of the Convocation Medal in 2001 and beyond.
Drama graduates return to Wickham Theatre27 September 2006An innovative production of King Lear, directed by Bristol University drama graduate Paul Stebbings for international musical theatre company TNT, is one of the highlights of the new autumn season at the Wickham Theatre.
Kathy Sykes appointed to permanent professorship27 September 2006Kathy Sykes has been appointed by the University as Professor of Public Engagement in Science and Engineering, after working at Bristol in a similar role on a temporary basis.
Plaques, cracks and heart attacks27 September 2006There are about 1.3 million people in the UK who have survived a heart attack, but a third of all heart attack victims die before reaching hospital.
Choral Society: new members welcome27 September 2006Staff and students are invited to join the University Choral Society, which will perform George Dyson's oratorio The Canterbury Pilgrims in early 2007.
Staff promotions in the Faculty of Science26 September 2006Twenty-six members of academic staff in the Faculty of Science were promoted on 1 August, following the recommendations of the University Promotions Committee.
What's new?26 September 2006The University of Bristol launches a new online news and information service today.
An insight into the Dragon's Den25 September 2006Bristol University will be creating its very own Dragon’s Den this week. Over 150 students and managers from a variety of organisations will be taking part in an innovative event for aspiring leaders from Monday, 25 September until Friday, 29 September.
Rare Russian image archive comes to Bristol25 September 2006A collection of rarely-seen images of the Russian composer, Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) will go on display at the University of Bristol this month to celebrate the centenary of his birth.
Major award for Pharmacology student25 September 2006A Bristol Pharmacology student has won a prestigious Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Award, beating candidates from universities across the UK.
Lighting up the heart25 September 2006A major breakthrough in research could lead to improved recovery of the heart when it is re-started after a heart attack or cardiac surgery.
Bruce Hood discusses superstition on Radio 422 September 2006Professor Bruce Hood from the Department of Experimental Psychology appeared on BBC Radio Four's Material World yesterday to talk about his research into superstition and belief.
Lighting up the heart22 September 2006A major breakthrough in research could lead to improved recovery of the heart when it is re-started after a heart attack or cardiac surgery.
New Enterprise Competition: any ideas?17 September 2006The 2007 New Enterprise Competition, run by Research and Enterprise Development, is open to all University staff and students as well as graduates from the last five years.