Graduation, July 201622 July 2016Congratulations to all our new graduates. Over 4,000 students have graduated in 17 ceremonies over six days in the Wills Memorial Building.
Bristol GP wins major RCGP research award22 July 2016A Bristol GP and lecturer has been awarded the 2017 John Fry Award by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Society of Academic Primary Care (SAPC).
Magma build-up may put Salvadoran capital at risk22 July 2016The build-up of magma six kilometres below El Salvador's Ilopango caldera means the capital city of San Salvador may be at risk from future eruptions, University of Bristol researchers have found.
New project helps visitors discover the lost palace of Whitehall22 July 2016A theatre expert from the University of Bristol has helped develop a brand new history experience in London, enabling visitors to explore the once magnificent Whitehall Palace, which was the largest palace in Europe before it was destroyed by fire in 1698.
New state-of-the-art microscopy facilities opened21 July 2016A new purpose-built microscopy suite to accommodate expansion of the University of Bristol Wolfson Bioimaging Facility was officially opened by Paul Ramsbottom, Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation on 8 July.
Next stop Rio for high-flying graduate Jazmin19 July 2016It’s been a busy few weeks for University of Bristol student Jazmin Sawyers, who’s not only achieved a 2.1 in her Law degree but is also busily training for the biggest sporting event of her career – the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Why are boys falling behind in literacy?18 July 2016A report published today by Save the Children highlights the scale of the gender gap in literacy and language development before children begin school, and the consequences for subsequent literacy attainment.
Calcification – does it pay off in the future ocean?14 July 2016An international research team, including the University of Bristol, has calculated the costs and benefits of calcification for phytoplankton and the impact of climate change on their important role in the world's oceans.
Bristol team win special prize in NIHR New Media Competition13 July 2016The University of Bristol's Musculoskeletal Research Unit has won the special prize in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) New Media Competition for a film that shows how patient involvement has been embedded into the STAR (Support and Treatment After joint Replacement) research project and the difference it has made.
Mantis shrimp roll their eyes to improve their vision.12 July 2016Imagine rolling your eyes to help you see more clearly. Although it wouldn't work for humans, new research published today in Nature Communications has shown mantis shrimp use eye rotations to enhance their polarisation vision.
The fox got you - the relationship between plants and medicine12 July 2016A contemporary photographic and science exhibition that explores the relationship between plants and medicine by celebrating six common plants, which are the origin of five major medicinal drugs, opens at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden this Friday [15 July].
Vet School research paves the way for improved horse welfare12 July 2016A vision for improving horse welfare has been set out following research carried out by the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by World Horse Welfare. It is hoped the findings, to be unveiled at the House of Commons today [Tuesday 12 July], will enable the welfare priorities of the UK's 800,000 horses to be addressed.
Dr Wolf wins mathematics prize11 July 2016Dr Julia Wolf, Heilbronn Reader in Combinatorics and Number Theory in the School of Mathematics and Associate Chair of the Heilbronn Institute of Mathematical Research, has been awarded the Anne Bennett Prize by the London Mathematical Society.