Results of the largest ever multimorbidity trial in primary care challenge current thinking28 June 2018In the largest ever trial of an intervention to treat people with multiple long-term conditions (multimorbidity) in primary care, researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Manchester, Dundee and Glasgow found that the patient-centred approach taken improved patients’ experience of their care but did not improve their health-related quality of life. This is a challenge to current thinking on which UK and international guidelines are based.
Bristol graduates among highest paid in the UK27 June 2018Graduates of the University of Bristol are among the highest paid in the country three years after graduating, according to new data released by the Department of Education.
University of Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab recognised as 5G success26 June 2018Our Smart Internet Lab has been recognised as one of three key academic research specialists within the UK and as a concentrated 5G hub with established collaborative relationships with other national and international institutions, authorities and industry.
Bristol to collaborate with India on country’s first 5G Testbed22 June 2018The University’s Smart Internet Lab has entered into a strategic relationship with C-DOT (the Centre for Development of Telematics), an autonomous Telecom research and development centre supported by the Indian Government. The MoU was signed on the 20th June in the presence of senior members of Department of Telecommunications and Indian Minister Shri Manoj Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications.
University appoints new Director of Estates19 June 2018The University of Bristol has appointed a new Director of Estates and Bursar to oversee the management and development of its diverse collection of buildings and grounds.
Statement relating to Student Disciplinary Hearing - 15 June14 June 2018The University of Bristol is committed to freedom of speech and to the rights of all our students and staff to discuss difficult and sensitive topics, provided that this right is exercised responsibly, within the law, and with respect for others who may have differing views.
UK public shows strong preference for vaccines that prevent severe illness, particularly for children 13 June 2018The UK public has a clear preference for funding vaccination programmes which protect young children against severe diseases, finds a new study that considered the public’s preferences on vaccines available on the NHS. The study suggests that the public’s preferences about which vaccines are made available on the NHS, particularly children, are not reflected by the current approach. The Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF)-funded study, led by University of Bristol researchers, is published today [13 June] in PLOS ONE.
Patients to set agenda for heart failure research 13 June 2018People with advanced heart failure, their carers, families and friends are being asked to help set the priorities for future research into the condition. Researchers from the Universities of Bristol, Oxford and Cambridge are working with the James Lind Alliance - a non-profit organisation which looks for unanswered health research questions by reaching out to those most affected - to identify research questions that will focus on improving advanced heart failure care.
Record year for science spin-outs8 June 2018The University of Bristol created a record number of scientific spin-out companies last year thanks to its thriving network, including a partnership with new innovation centre Unit DX.