18 June 2013
Luke Gamble, a University of Bristol alumni and founder of Worldwide Veterinary Services, visited Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences last Thursday to promote the Mission Rabies project.
17 June 2013
The Great Pet Survey, led by academics in the University of Bristol’s Schools of Veterinary Sciences and Biological Sciences, was launched last year to find out where in the world UK dog owners take their dogs but more owners are needed to take part in the study.
17 June 2013
A pop-up festival of medical science, discussing everything from smoking to how the human memory works, is being held to celebrate 100 years of world-class health research. Academics from the University of Bristol will be sharing their latest work and inviting the public to debate topical health issues at M Shed on Thursday [20 June] to mark the centenary of the Medical Research Council (MRC), which funds three centres and over 70 projects in the city.
17 June 2013
How do you feel about using surveillance technologies to keep you healthy and living independently? University of Bristol academics are keen to hear your views on a new sensor system being developed by them to monitor people’s health in the home at a free public event next month [22 July].
12 June 2013
Dr John Bradshaw, Visiting Fellow and Honorary Director of the Anthrozoology Institute in the University’s School of Veterinary Sciences, will feature on BBC Two's Horizon 'The secret life of the cat' tomorrow [Thursday 13 June].
6 June 2013
A 20-year puzzle as to how the heart regulates contraction appears to have been solved by researchers from the University of Bristol. The findings, published in the journal Biophysics, paves the way to improving our understanding of what goes wrong when the heart fails.
28 May 2013
Professor Brian Chappell, a founding member of the (then) Department of Biochemistry in 1964 and Head of Department for 20 years, has died aged 83.
22 May 2013
A new study from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences ‘Bristol Cats' study cohort has shown that 85 per cent of pet cats are not neutered by the recommended age possibly due to cat owners needing better information about when to neuter their cat.
21 May 2013
Eleven research teams in eight of the University's Schools have received grants totalling £170,000 to accelerate the impact of their research. These awards were made through pilot funding schemes from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
20 May 2013
Scientists investigating the interaction of a group of proteins in the brain responsible for protecting nerve cells from damage have identified a new target that could increase cell survival.