18 June 2013
Academics from the University’s Intelligent Systems Laboratory have analysed tens of thousands of articles available to readers of online news and created a model to find out ‘what makes people click’.
18 June 2013
Images taken from space have indicated that some of the world’s unmonitored volcanoes may not be as peaceful as we might like to think. Satellite radar has shown that the surfaces of a number of volcanoes within the East African Rift are deforming – inflating and deflating.
17 June 2013
Moderate drinking during pregnancy — three to seven glasses of alcohol a week — does not appear to harm fetal neurodevelopment, as indicated by the child’s ability to balance, suggests a large study, led by academics at the University of Bristol and published online in the journal BMJ Open.
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].
10 June 2013
A £1.5 million research centre that aims to find new advances in the prevention and treatment of children’s burns launches at Frenchay Hospital today [June 10]. Led by the University of Bristol, the Healing Foundation Centre for Children’s Burns Research will develop new techniques and approaches to prevent burns and scalds and improve the clinical care and recovery of children who have suffered such injuries.
9 June 2013
Flood risk is projected to increase in humid areas in Asia and Africa and decrease in most regions of Europe except the UK and northern France by the end of this century, according to a new model published today in Nature Climate Change.
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.
5 June 2013
Collaborative research between the University of Bristol and Nokia Siemens Networks is enabling the design and optimization of novel 3D antenna arrays.
4 June 2013
A new WiFi test process that combines 3D antenna measurements with in-home virtual reality modelling was announced today [Tuesday 4 June] by researchers at the University of Bristol's Communication Systems and Networks (CSN) Group.
30 May 2013
A worldwide consortium of researchers including academics from the University of Bristol has found that tiny differences across person’s genetic sequences are associated with educational level.