The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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yesterday

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Upgrades to the University Data Centre routers Upgrades to the University Data Centre routers
Upgrades to the University Core Network routers Upgrades are needed to the University Core Network routers
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Dr Michael Naughton, INUK and Bristol Innocence Project quoted in The Justice Gap Dr Micheal Naughton, INUK and The Bristol innocence project have been quoted in the following piece in The Justice Gap.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Sarah Griffiths receives ESRC Impact Acceleration Award Awards of over £50,000, the first to be funded through the University’s ESRC-funded Impact Acceleration Account, have been made across five Bristol Social Science projects. Sarah will use the funding for emotion recognition in autistic children.

two days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Online payments essential maintenance Brief interruptions to online payment services due to essential maintenance 23-25 August
20 Aug - database performance issues We are experiencing performance issues with databases that support the Student, Admissions and Finance teams (SIPROD, CPROD, PROD)
Maple v15 software licensing change Maple v15 software licensing change
Short breaks in internet connections on 16 Sept Short breaks in internet connections
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Jurassic Welsh mammals were picky eaters, study finds New analyses of tiny fossil mammals from South Wales are shedding light on the function and diets of our earliest ancestors, a team led by researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Leicester report today in the journal Nature.
New exchange programme takes vet students to Australia Two postgraduates among the first intake on the Vet School’s MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation have recently returned from a successful visit to Western Australia.
Bristol student finds new species of tree frog A new species of tree frog has been discovered in the forests of Madagascar by an MSc student at the University of Bristol.
Scottish poverty study calls on Governments to tackle rising deprivation The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14 per cent to 33 per cent over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
New exchange programme takes vet students to Australia Two postgraduates among the first intake on the Vet School’s MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation have recently returned from a successful visit to Western Australia.
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
Dr Esther Dermott invited to give talk in Edinburgh Esther Dermott will present analysis of poverty, gender, and parenting in Edinburgh on 20th August at an invited seminar opened by the Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP
SPS news School for Policy Studies news
Scottish poverty study calls on governments to tackle rising deprivation The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK.
Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
Bank Holiday Opening Times Bank Holiday Opening Times
Immunisation sessions Immunisation sessions
New software system New software system

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Neither too hot nor too cold: the evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonised the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years.
How the Asian monsoon affects methane emissions Scientists at the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute have shown how changes in the Asian monsoon affected emissions of methane, a prominent greenhouse gas, from the Tibetan Plateau.
Butterflies evolve narrower diets in response to climate change A UK butterfly species has responded to recent climate change by evolving a narrower diet, new research from the University of Bristol has found.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Bristol graduate to present new natural history TV series Patrick Aryee, a University of Bristol graduate, will co-present a new three-part BBC series that explores the super senses of the animal kingdom.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Professor Julian Rivers cited by Lord Mance in the SC in the R v MOJ case Professor Julian Rivers cited by Lord Mance in the SC in the R v MOJ case
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Dr Craig Hedge and Dr James Hutson commended for outstanding doctoral theses. The University Research Degrees Examination Board has awarded Dr Craig Hedge and Dr James Hutson a 'Faculty of Science Commendation for Excellence in a Doctoral Thesis' for their outstanding work.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
August bank holiday opening at ASSL & Senate House The Arts and Social Sciences Library and Senate House Study Centre will both be open from 8.00am until 10.00pm on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 August to provide study space for students across all disciplines. All other libraries will be closed.

four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
How to tell what a donkey is thinking Yawning, sighing and stretching are just three behaviours observed in donkeys that have been evaluated in newly published research led by academics from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by global equine welfare charity the Brooke.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
How to tell what a donkey is thinking Yawning, sighing and stretching are just three behaviours observed in donkeys that have been evaluated in newly published research led by academics from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by global equine welfare charity the Brooke.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
Dr Michael Naughton invited to give presentation in Norway Dr Michael Naughton, Reader in Sociology and Law ​, ​will give an invited presentation at a seminar in Norway on miscarriages of justice on the 25 August 2014. The seminar has been jointly organised by Norwegian PEN together with the Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson-Akademiet - the Academy of Literature and Language, The venue is the House of Literature in Oslo​.
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
QMP upgrade – completed The Questionmark Perception upgrade has been successfully completed and the service has now been resumed. Upcoming examinations. We would recommend staff to check that their questions and assessments are working as expected before making exams available to students. Upgrade of your local installation of Authoring Manager. Your local installation of the Authoring Manager will need […]

seven days ago

Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
Early music specialist and choral director Stephen Rice to join Music Department We are delighted to announce that musicologist Dr Stephen Rice will join the Department in January 2015.
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
QMP upgrade – update The QuestionMark perception upgrade has been completed as planned, and the service will be made available to users again on the morning of Monday 18 August.

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Investigating soil moisture dynamics using cosmic-ray technology A University of Bristol project which will investigate soil moisture dynamics in the UK using novel cosmic-ray technology has been awarded £330,000 funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Active start at Bristol Welcome to Bristol! Find out more about the warm, active, welcome you will receive at the University. There are opportunities for competitive and recreational sport as well as a wide range of exercise and physical activity programmes on offer.
School of Chemistry news
2014 National Student Survey The results of the 2014 National Student Survey have revealed that 97% of students in the School of Chemistry expressed overall satisfaction with the Chemistry programme.
School Of Economics, Finance and Management School Of Economics, Finance and Management news
A-level results day Congratulations to all students who have made the terms of their offer today. Further information is available for what to do next.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Library catalogue unavailable, 3 to 4 September Due to essential maintenance the library catalogue will be unavailable from 5pm on Wednesday, 3 September until approximately 9.30am Thursday, 4 September.

nine days ago

Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Bristol academics at Obligations VII conference: ‘The Common Law of Obligations: Divergence and Convergence’, University of Hong Kong, July 15-18 2014 Bristol academics at Obligations VII conference: ‘The Common Law of Obligations: Divergence and Convergence’, University of Hong Kong, July 15-18 2014

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol academics awarded a hat-trick of Royal Society fellowships Three academics from the University of Bristol have been awarded prestigious research fellowships from the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Bristol academics awarded a hat-trick of Royal Society fellowships Three academics from the University of Bristol have been awarded prestigious research fellowships from the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Enforcement of Foreign Bribery and Corruption Offences Against Corporations Enforcement of Foreign Bribery and Corruption Offences Against Corporations
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
EPSRC funded project for impaired eye movement control Professor Iain Gilchrist to use an EPSRC grant to develop a training app for children who have problems with eye movement coordination.

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Combatting childhood obesity from the age of two A successful American initiative to tackle childhood obesity will be trialled in the UK, thanks to a new £431,495 research project targeting children as young as two.
£2.9m awarded to Bristol EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has announced £2.9 million funding for state-of-the-art equipment for eight doctoral training initiatives at Bristol.
Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
New NERC project to investigate soil moisture dynamics in the UK using novel cosmic-ray technology New NERC project to investigate soil moisture dynamics in the UK using novel cosmic-ray technology
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Combatting childhood obesity from the age of two A successful American initiative to tackle childhood obesity will be trialled in the UK, thanks to a new £431,495 research project targeting children as young as two.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Hounga v Allen & anor - [2014] UKSC 47, unreported judgment delivered by the Supreme Court of 30 July 2014 Hounga v Allen & anor - [2014] UKSC 47, unreported judgment delivered by the Supreme Court of 30 July 2014

thirteen days ago

Sport, Exercise and Health news
With a cut and a thrust, Fencer Rafal Szwalbe wins Bronze! The Westway Centre, London was the venue for the London Open Fencing championships 2014. Bristol University student Rafal Szwalbe fought to take third place in the medals.

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