The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Six best postgraduate research students honoured Six Bristol postgraduates have been awarded prizes for the exceptional quality of their research degree theses in the academic year 2012/13.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Onwards and Upwards for University Cyclists Our congratulations go to the University female cyclists who have finished 5th in the BUCS hill climb event held at the Curbar Gap in Hope Valley, near Sheffield.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Six best postgraduate research students honoured Six Bristol postgraduates have been awarded prizes for the exceptional quality of their research degree theses in the academic year 2012/13.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Six best postgraduate research students honoured Six Bristol postgraduates have been awarded prizes for the exceptional quality of their research degree theses in the academic year 2012/13.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Marketing & Management Collection trial The Library has arranged temporary trial access to the Henry Stewart Talks, Marketing & Management Collection
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Blackboard unavailable – 12th November Noon – 17:00 To ensure that we are providing the best possible service to our users, our colleagues in IT Services need to undertake some emergency work on Blackboard. Blackboard will not be available to users between noon and 17.00 on the 12th November, to allow this work to be completed. If you have any questions, or critical […]

two days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
SITS upgrade on 26 November, 8am-5pm Due to an upgrade to SITS software the following services will be unavailable on Wednesday 26 November between 8.00am and 5.00pm…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol team develops aerosol optical tweezers A device which allows users to hold airborne particles – aerosols – for extended periods has been developed by a team at the University of Bristol and Portishead-based firm Biral.
Lessons and legacies of the Holocaust Books by Bristol historians Professor Tim Cole and Dr Joanna Beata Michlic will be the two featured books under discussion at the biannual Lessons and Legacies conference – the most important international Holocaust Studies conference – hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton this week.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Professor Shane Butler delivers inaugural lecture Professor Shane Butler delivers inaugural lecture
Dr Kurt Lampe publishes The Birth of Hedonism Dr Kurt Lampe publishes The Birth of Hedonism
Lessons and legacies of the Holocaust Books by Bristol historians Professor Tim Cole and Dr Joanna Beata Michlic will be the two featured books under discussion at the biannual Lessons and Legacies conference
Student Services news
Love Where You Live A new website celebrating Bristol has been launched to help students and non-students settle into the city.

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
What did we learn from the 2014 World Cup? Experts on the history, politics and culture of football will gather at the University of Bristol this week to discuss the impact of this year’s FIFA World Cup. The event is free and all are welcome.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Professor Jonathan Reid's Aerosol group develops aerosol optical tweezers A device which allows users to hold airborne particles, aerosols, for extended periods has been developed by a team at the University of Bristol and Portishead-based firm Biral.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news
Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
David Trippett awarded Philip Leverhulme Prize We are delighted to announce that Dr David Trippett has been awarded a 2014 Philip Leverhulme Prize in History.
SPS news School for Policy Studies news
Higher Education Academy fellowships awarded to MSc NPAPH lecturers The School congratulates Drs. Angeliki Papadaki, Simon Sebire and Laura Johnson, lecturers in the Centre for Exercise Nutrition and Health Sciences, who have all been successful in becoming Fellows of the Higher Education Academy, the UK authority for excellence in teaching and learning.

four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Thinking about our futures: festival puts society in the spotlight Who has access to your health records? What do women want from the general election? Can Britain handle the threat of international terrorism? These are some of the hot topics being debated at a thought-provoking series of events across Bristol next month.
The Birth of Hedonism A new book exploring hedonism and the Cyrenaic philosophers by Dr Kurt Lampe of the Department of Classics and Ancient History is published this week.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Thinking about our futures: festival puts society in the spotlight Who has access to your health records? What do women want from the general election? Can Britain handle the threat of international terrorism? These are some of the hot topics being debated at a thought-provoking series of events across Bristol next month.

six days ago

Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
How to bid for public sector work in a consortium A University of Bristol engineer, Andrew Crossley, is the lead author of a new guide on how to form consortia of small businesses to bid for public sector work. The guide was launched in Swansea yesterday [Monday 21 October] by Jane Hutt, AM the Minster for Finance of the Welsh Government.

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Time for change - additional daylight saving could improve public health New research, published just before British Summer Time ends, shows that proposals to permanently increase the hours of waking daylight could increase children’s activity levels.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Talk by Gilberto Algar-Faria to be broadcast on Australian TV Watch Gilberto Algar-Faria's talk on Sri Lanka!
Dr Jeremy Green appointed as Honorary Research Fellow at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield. The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute has named Dr Jeremy Green as one of their new Honorary Research Fellows
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news
Bristol poetry Institute Annual Reading: Professor Mervyn Morris Professor Mervyn Morris, poet laureate of Jamaica, gave the Bristol Poetry Institute Annual Reading in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
@Bristol Brains Night At-Bristol opened its doors after hours for a special "Brains" evening. Visitors were offered the chance to take part in sheep brain dissections, watch brain cookery demos and much more.
SPS news School for Policy Studies news
Time for change - additional daylight saving could improve public health New research, published just before British Summer Time ends, shows that proposals to permanently increase the hours of waking daylight could increase children’s activity levels.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Clinical Research and Imaging Centre news

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol team creates designer ‘barrel’ proteins Designer proteins that expand on nature’s own repertoire, created by a team of chemists and biochemists from the University of Bristol, are described in a paper published this week in Science.
How ferns adapted to one of Earth’s most extreme environments How ferns adapted to the extreme environmental conditions found in the high Andean mountains of South America is the focus of new research by the Universities of Bristol and Sheffield, published today in PLOS ONE.
University and NTU Singapore to push the frontier in ageing innovations In the near future, smart wearable technologies will make it easier for the elderly to continue living independently, while enabling their children and caregivers to ensure their safety and daily health and well-being are properly monitored.
University of Bristol welcomes the President of the Republic of Singapore The President of the Republic of Singapore visited the University of Bristol yesterday [Thursday 23 October 2014] as part of a four-day State Visit to the UK as a guest of Her Majesty The Queen.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Change the face of men's health Movember is the global charity committed to changing the face of men’s health by challenging men to grow moustaches during Movember (the month formerly known as November) to spark conversation and raise funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health problems. In November 2013 staff and students at the University of Bristol raised £8,564
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
New Dean of Health Sciences Professor Jonathan Sandy, currently Interim Dean of Medicine and Dentistry, has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, which will take effect from 1 August 2015.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Bristol team creates designer ‘barrel’ proteins Designer proteins that expand on nature’s own repertoire, created by a team of chemists and biochemists from the University of Bristol, are described in a paper published this week in Science.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Malcolm Evans UN Address Incidences of torture and ill-treatment around the world have not been diminishing and the need for effective prevention is ‘as great as it ever has been’, according to United Nations human rights expert Professor Malcolm Evans OBE.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Professor Dek Woolfson and his team create designer 'barrel' proteins Designer proteins that expand on nature’s own repertoire, created by a team of chemists and biochemists from the University of Bristol, are described in a paper published this week in Science.
Ash awarded a scholarship to hatch an “Ecoegg” Ash Earl, an MSc project student in Dr. Wuge Briscoe's group, has received a £500 scholarship from Ecoegg.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news
Simon Shaw-Miller, City of Light Professor Simon Shaw-Miller contributing to the Philharmonia Orchestra's City of Light festival.

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Teenage self-harm linked to problems in later life Those who self-harm as teenagers are more at risk of developing mental health and substance misuse problems as adults, new research from the biggest study of its kind in the UK has revealed.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Teenage self-harm linked to problems in later life Those who self-harm as teenagers are more at risk of developing mental health and substance misuse problems as adults, new research from the biggest study of its kind in the UK has revealed.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
A New Understanding of How Animals Produce Structural Colours “All that glitters is not gold” - William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice A new paper from the Visual Ecology Group has discovered that there is a universal explanation for why many animals appear a dazzling metallic colour or a mirror like silver.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Veterinary Sciences Library Celebrate Opening Veterinary Sciences Library celebrates 'refreshed' look
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Issues with voice feedback and PDF file display fixed by Turnitin The recent issues in Turnitin Grademark with voice feedback not playing and PDF files not displaying correctly have been fixed by Turnitin.  

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Planning the future of education in Rwanda The University’s Graduate School of Education has successfully led a bid for funding from the Department for International Development to develop a ‘hub for innovation’ in the Rwandan education system.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Students raise the bar for legal advice in Bristol Law students at the University of Bristol are launching a new advice service for the public, answering questions on everything from employment and housing to privacy and voting. Over 80 students are involved in the new initiative, which has won support from the Citizens Advice Bureau and the Personal Support Unit (PSU) at Bristol County Court.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
New study to discover why plants tell the time An exciting new project in the laboratory of Dr Antony Dodd will investigate how biological clocks adapt plants to their environment.
Experiment on the ultrasonic hearing of pet cats on TV With equipment and training from Professor Gareth Jones and PhD student Andy Wakefield, the makers of the recent BBC series 'Cat Watch 2014: The New Horizon Experiment' successfully conducted an experiment whereby cats were shown to locate a hidden speaker emitting ultrasonic mouse calls undetectable to their owners.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Funding to develop and test novel antimicrobial biomaterials Dr Michele Barbour has been awarded a "TRACK" award (Translational Acceleration and Knowledge Transfer) by the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, in collaboration with Dr Sarah Maddocks of Cardiff Metropolitan University.

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Digging for Britain’s real-life war horses Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have teamed up with school children, veterans of modern conflict and other volunteers to uncover the history of Britain’s real-life war horses.
Could technology transform GP consultations? The way we interact with our GPs could be transformed thanks to a new £458,000 project exploring whether consultations could viably be conducted via email, text message, telephone or via the internet.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Could technology transform GP consultations? The way we interact with our GPs could be transformed thanks to a new £458,000 project exploring whether consultations could viably be conducted via email, text message, telephone or via the internet.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
The Law School's Mooting Competition Sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills begins with Exhibition Moot Event The Law School's Mooting Competition Sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills begins with Exhibition Moot Event
SPS news School for Policy Studies news
Study of adoption disruption impact on policy The DfE funded study ‘Beyond the Adoption Order: challenges interventions and disruptions' was published by Professor Julie Selwyn, working with Sarah Meakings and Dinithi Wjedesa at the beginning of 2014 and is the first national study of adoption disruption.

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