The past fortnight's news from schools around the University
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#MakeChangeHappen this Human Rights Day (10th December)
From improving the conditions of people deprived of their liberty and advising civil society organisations, and governments on the implementation of human rights law, the Human Rights Implementation facilitates change on the ground.
Blueprint for shape in ancient land plants
Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge have unlocked the secrets of shape in the most ancient of land plants using time-lapse imaging, growth analysis and computer modelling.
Nye Fathers receives Chancellor's Medal
Nye Fathers has received his Chancellor's Medal award in recognition of 40 years service from the Chancellor of the University of Bristol, The Right Honourable the Baroness Hale of Richmond.
two days ago
SPHERE project World Technology Award finalist
A University of Bristol research project has been named a World Technology Award finalist by the World Technology Network (“The WTN”) – a global community comprised of the most innovative people and organisations at the forefront of science, technology and related fields.
three days ago
Are we headed to Integration or segregation for England’s pupils?
Dame Louise Casey’s independent review into integration and opportunity in the UK was published on Monday 5 December 2015. Her report recommends new ways of tackling divides within communities.
Simon Burgess has written about the divisions in today’s society and ethnic segregation within English schools. His research looks back at changes in segregation over the last decade.
four days ago
Yo-yo dieting might cause extra weight gain
Repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the person to store more fat for future shortages, new research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests.
seven days ago
Winter vacation opening hours extended
We are pleased to announce that after requests from our students via the #yousaidwedid campaign, Sport, Exercise & Health and Library Services are extending our opening hours over the winter vacation period.
eight days ago
macOS Sierra now supported by the University
Update, 1 December 2016: Following initial concerns over support for macOS Sierra (see the September edition of the IT bulletin) we are now happy to confirm that this is the supported OS for University Mac computers…
Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Award Winners 2016
The winners of this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards, which showcase the diverse and important contributions that Bristol research makes to society, were announced at the Strategy Launch on 29 November.
nine days ago
Bristol Is Open wins smart cities award
Bristol Is Open won The Smart Cities Award at a prestigious ceremony last night [Tuesday 29 November]. The project, which is a joint venture between the University and Bristol City Council, was one of four nominees in the Smart Cities category at the World Communications Awards (WCA).
Oscar-winning actress feels the force
University of Bristol research associate Asier Marzo demonstrated a mid-air display of ‘floating pixels’ using soundwaves and force fields to Spanish actress and model, Penélope Cruz and actor, Chino Darín, on the Spanish TV programme El Hormiguero.
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