The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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today

University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Professor of Law & History commemorates WW1 conscientious objectors Prof Lois Bibbings draws upon her research to remind us of the courage of conscientious objectors who resisted military conscription during the First World War.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Claire Dickson wins RSC NMR Discussion Group Postgraduate Poster Prize Congratulations to PhD Student Claire Dickson who won the poster prize at the RSC NMR Discussion Group postgraduate meeting in Oxford for her work on "Improving NMR methods to solve 3D molecular structure in solution"
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news
History of Art PhD candidate wins award Bristol History of Art PhD student, Bethany Pleydell, has been awarded a Textile Society award

yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
A new bio-ink for 3D printing with stem cells Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a new kind of bio-ink, which could eventually allow the production of complex tissues for surgical implants.
Rocket seeds boldly grow The countdown is over for staff at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden to find out which collection of seeds they have been growing spent time in space. As part of British astronaut Tim Peake's mission, two kilograms of rocket (Eruca sativa) seeds were sent to the International Space Station last year and were returned to Earth in March after six months on board.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
A new bio-ink for 3D printing with stem cells Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a new kind of bio-ink, which could eventually allow the production of complex tissues for surgical implants.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Why I volunteered for the Law Clinic Before coming to Bristol, Emily Kelvey received a First Class in Politics and International Relations from Loughborough University. She has just finished the first year of the MA in Law here at Bristol. In this interview Emily talks about why she choose Bristol, her role in the Law Clinic, the satisfaction of giving back to the local community, and how the experience has increased her employment prospects. She also has some advice on time management for students wanting to apply for next year!
Student recognised for contribution to equality and diversity The Law School wishes to congratulate undergraduate Chloe Maughan for being shortlisted for a Student Union (SU) award for Equality and Diversity. The nomination is in recognition of her voluntary work promoting equality and diversity through accessible, exciting and engaging campaigns or events.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Professor Jonathan Clayden's group publish in Angewandte Chemie Congratulations to Professor Jonathan Clayden's Group who have just published a paper in Angewandte Chemie
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
University of Bristol
Chilean academic to visit the School for Policy Studies Dr Gianinna Munoz, a Research Director from the Department of Social Work, at the University Alberto Hurtado, is set to visit the School later this month to contribute to a new project entitled ‘Comparative Policy Discourses of Poverty and Social Exclusion: Chile and the UK’, funded by the University's International Strategic Fund.

two days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
SITS, Proactis, Pure, Contact Directory and other services will be unavailable on 12 July between 7am and 11am As part of this work to patch servers the following services will be unavailable on Tuesday 12th July between 7am and eleven…
Personalised timetables, SAFE, Pure and DataHub access will be unavailable between 8am - midday on 19th July As part of essential server patching the following service will be unavailable between 8.00am and midday on Tuesday 19th July…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
Engineering Doctorate student wins SAMPE students’ presentation competition Mattia Di Francesco, an Engineering Doctorate student sponsored by the National Composites Centre, has won a competitive students’ presentation competition, which ran as part of the SAMPE UK and Ireland chapter Conference in London on the 16th June 2016.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Brexit: A climactic decision? With the Referendum imminent a blog from Reader in Sustainability and Law, Chris Wilmore, questions why the environment has singularly failed to make itself an issue in the BREXIT debate.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Undergraduate Open Days Open days in June a great success.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Dr Lesley Nolan wins University Award for Education (Faculty of Health Sciences) Teaching and administrative staff were recognised for their contributions to the BDS Programme in a formal University of Bristol Teaching Award Ceremony.

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Scientists calculate the fate of the Greenland meltwater Scientists have been able to track the flow of water created by Greenland's melting glaciers, revealing that it's currently having a less significant impact on the Gulf Stream than previously thought.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Scholarship scheme aims to break down barriers for asylum seekers and refugees Law School academics and students play key role in introduction of scholarship scheme for refugees, asylum seekers and their dependants, launched by the University of Bristol this week.
UK Trade after Brexit: Is the WTO a suitable alternative? As a regional integration lawyer, Dr Clair Gammage believes the arguments put forward by both camps in the Brexit debate overlook the complexity of international trade. In her latest blog, Dr Gammage discusses how the power base has shifted from the traditional “sovereign State” toward international institutions and regional organisations - and questions if the WTO provides a viable alternative to EU membership.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
New Library web pages The new Library web pages will go live on Thursday, 23 June.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - WUN news
WUN Forms Strategic Alliance with International Organization for Migration (IOM) WUN Forms Strategic Alliance with International Organization for Migration (IOM)

four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Research project looking for mums-to-be with family history of eczema Researchers at the University of Bristol are looking for pregnant women to take part in a study into preventing babies developing eczema.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Research project looking for mums-to-be with family history of eczema Researchers at the University of Bristol are looking for pregnant women to take part in a study into preventing babies developing eczema.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
How Brexit could affect millions of Europeans living and working in the UK BBC Mundo has published a background piece on the effects that Brexit could have for EU migrants living in the UK - and for UK nationals living in the rest of the EU, estimated to be more than 4 million people. Dr. Albert Sanchez-Graells provided comment.
Legal implications of Brexit on UK Defence Procurement Defence procurement may not be at the top of the Brexit agenda but it has courted some controversy in the press. In this blog Dr. Luke Butler asks; what are the implications of Brexit for the legal regulation of defence procurement?
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
QETLabs at Cheltenham Science Festival Researchers from the Centre for Quantum Photonics and Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training delighted the general public with the quirks of optics and quantum mechanics at this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival.
University of Bristol
Dr Karen Bell to participate in international North-South dialogue on Sustainable Urban Transformation In July this year, Dr Karen Bell of the Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research, will participate in an event hosted by the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Brasilia, which brings together researchers from Brazil and the UK with interests relevant to the field of environmental governance.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Change to ASSL Opening Time this Saturday Doors open later to allow for completion of electrical maintenance
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Blackboard downtime 7th July 2016 Unfortunately IT services need to do some additional maintenance on the University database servers that will affect access to Blackboard amongst other systems.  The extra downtime will take place from 8am – 12pm on 7th July. This is in addition to our already scheduled down time on 21 July and 4 August.  Please note that […]

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Would a Brexit Significantly Change the Way the English Public Sector Buys Supplies and Services? With a few days to go for the all important UK referendum on EU membership, a blog from Dr. Albert Sanchez-Graells analyses one of the issues that can affect trade between the UK and the EU to a very large extent: that is, the regulation of public contracts.

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Brexit and Collective Labour Rights There has been considerable concern expressed regarding the employment rights that British workers would lose by virtue of Brexit. In her latest blog, Professor Tonia Novitz outlines why it is not so straightforward in respect of collective labour rights.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Professor Dudley Shallcross made an Honorary Fellow of the College of Teachers Congratulations to Professor Dudley Shallcross who was made an Honorary Fellow of the College of Teachers on May 25th 2016 at a ceremony presided over by the Patron HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
A one box ultrafast regenerative amplifier and optical parametric amplifier awarded to the School of Chemistry Congratulations to Dr Tom Oliver who has been awarded an ultrafast laser system and optical parametric amplifier
University of Bristol
Professor Randall Smith Awarded Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence Congratulations to Professor Randall Smith for being awarded the Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence for his paper "Longitudinal studies and housing with care in England: a review"
The Provision of Social Care in Extra Care Housing: Connecting Research, Policy and Practice Members of the ECHO Project (Provision of Social Care in Extra Care Housing) Team recently held a workshop at the University of Bristol to share and discuss some of the Project’s initial findings. The event was supported by the British Society of Gerontology.

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
When Britain was fringed by tropical seas A team from the University of Bristol has shed new light on the creatures that inhabited the tropical seas surrounding Britain at the start of the age of the dinosaurs.
Radical approach for parents with learning disabilities developed with Bristol researchers Researchers from the University of Bristol have contributed to the development of a radical new approach to supporting parents with learning disabilities.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
ACCIS CDT annual football tournament 2016 Forget Euro 2016, on Wednesday 8 June 2016 staff and students from the ACCIS CDT gathered at the Clifton College Sports Ground to compete for the prestigious CDT cup!
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Brexit Series: Workers' Rights As part of our Brexit Series, Michael Ford QC, Professor of Law at the School, debates the potential consequences of Brexit on UK employment rights.
New undergraduate course: LLB Law and Spanish The Law school introduces new LLB Law and Spanish for 2017, expanding its portfolio of undergraduate law with study abroad courses
The West Decides: University of Bristol EU Debate Now Live Last month the Law School's Dr Phil Syrpis chaired a spirited debate on the pros and cons of remaining in the European Union by a quartet of political big-hitters. The video is now available online.

ten days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Laptop and Mobile Clinic moves to the Computer Centre for the summer During the summer vacation, from June 13th until September 9th, the Student Laptop and Mobile Clinic will be located on the first floor of the Computer Centre, at 5 Tyndall Avenue…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Interpreting racist internet memes Real-life experiences of racism have a significant impact on the way black and minority ethnic people view the online world, a University of Bristol study has found.
Bristol and Leeds collaboration reveals a new mechanism for protein secretion A UK research team has discovered that a cell's protective layer acts like a turnstile, allowing proteins to be exported while preventing them from moving back in.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Bristol and Leeds collaboration reveals a new mechanism for protein secretion A UK research team has discovered that a cell's protective layer acts like a turnstile, allowing proteins to be exported while preventing them from moving back in.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
National Volunteer Week: John Peake, Director of the Law Clinic, wins award for outstanding work Last week the University celebrated the work of John Peak enriching the educational experience of volunteer students through the delivery of pro-bono legal support to those that would otherwise be unable to afford it.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Quantum Europe 2016: A New Era of Technology Dr Anthony Laing, Bristol Lecturer in Quantum Physics and EPSRC Early Career Fellow, spoke last month at Quantum Europe in Amsterdam where the €1bn European flagship for quantum technologies was launched
University of Bristol
The Central Mediterranean route: Deadlier than ever During the first five months of 2016, 1 in every 23 migrants has died attempting the journey across the Central Mediterranean to Europe. This represents a drastic worsening of an already high death toll.

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Huge ancient river basin explains location of the world's fastest flowing glacier An ancient basin hidden beneath the Greenland ice sheet, discovered by researchers at the University of Bristol, may help explain the location, size and velocity of Jakobshavn Isbræ, Greenland's fastest flowing outlet glacier.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Awards honours for Bristol researcher The Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours saw a Bristol academic honoured for the work she has done in her field.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Brexit Series: European and National Non-Discrimination Law In the latest Brexit themed post on the University of Bristol Law School Blog, Dr. Jule Mulder, Lecturer in Law at the School, pens her opinions on Brexit and non-discrimination law.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Varinder Aggarwal invited to be the 2016-17 Gilbert Stork Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Many congratulations to Professor Varinder Aggarwal who has been invited to be the 2016-17 Gilbert Stork Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Students' Health news

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