The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
Telegraph lists 'groundbreaking' Urban Pollinators project in top 10 The Urban Pollinators Project has been named one of ten groundbreaking research projects in the UK in the Telegraph.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
Ronald Hutton receives teaching award University teaching award granted to History Department staff member for research supervision
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Graduating grandfather celebrates degree, aged 69 A 69-year-old grandfather from Bristol has graduated after his dyslexia was finally diagnosed six years ago. Despite having a love of reading, Richard Abraham left school at 15 with no qualifications and had never written an essay in his life.

three days ago

Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Restricted access to Woodland Wing Part of the Senate House Study Centre unavailable for two weeks in August.

four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
University co-hosts Community Interest Company 10-year anniversary celebration The Centre for Law and Enterprise at the University of Bristol Law School co-hosted an event earlier this month to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Community Interest Company (CIC), which helps social enterprises structure their businesses in ways that are compatible with their social, environmental and economic objectives.
ACCIS students go back to school with composites research Researchers from the University’s EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT) led an outreach event with a difference for Year 7 students at the Crypt School in Gloucester earlier this month.
Reducing flood risk around the world How global flood risk models are being used to reduce flood impacts around the world is the subject of a new review by an international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Bristol.

five days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol – Thursday, 23 July The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Professor David Stuart, Nik Gowing and Chrissie Iles at degree ceremonies taking place today [23 July] in the Wills Memorial Building.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Postgrad collaboration publication success A unique collaboration between Experimental Psychology PhD students and CRIC Bristol has resulted in a successful publication in Behavioural Brain Research. BBSRC postgraduate training funds enabled the five students to gain invaluable fMRI experience through an examination of visual attention mechanisms.

six days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
The VPN service will be unavailable 8-9am on 4th August Essential maintenance to improve the performance of the service will take place on Tuesday 4th August between 8.00am-9.00am…
Break in telephone services on 30 July, 5pm affecting Priory Road area Due to essential maintenance to the power supply of the telephone system at Priory Road the following areas will see a break in telephone services on Thursday 30th July at 5pm (it is anticipated that the outage will be less than one hour): All Priory Road buildings Hampton House Cotham House Hawthorns 8 Woodland 30/32/34 Tyndall Park Road  IT Services apologises for any inconvenience caused…
Computer Center computer room closed from early on 7th August until midday on 8th August Due to cleaning work taking place in the Computer Centre the 24hr Computer Room will be closed all day on Friday 7th August and will reopen at midday on Saturday 8th August…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Law School Graduation July 21 2015 The annual graduation ceremony for law students took place on 21 July 2015

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Women in STEM meet US Ambassador Dr Suzi Gage discusses challenges faced by women in STEM with US Ambassador

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Gene variation identified for teen binge eating A variation of a gene that can lead teenagers to binge eat has been identified by researchers. The work, carried out by academics at UCL and the universities of Bristol and Queensland, hope the finding will allow a better understanding of why binge eating develops, and inform the development of future preventative strategies for teens at risk before they become overweight or obese.
International consortium hopes to unlock spectrum above 6 GHz The University of Bristol is part of an international consortium that aims to develop concepts and key components for a new 5G mobile radio access technology. The technology is expected to operate in a range of frequency bands between 6 and 100 GHz, including millimetre-wave (mmWave) frequencies.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
Celebrating our ACCIS PhD graduation success Congratulations to the five ACCIS PhD students who graduated on Friday 17 July 2015. The graduates included four members of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (denoted by ‘CDT’ below).
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Gene variation identified for teen binge eating A variation of a gene that can lead teenagers to binge eat has been identified by researchers. The work, carried out by academics at UCL and the universities of Bristol and Queensland, hope the finding will allow a better understanding of why binge eating develops, and inform the development of future preventative strategies for teens at risk before they become overweight or obese.
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Turnitin service alert 20 July 2015 Turnitin have issued the following announcement about an issue users may have encountered on the 18th, 19th and 20th July, 2015:  “Some users may have encountered an issue with the Turnitin and TurnitinUK services on the 18th, 19th and 20th of July, 2015.Images and buttons within the Turnitin service, including the assignment submission page within Turnitin […]

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Ancient life in three dimensions Hidden secrets about life in Somerset 190 million years ago have been revealed by researchers at the University of Bristol and the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) in a new study of some remarkable fossils. Thanks to exceptional conditions of preservation, a whole marine ecosystem has been uncovered – and yet it was already known 150 years ago.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Professor Bob Fowler elected Fellow of the British Academy Professor Robert Fowler of the Department of Classics and Ancient History has achieved the rare distinction of being elected Fellow of the British Academy, the national academy for the humanities and social sciences.

twelve days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Upcoming IT maintenance over the summer - an overview The summer is a busy time for IT Services as many systems need updating and patching as well as essential maintenance and upgrades to the IT infrastructure…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Blackboard upgrade complete The Blackboard upgrade has been completed ahead of schedule and the production service will be switched on again at 11.15am. Users may be prompted to log in again at that time. If , after production is switched on , you need to access the temporary replacement service which has been in use from 13 July: […]

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Nature study adds new evidence linking brain mutation to autism, epilepsy and other neuro disorders Findings, published today [15 Jul] in Nature Communications, reveal the extent a mutation associated with autism and epilepsy plays in impairing a biochemical process in the brain. The study, led by University of Bristol researchers, could provide a new target for treating neurological disorders.
Young researcher recognised for contribution to feline infectious disease research A researcher from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences has been awarded the European Advisory Board on Cat Diseases (ABCD) & Merial Young Scientist Award 2015 for her contribution to feline infectious disease research.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Nature study adds new evidence linking brain mutation to autism, epilepsy and other neuro disorders Findings, published today [15 Jul] in Nature Communications, reveal the extent a mutation associated with autism and epilepsy plays in impairing a biochemical process in the brain. The study, led by University of Bristol researchers, could provide a new target for treating neurological disorders.
Young researcher recognised for contribution to feline infectious disease research A researcher from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences has been awarded the European Advisory Board on Cat Diseases (ABCD) & Merial Young Scientist Award 2015 for her contribution to feline infectious disease research.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Phishing emails appearing to be from Blackboard Some users have reported receiving the following email from the “Blackboard Learn system”. “Bristol Courses System Update. You have received a new update from Blackboard Learn system about your new course form-871. Please view this update and fill the process form Urgent.” These are not genuine. Please do not respond, and refer to IT Services guidance on phishing […]

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