The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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two days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Vitamin D link to short-sightedness ruled out New findings from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol suggest that children with low levels of vitamin D in their blood are not at increased risk of developing myopia (short-sightedness).
Sport, Exercise and Health news
BUCS Indoor Rowing Championships An outstanding performance from Bristol at the Indoor BUCS Rowing championships.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Vitamin D link to short-sightedness ruled out New findings from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol suggest that children with low levels of vitamin D in their blood are not at increased risk of developing myopia (short-sightedness).
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
Sophie Nedelec wins Alumni Foundation Student Award Sophie Nedelec has won an Alumni Foundation Student Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to public engagement and widening participation, especially among school children, throughout her time in Bristol.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Terrell Carver publishes two-volume study of Marx-Engels manuscripts The (so-called) "German ideology" manuscripts abandoned by Marx and Engels are the subject of a two-volume definitive study by Terrell Carver and Daniel Blank (PhD Bristol, 2008).
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
Four new lectureships New History lectureships announced for 2015
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Professor Carrington wins the IOP Brian Pippard prize Professor Antony Carrington is the winner of the 2014 Brian Pippard Prize of the Institute of Physics.
Research Excellence Framework results 2014 The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results have been published - and the University of Bristol has been ranked among the UK’s top research universities. 81.7% of the research papers submitted from Bristol to the Physics Unit of Assessment panel were judged to be of the highest 3* or 4* quality.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
BBSRC Fellowship Awarded BBSRC Anniversary Future Leader Fellowship for Joanne Edgar

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol ranked among top ten UK universities for research The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities.
University of Bristol research - world-leading with global impact The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. Our research is shown to have top quality and major impact on society and the economy, according to this assessment of research at every UK university. REF2014 will decide how around £2 billion in research funding will be allocated each year from 2015-16.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Bristol ranked among top ten UK universities for research The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities.
University of Bristol research - world-leading with global impact The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. Our research is shown to have top quality and major impact on society and the economy, according to this assessment of research at every UK university. REF2014 will decide how around £2 billion in research funding will be allocated each year from 2015-16.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Bristol ranked among top ten UK universities for research The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities.
University of Bristol research - world-leading with global impact The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. Our research is shown to have top quality and major impact on society and the economy, according to this assessment of research at every UK university. REF2014 will decide how around £2 billion in research funding will be allocated each year from 2015-16.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Bristol Hosts Asylum and Migration Workshop Bristol Hosts Asylum and Migration Workshop
Diego Acosta has been invited to give a presentation on migration law at the University of Naples Federico II Diego Acosta has been invited to give a presentation on migration law at the University of Naples Federico II
Law School celebrates strong performance in REF2014 Law School celebrates strong performance in REF2014
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Bristol Geography Tops the Tables Again The School of Geographical Sciences's status as one of Britain's premier research centres in geography has been confirmed by the REF analysis just released.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Psychology and Neuroscience at Bristol confirmed internationally leading by REF The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities in the area of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
REF 2014 Success The School has performed strongly in the REF2014 research assessment. The School’s research strengths in the areas of accounting, economics, finance and management are continuing to advance.

four days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Computer Centre Christmas opening times (closed 22 Dec) The Computer Centre will be open throughout the Christmas vacation period with the exception of Monday 22nd December when the computer terminal room will be closed between 7am and 5pm for cleaning…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol poverty measurement methods go global Researchers at the universities of Bristol and Cardiff have shown how the process of defining and measuring poverty in low-income countries can be made more democratic.
Financial exclusion of private tenants persists and needs addressing Eight per cent of tenants living in privately rented accommodation are ‘financially excluded’, meaning they don’t have access to banking services due to low income, according to a new report.
Help still needed for Peruvian quest for justice A University of Bristol project which aims to connect the voices of people affected by forced sterilisations in Peru with listeners around the world has almost succeeded in raising the £20,000 needed to develop and expand its work.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Dr Benoit Pelopidas presents his research at Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford Dr Benoit Pelopidas presented his research on innovation in nuclear thinking at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University and was invited to discuss a paper at a McArthur Conference on "Stability in a new nuclear order" in Berlin.
Dr Paul Higate presents at seminar in Oslo on Gendered Peacekeeping Dr Paul Higate was invited to speak at a seminar entitled Gendered peacekeeping: Beyond the female body? at The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in Oslo on 11 December 2014. Dr Higate discussed how far the embodiment of peacekeeping cuts across both gendered and cultural contexts with a view to thinking beyond the gender binary.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
Department of Historical Studies Postgraduate Open Event - 10 February 2015, 3pm Thinking about postgraduate study? Find out what the Department of Historical Studies has to offer at our Postgraduate Open Event

five days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Dell appointed new hardware supplier We are pleased to announce that, from January 2015, we will be working in partnership with Dell as our main supplier of desktops, laptops, tablets and servers…
Redeveloped Bristol Online Survey gets major endorsement Following a major redevelopment, Bristol Online Surveys (BOS) is celebrating a significant endorsement from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Study identifies prevalence of rickets among 16th century sailors The bones of sailors who sailed on Henry VIII’s Mary Rose ship have been analysed with the help of new laser technology to identify evidence of bone disease.
Study recommends GPs should be more open when referring patients for cancer investigations GPs should consider a more overt discussion with patients when referring them for further investigation of symptoms which may indicate cancer, according to a paper published in the British Journal of General Practice.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Study recommends GPs should be more open when referring patients for cancer investigations GPs should consider a more overt discussion with patients when referring them for further investigation of symptoms which may indicate cancer, according to a paper published in the British Journal of General Practice.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Study identifies prevalence of rickets among 16th century sailors The bones of sailors who sailed on Henry VIII’s Mary Rose ship have been analysed with the help of new laser technology to identify evidence of bone disease.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Jonathan Hill has been invited by the Editorial Board of the ICLQ to deliver the 2015 Annual Lecture. Jonathan Hill has been invited by the Editorial Board of the ICLQ to deliver the 2015 Annual Lecture.
Abi Dymond Exploring the impact of tasers in the UK Research, by University of Bristol Law School PhD student Abi Dymond, suggests that in order to evaluate the impact of TASERs, better data collection on other force, such as batons and irritant spray, used by the police would assist in providing a clearer understanding of the impact on officer safety and injury rates of civilians.

six days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Self service malware removal tool now available to staff The University uses Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection to prevent viruses and other malicious software (malware) from reaching your University Windows managed computer…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Quiet Please in Medical Library Medical Library going quiet during January Assessment period

nine days ago

Student Services news
Student Counselling Groups Spring 2015 The Student Counselling Service has announced its programme of groups running during the Spring term 2015

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Jonathan Bamber to receive Wolfson Research Merit Award We are very pleased to announce that Jonathan has been awarded the prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Award with the project ‘Global ice mass balance and sea level’.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Three School of Physics staff are finalists in Professional Services Excellence Awards Three members of staff from the School of Physics were successful in the University’s Professional Services Excellence Awards.
Lorentz medal for Professor Sir Michael Berry The School of Physics is pleased to announce that Professor Sir Michael Berry is to receive the Lorentz medal.
Student Services news
Student Services opening times for the Christmas vacation Most of the Student Services are closed over the Christmas vacation. Full details for each of our services are available. Big White Wall, a online community for supporting mental health, is open 24/7 throughout the year.

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol research reveals clues to dementia and Parkinson Researchers based in Bristol and London have uncovered a link between Lewy body diseases like Parkinson’s and the brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s. The findings could help to explain the close relationship between Parkinson’s, more commonly known for causing movement difficulties, and dementia.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Bristol research reveals clues to dementia and Parkinson Researchers based in Bristol and London have uncovered a link between Lewy body diseases like Parkinson’s and the brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s. The findings could help to explain the close relationship between Parkinson’s, more commonly known for causing movement difficulties, and dementia.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Leverhulme Trust Grant Success Congratulations to Chris Jarrold and Félice Van ‘t Wout who have just been awarded a three-year Leverhulme Trust Project Grant.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Senior Lecturer gives British Dental Association Winter Lecture Dr Michele Barbour gave the BDA Winter Lecture on 10th December, discussing current and future developments in dental materials.

twelve days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Systems Centre research plays key role in new approach to planning UK infrastructure The work of academics from the University’s Systems Centre has been acknowledged for the second year running in the 2014 update of the UK's National Infrastructure Plan.
New research could help the welfare of working animals With over 42 million horses and 95 per cent of the world’s donkeys found in developing countries, new research could change the health and welfare of millions of working animals in some of the poorest parts of the world.
Nature-inspired engineering project wins Leverhulme grant A project to develop ‘biomimetic’ devices that re-orientate in response to light has been granted funding by the Leverhulme Trust.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
New research could help the welfare of working animals With over 42 million horses and 95 per cent of the world’s donkeys found in developing countries, new research could change the health and welfare of millions of working animals in some of the poorest parts of the world.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Nature-inspired engineering project wins Leverhulme grant A project to develop ‘biomimetic’ devices that re-orientate in response to light has been granted funding by the Leverhulme Trust.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news

thirteen days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Legacy departmental filestores unavailable between 12pm-1pm on 5 January Essential maintenance is needed to elements of the centrally supported legacy departmental filestores…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Exploring the impact of Tasers in the UK Social Scientists have called for a greater comparative analysis of the impact of Tasers used in law enforcement. The next generation of the electric-shock weapon used by police forces in England and Wales is currently under review.
Enzyme identified which could lead to targeted treatment for PMS Low doses of fluoxetine – better known as the anti-depressant Prozac – could hold the key to preventing PMS symptoms, an international team of researchers has found.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Sport Centre Closure for essential maintenance The Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health will be closed on 7th January 2015 from 7.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. for essential maintenance.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Enzyme identified which could lead to targeted treatment for PMS Low doses of fluoxetine – better known as the anti-depressant Prozac – could hold the key to preventing PMS symptoms, an international team of researchers has found.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Innovate UK success for Knowledge Transfer Partnership The Knowledge Transfer Partnership between Photek Ltd., University of Bristol, and Dr Orla Kelly has been shortlisted as a finalist for the KTP Best of the Best Award 2014.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
Deas Doctoral Scholarship Department PhD scholarship: 2015-18
University of Bristol | Department of Computer Science | News
Bristol Crypto Group has four papers in Asiacrypt 2014 Asiacrypt 2014, currently taking place in Taiwan, has four papers from the Bristol Crypto group out of the 55 being presented.

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