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today

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Excavating WWI practice trenches in Cumbria Excavations and surveys of the First World War practice trenches on Walney Island on the western coast of Cumbria have been carried out by a team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol.

yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Launch of UK facility to encourage robotic innovation within industry A new initiative to encourage and support the take up of robotics technology within industry across Europe is being launched at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) today, Wednesday 26 November.
Concerns raised over inclusion plans for Gypsies, Roma and Travellers The UK government is failing in its inclusion plans for Roma, Gypsy and Traveller communities, according to a new report by researchers from the University of Bristol which will be launched in the European Parliament on Tuesday [2 December].
GW4 collaboration will bring economic and social benefits to Wales and South West An alliance designed to boost research and innovation in Wales and South West England held its Welsh launch last night.
Medicine and humanities join forces for Wellcome-funded breathlessness project Professor Havi Carel in the Department of Philosophy has received a joint senior investigator award worth £1.5 million from the Wellcome Trust for a cross-disciplinary project on breathing and breathlessness.
Geoengineering our climate is not a ‘quick fix’ The deliberate, large-scale intervention in the Earth’s climate system is not a “quick fix” for global warming, according to the findings of the UK’s first publicly funded studies on geoengineering.
Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
ACCIS CDT student contributes article to University's first MOOC Jamie Hartley has contributed an article to the University's first MOOC, Cracking Mechanics: Further Maths for Engineers

two days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol brings bee biology to BBSRC festival Researchers from the School of Biological Sciences showcased their work at the Great British Bioscience Festival in London this month.
Academics advise how to keep data secure in a cyber world Cyber security experts from the University of Bristol have advised the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) on how to protect the personal data of millions of citizens.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Membership renewed: Centre for Academic Primary Care re-appointed to prestigious NIHR school The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) has renewed the Centre for Academic Primary Care’s (CAPC) membership of the School for Primary Care Research.
University of Bristol | Department of Computer Science | News
Academics advise how to keep data secure in a cyber world Cyber security experts from the University of Bristol have advised the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) on how to protect the personal data of millions of citizens.

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
First-of-its-kind study compares how bat and human cells respond to viruses Why are viruses such as Ebola so dangerous to humans yet do not appear to harm the bats which transmit them? A team of scientists from the University of Bristol, UK and CSIRO’s Australian Animal Health Laboratories (AAHL) have used cutting edge techniques to comprehensively compare the response of bat and human cells to a highly dangerous bat virus.
Lend your help to a quest for justice in Peru 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 launched a crowd-funding campaign, with its partner Chaka Studio, to raise the £20,000 needed to develop and expand its work.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
First-of-its-kind study compares how bat and human cells respond to viruses Why are viruses such as Ebola so dangerous to humans yet do not appear to harm the bats which transmit them? A team of scientists from the University of Bristol, UK and CSIRO’s Australian Animal Health Laboratories (AAHL) have used cutting edge techniques to comprehensively compare the response of bat and human cells to a highly dangerous bat virus.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

six days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Access to Self-Service forms and TOPdesk from off campus Due to recently announced server security vulnerabilities the Service Desk system (TOPdesk) access to the service has been restricted to the University network…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
New drug could protect the heart from damage following heart attack The deadliest form of heart attack is frequent with around 250,000 in the USA and about 60,000 in the UK per year. A collaborative team of researchers have been awarded £1 million to accelerate the development of a new drug able to protect the heart from these attacks in the latest round of Biomedical Catalyst funding announced yesterday [Thursday 20 November] by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Innovate UK.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
GIC convenes conference on Global Security Academics and staff from the diplomatic, defence and development sectors will come together this weekend to discuss current global security issues at the Global Insecurities International Conference on 21 and 22 November.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Should the role of afforestation in climate change mitigation policy be re-evaluated? Afforestation (planting trees) to mitigate climate change could cause warming rather than cooling globally due to non-carbon effects of land use change, according to new research from the University of Bristol.
Chief Medical Officer visits Bristol to meet health researchers and open a new research collaboration The Chief Medical Officer for England will be visiting Bristol on Wednesday [26 November] to meet researchers who are helping to combat key public health issues.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
'Midwich Experiment’ to teach students about the brain in brand new format Jenna Todd Jones, a PhD student in Bristol’s School of Experimental Psychology, is participating in the project as a science advisor, and will also contribute to the events as an ‘expert’ scientist ready to lead the participating students to a deeper exploration of the field of neuroscience.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Bristol Festival of Economics 2014 The Bristol Festival of Economics begins on the 20th November 2014. Professor Sarah Smith and Mr Tony Yates will be speaking as part of the festival.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Stephen Kelman Booker Event Stephen Kelman Booker Event

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bringing Africa to Bristol This week, Bristol will play host to one of the largest annual gatherings of experts in African archaeology.
Bristol becomes a partner in VIEWS wing technology project The University of Bristol is a partner in a new programme, backed by the UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute, to bring promising wing design, manufacture and assembly technologies closer to the marketplace.
Improving healthcare for survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence and abuse Healthcare professionals, researchers and survivors of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) are meeting today [19 November] at a conference in Bristol to discuss the findings of a five-year research programme, the largest of its kind in the UK.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Essential maintenance - ladies changing rooms The showers, toilets and changing area in the ladies changing room will be unavailable due to essential maintenance being undertaken on Thursday 20th November 7.00 a.m. - 8.00 a.m.
Sporting Performance not just about the Players Performance Sport Programme takes new and exciting paths, towards providing Officials within a range of sports the chance to reach the top of their game!
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Improving healthcare for survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence and abuse Healthcare professionals, researchers and survivors of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) are meeting today [19 November] at a conference in Bristol to discuss the findings of a five-year research programme, the largest of its kind in the UK.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Student publishes paper based on industrial research Research conducted by undergraduate student James Oliver during his work placement at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, the UK’s national fusion laboratory, has been published in the journal Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Access to Scopus Members of the University may now benefit from online access to Scopus

nine days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
SITS upgrade on 10 December, 7am-5pm Due to an upgrade to SITS software the following services will be unavailable on Wednesday 10 December between 7.00am and 5.00pm…
Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
Best paper in Géotechnique Letters Best paper in Géotechnique Letters
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Enterprise Dinner 2014 At last week's University of Bristol Enterprise Dinner, both Dr David Turk and Dr Olivia Maynard were presented with Engagement awards.
Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
Katharine Ellis invited to Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Katharine Ellis will give a series of graduate lectures at the renowned Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in November and December, as a Visiting Director of Studies.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
School of Physics awarded Athena SWAN bronze award In November, the School of Physics received the Athena SWAN bronze award.

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Science news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
International internship scholars The University of Bristol Law School is proud to announce the ten winners of its new International Internship Scholar Scheme.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Cambridge Histories Online trial The Library has arranged temporary trial access to Cambridge Histories Online

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Perinatal mental health crucial for physical and mental wellbeing of both parents and child The importance of looking after the mental health of parents during pregnancy and after childbirth, in order to promote the physical and mental wellbeing of both parents and child, is highlighted in The Lancet today.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
Dr Frances Giampapa to visit Santiago, Chile British Council, Santiago, Saturday 15th November
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Scholarship Awards 2014 The School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies hosted its scholarship award ceremony on 14th October. There were three categories of scholarship recognised in the ceremony, the ESRC 1+3 Scholarship, the University of Bristol Postgraduate Scholarship and the SPAIS international Scholarship. These awards recognise students’ excellence in research and academic potential as well as their ability to display the school’s characteristics of academic excellence, leadership and social enga
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news
Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships in History of Art History of Art Department welcomes applications from outstanding researchers for Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships.

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