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Published report of the First-aid Advice and Safety Training

7 April 2014

Most injuries in preschool children occur at home, and many are preventable. Parenting programmes, supporting parents to make changes to their behaviour, have been shown to improve outcomes in children.

Tongue Tie team publish paper

24 March 2014

A randomised trial comparing early frenotomy with usual care in mild–moderate tongue-tie showed that mothers could sustain breastfeeding of infants with tongue-tie for 5 days without a frenotomy.

Dr Carol Joinson awarded Medical Research Council Grant

27 January 2014

Dr Carol Joinson of the School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol has been awarded a Medical Research Council (MRC) research grant to study incontinence in children and adolescents.

Final baby recruited to the Tongue Tie Trial

24 September 2013

Latest News We are pleased to announce that our final baby was recruited to the Trial on 22nd March 2013.

Twilight Talks - Dr Esther Crawley

5 November 2012

Twilight Talks are relaxed, informative evenings where members of the general public can come and listen, discuss and ask questions about the latest research taking place at the University of Bristol. Dr Crawley will talk about what researchers currently know about chronic fatigue syndrome.

OBE in the Queen’s New Year honours list for Professor Jean Golding

5 January 2012

Children of the 90s (also known as ALSPAC), the world-famous population study founded in Bristol in 1991 by Professor Golding.

Double celebration at the Population Health Symposium

28 November 2011

There was a double celebration at the Population Health Symposium, held at the Wills Hall Conference Centre on the 16 November 2011. This year included a poster prize for early career researchers and was won by Phil Peacock with runner up, Simon Collin.

New research involving Dr Pauline Emmett, Nutritionist.

11 February 2011

Little is known about the effects of overall diet in childhood and intelligence later in life.

New research on developmental co-ordination disorder

29 November 2010

New research has found children with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD) previously known as dyspraxia have an increased risk of difficulties in attention, reading, short-term memory and social skills.

World Health Organisation awards Bristol 'Baby Friendly' status

13 July 2010

Anne Milton, Under Secretary of State for Public Health, presents the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative community breastfeeding award, on Tuesday 13th July in celebration of Bristol becoming the first 'Baby Friendly City' in England.