- UK public supports usage of tracking technology and immunity passports in global pandemic 22 January 2021 New research suggests the majority of people in the UK are willing to use privacy-encroaching tracking technology and support the introduction of ‘immunity passports’ to protect themselves and others in the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Study finds national data may be underestimating illicit drug use in young people 21 January 2021 A study published today [18 January] in the publication Addiction suggests that the UK government’s current national population-based data may be understating illicit drug usage among young people by as much as 20 per cent.
- Bristol Neuroscience’s Brain Research day, 14 January 2021 19 January 2021 The University’s Bristol Neuroscience Research Network (BN) hosted its 2nd Bristol Brain Research day on 14 January 2021, online. This follows the enormous success of the first event of the same name held in June 2019 which welcomed over 150 participants.
- Royal Society award enables University researcher to study neurodegenerative disease 16 January 2021 Professor Peter Cullen, a Wellcome Trust Investigator from the School of Biochemistry at the University of Bristol, has been awarded the Royal Society Noreen Murray Professorship to expand his research into neurological sciences.
- Foraging humans, mammals and birds who live in the same place behave similarly 15 January 2021 Foraging humans find food, reproduce, share parenting, and even organise their social groups in similar ways as surrounding mammal and bird species, depending on where they live in the world, new research has found.
- DUSSK study reveals the challenges of designing a tailored drug treatment service for street sex workers 13 January 2021 Street sex workers may require trauma treatment in combination with specialised drug treatment groups, a Bristol study has suggested. Trauma treatment is not usually readily available to sex workers, but the feasibility of offering this as part of a drug treatment service designed specifically for them was tested in the University of Bristol and NIHR ARC West’s DUSSK study.
- Global experts urge everyone to talk about COVID-19 vaccines responsibly 8 January 2021 A team of renowned scientific experts has joined forces from across the world to help fight the spread of misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines, which hold the key to beating the deadly pandemic and releasing countries from debilitating lockdown restrictions.
- Researchers to develop a new online approach to cognitive behavioural therapy for depression 5 January 2021 A major new clinical trial led by researchers at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care and Centre for Academic Mental Health will develop and evaluate a new way of delivering Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT) for patients with depression.
- Bristol and Women’s Aid develop best practice framework for domestic violence research 15 December 2020 A new framework has been developed by Women’s Aid in partnership with academic colleagues - including the University of Bristol - to promote best practice in research into domestic violence and abuse (DVA).
- Preschoolers’ eating, activity and sleep behaviours were impacted during first COVID-19 lockdown, study suggests 14 December 2020 Preschool children’s eating, activity, and sleep routines were disrupted during the spring COVID-19 lockdown, which may be detrimental to child health and development a study suggests. Parents of children (aged three- to five-year-old) due to start school in September 2020 shared their children’s experiences of the spring lockdown with academics from the Universities of Bristol, Birmingham and Glasgow.
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