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New £300 million campus will transform Temple Quarter 29 November 2016 Plans for the University of Bristol’s ‘transformational’ new campus have been unveiled, with the £300 million project to sit at the heart of the city’s Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone.
  • Building on success: Engine Shed prepares for the future 5 December 2016 Business incubation centre Engine Shed has marked its third anniversary by launching the public consultation for its second hub – to be located at the heart of the University of Bristol’s new £300 million campus.
  • Yo-yo dieting might cause extra weight gain 5 December 2016 Repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the person to store more fat for future shortages, new research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests.
  • Bristol tech start-ups bid for backing at SETsquared’s Accelerating Growth showcase 2 December 2016 High-growth tech entrepreneurs pitched for a share of more than £25 million backing when they took part in SETsquared’s annual Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase in London last week.
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Award Winners 2016 1 December 2016 The winners of this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards, which showcase the diverse and important contributions that Bristol research makes to society, were announced at the Strategy Launch on 29 November.
  • Bristol Is Open wins smart cities award 30 November 2016 Bristol Is Open won The Smart Cities Award at a prestigious ceremony last night [Tuesday 29 November]. The project, which is a joint venture between the University and Bristol City Council, was one of four nominees in the Smart Cities category at the World Communications Awards (WCA).
  • SPHERE named as finalist in national public engagement award 30 November 2016 A research project from the University of Bristol received a finalist award in the national Engage Competition, run by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE), for their public health and well-being engagement work.
  • The poverty premium – poorer people pay more for essential goods and services 30 November 2016 In the UK the poverty premium - the idea that poorer people pay more for essential goods and services - is an important and relevant social policy concern for low-income families.
  • Oscar-winning actress feels the force 30 November 2016 University of Bristol research associate Asier Marzo demonstrated a mid-air display of ‘floating pixels’ using soundwaves and force fields to Spanish actress and model, Penélope Cruz and actor, Chino Darín, on the Spanish TV programme El Hormiguero.
  • Industrial Revolution leaves east ends of major cities poorer than the west 30 November 2016 The east sides of major UK cities such as London and Manchester have historically been the poorest due to industrial pollution. This has resulted in unequal distribution of social classes across cities that is still evident today.
  • Mobbing mongooses get by with a little help from their friends 30 November 2016 In their notorious battles with snakes, dwarf mongooses are more likely to help attack the enemy if they are closely bonded to the individual raising the alarm, reports new experimental research from scientists at the University of Bristol.

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