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Flock ‘n Roll comes to the Victoria Rooms 2 July 2015 With a proud history linked to music and culture, the Victoria Rooms in Clifton will embrace a modern-day icon when it becomes home to a giant Union Jack-inspired Shaun the Sheep, aptly named Flock ‘n Roll.
  • University sponsors Bristol Post’s Green Capital Awards 2015 3 July 2015 As part of the University’s ambition to inspire change, the University is proud to be supporting Bristol Post’s Green Capital Awards 2015.
  • Lin Hall, 1952-2015 3 July 2015 Lin Hall, an administrator within Professional Services, passed away in April aged 63. Dr David Langley, Director of Research and Enterprise Development, offers a tribute.
  • Flock ‘n Roll comes to the Victoria Rooms 2 July 2015 With a proud history linked to music and culture, the Victoria Rooms in Clifton will embrace a modern-day icon when it becomes home to a giant Union Jack-inspired Shaun the Sheep, aptly named Flock ‘n Roll.
  • Exploring the West’s First and Second World War archaeology 2 July 2015 Some of the West’s fascinating but lesser known wartime heritage has been explored by archaeologists from the University of Bristol: a Second World War ‘Stop Line’ built to protect Bristol, and practice trenches dug by First World War soldiers on Brandon Hill.
  • Young researcher recognised for contribution to science 2 July 2015 Dr Rebecca Pearson, a research associate in epidemiology in the School of Social and Community Medicine, has been highly commended for her work on maternal mental health in the 2015 L’Oréal UK & Ireland Fellowships For Women in Science awards.
  • Festival promises hands-on science, drama and history 2 July 2015 From making your own perfume to learning about forensic science, Thornbury Science Festival promises to be a fascinating and action-packed 10 days. The festival, organised by a member of staff from the University of Bristol and involving a number of other University staff and student volunteers, takes place from Thursday 9 July to Saturday 18 July. It is open to everyone and features a play, interactive activities and engaging talks.
  • Cancer surgery or biopsy collection could influence disease progression 1 July 2015 Scientists at Bristol studying the body’s inflammatory response to wounds following cancer surgery or biopsy have found that these procedures may cause growth signals to be delivered to any remaining cancer or pre-cancerous cells which may negatively influence disease progression.
  • Bow ties and cuttlefish: Bristol researchers gain new insight into a human visual supersense 1 July 2015 An experiment originally designed to test the visual abilities of octopuses and cuttlefish has given University of Bristol researchers an unprecedented insight into the human ability to perceive polarized light – the supersense that most of us don’t even know we have.
  • Bristol endocrinologist with a passion for invention 30 June 2015 A University of Bristol professor, consultant and inventor, Andy Levy, puts patient and student experience at the forefront of the products he invents.
  • Discover the real beef about meat 29 June 2015 With the average cow producing 1000 times more methane than a human, meat production plays a big role in greenhouse gas emissions. But in a world where there’s a growing appetite for meat, how can our food system keep everyone happy while reducing its environmental impact?

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