Fate of turtles and tortoises affected more by habitat than temperature 22 September 2016 Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research.
- New funding for doctoral training in cardiovascular science 29 September 2016 The University of Bristol has received £2.5 million from the British Heart Foundation for a new interdisciplinary PhD studentship programme in integrative cardiovascular science.
- Bristol researcher wins Bayer Global Ophthalmology Award 29 September 2016 Dr Sofia Theodoropoulou, Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology at Bristol, has received a Global Ophthalmology Award 2016 from Bayer.
- Crossing disciplines: Bristol undergraduates present results of research internships 29 September 2016 The winners of this year’s University Research Committee (URC) interdisciplinary research internships for undergraduates presented the results of their work this week to an audience that included Vice-Chancellor Professor Hugh Brady and the faculty Deans.
- How baby’s genes influence birth weight and later life disease 28 September 2016 Genetic differences could help to explain why some babies are born bigger or smaller than others, according to new research from the Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium.
- ‘Grant immigrants the right to vote’, say researchers 28 September 2016 National election results in the UK could look vastly different if all immigrants had the right to vote, which they should, according to new research.
- Funding boost to promote inter-religious and cultural dialogue 28 September 2016 The National Association of Teachers of RE (NATRE) and the University of Bristol have successfully won two research bids for a joint project exploring better ways of promoting inter-religious and cultural dialogue in the classroom.
- Bristol law students to help families of young cancer patients 27 September 2016 Working in partnership with CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, University of Bristol Law Clinic students will help parents of children living with cancer negotiate some of the legal obstacles that come with the diagnosis.
- Consistency builds cohesion in the animal kingdom 27 September 2016 Fish with consistent personalities are more successful in social groups and better at helping to build tighter shoals, according to new research published in Scientific Reports.
- BAME patients may be underrepresented in trials for diabetes treatment, study finds 26 September 2016 Failure to directly and appropriately assess language proficiency when recruiting patients to randomised controlled trials (RCTs) for diabetes treatments may be leading to black and ethnic minority (BAME) patients being underrepresented or excluded.
- Ancestor of arthropods had the mouth of a penis worm 26 September 2016 Fresh evidence from a series of expeditions to North Greenland have led palaeontologists to solve an age-old mystery about a distinctive group of arthropods.