‘Wish ewe were here’ - the University has a Shaun the Sheep! 9 October 2015 One of the hugely popular Shaun the Sheep sculptures has been bought by the University of Bristol, helping to raise £1,087,900 for Bristol Children's Hospital.
- ‘Wish ewe were here’ - the University has a Shaun the Sheep! 9 October 2015 One of the hugely popular Shaun the Sheep sculptures has been bought by the University of Bristol, helping to raise £1,087,900 for Bristol Children's Hospital.
- Healthy City Week Bristol - wellbeing that doesn’t cost the earth 8 October 2015 Bristol’s inaugural Healthy City Week [10 to 18 Oct 2015] aims to inspire citizens of Bristol to achieve healthier lifestyles as part of a more sustainable future city. The event, which involves University of Bristol researchers, will comprise a range of talks, workshops and taster sessions exploring the links between health and sustainability.
- How to die well: universities invite people to find out 8 October 2015 Researchers from universities in the west are hosting a free day-long event designed to help people think through and plan decisions that occur at the end of life, to increase the chances of their death being as good as it can be.
- Bristol social scientist appointed ESRC Champion to tackle antibiotic overuse 8 October 2015 Dr Helen Lambert, Reader in Medical Anthropology from the University of Bristol’s School of Social and Community Medicine, has been appointed to the new position of Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Research Champion for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
- Making room for new ideas in the arts and humanities 8 October 2015 Ten projects involving arts and humanities researchers at the University of Bristol will feature in The Rooms, a festival of new ideas which will take over the old Fire Station, Magistrates Courts and Police Station in Bristol City Centre for three days this November.
- Bristol students and academics visit China for nanoscience conference 8 October 2015 Students and staff from the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials (BCFN) travelled to China recently to attend a conference in Beijing and two symposiums at the universities of Tsinghua and Jilin.
- 125 million-year-old wing sheds new light on the evolution of flight 8 October 2015 Some of the most ancient birds were capable of performing aerodynamic feats in a manner similar to many living birds, according to a new study of the fossil wing of a primitive bird, led by a PhD student at the University of Bristol.
- RSA Fellowship for Marianne Hester 8 October 2015 Professor Marianne Hester OBE from the University’s School for Policy Studies has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce (RSA).
- New Bristol graffiti illustrates our uncertain world 8 October 2015 A brand new piece of street art has appeared on Park Row in Bristol, thanks to a collaboration between local artist Alex Lucas and the University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute.
- University of Bristol appoints new Pro Vice-Chancellor for Health 8 October 2015 Professor John Iredale has been appointed as the University of Bristol’s new Pro Vice-Chancellor for Health. He will take up the post on 18 January 2016.