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Region’s top football clubs back new #ChangeChampions domestic abuse campaign 15 October 2021 Bristol Rovers and County in the Community (the Charity arm of Newport County AFC) are among some of the region’s top sports clubs teaming up with University of Bristol researchers to back #ChangeChampions, a new domestic abuse campaign aimed at supporting men worried about their behaviour towards women change for good.
- New project to reduce generation costs of medical radioisotopes for NHS 18 October 2021 University of Bristol researchers will lead one of three new Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) projects aimed at reducing the production and delivery costs of medical radioisotopes used in diagnostic and therapeutic patient treatment.
- Bristol physicist lands prestigious award 18 October 2021 Associate Professor Jonathan Matthews has been awarded the 2021 Philip Leverhulme Prize for physics.
- Region’s top football clubs back new #ChangeChampions domestic abuse campaign 15 October 2021 Bristol Rovers and County in the Community (the Charity arm of Newport County AFC) are among some of the region’s top sports clubs teaming up with University of Bristol researchers to back #ChangeChampions, a new domestic abuse campaign aimed at supporting men worried about their behaviour towards women change for good.
- Bristol behind world’s first massive egocentric dataset 14 October 2021 The University of Bristol is part of an international consortium of 13 universities, in partnership with Facebook AI, that have collaborated to advance egocentric perception.
- New study shines a light on likely suicide among children and young people in England 14 October 2021 A new report led by University of Bristol academics has identified that 108 young people in England died under circumstances that were assessed as highly or moderately likely to be due to suicide between 2019 and 2020. The analysis, led by the University of Bristol’s National Child Mortality Database [NCMD] programme, which gathers comprehensive information on all children who die in England below the age of 18 years with the aim of identifying ways that could help reduce them in future, is published today [14 Oct].
- ‘Life begins at 60,’ says new PhD student 14 October 2021 For some it’s a new watch, a bottle of whiskey or that dream holiday, but marriage advocate Harry Benson had other ideas.
- Ruby Wax to headline this month’s Good Grief Festival 13 October 2021 American-British actress, comedian, writer, mental health campaigner and lecturer - Ruby Wax - will headline the Good Grief Festival, which returns later this month (Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October).
- Bristol gifted garden crowned Best in Show at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show 13 October 2021 The Guangzhou China: Guangzhou Garden that was crowned the best garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, taking home the coveted Best in Show prize, has been gifted by Guangzhou to Bristol and will be rebuilt at the University of Bristol’s Botanic Garden. Bristol has been twinned with Guangzhou since 2001.
- Planning permission secured for first new research facilities in Temple Quarter 13 October 2021 The University of Bristol has secured planning permission to convert two former industrial buildings into a new hub for some of its most state-of-the-art and world-leading research facilities.
- University launches pre-incubator to create more UK deep tech start-ups 12 October 2021 The University of Bristol’s Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) is launching a new pre-incubator programme, QUEST, this November.