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Seeing the same doctor could affect time to cancer diagnosis 27 April 2015 Whether or not patients see the same GP could affect how quickly bowel and lung cancers are diagnosed, according to a Cancer Research UK study led by University of Bristol researchers published in the British Journal of General Practice today.
  • Unexplained gap in global emissions of potent greenhouse gases resolved 27 April 2015 Reported emissions of a group of potent greenhouse gases from developed countries are shown to be largely accurate, but for the wrong reasons, according to new findings from an international team, led by researchers at the University of Bristol.
  • Seeing the same doctor could affect time to cancer diagnosis 27 April 2015 Whether or not patients see the same GP could affect how quickly bowel and lung cancers are diagnosed, according to a Cancer Research UK study led by University of Bristol researchers published in the British Journal of General Practice today.
  • City life in Bristol is the best, major student survey reveals 24 April 2015 City life in Bristol has been voted the best in Britain in a major survey of 20,000 university students across the country. The University of Bristol won the ‘City Life’ category at last night’s 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.
  • Soundscapes offer clues about coral reef communities 23 April 2015 Eavesdropping on coral reefs reveals patterns in soundscapes that are linked to the reef’s physical and biological characteristics, according to new research from the University of Bristol.
  • When is a child too sick for daycare? Study explores parents’ decision-making 23 April 2015 It’s a common dilemma faced by many working parents: your child has a cough or a cold, do you send them to nursery? Researchers from the University of Bristol have, for the first time, investigated the process of decision-making that parents go through when faced with this situation.
  • Big Tick Project to track rising threat of Lyme disease 23 April 2015 Vets across the UK are set to take part in the Big Tick Project, the largest nationwide collection of ticks from dogs in a bid to help scientists, led by Professor Richard Wall at the University of Bristol, track what is feared to be a growing threat to people and their dogs from tick-borne zoonotic diseases such as Lyme disease (Borrelia).
  • Setting out to shock at the Theatre Collection 23 April 2015 Setting Out to Shock, a new exhibition curated by History of Art masters students opens at the University of Bristol Theatre Collection this month.
  • Sexing Stegosaurus 22 April 2015 The first convincing evidence for sexual differences in a species of dinosaur has been described by University of Bristol MSc student, Evan Saitta, in a study of the iconic dinosaur Stegosaurus, published today in the scientific journal PLOS ONE.
  • Taking Bristol epidemiology to Brazil 22 April 2015 A dozen early-career researchers from the School of Social and Community Medicine recently travelled to Brazil to deliver an epidemiology course to South American academics.
  • New £500,000 lab to train tomorrow’s chemists 21 April 2015 A high-tech science hub dedicated to training world leaders in catalysis has opened its doors to students from the Universities of Bristol and Bath.

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