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Jazmin scoops silver as she jumps for joy 1 August 2014 University of Bristol student Jazmin Sawyers was jumping for joy yesterday as she took silver in the women’s long-jump at the Commonwealth Games 2014.
  • Bristol Bright Night illuminates city science 1 August 2014 Bristol’s streets are set to be transformed into a living laboratory of innovation and experimentation as Bristol Bright Night sweeps through the city for the very first time.
  • Solar ‘super-storms’ pose a catastrophic threat to humanity 1 August 2014 Solar ‘super-storms’ pose a catastrophic and long-lasting threat to life on Earth if they continue to go unnoticed, a space expert has warned.
  • Jazmin scoops silver as she jumps for joy 1 August 2014 University of Bristol student Jazmin Sawyers was jumping for joy yesterday as she took silver in the women’s long-jump at the Commonwealth Games 2014.
  • Mathematicians analyse new 'racetrack memory' computer device 1 August 2014 Competition to create the smallest, lightest and cheapest laptop on the market is motivating the ongoing search for a better computer-memory device then the current, conventional 2D hard-disk technology. Mathematicians from the University of Bristol have been analysing the potential of one such initiative: the 'racetrack memory' device, proposed by researchers at IBM.
  • Reform of AS-levels was based on ‘shaky’ evidence 1 August 2014 The Government’s justification for its decision to reform AS-levels was based on flawed data analysis, according to University of Bristol academics who have shown that one in five students could have their chances to fulfil their potential on a degree course damaged.
  • Boat noise impacts development and survival of vital marine invertebrates 31 July 2014 The development and survival of an important group of marine invertebrates known as sea hares is under threat from increasing boat noise in the world's oceans, according to a new study by researchers from the UK and France.
  • Corresponding with Conflict at the Theatre Collection 31 July 2014 As part of this year’s First World War centenary commemorations, a new exhibition which aims to breathe new life into archival material dating from the 1914-1918 period and encourage fresh encounters with it, opens this Friday at the University of Bristol Theatre Collection.
  • Bristol student leaps into final at Commonwealth Games 30 July 2014 University of Bristol law student, Jazmin Sawyers, will compete in the final of the women’s long-jump at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tomorrow night [Thursday 31 July].
  • Bristol a partner in 19th-century medical books digitisation project 30 July 2014 The University of Bristol is one of nine partner institutions whose 19th-century book collections will be digitised and added to the UK Medical Heritage Library (UK MHL), an online resource for the study of the history of medicine and related sciences.
  • Verifying the future of quantum computing 30 July 2014 Physicists are one step closer to proving the reliability of a quantum computer – a machine which promises to revolutionise the way we trade over the internet and provide new tools to perform powerful simulations.

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