Industry partnership to create the world’s most accurate simulation of an aircraft jet engine 27 September 2018 The project could lead to an aircraft jet engine simulation so accurate that it could enable new engine designs to be certified before they are physically built.
- University of Bristol appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor 19 October 2018 The University of Bristol is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Judith Squires to the post of Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, with effect from 1 January 2019.
- University gives international students a Bristol welcome 18 October 2018 This week the University of Bristol officially welcomed its international students to the city, at an event held at the historic Bristol City Hall, located at the heart of the city.
- Bristol launches alumni mentoring scheme 18 October 2018 The University of Bristol has launched its brand-new alumni mentoring initiative, which pairs current students with alumni to give them invaluable insights, advice and opportunities to support and shape their future ambitions.
- Experts raise safety concerns about cardboard baby boxes 18 October 2018 Cardboard baby boxes are being promoted for infant sleep as a safe alternative to more traditional cots, bassinets, or Moses baskets, without any evidence in place, warn experts from the Universities of Bristol and Durham and published in The BMJ.
- Renewed funding for UK greenhouse gas and ozone depleting substances monitoring 17 October 2018 A network of greenhouse gas and ozone depleting substance measurements in the UK and Ireland has been awarded renewed funding of £2.1 million for continued operation for a further two-and-a-half years.
- Prioritising help for the poorest hit by deadly natural disasters 17 October 2018 A new statistical tool to help target resources following deadly natural disasters has been created by the University of Bristol, allowing governments to prioritise getting aid to the most vulnerable people.
- Which factors are linked with wellbeing and medication adherence in young adults with kidney failure 16 October 2018 A new study led by the University of Bristol has evaluated important aspects of psychological health in young adults with kidney failure. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), point to the need for additional efforts to address the wellbeing of these patients.
- Pioneering animal welfare approach with AssureWel 16 October 2018 New guidance outlining a pioneering new approach for farm assurance schemes, retailers and farmers to improve animal welfare has been released following a six-year project with the Soil Association, RSPCA and University of Bristol.
- Children born premature can ‘catch-up’ at school 16 October 2018 Children who are born premature may ‘catch up’ educationally despite lower test scores in their early education (key stage 1).
- Modification of amino acids provides new starting point for development of medical treatments 15 October 2018 Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, and modifying amino acids chemically allows scientists to develop new molecules that can provide the starting point for developing new medical treatments such as antibiotics.