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Scientific breakthrough will help design the antibiotics of the future 17 October 2014 Scientists have used computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics – a breakthrough which will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future.
  • Teenage self-harm linked to problems in later life 22 October 2014 Those who self-harm as teenagers are more at risk of developing mental health and substance misuse problems as adults, new research from the biggest study of its kind in the UK has revealed.
  • Planning the future of education in Rwanda 21 October 2014 The University’s Graduate School of Education has successfully led a bid for funding from the Department for International Development to develop a ‘hub for innovation’ in the Rwandan education system.
  • Digging for Britain’s real-life war horses 20 October 2014 Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have teamed up with school children, veterans of modern conflict and other volunteers to uncover the history of Britain’s real-life war horses.
  • Professor Malcolm Johnson wins Outstanding Achievement Award 20 October 2014 Professor Malcolm Johnson, Emeritus Professor of Health and Social Policy, has won the British Society of Gerontology’s Outstanding Achievement Award 2014.
  • FoodCycle pop-up to celebrate in city centre 20 October 2014 A three course meal whipped up from ‘waste’ food, local live music and speeches from ethical eaters will take place on Wednesday [22 October] to celebrate FoodCycle Bristol’s birthday.
  • Brian Duddell, 1943-2014 20 October 2014 Brian Duddell, who worked as a porter in the Queen's Building and the School of Mathematics for 23 years, has passed away. Liz Lynch, Site Services Manager, offers a tribute.
  • Could technology transform GP consultations? 20 October 2014 The way we interact with our GPs could be transformed thanks to a new £458,000 project exploring whether consultations could viably be conducted via email, text message, telephone or via the internet.
  • Online resource launched about personal experiences of cleft lip and palate 17 October 2014 About one in 700 babies in the UK are born with a cleft lip, a cleft palate or a cleft lip and palate. A detailed online resource for families and individuals affected by this condition will be launched this weekend at CLAPA’s annual conference.
  • Scientific breakthrough will help design the antibiotics of the future 17 October 2014 Scientists have used computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics – a breakthrough which will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future.
  • Students raise the bar for legal advice in Bristol 16 October 2014 Law students at the University of Bristol are launching a new advice service for the public, answering questions on everything from employment and housing to privacy and voting.

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