European Question Time12 November 2003Members of the public will have the opportunity to put questions about Europe to a panel of experts at a European Question Time event hosted by Bristol University tomorrow.
Gentrification in provincial cities12 November 2003Provincial cities such as Bristol differ from world cities like London when it comes to gentrification, according to new research from Bristol University sponsored by the ESRC.
New insight into memory function23 October 2003Research published in Nature this week suggests that the computational power of the brain is even greater than we previously thought.
One billion children suffer effects of poverty22 October 2003A new study published today for UNICEF by the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research at the University of Bristol and the London School of Economics has produced the first scientific measurements of child poverty in the developing world.
Reclaiming Jerome Kern16 October 2003One of America's great composers of popular song, Jerome Kern, will be the focus of a free public lecture with musical accompaniment at Bristol University next Tuesday, October 21.
It's about learning14 October 2003A series of seminars on aspects of developing learning that will help raise achievement in the city's schools is to be launched this week.
Psychology and personal health13 October 2003This week sees the first of four free lunchtime public lectures at which Bristol Univeristy academic, John Barrett, will explore the links between physical and psychological health.
Getting the right atmosphere13 October 2003Tomorrow sees the first of three free lunchtime public lectures at which Dr Dudley Shallcross, lecturer in physical chemistry at Bristol University, talks about air pollution, global warming and ozone loss.
Is there life in lakes under glaciers?13 October 2003An international meeting to finalise a programme for the exploration of lakes buried beneath kilometres of glacial ice in the Antarctic is being held at Bristol University this week.
Foundation stone for new University labs8 October 2003A foundation stone for Bristol University's new, £20 million, state-of-the-art engineering building was laid by Sir Jeremy Morse, the University's Chancellor, on Friday [October 10].
Sponsorship for Aerospace Training8 October 2003The Aerospace industry in the South West can now take advantage of a range of scholarships, bursaries and subsistence funding, thanks to sponsorship by the West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF).
Empire made me: an Englishman adrift in Shanghai7 October 2003Robert Bickers, a lecturer in History at Bristol University, will be talking about his exciting new book 'Empire made me: an Englishman adrift in Shanghai' at Stanfords bookshop in Bristol on Thursday October 9 at 7 pm.
Food for thought: science in the kitchen6 October 2003This week sees the start of four free lunchtime public lectures at which Bristol University physicists Dr Peter Barham and Dr Len Fisher talk about science in the kitchen.
First earthquake engineering challenge in Taiwan2 October 2003Students from Bristol University's Department of Civil Engineering, together with sixth-formers from Crypt School in Gloucester, have just returned from the first international IDEERS Earthquake Engineering Challenge in Taiwan.
Inaugural symposium for Bristol Neuroscience29 September 2003Important issues surrounding stroke and brain ischaemia were highlighted when more than one hundred people gathered for Bristol Neuroscience's first ever symposium.
Learn about Art History at Bristol24 September 2003A new series of day schools, short courses and study tours for those with an interest in art history begins this October at the University of Bristol.
Gender, violence and global conflict22 September 2003Are we becoming desensitised to violence in developed and developing nation-states? These and other topics will be discussed later this month when leading academics from more than ten countries come together in Bristol.
£4.7 million boost for neuroscience19 September 2003Research at Bristol University into how the brain functions has received £4.7 million in funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC).
Bristol scientists at work17 September 2003A unique display illustrating the activities of Bristol University scientists during the Cold War is running until November 30.
Inner-city youngsters to taste sporting excellence15 September 2003Up to 1,000 young people from five inner-city secondary schools will join sports professionals for an all-action programme of coaching and fun at Bristol University's Coombe Dingle Sports Complex.
Bristol tops South West league12 September 2003The University of Bristol has been ranked 'Top university in the south west' in The Sunday Times University Guide [published 14 September].
Language, gesture and Sylvester the Cat12 September 2003Speakers of different languages don't just describe the world differently, they think about it differently too, according to a new study carried out at Bristol University - with a little help from a cartoon cat.
University opens its doors for the day10 September 2003Thousands of people will have the opportunity to visit four Bristol University buildings on Saturday [September 13] for Doors Open Day.
MRC funding for diabetes research10 September 2003The Medical Research Council (MRC) has awarded £1.2m for research at the University of Bristol to further establish how insulin works and so pave the way for the development of new treatments for diabetes.
New approach to autoimmune diseases8 September 2003A new approach to the treatment of autoimmune diseases is the subject of a talk by Dr Neil Williams at the BA Festival of Science.