Study explores women's views on family life10 March 2003Over half of young women in Bristol see the ideal family situation as one where mothers either work part-time or not at all, according to new research from the University of Bristol funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.
Earthquake challenge for young engineers6 March 2003Pupils from local schools will put their engineering skills to the test in an exciting challenge run by At-Bristol and the University of Bristol's Earthquake Engineering Research Centre (EERC) as part of National Science Week 2003, on March 10 and 11.
Treating Alzheimers6 March 2003The Bristol Dementia Research Group is a joint venture between the NHS and the University of Bristol. It is led by Professor Gordon Wilcock who has good news about the future.
Research before birth6 March 2003The Fetal Medicine Research Unit at Bristol University is a resource of international repute for the understanding and treatment of diseases in the unborn. Professors Peter Soothill and Andrés López Bernal outline some of the research advances recently made.
Admissions policy4 March 2003Statement from the University of Bristol issued in response to allegations from the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference and the Girls' School Association.
Humans in Harmony3 March 2003A second-year medical student at Bristol University is organising a concert to raise funds for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and UNICEF at Clifton Cathedral on March 15th.
Business plan shortlist announced28 February 2003The University of Bristol has announced this year's finalists for its annual Business Plan Competition, designed to inspire new technology-based business ideas and entrepreneurial talent in the region.
Industry expert appointed as new visiting professor19 February 2003The issue of sustainable development will be given a new emphasis in Bristol University's undergraduate courses, following the appointment of a Visiting Professor in Engineering Design for Sustainable Development.
Students sleep out for the homeless17 February 2003Issues of homelessness will be highlighted during this year's Student Community Action (SCA) week at the University of Bristol with a sponsored sleep-out by students on Thursday February 20.
Dance the night away with SCA17 February 2003Over 100 Bristol senior citizens will be putting on their dancing shoes for Bristol University's Student Community Action (SCA) Annual Dinner Dance tomorrow [Wednesday, February 19].
Meet the team behind Children of the 90s7 February 2003The Children of the 90s project is a Bristol success story - and you are invited to meet the people behind it a special exhibition on Friday 14 February, between 10am and 3pm, at the University of Bristol's Wills Memorial Building.
Are children really couch potatoes these days?29 January 2003Many adults believe that modern children spend too much time glued to television and computer screens when they should be out climbing trees - but is this really true? The Children of the 90s are going to help researchers find out!
Ants hold key to traffic chaos27 January 2003Drivers wishing to avoid traffic jams could learn from the behaviour of army ants, according to new research by biologists at the Universities of Bristol and Princeton.
Putting a price on happiness27 January 2003Health is our most valuable asset, according to new research published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, today.
'Modernising government': new research from the CMPO27 January 2003The Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) at the University of Bristol conducts research on the theme of 'modernising government', including welfare reform, public sector delivery and competition in the provision of health care and education.
Long waiting lists do not reflect a general failure of the NHS24 January 2003Despite widespread political and media attention about long waiting lists, a study in this week's British Medical Journal finds that in most instances, substantial numbers of patients waiting longer than six months for elective surgery are restricted to a small number of hospitals.
University opens its doors for tours15 January 2003A state-of-the-art sports centre, a cutting-edge laboratory building, a 600-year- old oak tree and a fairytale grotto are just some of the sights in store this Spring as part of a new series of Bristol University tours.
New study to reveal night life of parents and babies15 January 2003A major research project aimed at understanding more about how parents and their babies interact at night has been launched by the University of Bristol and the United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust.
Meningitis: a cold reminder8 January 2003The national charity, Spencer Dayman Meningitis Laboratories, together with many families that have been touched by meningitis and septicaemia, today launched a 'Meningitis Awareness Fridge Magnet' aimed at the student population across the UK's Universities.
Bristol spin-out achieves success in Europe3 January 2003Advanced Transport Systems Ltd., a Bristol University spin-out company was ranked 9th in the European 'Fast 500' programme at the FT World Telecommunications event in London in December.