Dental student numbers rise21 August 2006The annual intake of dental students at the University is to rise by more than 50%, thanks to a £16.1 million award to the Bristol Dental School.
Skin cancer growing fastest in SW UK21 August 2006The most deadly form of skin cancer – malignant melanoma – is growing faster in the south west of the UK than anywhere else in the world. New laboratories to help combat this problem will be opened at the University of Bristol on Tuesday 22nd August, 2006.
Students reach the one million pound mark for charity21 August 2006Bristol University students have raised a staggering £124,395 for charity this year, thanks to their innovative fundraising activities, also reaching the one million pound mark in 82 years of fundraising.
Undergraduate admissions18 August 2006The University received over 32,000 applications for the 3,100 home-funded undergraduate places available across the full range of subjects from this October. The University’s continuing popularity is due to its international reputation for quality and its location in this vibrant city.
Young Investigator Award for Dr Taheri's obesity work18 August 2006Dr Shahrad Taheri, Clinical Lecturer at the Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience and Endocrinology, has received the Young Achiever Award from the Association for the Study of Obesity.
Wise up to the web17 August 2006An online tutorial co-designed by Bristol academics gives web users guidance on sorting the wheat from the chaff.
University leader lends local school a helping hand17 August 2006Staff from Bristol University including the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Eric Thomas, will be going back to school today [Thursday, 17 August] to complete an imaginative challenge for pupils at Novers Lane Junior School, Knowle West, Bristol.
Heart-stopping research wins postgrad prize16 August 2006Anabelle Chase, a postgraduate student at the Bristol Heart Institute, won first prize for best oral presentation at the University’s Postgraduate Symposium at the end of last term.
More fires, droughts and floods predicted14 August 2006As temperatures rise with global warming, an increased risk of forest fires, droughts and flooding is predicted for the next 200 years by climate scientists from the University of Bristol, UK.
Evolution of the penis worm9 August 2006The detailed images of embryos more than 500 million years old have been revealed by an international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol.
Setting the standards in nanoscience8 August 2006A £7.6 million contract has been awarded to build a Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information in Bristol. The building will contain some of the ‘quietest’ labs in the world, with extremely low levels of vibrational and acoustic noise, and stringent controls on temperature and air movement.
University chemists help transform local school7 August 2006Chemistry staff and students from Bristol University have been busy conducting experiments of a different kind - decorating Weston Park primary school in Lawrence Weston, Bristol.
AIDS treatment still successful4 August 2006The risk of AIDS and death still remains low for those starting treatment, ten years after introducing the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Europe and North America.
80-year-old engraving finally discovered2 August 2006An age-old inscription has been discovered by men working on one of the city’s most famous landmarks, Bristol University’s Wills Memorial Building. The stone engraving has been hidden for over 80 years.
R.E.D Devils run for their money31 July 2006A team of staff from the University of Bristol’s Research and Enterprise Development (R.E.D) department will be pounding the streets on Sunday 17th September, in a bid to raise upwards of £10,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
Transit van gets "excavated"26 July 2006A transit van used for many years by archaeologists from the Ironbridge Gorge Museum is to be 'excavated' by Bristol University's Department of Archaeology and Anthropology.
New veterinary service for exotic pets25 July 2006Cats, dogs and exotic pets will have new facilities when Bristol University's Department of Clinical Veterinary Science officially opens its new first opinion Small Animal Practice today [Tuesday 25 July].
Pensioners' experiences of poverty24 July 2006Older people’s experiences of poverty and material deprivation are the subject of a new report by researchers at Bristol University, published today by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Myth and the new science24 July 2006The different ways in which classical myth, and ideas of the mythic, intersect with different fields of thought comes under the spotlight at Bristol University this week.
The gifted and talented come to Bristol24 July 2006Over a hundred gifted pupils will be coming to Bristol University next week to take part in an exciting range of activities at the prestigious NAGTY Summer School.
Bristol - National Panathlon Champions 200621 July 2006The National final of the 2006 Panathlon Challenge produced new champions, St. Bede’s RC School, Bristol. It is the fourth time the school has reached the national final, but the first time they have won.