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Tracing the history of pity 23 April 2014 In his latest book, The Literature of Pity, Professor David Punter of the Department of English traces an entire history of pity, as an emotion and as an element in the arts.
  • Tracing the history of pity 23 April 2014 In his latest book, The Literature of Pity, Professor David Punter of the Department of English traces an entire history of pity, as an emotion and as an element in the arts.
  • Getting crafty with science this Easter 23 April 2014 Children in Southville, Bristol, combined craft skills and science this Easter to learn more about the human body.
  • Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in emotion 23 April 2014 Neuroscientists have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival.
  • Bristol celebrates the Bard’s birthday 23 April 2014 Today marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare.
  • University boat race celebrates 20th anniversary 22 April 2014 Bristol’s floating harbour will once again play host to the Annual Varsity Boat Race on Saturday, in a day of fierce competition which pits the University of Bristol against the University of the West of England (UWE).
  • Bristol shares in £83.5m funding boost for doctoral training 17 April 2014 The University of Bristol has received more than £3.4 million in a recent injection of funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for postgraduate training.
  • Male monkey filmed caring for dying mate 17 April 2014 A wild male marmoset has been filmed embracing and caring for his dying partner after she accidentally fell from a tree in the forests of Brazil.
  • Robotics goes micro-scale 16 April 2014 The development of light-driven 'micro-robots' that can autonomously investigate and manipulate the nano-scale environment in a microscope comes a step closer, thanks to new research from the University of Bristol. Such devices could be used for high-resolution imaging, allowing the investigation of delicate biological samples such as cells in new ways.
  • Historic boost for academic-industrial collaboration in Engineering 16 April 2014 The Faculty of Engineering hosted a meeting of Industrial Advisory Boards from all of its six departments earlier this month to discuss how best to work with industrial partners and further promote engagement opportunities between the Faculty and engineering and technology companies.
  • The Big Give is back 16 April 2014 The annual ‘Bristol Big Give’ returns next month after a record breaking year in 2013. Big Give is a city-wide collection and recycling scheme which encourages everyone to donate their unwanted items to charity.

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