18 October 2013
The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology – the first attempt for more than a hundred years to replace A Dictionary of Hymnology, the standard historical reference book for pre-twentieth century Christian hymns – will be published this October by the Canterbury Press.
15 October 2013
The South, West and Wales Consortium, in a bid to the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) led by the University of Bristol in collaboration with seven other universities – Aberystwyth, Bath, Bath Spa, Cardiff, Exeter, Reading and Southampton – has been awarded £14.2 million funding over five years to deliver postgraduate supervision, training and skills development from 2014.
7 October 2013
A documentary on the famous Bristol architect Sir George Oatley is being broadcast tonight [07 October] to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth in 1863. Professor Mark Horton, of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at Bristol University, will give an insight into Oatley’s work and life on Inside Out West, BBC1 at 7.30pm.
30 September 2013
Former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion will be reading from his stunning new collection of poems at a special event organised by the Bristol Poetry Institute on Friday [4 October], taking place at 6pm in the Wills Memorial Building.
27 September 2013
The Echoing Gallery, an anthology of poems inspired by works of art in Bristol, featuring some of the finest contemporary poets living in or associated with the city, will be launched at the Bristol Poetry Festival next Wednesday [2 October].
24 September 2013
A new book on the challenges of religious diversity, edited by academics at Bristol, is being published thanks to a bequest by an alumnus and friend of the University.
18 September 2013
A new research project looking at how modern Italian culture has developed around the world has been awarded £1.8million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). From the insights it develops into transnational Italian cultures, the project will forge a new framework for the discipline of Modern Languages as a whole.
17 September 2013
A PhD student from the University of Bristol has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to study in New York, where she will look at how history can inform present day debates about humanitarian policy.
9 September 2013
A University of Bristol and Welsh Rock Art Organisation (WRAO) art/archaeology project inspired by Neolithic rock engravings in North Wales has received funding under the European GestArt Project (GESTART - Artistic Gestures revisiting European Artistic Diversity and Convergence).
20 August 2013
Dr Kristian Moen, Lecturer in Screen Studies, has been awarded a grant from the European Research Council for a study of the development of animated film.