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today

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
T4 Site Manager publishing update Dear web publishers, As you are aware T4 Site Manager is experiencing significant publishing delays…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Professor Andrew Orr-Ewing and Dr David Glowacki - Research published in Science Chemists at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with colleagues at the Central Laser Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) and Heriot-Watt University (HWU), can now follow chemical reactions in liquids with unprecedented, atomically resolved detail on sub-picosecond timescales (1 picosecond = 10-12s) – matching the time intervals between molecular collisions.
Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
Bristol University Singers launch new CD of choral music conducted by David Allinson and David Bednall Bristol University Singers are delighted to announce the launch of a new CD featuring music by Bednall, Guerrero, Howells, Pickard, Victoria and Villette -- all on the theme of 'Music for Mary'
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Targeted phishing attacks involving Blackboard We have received a number of reports this week of students receiving emails which appear to have been sent from Blackboard, or other University services such as the Library, asking them to provide their log-in details. These emails are, in some cases, bypassing the spam filter by using addresses which appear to be from bristol.ac.uk. IT […]

yesterday

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Reports of students receiving spam emails regarding Blackboard and MyBristol We have had reports that students are receiving very sophisticated spam emails regarding Blackboard or MyBristol sent from library@bristol.ac.uk…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Chemistry in a trillionth of a second Chemists at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with colleagues at the Central Laser Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) and Heriot-Watt University (HWU), can now follow chemical reactions in liquids with unprecedented, atomically resolved detail on sub-picosecond timescales (1 picosecond = 10-12s) – matching the time intervals between molecular collisions.
Bristol awarded share of £40 million investment for UK synthetic biology The University of Bristol has been awarded a share of £2.2 million as part of a new £40 million investment for UK synthetic biology. Business Secretary Vince Cable announced the multi-million investment at the Manchester Institute for Biotechnology, where researchers are using the technology to investigate how to use bacteria in place of fossil fuels to produce the chemicals we need to manufacture a wide variety of everyday products from credit cards, to nappies, to Tupperware tubs.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Bristol awarded share of £40 million investment for UK synthetic biology The University of Bristol has been awarded a share of £2.2 million as part of a new £40 million investment for UK synthetic biology. Business Secretary Vince Cable announced the multi-million investment at the Manchester Institute for Biotechnology, where researchers are using the technology to investigate how to use bacteria in place of fossil fuels to produce the chemicals we need to manufacture a wide variety of everyday products from credit cards, to nappies, to Tupperware tubs.
University of Bristol | Department of Computer Science | News
Crossword Signs Commercialisation Agreement With Bristol Cryptography Group Crossword Cybersecurity Plc and Bristol University Cryptography and Information Security Group have signed an agreement to explore commercialisation opportunities.

two days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Manchester United’s rising stars help Bristol researchers revolutionise heart health A new research project, led by University of Bristol academics, to identify the effects of exercise on young people’s hearts has been announced today [Wed 28 Jan 2015]. Manchester United’s Academy players are being put through their paces having their hearts monitored by the latest imaging technology to give invaluable insights into how young people’s hearts work while doing exercise.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
The Farmers Market returns The Farmers Market will be outside Sport, Exercise & Health on Tuesday February 10th.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Manchester United’s rising stars help Bristol researchers revolutionise heart health A new research project, led by University of Bristol academics, to identify the effects of exercise on young people’s hearts has been announced today [Wed 28 Jan 2015]. Manchester United’s Academy players are being put through their paces having their hearts monitored by the latest imaging technology to give invaluable insights into how young people’s hearts work while doing exercise.
University of Bristol news
University of Massachusetts Amherst joins WUN University of Massachusetts Amherst joins WUN

three days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Dell products now available to order and Personal Purchase scheme As previously announced Dell has been appointed as the main University supplier of desktops, laptops and tablets…
Bristol champions the student IT experience Jisc, an organisation providing leadership in the use of digital technologies in HE and FE education and research, has recently highlighted how the student IT experience has been championed at the University of Bristol through the role of the Student IT Experience Manager; a dedicated role in IT Services to manage practical improvements to enhance the digital experience of student…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol gets smarter with launch of ground-breaking innovation project Bristol is set to see the launch of its first joint venture between the city council and the University of Bristol. In a move to combine University research and advanced technology with council owned infrastructure, the company will develop an innovative high-performance, high-speed network in Bristol.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
How to Change the World in 3 Simple Steps - a guide to extreme(ly creative) sustainability How to Change the World in 3 Simple Steps - a guide to extreme(ly creative) sustainability
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Achilles Skordas discusses the results of the Greek elections with the Sputnik News Agency Achilles Skordas discusses the results of the Greek elections with the Sputnik News Agency
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
Masters and Bristol EdD programmes for 2015/16 intake - important update We have reviewed and updated our Masters and professional doctorate (Bristol EdD) to ensure that they are best equipped to play their part in addressing future teaching, leadership and research needs, locally and globally.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Site of Brunel’s ss Great Britain ‘shipwreck’ located in Northern Ireland Archaeologists have located the exact position where the ss Great Britain was grounded for nearly a year during her fifth voyage to New York in 1846.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
NB: Blackboard unavailable 28 January, noon until 5pm To ensure that we are providing the best possible service to our users, our colleagues in IT Services need to undertake some maintenance work on Blackboard. Blackboard will not be available to users between noon and 5 pm on Wednesday the 28th January to allow this work to be completed. If you have any questions, […]

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
The Times highlights successes of Law School’s Widening Participation work. Giving bright teenagers from non-privileged backgrounds the confidence to aim high and believe that top universities and a career in law are within their reach is at the heart of the Pathways to Law programme, the largest of its kind in the UK.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Nick Scott-Samuel and Roland Baddeley to construct a “Camouflage Machine” Nick Scott-Samuel and Roland Baddeley with Professor Innes Cuthill (School of Biological Sciences) have received a large grant from EPSRC to construct a "Camouflage Machine", which will optimise patterns for camouflage and visibility.

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Is glass a true solid? Does glass ever stop flowing? Researchers at the University of Bristol and Kyoto University have combined computer simulation and information theory, originally invented for telephone communication and cryptography, to answer this puzzling question.
Sampling the ‘grounding zone’ in Antarctica Using a specially designed hot-water drill to cleanly bore through a half mile of ice, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded team of researchers, including Professor Martyn Tranter of the University of Bristol, has become the first ever to reach and sample the ‘grounding zone’, where Antarctic ice, land and sea all converge.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Is glass a true solid? Researchers from the University of Bristol have teamed up with Kyoto University to answer whether glass ever becomes truly solid and stops flowing.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
GW4 University Alliance Workshop Stephan Lewandowsky and Marcus Munafo hold 2 day GW4 workshop entitled ‘The role of science in society and policy

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
New worldwide estimates for herpes simplex virus type 2 published New global estimates for herpes simplex virus type 2 show that over 400-million people worldwide were infected with the virus in 2012. The estimates underline the extent to which herpes simplex virus type 2 – the virus which causes genital herpes – is widespread throughout the world causing a significant burden of disease. The research, led by University of Bristol academics and the World Health Organisation [WHO], is published in the journal PLOS ONE.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
New worldwide estimates for herpes simplex virus type 2 published New global estimates for herpes simplex virus type 2 show that over 400-million people worldwide were infected with the virus in 2012. The estimates underline the extent to which herpes simplex virus type 2 – the virus which causes genital herpes – is widespread throughout the world causing a significant burden of disease. The research, led by University of Bristol academics and the World Health Organisation [WHO], is published in the journal PLOS ONE.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Is glass a true solid? Does glass ever stop flowing? Researchers at the University of Bristol and Kyoto University have combined computer simulation and information theory, originally invented for telephone communication and cryptography, to answer this puzzling question.

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Study advances knowledge of relatively unknown blood borne bacteria Haemoplasmas are a group of blood borne bacteria found in a wide range of mammals, including domestic and wild cats, and can cause severe anaemia. The findings of a new study have significantly advanced researchers’ knowledge of immunity for these pathogens.
Poorer parents are just as involved in their children’s activities as better-off parents Poorer parents are just as involved in education, leisure, and sports activities with their children as better-off parents, a new study involving University of Bristol academics has found.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
See it, touch it, feel it Technology has changed rapidly over the last few years with touch feedback, known as haptics, being used in entertainment, rehabilitation and even surgical training. New research, using ultrasound, has developed a virtual 3D haptic shape that can be seen and felt.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Study advances knowledge of relatively unknown blood borne bacteria Haemoplasmas are a group of blood borne bacteria found in a wide range of mammals, including domestic and wild cats, and can cause severe anaemia. The findings of a new study have significantly advanced researchers’ knowledge of immunity for these pathogens.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Professor Tariq Modood Publishes Blog on Free Speech On 11 January, unity marches were held across France following terrorist attacks which killed 17 people in Paris, including an attack on the headquarters of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. One of the key debates to have taken place since the attacks has focused on the issue of free speech, given the controversial nature of some of the material published by the magazine. Tariq Modood argues that while there is clearly no possible justification for the violence that took place, there is neve
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
University of Bristol news
The Idea of the University: the University in Crisis? 7:30 pm, Tuesday 3 March, Goldney Hall, Lower Clifton Hill

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news

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