The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Fighting prostate cancer with a tomato-rich diet Men who eat over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 per cent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Sport and Health seeking student intern Sport and Health seeking student intern
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Fighting prostate cancer with a tomato-rich diet Men who eat over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 per cent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests.
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
SPAIS student interviews Malala Yousafzai An article based on SPAIS student Inez Sarkodee-Adoo's interview with Malala Yousafzai was published in the Observer on Sunday, 24th August 2014.

four days ago

Sport, Exercise and Health news
Sports Hall Closure Sports Hall Closure from Sunday 24th August - Friday 12th September. Alternative courts available.

five days ago

Sport, Exercise and Health news
Changing Room Closure Refurbishment work planned for Wednesday 27 September.
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
New Article From Professor Jeffrey Henderson Professor Jeffrey Henderson and Dr Suet Ying Ho's article Britain must become a federal state if the regions are to survive on the relation between state structure and regional economic underperformance in Britain has been published online

six days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Upgrades to the University Data Centre routers Upgrades to the University Data Centre routers
Upgrades to the University Core Network routers Upgrades are needed to the University Core Network routers
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Can technology encourage a sustainable lifestyle? New research that discusses the role technology can play in encouraging a sustainable lifestyle will be presented this month at the 2nd annual ICT4S (Information and Communications Technology for Sustainability) conference in Stockholm, Sweden [24-27 August].
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Dr Michael Naughton, INUK and Bristol Innocence Project quoted in The Justice Gap Dr Micheal Naughton, INUK and The Bristol innocence project have been quoted in the following piece in The Justice Gap.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Sarah Griffiths receives ESRC Impact Acceleration Award Awards of over £50,000, the first to be funded through the University’s ESRC-funded Impact Acceleration Account, have been made across five Bristol Social Science projects. Sarah will use the funding for emotion recognition in autistic children.

seven days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Maple v15 software licensing change Maple v15 software licensing change
Short breaks in internet connections on 16 Sept Short breaks in internet connections
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Jurassic Welsh mammals were picky eaters, study finds New analyses of tiny fossil mammals from South Wales are shedding light on the function and diets of our earliest ancestors, a team led by researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Leicester report today in the journal Nature.
New exchange programme takes vet students to Australia Two postgraduates among the first intake on the Vet School’s MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation have recently returned from a successful visit to Western Australia.
Bristol student finds new species of tree frog A new species of tree frog has been discovered in the forests of Madagascar by an MSc student at the University of Bristol.
Scottish poverty study calls on Governments to tackle rising deprivation The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14 per cent to 33 per cent over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
New exchange programme takes vet students to Australia Two postgraduates among the first intake on the Vet School’s MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation have recently returned from a successful visit to Western Australia.
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
Dr Esther Dermott invited to give talk in Edinburgh Esther Dermott will present analysis of poverty, gender, and parenting in Edinburgh on 20th August at an invited seminar opened by the Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP
SPS news School for Policy Studies news
Scottish poverty study calls on governments to tackle rising deprivation The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK.
Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
Bank Holiday Opening Times Bank Holiday Opening Times
Immunisation sessions Immunisation sessions
New software system New software system

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Neither too hot nor too cold: the evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonised the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years.
How the Asian monsoon affects methane emissions Scientists at the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute have shown how changes in the Asian monsoon affected emissions of methane, a prominent greenhouse gas, from the Tibetan Plateau.
Butterflies evolve narrower diets in response to climate change A UK butterfly species has responded to recent climate change by evolving a narrower diet, new research from the University of Bristol has found.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Bristol graduate to present new natural history TV series Patrick Aryee, a University of Bristol graduate, will co-present a new three-part BBC series that explores the super senses of the animal kingdom.
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Professor Julian Rivers cited by Lord Mance in the SC in the R v MOJ case Professor Julian Rivers cited by Lord Mance in the SC in the R v MOJ case
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Dr Craig Hedge and Dr James Hutson commended for outstanding doctoral theses. The University Research Degrees Examination Board has awarded Dr Craig Hedge and Dr James Hutson a 'Faculty of Science Commendation for Excellence in a Doctoral Thesis' for their outstanding work.

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
How to tell what a donkey is thinking Yawning, sighing and stretching are just three behaviours observed in donkeys that have been evaluated in newly published research led by academics from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by global equine welfare charity the Brooke.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
How to tell what a donkey is thinking Yawning, sighing and stretching are just three behaviours observed in donkeys that have been evaluated in newly published research led by academics from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by global equine welfare charity the Brooke.
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SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
Dr Michael Naughton invited to give presentation in Norway Dr Michael Naughton, Reader in Sociology and Law ​, ​will give an invited presentation at a seminar in Norway on miscarriages of justice on the 25 August 2014. The seminar has been jointly organised by Norwegian PEN together with the Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson-Akademiet - the Academy of Literature and Language, The venue is the House of Literature in Oslo​.
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
QMP upgrade – completed The Questionmark Perception upgrade has been successfully completed and the service has now been resumed. Upcoming examinations. We would recommend staff to check that their questions and assessments are working as expected before making exams available to students. Upgrade of your local installation of Authoring Manager. Your local installation of the Authoring Manager will need […]

twelve days ago

Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
Early music specialist and choral director Stephen Rice to join Music Department We are delighted to announce that musicologist Dr Stephen Rice will join the Department in January 2015.
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
QMP upgrade – update The QuestionMark perception upgrade has been completed as planned, and the service will be made available to users again on the morning of Monday 18 August.

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Investigating soil moisture dynamics using cosmic-ray technology A University of Bristol project which will investigate soil moisture dynamics in the UK using novel cosmic-ray technology has been awarded £330,000 funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Active start at Bristol Welcome to Bristol! Find out more about the warm, active, welcome you will receive at the University. There are opportunities for competitive and recreational sport as well as a wide range of exercise and physical activity programmes on offer.
School of Chemistry news
2014 National Student Survey The results of the 2014 National Student Survey have revealed that 97% of students in the School of Chemistry expressed overall satisfaction with the Chemistry programme.
School Of Economics, Finance and Management School Of Economics, Finance and Management news
A-level results day Congratulations to all students who have made the terms of their offer today. Further information is available for what to do next.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Library catalogue unavailable, 3 to 4 September Due to essential maintenance the library catalogue will be unavailable from 5pm on Wednesday, 3 September until approximately 9.30am Thursday, 4 September.

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