The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Just how good (or bad) is the fossil record of dinosaurs? Everyone is excited by discoveries of new dinosaurs – or indeed any new fossil species. But a key question for palaeontologists is ‘just how good is the fossil record?’ Do we know fifty per cent of the species of dinosaurs that ever existed, or ninety per cent or even less than one per cent? And how can we tell?
Goth teens could be more vulnerable to depression and self-harm Young people who identify with the goth subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to new research led by academics at the Universities of Oxford and Bristol, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Goth teens could be more vulnerable to depression and self-harm Young people who identify with the goth subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to new research led by academics at the Universities of Oxford and Bristol, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news
Professor Charles Tomlinson, 1927-2015 The School of Humanities is sad to report the death of Charles Tomlinson, Professsor Emeritus of our University, who died last Saturday, 22 August.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Tough Mudders in Particle Physics Particle Physics PhD students are Tough Mudders. The Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile extreme obstacle course designed by the British Special Forces. On Saturday 22 August, three Bristol Particle Physics PhD students, Eugenia Price, Nicole Skidmore and Sophie Richards as well as recent PhD graduate David Voong, completed Tough Mudder with team mates Beki Price, Siphiwe Manda and Emma Runesson.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Professor Charles Tomlinson, 1927-2015 The School of Humanities is sad to report the death of Charles Tomlinson, Professsor Emeritus of our University, who died last Saturday, 22 August.

four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Massive collaboration tests reproducibility of psychology studies An international investigation into the reproducibility of psychological science by 270 researchers, including academics from the University of Bristol, is published today in Science Magazine.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
Sport Centre Closure - 15th September 2015 The Indoor Sport Centre will be closed on the 15th September 2015 for staff training.

five days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Sampling CO2 and methane over Ascension Island using UAVs A team of scientists and engineers have been able to sample methane and CO2 gases in the remote South Atlantic thanks to the redesign of an autonomous UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) octocopter.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Refurbishing Arts and Social Sciences Library toilets Work is about to commence on significantly improving toilet facilities in our largest library.
Your libraries and study spaces: Bank Holiday opening Check where you can study and when during the August Bank Holiday period.

six days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol scientist receives Wolfson Research Merit Award Professor Daniela Schmidt from the School of Earth Sciences is the recipient of a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award for a project on the future of shelf-sea ecosystems.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
Rugby star cycles to Lands End Performance Squad member and Archaeology & Anthropology student Jordan Brodley, embarked on the cycle of a life time raising money for a worthy cause.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Please inform tel-help about critical dates We are currently collecting information on critical activities for Blackboard and QuestionMark Perception for this coming academic year. Critical activities are those for which it is essential that TEL systems such as Blackboard or QMP are available, such as assignment submissions or online exams.  Critical activity information is very important as it is used to schedule downtime […]

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Professor Jon Keating appointed new Chair of Heilbronn Institute Professor Jon Keating has been appointed Chair of the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research, which celebrates its ten-year anniversary in October this year.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) Synthesis of Enantioenriched Alkylfluorides by the Fluorination of Boronate Complexes
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Psychology Undergraduates Volunteer in Sri Lanka Third year Undergraduates take part in a mental health placement in Sri Lanka.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
A strategic relationship: Oxford Instruments and the University of Bristol's School of Physics sign memorandum of understanding Oxford Instruments and the University of Bristol's School of Physics new strategic relationship aims to bring together Oxford Instruments as a training partner and collaborator with the three EPSRC funded Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) within the school – the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, the Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics and the Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantum Engineering.

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Cutting public spending on the old is not the answer to youth crisis Young people’s falling long-term economic prospects are not down to older people in society hoarding all the wealth, and will not be improved by cutting pensioner benefits to fund more public spending on young people, according to a new TUC report which draws on analysis by researchers from the University of Bristol.

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
X-ray technology reveals a new bone in a very old fish A new bone in the skull of an iconic fossil animal that represents the ‘missing link’ between fish and all land-dwelling vertebrate animals has been found by researchers from the University of Bristol.
Heavy smoking may lead to increased waist circumference Heavy smoking may result in a relative increase in waist circumference, according to a new study led by the University of Bristol.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Heavy smoking may lead to increased waist circumference Heavy smoking may result in a relative increase in waist circumference, according to a new study led by the University of Bristol.

twelve days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Lync becomes Skype for Business
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Scientists discover link between childhood IQ and bipolar disorder New research by scientists at the Universities of Glasgow, Bristol, Cardiff and Texas suggests that serious disorders of mood such as bipolar disorder may be the price that human beings have had to pay for more adaptive traits such as intelligence, creativity and verbal proficiency. The findings are published today in the British Journal of Psychiatry.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Scientists discover link between childhood IQ and bipolar disorder New research by scientists at the Universities of Glasgow, Bristol, Cardiff and Texas suggests that serious disorders of mood such as bipolar disorder may be the price that human beings have had to pay for more adaptive traits such as intelligence, creativity and verbal proficiency. The findings are published today in the British Journal of Psychiatry.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Charting the slow death of the Universe - Galaxy and Mass Assembly survey releases first data at Honolulu An international team of astronomers, including a Bristol professor and several Bristol alumni, studying more than 200 000 galaxies, has measured the energy generated within a large portion of space more precisely than ever before. This represents the most comprehensive assessment of the energy output of the nearby Universe. Their findings were presented at the International Astronomy Union (IAU) General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii. They confirm that the energy produced in a section of the Univ
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Most comprehensive projections for West Antarctica’s future revealed A new international study, led by the University of Bristol, is the first to use a high-resolution, large-scale computer model to estimate how much ice the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could lose over the next couple of centuries, and how much that could add to sea-level rise.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Current Vacancies within CQP The Centre for Quantum Photonics (CQP) and the newly established Quantum Engineering Technology Labs (QET Labs) within the University of Bristol are seeking to appoint exceptional individuals for a number of lecturer and research posts.

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