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
Professor Dek Woolfson joins ranks of esteemed Wolfson Research Merit Award holders Professor Dek Woolfson in the School of Chemistry is one of 14 new Wolfson Research Merit Award holders announced today by the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science.
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Legal Research Network Academic Conference and Summer School 1-4 September 2014 Legal Research Network Academic Conference and Summer School 1-4 September 2014
University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Stitching the Iliad Stitching the Iliad - Classics PhD student featured on Radio Bristol

four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
The Bluebelle Study: Undressing wound infections Wound infections are a common complication of surgical procedures, and contribute major costs for the NHS as well as pain, discomfort and inconvenience for patients. A new study will examine whether a main trial comparing wound dressings with no dressings is possible and whether dressings are effective in reducing infection and helping surgical wounds to heal.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
The Bluebelle Study: Undressing wound infections Wound infections are a common complication of surgical procedures, and contribute major costs for the NHS as well as pain, discomfort and inconvenience for patients. A new study will examine whether a main trial comparing wound dressings with no dressings is possible and whether dressings are effective in reducing infection and helping surgical wounds to heal.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Former Stranglers front man to perform at Biochemistry anniversary celebrations Hugh Cornwell, former front man of the rock band The Stranglers, will be playing an acoustic set as part of the School of Biochemistry's 50th anniversary celebrations.
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
New book published by Dr Aleksandra Lewicki Dr Aleksandra Lewicki has new book 'Social Justice through Citizenship? The Politics of Muslim Integration in Germany and Great Britain' published by Palgrave Macmillan.

five days ago

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.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Malcolm Evans at launch of the Convention against Torture Initiative 3 Septembrer 2014 Professor Malcolm Evans to participate at the launch of the Convention against Torture Initiative 2014-2024, in Geneva.
Malcolm Evans to address UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention 1-2 September 2014 Professor Malcolm Evans to address the Global Consultation on the Right to Challenge the Lawfulness of Detention 1-2 September 2014
Malcolm Evans to address Prevention of Torture Symposium 28-29 August 2014 Malcolm Evans to address Prevention of Torture Symposium 28-29 August 2014
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.
Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships: Internal deadline 14 September The Music Department at the University of Bristol welcomes applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellows.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
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.

nine days ago

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

ten 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

eleven 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.

twelve 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

thirteen 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.

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