The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol shares in £83.5m funding boost for doctoral training The University of Bristol has received more than £3.4 million in a recent injection of funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for postgraduate training.
Male monkey filmed caring for dying mate A wild male marmoset has been filmed embracing and caring for his dying partner after she accidentally fell from a tree in the forests of Brazil.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Shape up this spring with Pilates Pilates - helps tone, strengthen, harder than it looks. New timetable now available http://www.bristol.ac.uk/sport/sportsmedicine/pilates/timetable.html
Faculty of Science University of Bristol - Faculty of Science news
Telegraph Stem Awards Telegraph Stem Awards
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Dr Diego Acosta interviewed about forthcoming European Parliament elections by Bristol Post Dr Diego Acosta, Lecturer in the Law School, was interviewed by the Bristol Post about the importance of the European Parliament in light of the incoming elections on 22 May. Dr Acosta is leading the organization of a political debate on 28 April at the Wills Memorial Building between the leading candidates for the European Parliament elections of the Conservative, UKIP, Libdems, Labour and Green Parties.

five days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Robotics goes micro-scale The development of light-driven 'micro-robots' that can autonomously investigate and manipulate the nano-scale environment in a microscope comes a step closer, thanks to new research from the University of Bristol. Such devices could be used for high-resolution imaging, allowing the investigation of delicate biological samples such as cells in new ways.
Historic boost for academic-industrial collaboration in Engineering The Faculty of Engineering hosted a meeting of Industrial Advisory Boards from all of its six departments earlier this month to discuss how best to work with industrial partners and further promote engagement opportunities between the Faculty and engineering and technology companies.
First volunteers to receive blood cultured from stem cells in 2016 The first human volunteer will receive red blood cells cultured in the laboratory within the next three years, as part of a long-term research programme funded by the Wellcome Trust.
New approach needed to deal with increased flood risk Considering the impacts of climate change on flood risk may not be effective unless current risk is managed better, according to new research from the University of Bristol published today in the Journal of Hydrology.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
University of Bristol Law School and IAS host 2nd Suffragette Workshop University of Bristol Law School and IAS host second Suffragette Workshop ‘Constructions of Suffragettes’ ‘Deeds and Words’ is a series of five workshops which will reflect upon the campaigns for female suffrage locally and nationally, their antecedents and successors, in a creative and interdisciplinary manner.

six days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Essential maintenance on the Matlab license server, 19:00 on 23 April Essential maintenance work on the Matlab license server has been scheduled for 19:00 on Wednesday 23 April…
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Sports Chair The Sports Chair is elected by cross-campus ballot in May. They act as the representative for students involved in sports and champion the great variety of activity undertaken by those students.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
European Parliamentary elections debate 28 April 6-8pm Dr Diego Acosta Arcarazo is leading the organization of this event with the cooperation and funding of Policy Bristol, the School of Law, the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, the Journal of Common Market Studies and the Public and Ceremonial Events Office at the University of Bristol.The candidates will discuss on three main topics which students at the University of Bristol have selected as the most relevant ones. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions on any
The School of Biological Sciences The School of Biological Sciences news
Unusual species of Spider found on Bristol Downs Unusual species of Spider found on Bristol Downs this month by undergraduate, James Brown
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
Multiculturalism: a zombie category? Or still quite resilient? New Article from Tariq Modood and Nasar Meer
Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
Students' Health Service Easter opening hours Students' Health Service Easter opening hours
WUN news WUN news
Funding Available for Research Collaborations with the University of Sydney Applications are being invited for the 2014 round of the International Program Development Fund and the International Research Collaboration Award.EST
British Council - Researcher Links Researcher Links workshops - call now open

seven days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Enhancing Service Desk support - GoToAssist IT Services is looking to improve the way we help support you…
Managing digital information - new tutorial 'InfoSafe' The University creates and manages a huge amount of digital information vital to the day-to-day work of the organisation, as well as providing a record of decisions and actions needed for accountability and legal compliance…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing CO2 emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year.
Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
IAM Examination Committee Members of the Institute of asset management professional examination's committee
School of Experimental Psychology news
Bryony Wood wins best poster pitch at the British Chapter ISMRM Postgraduate Symposium Bryony Wood won the best poster and poster pitch in the British Chapter of the International Society of the Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Postgraduate Symposium with her work 'Hippocampal Subfield Volumetry as a Marker of Early Alzheimer's Disease'.
School of Physics news
CQP Researchers make front cover of IEEE Photonics Society News Researchers at CQP have made the research highlights in this month's edition of the IEEE Photonics Society News
Researchers at CQP have review article published in Nature Physics The paper published in the April edition of Nature Physics magazine is entitled "Testing foundation of Quantum Mechanics with Photons" authored by Peter Shadbolt, Jonathan C.F Mathews, Anthony Laing and Jeremy L O'Brien

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol scientist contributes to latest IPCC report Members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will approve the Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group III (WGIII) contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report and accept the underlying scientific and technical assessment at a meeting in Berlin, Germany today.

ten days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Library catalogue services unavailable 6-9am on 29 May As part of the migration of services to the new Storage Area Network (SAN) the following service will be unavailable on Thursday 29 May between 06:00-09:00: Library catalogue (including self-service machines) Please note that this will also affect access to Library catalogue services via MyBristol…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Food glorious food The first ever Bristol Food Connections festival runs from 1 – 11 May this year and the University of Bristol will host a series of events.
Global poverty could be up to a third higher than reported With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end ‘extreme poverty’ by 2030. But new research suggests that global poverty figures could be underestimated by up to a third, and calls for more robust measurement in the future.
Sneak a peek through the mist to technology of the future A tabletop display with personal screens made from a curtain of mist that allow users to move images around and push through the fog-screens and onto the display, will be unveiled at an international conference later this month.
School of Chemistry news
Colloids student receives micro grant to present nano work at Cambridge Julia Bartenstein has been awarded a Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) Micro Travel Grant to present her research on interfacial polymersomes in Cambridge.
University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
School of Humanities Digest April 2014 School of Humanities Digest April 2014

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
New research on gigabit wireless communications Research on gigabit wireless communications has been presented by researchers from the University of Bristol at the world’s leading wireless communications and networking conference, IEEE WCNC 2014, in Turkey earlier this week [Monday 6 to Wednesday 9 April].
£1.7m Leverhulme award for Bristol-Durham knot theory collaboration The Leverhulme Trust has awarded one of its prestigious Research Programme Grants to a collaboration between the Universities of Durham and Bristol for ‘SPOCK: Scientific Properties of Complex Knots’.
Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship in Water Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship in Water to visit University of Bristol!
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
SPAIS launches scholarship scheme for international students SPAIS is pleased to announce the launch of a new set of scholarships to award international candidates for undergraduate and post-graduate taught programmes who display the school’s characteristics of academic excellence, leadership and social engagement.
School of Physics news
Exciting Developments in Doctoral Training Bristol's newly established £10M EPSRC funded Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training will train a new generation of engineers and scientists.

twelve days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Security vulnerability in OpenSSL On Monday night we were informed of a security vulnerability with OpenSSL…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Security barriers affect movement of animals Security barriers in national parks on the US/Mexican border which aim to deter illegal migrants are affecting the movements of some native animal species while not necessarily restricting the movement of humans, according to new research from the University of Bristol, published today in PLoS ONE.
Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
EWB Branch Challenge 2014 Team of students from the University of Bristol win the Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Branch Challenge 2014!
School of Chemistry news
School of Chemistry launches 'Chemistry Explored' magazine The School of Chemistry has launched its very own magazine, Chemistry Explored, a biannual magazine which features contributions from staff and students from the School of Chemistry.
School of Physics news
New CQP Monthly Newsletter sign-up now! CQP have a brand new monthly Newsletter, sign up to receive it now.
£1.7m Leverhulme award for Bristol-Durham knot theory collaboration The Leverhulme Trust has awarded a prestigious Research Programme Grant to a collaboration between the Universities of Bristol and Durham for a project titled ‘SPOCK: Scientific Properties of Complex Knots’.
SPS news School for Policy Studies news
Report reveals adoption breakdown rate and the experiences of adoptive families in crisis The most comprehensive study ever to be carried out into adoption in England has confirmed that the rate of breakdown is lower than anticipated, but it also reveals a stark picture of the problems faced by families.
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Update Blackboard available – 16th April – 8am until noon. Blackboard will now be available to users between 8 am and Noon on the 16th April. Apologies for any confusion please let your students now that this work has been cancelled please contact us by email (TEL-Help@bristol.ac.uk)  if you have any questions.    

thirteen days ago

School of Chemistry news
Bristol study shows potential harmful effect of synthetic greenhouse gases Study shows that HFC replacements can have harmful effects
School of Experimental Psychology news
Olivia Maynard to present research findings to Parliament Olivia Maynard’s poster “Using objective research methodologies to examine the effectiveness of standardised packaging of tobacco products” has been selected for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception in the House of Commons in June.

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