The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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today

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Electroplating: the birth of a single nucleus caught ‘in camera’ Electroplating, or electrodeposition, is one of the most important processes in chemistry, in which a metal cation in solution can be reduced to its elemental form by applying an electrical potential to an electrode.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Revisting Quantum Teleportation Dr. Paul Skrzypczyk of the Quantum Information and Foundations group at University of Bristol, together with collaborators from ICFO – The Institute for Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, have shed new light on quantum teleportation.
University spin-outs announced as winners of major venture capital initiative Two University of Bristol spin-out companies, Zeetta Networks and KETS Quantum Security, have been announced as winners of a major venture capital initiative led by BT, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and Facebook, which will provide them with access to investors with funds totalling £125 million.
Nanoantenna arrays power a new generation of fluorescence-based sensors Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Bedfordshire, in collaboration with multinational company ABB, have designed and tested a series of plasmonic nanoantenna arrays that could lead to the development of a new generation of ultrasensitive and low-cost fluorescence sensors that could be used to monitor water quality.

yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Nanoantenna arrays power a new generation of fluorescence-based sensors Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Bedfordshire, in collaboration with multinational company ABB, have designed and tested a series of plasmonic nanoantenna arrays that could lead to the development of a new generation of ultrasensitive and low-cost fluorescence sensors that could be used to monitor water quality.
The science of seeing differently The truths about the brain and its perceptions will be explored by neuroscientist and founder of Lab of Misfits Studio at a free University of Bristol public lecture next month.
University spin-outs announced as winners of major venture capital initiative Two University of Bristol spin-out companies, Zeetta Networks and KETS Quantum Security, have been announced as winners of a major venture capital initiative led by BT, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and Facebook, which will provide them with access to investors with funds totalling £125 million.

four days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Ancient DNA evidence finds no trace of early contact between Easter Islanders and South Americans Easter Island has long been a source of intrigue and mystery. How did such a small community of people build so many impressively large statues?
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Prof Rich Harris conferred as Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences We are pleased to announce that Professor Rich Harris has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

five days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Ensure your eduroam settings are correct to enable printing from your laptop You can print documents from your personal laptop, using Print Release…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Rainfall trends in arid regions buck commonly held climate change theories The recent intense hurricanes in the Atlantic have sharply focused attention on how climate change can exacerbate extreme weather events. Scientific research suggests that global warming causes heavier rainfall because a hotter atmosphere can hold more moisture and warmer oceans evaporate faster feeding the atmosphere with more moisture.
Risk factors for heart health linked to marital ups and downs Risk factors for heart health seem to be linked to changes over time in the quality of marital relationships — at least for men — finds a University of Bristol study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Risk factors for heart health linked to marital ups and downs Risk factors for heart health seem to be linked to changes over time in the quality of marital relationships — at least for men — finds a University of Bristol study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.

six days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Be inspired by Bristol’s digital innovators and pioneers From a harp replica of the Clifton Suspension Bridge to a dress made from 4,400 lights, the University of Bristol is presenting a series of events during Digital Bristol Week which promises to entertain, inspire and enlighten.
Future smartwatches could sense hand movement using ultrasound imaging New research has shown future wearable devices, such as smartwatches, could use ultrasound imaging to sense hand gestures.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Be inspired by Bristol’s digital innovators and pioneers From a harp replica of the Clifton Suspension Bridge to a dress made from 4,400 lights, the University of Bristol is presenting a series of events during Digital Bristol Week which promises to entertain, inspire and enlighten.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Diamond thin films: giving biomedical applications a new shine A recent paper by Professor Paul May and reviews a large body of data regarding the use of diamond substrates for in vitro cell culture as well as detailing more recent work exploring diamond-coated implants with the main targets being bone and neural tissue
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
MScR student Leanne Archer receives Hydrological studentship award MScR student Leanne Archer has been awarded the British Hydrological Society/JBA Trust/Environment Agency Studentship Award for 2017 for her research that focused on modelling flood risk in Fiji using TanDEM-X data under present and future climate change.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
UK invests in giant underground neutrino detector The UK government has announced a £65 million strategic investment in the next generation of particle physics experiments.
Bristol scientists pinpoint the singularity for quantum computers Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that super-powerful quantum computers, which scientists and engineers across the world are racing to build, need to be even more powerful than previously thought before they can beat today’s ordinary PCs.
Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre relocates to Bristol Science Incubator, Unit DX Last week, the new group of Quantum technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) Fellows began their 2017/18 programme of MBA level training alongside other local sci-tech start-ups at Bristol Science Incubator, Unit DX.

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Little growth observed in India's methane emissions Methane is the second most powerful greenhouse gas and concentrations are rising in the atmosphere. Because of its potency and quick decay in the atmosphere, countries have recognised that reduction of methane emissions are a means toward mitigating global warming.
Care after miscarriage needs ‘standardised approach’, report reveals The standard of care for mothers experiencing the end of a pregnancy varies widely, with more to be done to replicate good practice found in some NHS Trusts and hospitals, according to a new study led by researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Birmingham.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Care after miscarriage needs 'standardised approach', report reveals The standard of care for mothers experiencing the end of a pregnancy varies widely, with more to be done to replicate good practice found in some NHS Trusts and hospitals, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Bristol Law School and Birmingham
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
Professor Rosamund Sutherland presents inspirational valedictory lecture On Thursday 5th October 2017, Professor Rosamund Sutherland presented her valedictory lecture, ‘Cerebrations and celebrations of a retiring academic: from division to integration’ in the Wills Memorial Building.

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Dinosaur blood? New research urges caution regarding fossilised soft tissue Scientists from the University of Bristol have conducted experiments to accelerate degradation in keratinous tissues such as feathers, scales and hair in order to simulate the processes that occur over deep time as something becomes a fossil.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Recent visit strengthens Bristol’s bonds with China Professor Hugh Brady, Vice-Chancellor & President and Dr Erik Lithander, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) were joined by senior University of Bristol academics on a recent visit to China to strengthen education partnerships and showcase the University to prospective students.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Recent visit strengthens Bristol’s bonds with China Professor Hugh Brady, Vice-Chancellor & President and Dr Erik Lithander, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) were joined by senior University of Bristol academics on a recent visit to China to strengthen education partnerships and showcase the University to prospective students.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Human Rights Implementation Centre plays role in development of new tools to prevent torture On 5 October 2017 the Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI) launched the first in a series of tools designed to assist States to implement their obligations under the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT).

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Domestic violence education inadequate across UK medical schools, finds new study Teaching on domestic violence and abuse (DVA) should be mandatory in medical education according to a new University of Bristol study that highlights current levels as inadequate.
New study analyses volcanic fatalities in more detail than ever before Building on existing information and databases relating to volcanic fatalities, scientists from the University of Bristol have, for the first time, been able to classify victims by activity or occupation and look at the distance of their death from the volcano.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Domestic violence education inadequate across UK medical schools, finds new study Teaching on domestic violence and abuse (DVA) should be mandatory in medical education according to a new University of Bristol study that highlights current levels as inadequate.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news

twelve days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Bristol Online Survey (BOS) has transferred to Jisc The transfer of BOS from the University of Bristol to Jisc has taken place successfully…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
First year Geography student to represent Great Britain Isabel Davies, one of our first year geographers, is jetting off to Australia this Christmas to represent Great Britain in the 420 Sailing World Championships.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
Substantial investment to tackle challenges of African vector-borne plant diseases The University of Bristol has been awarded £2million to lead a major new project that aims to tackle the devastation caused by vector-borne plant diseases in Africa.
Resemblance to the Enemy’s Eyes Underlies the Intimidating Effect of Eyespots Paper: ’Resemblance to the enemy's eyes underlies the intimidating effect of eyespots’ by K. Kjernsmo and S. Merilaita in The American Naturalist
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
Vet School launches clinical skills instruction booklets The Bristol Vet School has launched a series of clinical skills instruction booklets developed by the Clinical Skills Lab team (staff and recent graduates). The booklets are organized under section headings and can be viewed or downloaded. More booklets will be added on a regular basis.

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news

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