The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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today

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
£2 million award will advance understanding of mechanisms of learning and memory Neuroscientists at the University of Bristol have been awarded a prestigious £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award for a five-year study to investigate the neuronal circuits that drive our recognition memory.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
£2 million award will advance understanding of mechanisms of learning and memory Neuroscientists at the University of Bristol have been awarded a prestigious £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award for a five-year study to investigate the neuronal circuits that drive our recognition memory.

yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Blades Research Hub to support development of next generation turbine blades A £2.3 million research partnership between the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and the University of Bristol could help unlock larger and more powerful wind turbines than ever before.
Students use world-class space facilities to design their own volcano monitoring satellite A team of students and staff from the University of Bristol are designing a volcano monitoring satellite as part of the University's satellite programme. The group of 17 students and academics have been given unique access to the Concurrent Design Facility at the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) RAL Space, to design the University's first CubeSat.
Bristol-led scientific paper wins RSPB award A scientific paper led by a team of biologists from the University of Bristol has won a major award from the RSPB.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Society and Space Masters celebrates 25 years! The School of Geographical Sciences is celebrating the 25th year of the Society and Space Masters programme at the University of Bristol!

two days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol scientist named Innovator of the Year for sight-saving device Dr Shelby Temple, from the University of Bristol’s School of Biological Sciences, has been named Innovator of the Year 2017 for his ground-breaking work into polarisation and macular degeneration.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Bristol hosts top US students for Fulbright Summer Institute Ten of the USA’s brightest undergraduates have been spending four weeks at the University of Bristol to explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK, as part of the Fulbright UK Summer Institute scheme.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Bristol hosts top US students for Fulbright Summer Institute Ten of the USA’s brightest undergraduates have been spending four weeks at the University of Bristol to explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK, as part of the Fulbright UK Summer Institute scheme.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Blackboard summer improvements information This summer, in response to user feedback, we are improving the resilience, reliability and scalability of Blackboard, as well as introducing new tools and features.  This means that there will be changes to the availability of blackboard between Friday 21 July and Tuesday 25 July, full details of the move can be found here We apologise for […]

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol engineers receive Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Awards Three University of Bristol engineers are the recipients of Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Awards. Professor Bruce Drinkwater from the Department of Mechanical Engineering received his award this year and Professor Dimitra Simeonidou from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Professor Paul Weaver from the Department of Aerospace Engineering were the recipients of the award in 2016.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
New £1.6M EPSRC grant on seismic safety & resilience of schools in Nepal awarded Congratulations to PI Anastasios Sextos and Co-Is (N. Alexander, J. Agarwal, F. De Luca & P. Vardanega) in the Department of Civil Engineering and M. Werner in the School of Earth Sciences who have been awarded a grant to research and develop techniques to enhance the seismic safety and resilience of school buildings in Nepal.

five days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Queen’s birthday honour for Bristol professors Professor Debbie Lawlor and Professor Richard Taylor at the University of Bristol have both received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours which recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Queen’s birthday honour for Bristol professors Professor Debbie Lawlor and Professor Richard Taylor at the University of Bristol have both received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours which recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.

six days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Bristol graduates among highest paid in the UK Graduates of the University of Bristol are among the highest paid in the country three years after graduating, according to data released by the Department of Education.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Bristol graduates among highest paid in the UK Graduates of the University of Bristol are among the highest paid in the country three years after graduating, according to data released by the Department of Education.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management The School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol is pleased to invite applications for PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management. Successful applicants will study for a PhD, receive a contribution towards the cost of full-time PhD study, and undertake teaching duties within the School’s teaching programmes.
University of Bristol
University of Bristol journal achieves top international ranking The Policy & Politics journal, which has been publishing key works in public and social policy and politics for 45 years, has achieved an impact factor of 1.939. It is now ranked 11th in the field of public administration, placing it firmly in the top quartile of international journals.
It's National Learning Disability Awareness Week! Read about Dave Hanford's experience of working in the LeDeR Programme Dave Hanford is a new member of the Learning Disabilities Death Review (LeDeR) programme team. Here he tells us about his role in the team and tells us why the programme is important to the lives of people with learning disabilities.

eight days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
IT maintenance activity in June and July 2017 Essential maintenance work over the summer to core IT infrastructure will result in interruptions to services.  The maintenance is needed to ensure the security and reliability of these facilities…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Epigenetics could help diagnose different types of cleft Cleft lip and/or palate are common birth defects and affect around 15 in every 10,000 births in Europe. New research by the University of Bristol from the largest study of cleft lip and/or palate in the world, the Cleft Collective, has found epigenetics could help diagnose different types of cleft.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Epigenetics could help diagnose different types of cleft Cleft lip and/or palate are common birth defects and affect around 15 in every 10,000 births in Europe. New research by the University of Bristol from the largest study of cleft lip and/or palate in the world, the Cleft Collective, has found epigenetics could help diagnose different types of cleft.

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
New trial for prosthetic hip joint infection The first ever randomised trial to investigate why some patients develop infections after their hip or knee replacement surgery, and which type of surgical revision treatment is best is being run by the University of Bristol and members of the public are being asked to consider taking part.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
Students and staff shine at University of Bristol sporting awards On Saturday 3 June the University of Bristol celebrated the outstanding sporting achievements of our students and staff with the Bristol Reds awards.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
New trial for prosthetic hip joint infection The first ever randomised trial to investigate why some patients develop infections after their hip or knee replacement surgery, and which type of surgical revision treatment is best is being run by the University of Bristol and members of the public are being asked to consider taking part.
Do your teeth need an MOT? Do your teeth need some routine dental treatment? Student dentists, therapists and hygienists from the University of Bristol’s School of Oral and Dental Sciences are offering dental treatment for members of the public who do not have a dentist.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
New research shows paid McKenzie Friends operating mostly outside the courtroom New research published today by the Universities of Cardiff and Bristol shows that the bulk of work undertaken by paid McKenzie Friends is delivered outside court, with very few seeking actively to represent their litigant in person clients in the court room.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Management PhD students publish in top journals Research carried out by our management PhD students has recently been accepted and published by top management journals. These achievements strongly indicate that our management PhD students are conducting 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' research in Business and Management.
Professor of Economics joins Bristol Tai Wei Hu joins Bristol from Northwestern.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Do your teeth need an MOT? Do your teeth need some routine dental treatment? Student dentists, therapists and hygienists from the University of Bristol’s School of Oral and Dental Sciences are offering dental treatment for members of the public who do not have a dentist.

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
’Big Data’ resource raises possibility of research revolution A group of UK scientists involving researchers from the University of Bristol have demonstrated how aggregating image data from laboratories all around the world has the potential to revolutionise scientific research.
Elizabeth Blackwell Institute appoints new Director Professor Rachael Gooberman-Hill has been appointed to Director of the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research at the University of Bristol and will take up the role on 1 August 2017.
Epigenetic changes at birth could explain later behaviour problems Epigenetic changes present at birth - in genes related to addiction and aggression - could be linked to conduct problems in children, according to a new study by King’s College London and the University of Bristol.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Students and staff shine at University of Bristol sporting awards On Saturday 3 June the University of Bristol celebrated the outstanding sporting achievements of our students and staff with the Bristol Reds awards.
Epigenetic changes at birth could explain later behaviour problems Epigenetic changes present at birth - in genes related to addiction and aggression - could be linked to conduct problems in children, according to a new study by King’s College London and the University of Bristol.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
’Big Data’ resource raises possibility of research revolution A group of UK scientists involving researchers from the University of Bristol have demonstrated how aggregating image data from laboratories all around the world has the potential to revolutionise scientific research.
Students and staff shine at University of Bristol sporting awards On Saturday 3 June the University of Bristol celebrated the outstanding sporting achievements of our students and staff with the Bristol Reds awards.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Scientists develop phagocytic protocells capable of the targeted delivery of enzymes Researchers from the School of Chemistry have designed a community of artificial cell-like droplets that collectively displays a simple form of phagocytosis behavior. The work provides a new approach to designing complex life-like properties in non-living materials.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Accounting Team win Bristol Teaching Award Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance 2 (FAF2) Team win award for innovative teaching model
University of Bristol
SPS Postgraduate researchers showcase their work at Research without Borders 2017 PGR students from the School for Policy Studies recently took part in the Research without Borders festival, organised by the Bristol Doctoral College to showcase the latest postgraduate research emerging from the University of Bristol.

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
New research shows paid McKenzie Friends operating mostly outside the courtroom New research published today by the Universities of Cardiff and Bristol shows that the bulk of work undertaken by paid McKenzie Friends is delivered outside court, with very few seeking actively to represent their litigant in person clients in the court room.
Student team win Airbus drone challenge Students from the University of Bristol built and flew drones in a two day challenge called “Drone Dash 1”, sponsored by the Airbus Global University Partnership Programme this week.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

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