The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Early Indian Ocean trade routes bring chicken and black rat to eastern Africa The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD.
Bristol scientists to study oral bacteria that cause heart valve infection Scientists at the University of Bristol are investigating how bacteria in our mouth can cause a heart problem, called infective endocarditis. Although uncommon, infective endocarditis is a serious condition that can often be fatal.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Bristol scientists to study oral bacteria that cause heart valve infection Scientists at the University of Bristol are investigating how bacteria in our mouth can cause a heart problem, called infective endocarditis. Although uncommon, infective endocarditis is a serious condition that can often be fatal.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Conversations with Fathers - Brigstow Institute project Dr Julie Macleavy has been working as part of an interdisciplinary team of academics and a charity for fathers, Bluebell, on a project called 'Conversations with Fathers'.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Clinical Research and Imaging Centre news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog

two days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Network interruptions due to Firewall replacement, 6 September between 7am-9am Why are we replacing the firewall and when? Essential work is needed to replace the University firewall, a key part of the University IT infrastructure…

six days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Bioinspired Artificial Phagocytosis Research led by Professor Steve Mann's group, featured on the front cover of Nature Materials.

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Now you can levitate liquids and insects at home Levitation techniques are no longer confined to the laboratory thanks to University of Bristol engineers who have developed an easier way for suspending matter in mid-air by developing a 3D-printed acoustic levitator. This new technique, published in Review of Scientific Instruments, could be applied to a range of applications, including blood tests.
A new method for the 3D printing of living artificial tissues A team from the University of Bristol’s School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, together with scientists at the University of Oxford, has developed a new method to 3D-print stem cells to form complex living 3D structures.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
A new method for the 3D printing of living artificial tissues A team from the University of Bristol’s School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, together with scientists at the University of Oxford, has developed a new method to 3D-print stem cells to form complex living 3D structures.

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
The origin of the chloroplast A new study, led by the University of Bristol, has shed new light on the origin, timing and habitat in which the chloroplast first evolved.
The critical point in breaking the glass problem Famously described as 'the deepest problem in solid state physics' by Nobel Laureate, Philip Andersen, the glass transition, by which a liquid transforms into a solid without freezing, is shedding its mystique.
Edinburgh show highlights stress among GPs PreScribed (a life written for me) opens in Edinburgh this week and explores the alarming statistic that one in five practising GPs suffer from chronic stress and anxiety.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Edinburgh show highlights stress among GPs PreScribed (a life written for me) opens in Edinburgh this week and explores the alarming statistic that one in five practising GPs suffer from chronic stress and anxiety.

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Highly hazardous pesticides: policies should focus on bans, rather than secure storage, studies suggest Global policies on access to highly hazardous pesticides – commonly ingested in acts of self-poisoning and suicide in rural Asia – should focus on national bans, rather than safe storage, according to two studies involving University of Bristol academics in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health journals.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Highly hazardous pesticides: policies should focus on bans, rather than secure storage, studies suggest Global policies on access to highly hazardous pesticides – commonly ingested in acts of self-poisoning and suicide in rural Asia – should focus on national bans, rather than safe storage, according to two studies involving University of Bristol academics in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health journals.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
BrisSynBio start-up wins Unit DX lab space at Bio-Start Awards 2017 BrisSynBio start-up, Zentraxa has been named 'Best South-West England SynBio Start-up' at the 2017 Bio-start Awards, winning three months of free laboratory space at Bristol-based innovation centre, Unit DX.

twelve days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Archaeologists locate early Portuguese churches on Zanzibar Island A team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol and Zayed University (Abu Dhabi) have uncovered the foundations of two seventeenth century Portuguese churches on the East African island of Zanzibar.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - WUN news
WUN welcomes new member Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais WUN expands its global network in Latin America

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
The biology of colour Colouration is a vitally important biological trait because it is involved in individual survival and with reproduction through camouflage, warning colouration, mate choice, social signalling, thwarting parasitism, as well as thermoregulation.
Workplace menopause study finds ‘women feel they need to cope alone’ A call for more menopause-friendly workplaces is made in a new Government report prepared by a team from the Universities of Bristol and Leicester.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Subjects receive high student satisfaction in the National Student Survey The University of Bristol has achieved some significant successes in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS), scoring highly in many subject areas.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Subjects receive high student satisfaction in the National Student Survey The University of Bristol has achieved some significant successes in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS), scoring highly in many subject areas.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - WUN news

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