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Worm lizards dispersed by ‘rafting’ over oceans, not continental drift
Tiny, burrowing reptiles known as worm lizards became widespread long after the breakup of the continents, leading scientists at the universities of Bristol, Bath, Yale and George Washington to conclude that they must have dispersed by rafting across oceans soon after the extinction of the dinosaurs, rather than by continental drift as previously thought.
two days ago
Universities awarded £138 million for UK infrastructure research
The University of Bristol is one of 13 university partners that have been awarded funding of £138 million for UK infrastructure research. The UK Collaboration for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) investment was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Budget on 18 March 2015.
five days ago
Improving life for insects in Bristol
The Greater Bristol Pollinator Strategy, a key component of the Get Bristol Buzzing initiative to make life better for pollinating insects in Bristol, was launched this week as part of the city’s year as European Green Capital.
Lifetime achievement award for Professor David Dugdale
David Dugdale, Emeritus Professor of Management Accounting at the University of Bristol, has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the British Accounting and Finance Association at its recent Annual Conference in Manchester.
six days ago
CS student awarded research internship
CS thid year MEng student Hazel Doughty was awaded the University of Bristol Research Committee Interdisciplinary Research Internship 2015 to work with the Department of Psychology on automatic analysis of floor patterns and walking trends in public spaces.
seven days ago
Round-up of the main news from the Department in February 2015
eight days ago
Decision Making in the Intensive Care Unit
Iain Gilchrist, Andreas Jarvstad and Gaurav Malhotra from the School of Experimental Psychology have been working clinicians from the Bristol Royal Infirmary Intensive Care Unit to study how both doctors and nurses make decision in this complex and demanding environment.
nine days ago
Bristol student co-author on paper at leading cryptography conference
A University of Bristol student is co-author on a paper to be presented at one of the world’s top cryptography conferences being held in Warsaw this week [23-25 March]. The Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC-2015) is a leading conference for research on cryptography and, in particular, theoretical cryptography.
Bristol student co-authors on paper at leading cryptography conference
A University of Bristol student is co-author on a paper to be presented at one of the world's top cryptography conferences being held in Warsaw this week [23-25 March]. The Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC-2015) is a leading conference for research on cryptography and, in particular, theoretical cryptography.
thirteen days ago
EBI Fellow awarded Stroke Association Lectureship
Dr Phil Clatworthy, Elizabeth Blackwell Institute Early Career Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, has been awarded the prestigious Stroke Association Thompson Family Senior Clinical Lectureship.
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