The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Prisoners pose biggest risk for HIV infection rates in the EECA Prisoners are likely to be the primary risk group for HIV infections in Eastern Europe in the next 15 years, researchers from the University of Bristol have found.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Prisoners pose biggest risk for HIV infection rates in the EECA Prisoners are likely to be the primary risk group for HIV infections in Eastern Europe in the next 15 years, researchers from the University of Bristol have found.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Graduate Q&A: Best Student Volunteer in the Law Clinic Law Student Alice Ratcliffe graduated in July. She was also chosen to be the first recipient of the Best Student Volunteer in the Law Clinic award. We met up with her to discuss how she felt receiving the award, why she’s going to continue volunteering with the Clinic over the summer, and what advice she would offer students wanting to get involved.
Celebrating excellence. This year's graduate awards. The Law School wishes to congratulate the graduating class of 2016. This year saw 85% of graduates achieving a 2.1 or above.

five days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Magma build-up may put Salvadoran capital at risk The build-up of magma six kilometres below El Salvador's Ilopango caldera means the capital city of San Salvador may be at risk from future eruptions, University of Bristol researchers have found.
New project helps visitors discover the lost palace of Whitehall A theatre expert from the University of Bristol has helped develop a brand new history experience in London, enabling visitors to explore the once magnificent Whitehall Palace, which was the largest palace in Europe before it was destroyed by fire in 1698.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
ACCIS celebrates its PhD successes Congratulations to the eight ACCIS students who graduated on Friday 15 July 2016. The graduates included six members of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (denoted by ‘ACCIS CDT’ below) and two PhD students in Advanced Composites.
ACCIS CDT students take part in The Crypt School's second Engineering Day Following the success of last year’s event, PhD students from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT) participated in The Crypt School’s second Engineering Day on 7 July 2016.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Bristol GP wins major RCGP research award A Bristol GP and lecturer has been awarded the 2017 John Fry Award by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Society of Academic Primary Care (SAPC).
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Professor Jonathan Clayden's Group publish a VIP paper in Angewandte Chemie Congratulations to Professor Jonathan Clayden's Group who have published a VIP paper in Angewandte Chemie
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Graduation Party The School of Economics, Finance and Management hosted a Graduation Party for new graduates on 21st July 2016.

six days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
New state-of-the-art microscopy facilities opened A new purpose-built microscopy suite to accommodate expansion of the University of Bristol Wolfson Bioimaging Facility was officially opened by Paul Ramsbottom, Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation on 8 July.
Enterprise Fellowships to kick-start the quantum technology industry The University of Bristol's Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) is looking to recruit its first cohort of Enterprise Fellows that will be the next generation of quantum technology entrepreneurs.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
New state-of-the-art microscopy facilities opened A new purpose-built microscopy suite to accommodate expansion of the University of Bristol Wolfson Bioimaging Facility was officially opened by Paul Ramsbottom, Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation on 8 July.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
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Academics from the School for Policy Studies attend the British Society of Gerontology conference Members of the Centre for Research in Health and Social Care recently attended the 45th British Society of Gerontology conference - Communities in Later Life: Engaging with Diversity at Stirling University.

seven days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Advice for staff prior to teaching and a reminder of student IT facilities We thought it would be useful to highlight a few IT related things that staff should be aware of when planning courses and welcoming new students this Autumn…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
A female Prime Minister is not enough: Britain needs a representative Parliament too While Britain welcomes its second female Prime Minister, a new report by a University of Bristol academic has found Westminster remains disproportionately white, male, and elite.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol – Wednesday 20 July The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Dr Timothy Chambers and David Nicholls at degree ceremonies taking place today [20 July] in the Wills Memorial Building.

eight days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
University celebrates partnership agreement for new offsite Data Centre service On 14th July, the University of Bristol hosted a celebration to mark the University joining the shared data centre for research and education, offered by UK higher, further education and skills’ digital services and solutions organisation, Jisc and operated by VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Charity launches scar-free healing research campaign A major medical research campaign to achieve scar-free healing within a generation was launched in London today.
House hunting ants take the hassle out of moving When it comes to moving house, ants have it down to a fine art, new research from the University of Bristol has shown.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
Next stop Rio for high-flying graduate Jazmin It’s been a busy few weeks for University of Bristol student Jazmin Sawyers, who’s not only achieved a 2.1 in her Law degree but is also busily training for the biggest sporting event of her career – the Rio 2016 Olympics.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Charity launches scar-free healing research campaign A major medical research campaign to achieve scar-free healing within a generation was launched in London today.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Alumnus Daniel Schaffer (LLB 1986) receives honorary degree for his tireless work for law students An enthusiastic supporter of Bristol’s Law School, Daniel Schaffer is committed to doing whatever he can to help each generation of law students - and on receipt of his honorary degree encouraged them also to reach back, engage and repay.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Professor Steve Mann awarded prestigious 2016 Royal Society Davy Medal Very many congratulations to Professor Steve Mann who has been honoured by the Royal Society for his outstanding contribution to the field of chemistry.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Congratulations to all of our 2016 Graduates and Graduate Prize Winners! Details of the 2016 prizes awarded to 26 of our students.

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Honorary Fellowship awarded to Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Angus Deaton Former Bristol academic and Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Angus Deaton has been awarded the University's highest honour.
Why are boys falling behind in literacy? A report published today by Save the Children highlights the scale of the gender gap in literacy and language development before children begin school, and the consequences for subsequent literacy attainment.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol – Monday 18 July The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE and Dr Gerald Avison at degree ceremonies taking place today [18 July] in the Wills Memorial Building.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Honorary Fellowship awarded to Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Angus Deaton Former Bristol academic and Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Angus Deaton has been awarded the University's highest honour.

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

twelve days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
IT Services help get Bristol's LGBT+ history on the map and app! IT Services have been working with the Department of History, local LGBT+ history group OutStories Bristol, Bristol City Council and Bristol Record Office on the ‘Mapping LGBT+ Bristol’ project, which was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
School of Chemistry eco friendly 'snow' to premiere in Hollywood and beyond Lizzie Mould, a Chemistry MSc by Research student in Dr Wuge Briscoe's research group, creates eco friendly 'snow' for Hollywood and beyond
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Professor Kelvyn Jones elected to Fellow of the British Academy Professor Kelvyn Jones of the School of Geographical Sciences and the Centre of Multilevel Modelling has achieved the distinction of being elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Inspiration, aspiration and educational attainment Professor Simon Burgess, from the School of Economics, Finance and Management, analysed the effect of Michelle Obama’s visits to a girls’ secondary school in London on GCSE results. The research was covered by The TES, The Economist, The Conversation, and the Times.

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Calcification – does it pay off in the future ocean? An international research team, including the University of Bristol, has calculated the costs and benefits of calcification for phytoplankton and the impact of climate change on their important role in the world's oceans.
Partnership wins innovation award to improve quality of health care A team from the University of Bristol and North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) has been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent health care charity, to be part of its £1.5 million innovation programme, Innovating for Improvement.
Bristol 'snow' to premiere in Hollywood and beyond Snow developed in Bristol will soon be playing a starring role in Hollywood blockbusters and cult TV series thanks to the scientific expertise of a University of Bristol student.
The success of the plant-eating dinosaurs Plant-eating dinosaurs had several bursts of evolution, and these were all kicked off by innovations in their teeth and jaws, new research has found.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
ACCIS CDT design, build and test project video This new video from the ACCIS CDT presents the work of the first year cohort as they undertake their ‘DBT’ project.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Partnership wins innovation award to improve quality of health care A team from the University of Bristol and North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) has been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent health care charity, to be part of its £1.5 million innovation programme, Innovating for Improvement.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Bristol Neuroscience Festival Award Experimental Psychology wins STEM Event of the Year and is Highly Commended for Public Engagement.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
PhD bursaries for autumn 2016 entry The School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol is pleased to invite applications for PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance or 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
Dr Karen Bell awarded EPSRC Global Research Challenge Funding for project on sustainable energy access in low income countries Dr Karen Bell from the School for Policy Studies has joined with colleagues in Engineering (Dr Paul Harper, Prof. Chris McMahon, and Dr Mike Tierney) to look at the social and technological barriers to, and issues surrounding, accessing electricity. The team have been awarded a £85,466 EPSRC Global Challenge Research Fund pump-priming grant for a project that will investigate how to ensure that remote communities can access a continuous energy supply using sustainable technology.

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