The past fortnight's news from schools around the University
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four days ago
Eminent graduate Professor Philip Ruffles CBE, FRS, FRENG visits ACCIS
On Thursday 21 April Professor Philip Ruffles, a graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bristol and formerly Director of Engineering and Technology at Rolls-Royce plc, returned to the University to visit the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science and to deliver a lecture to staff and students.
Housing law in Wales: forging ahead?
A one day conference run by the University of Bristol Law School, Anthony Gold, and Doughty Street Chambers will examine the significant elements of the two major housing Acts in Wales, the Housing (Wales) Act and the Renting Homes (Wales) Act.
seven days ago
Light: can you feel the force?
A ground-breaking technique capable of measuring the extremely weak forces exerted by light – forces smaller than one piconewton – has been developed by scientists at the University of Bristol.
Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change
Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration was the major driver behind the global climatic shifts that occurred 53 to 34 million years ago, according to new research led by the University of Southampton, the University of Bristol and Cardiff University.
ten days ago
Book Launch: Unleashing the Force of Law
This week Dr. Devyani Prabhat, lecturer in Law at the University of Bristol Law School, launched her latest book to be published in the Palgrove Socio-Legal Studies series.
Mediasite Maintenance Saturday 23rd April
Our service provider will be performing scheduled maintenance on their Mediasite cloud environment on Saturday 23rd April – this is not expected to cause any disruption to service. The message from Mediasite : We will be performing planned infrastructure maintenance on Saturday, April 23, 2016 for the Mediasite Cloud environment. This maintenance is expected to be […]
eleven days ago
Blackboard Phishing Scam
We have been made aware of phishing scams which attempt to point users to fake versions of Blackboard. The links are in emails claiming to be from Blackboard.com. We are not aware of this having happened at the University of Bristol, but please be vigilant. Please check links are really www.ole.bris.ac.uk . If in doubt go to […]
twelve days ago
Professor Ivana Partridge awarded prestigious Leslie Holliday Prize
Ivana Partridge, Professor of Composites Processing at the University of Bristol and Director of the EPSRC Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture, has been awarded the 2016 Leslie Holliday Prize by the Council of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
thirteen days ago
From Brussels to Brooklyn: Bristol’s 5G wireless research showcased
Two engineers from the University of Bristol’s Communication Systems and Networks (CSN) group, who are leaders in the field of 5th generation (5G) wireless networks, have been invited to discuss the future of wireless communications in Brussels and Brooklyn (US) this week [19 to 22 April].
Problems using the Edge browser with Blackboard
It has come to our attention that students are experiencing difficulties when uploading submissions to Blackboard when using the Edge browser in Windows 10. Blackboard are aware of the problem and are working on a fix but our current advice is to use another browser (Chrome, IE, or Firefox).
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