PolicyBristol joins University of Cambridge’s CSaP Affiliate Network for Policy Fellowships 1 August 2018 PolicyBristol is excited to have become part of a prestigious network hosted by the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at Cambridge University.
- Older adults who get physical can lower their heart disease risk 13 August 2018 Adults in their early 60s, who spend less time sitting and more time engaged in light to vigorous physical activity, benefit with healthier levels of heart and vessel disease markers, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, and the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
- Policy Internships Scheme 8 August 2018 The Policy Internships Scheme provides the opportunity for PhD students funded by the research councils of UK Research and Innovation to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations.
- Bans on gluten-free prescribing save the NHS money in the short-term but the impact on patients is unclear 2 August 2018 Full or partial bans on GPs prescribing gluten-free (GF) foods to people with coeliac disease save the NHS money in the short-term. But the impact on patients, especially those from deprived areas, is unknown, NIHR-funded researchers at the University of Bristol have warned.
- PolicyBristol joins University of Cambridge’s CSaP Affiliate Network for Policy Fellowships 1 August 2018 PolicyBristol is excited to have become part of a prestigious network hosted by the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at Cambridge University.
- Leading universities unite to strengthen UK aerospace sector 23 July 2018 The University of Bristol is a founding member of a national consortium of leading aerospace universities that will provide the global aerospace community with a centralised point of engagement to the UK’s top university aerospace research capabilities.
- Loneliness Across the Life Course – highlighting the need for community-led action 16 July 2018 Amid the turmoil of resignations and Brexit rows in Westminster on 9th July 2018, there was also an exciting event taking positive steps towards addressing the issues of social isolation and loneliness. The event brought together researchers from University of Bristol, BS3 Community Development and Manchester Metropolitan University, who have co-produced research with young people and older people on social isolation and loneliness.
- Global migration experts come to Bristol 9 July 2018 Experts from the UN and other global organisations are meeting in Bristol this week to discuss how to improve the coverage, quality, analysis and reporting of migration data.
- How Bristol’s research and teaching has helped shape the NHS and save lives 5 July 2018 Today we celebrate 70 years of the NHS - the first universal health care system to be established anywhere in the world.
- Driving change: how getting behind the wheel can improve the lives of young people leaving care 2 July 2018 A new initiative, piloted in Bristol, has shown that providing young people leaving care with driving lessons is highly beneficial for their life chances.
- Tackling bullying could help reduce depression in autistic teens 2 July 2018 Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism, have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied.