University of Bristol first in UK to launch 'Science of Happiness' course10 October 2018The University of Bristol has become the first UK university to launch a 'Science of Happiness' course, designed to teach students a set of science-based strategies for living a more fulfilling life. The course is being run by Professor Bruce Hood from the School of Psychological Science along with several University of Bristol students.
Psychology at Bristol Fun Palaces Weekend 20188 October 2018Bristol Fun Palaces Weekend was held from the 6th October until the 7th October 2018. The weekend let guests explore health-inspired arts and science activities with University of Bristol researchers and Bristol's residents.
TARG and MRC IEU members go to Green Man Festival!20 August 2018Researchers from the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group and MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol go to Green Man Festival in August 2018. The group presented their research to several visitors.
Tackling Xenophobia through the visual Arts8 August 2018Working in dynamic partnership, the University of Bristol's School of Humanities and Susanne Quadflieg from the school of Psychological Science made exciting discoveries during this Interdisciplinary Research Internship Scheme (IRIS) funded by the University Research Committee (URC) and facilitated by the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS).
Writing retreat2 July 2018On the 28th and 29th of June staff from the school attended a writing retreat. The main goal of this retreat was for staff to be able to make significant progress towards completion of a research paper, which will be later submitted to a journal.
Animals Behaving Badly - BBC Documentary 1 May 2018On Wednesday 25th April two researchers from the University of Bristol appeared in a new BBC Natural History documentary titled "Animals Behaving Badly" which aired on PBS in America.
TARG researchers feature on the BBC30 April 2018On Sunday 29th April, Professor Marcus Munafò appeared on Sunday Politics West to discuss research that had taken place at the University of Bristol on alcohol consumption and calorie intake.
Schools Brain Art Exhibition15 March 2018Primary and Secondary schools from across Bristol and the surrounding region took part in this competition, submitting works in both two and three dimensions, in a range of media and styles, from structural representations to more unusual interpretations, including several pieces that explore mental health issues and brain disease.
Bristol Neuroscience Festival 20188 March 2018Following the success of the 2016 event (STEM Event of the Year), the Bristol Neuroscience Festival returns from 22 - 24th March 2018, in the Wills Memorial Building.
Cannabis and cigarette smoking in teenagers18 January 2018Researchers within the School of Experimental Psychology studied 3,328 adolescents and found evidence that both cannabis and cigarette use are associated with subsequent psychotic experiences.