18 July 2012
Cot deaths in the UK have fallen by 80 per cent over the last 20 years following groundbreaking research by Peter Fleming, Professor of Infant Health and Developmental Physiology and Dr Pete Blair, Senior Research Fellow and their team
11 July 2012
A Bristol research team, headed by Professor Jonathan Sandy from Bristol Dental School, undertook a nationwide review of services for cleft palate patients in the UK, leading to dramatic improvements for patients and their families.
15 June 2012
Developing a new understanding of a nation’s experience during the Second World War can be an emotive, controversial area, particularly when discussions reveal a new, more painful history.
14 June 2012
An expert team of archaeologists is investigating Çaltılar 'höyük', an ancient settlement mound in Turkey, to uncover evidence about the region's early history.
8 June 2012
Latest research from the University of Bristol ensures that the little known role of British adventurers in the Latin American independence struggles is included in national events planned to commemorate 200 years of freedom from Spanish colonial rule.
1 June 2012
Pioneered by Professors Thoresen and Whitelaw in Bristol, a treatment which cools newborns now saves 1,500 from death and disability every year in the developed world.
29 May 2012
For years, scientists have endeavoured to gather evidence of how the Earth has evolved over time. In a bid to go yet further, Bristol scientists are taking an original tack, searching for ancient deep-sea corals that could further reveal the significance of the ocean to large scale global change
21 May 2012
Skills once learned but forgotten are not entirely lost, according to research by the University of Bristol, which suggests that while memory might seem to fail us, our brains actually hold on to old information.
8 May 2012
Multilevel statistical models developed by Professor Harvey Goldstein and Dr George Leckie show school league tables to be unreliable guides to school choice.
30 April 2012
Thucydides, the ancient Greek historian of the Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens, has long been quoted by politicians, military strategists, historians and philosophers. He has been considered as the father of both scientific history and political realism. But how extensive is his influence on the modern world and how has this developed?