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Higher Education Academy fellowships awarded to MSc NPAPH lecturers

28 October 2014

The School congratulates Drs. Angeliki Papadaki, Simon Sebire and Laura Johnson, lecturers in the Centre for Exercise Nutrition and Health Sciences, who have all been successful in becoming Fellows of the Higher Education Academy, the UK authority for excellence in teaching and learning.

Time for change - additional daylight saving could improve public health

24 October 2014

New research, published just before British Summer Time ends, shows that proposals to permanently increase the hours of waking daylight could increase children’s activity levels.

Study of adoption disruption impact on policy

20 October 2014

The DfE funded study ‘Beyond the Adoption Order: challenges interventions and disruptions' was published by Professor Julie Selwyn, working with Sarah Meakings and Dinithi Wjedesa at the beginning of 2014 and is the first national study of adoption disruption.

Biggest ever impact factor increase for Bristol university journal 'Policy & Politics'

13 October 2014

The journal Policy & Politics, managed by the School for Policy Studies, announces its biggest ever increase in the world's journal rankings. Its impact factor jumped by 72% this year (to 1.302) placing it 13th out of the 46 journals worldwide in Public Administration. It has a proven track record in spanning academic and practitioner debates and its website and blog reach a variety of audiences across all parts of the world.

WTWP events announced for 'Parenting with Support'

7 October 2014

WTPN is pleased to announce three free regional conferences: Birmingham – 18 November | Exeter – 25 November | London – 2 December The conferences will provide you with up-to-date information on policy and practice as well as reports on key initiatives in your region.

Prof. Marianne Hester on BBC Inside Out West tonight at 7.30pm on BBC1

6 October 2014

Professor Marianne Hester, Centre for Gender and Violence Research, is featured on the BBC1 TV programme 'Inside Out West' tonight [6 October 2014] discussing the recent case of domestic homicide in Cheltenham, the rise in domestic homicide cases in the West of England and the links to cuts in policing.