Further funding boost for B-PROACT1V project 23 February 2015A team of researchers from the Schools for Policy Studies and Social and Community Medicine at the University of Bristol and the School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Birmingham have been awarded £538,000 from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to examine how children’s physical activity and screen-viewing patterns change as children progress through primary school.
Large numbers of teenage girls experience sexual coercion in relationships11 February 2015More than four in ten teenage schoolgirls in England* have experienced sexual coercion, new research by University of Bristol academics launched today [11 February] reveals. Most were pressured to have sex or other sexual activity, and in some cases, this included rape. And many of the 13-17-year-olds had also suffered physical attacks, intimidation or emotional abuse from their boyfriends.
Sasakawa Japanese Studies Studentship3 February 2015The Sasakawa Japanese Studies Studentship offers one year of funding up to £10,000 to students researching a topic related to Japan. Both existing students and new PhD applicants are welcome to apply.