Brain Banking hits the news9 August 2016The South West Dementia Brain Bank at the University of Bristol have recently been spreading the word on national and local news about what they do and the importance of brain donation.
Soapbox Science success26 July 2016Soapbox Science was held on the 18th July in Broadmead Shopping Centre, where twelve female scientists took to their soapbox podiums to share their knowledge with the public. Dr Denize Atan, from the School of Clinical Sciences, was one of the speakers at the event.
School success at the Bristol Teaching Awards22 June 2016The winners of the 2016 Bristol Teaching Awards, a joint venture between the University and Bristol SU (the Students’ Union), were announced at an Awards dinner, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building on Tuesday 7th June. Dr Daniel Whitcomb, from School of Clinical Sciences, received the Students’ Award for Outstanding Teaching (Health Sciences).
Pint of Science festival 201614 June 2016The 2016 Pint of Science festival took place 23rd-25th May in Bristol, and showcased talks from members of the School of Clinical Sciences.
Bristol Neuroscience Festival 201626 April 2016The Bristol Neuroscience Festival took place on 18th and 19th March 2016, to coincide with Brain Awareness Week. Celebrating all things 'Neuroscience', the event offered visitors a fantastic timetable of short talks, hands-on activities and an art exhibition.
New Alzheimer’s disease drug trial opens more sites across the South West18 January 2016People with Alzheimer’s disease are helping with a ground-breaking government-funded trial but with new sites recently opened in the South West more people are being asked to take part in the study led by academics from the Universities of Bristol, Cambridge, Queen’s University Belfast and University College London, and hosted by North Bristol NHS Trust.