- Sponge makes robotic device a soft touch 7 June 2023 A simple sponge has improved how robots grasp, scientists from the University of Bristol have found.
- Human factors affect bees’ communication, researchers find 5 June 2023 Human influences have the potential to reduce the effectivity of communication in bees adding further stress to struggling colonies, according to new analysis.
- New five-year funding award continues world-leading integrative epidemiology research 2 June 2023 The Medical Research Council Integrative Epidemiology Unit (MRC IEU) at the University of Bristol has been awarded funding to enable a further five years of world-leading research.
- Adaptations to living in a cold climate promoted social evolution 1 June 2023 For the first time ever, scientists have uncovered evidence that a species’ long-term adaptation to living in an extremely cold climate has led to the evolution of social behaviours including extended care by mothers, increased infant survival and the ability to live in large complex multilevel societies.
- Alcohol dependency in adolescence, but not consumption, linked with later depression risk 1 June 2023 Adolescents who show signs of alcohol dependence are more likely to develop depression by their mid-20s, according to a new study led by University of Bristol and UCL researchers.
- Five Bristol academics awarded funding to work with Catapult Centres via Researcher in Residence scheme 31 May 2023 Five Bristol academics have recently won funding from the national Research in Residence (RiR) funding competition which funds academics to work on an innovation project in partnership with the Catapult Network.
- Bristol part of £42 million boost for mental health research to unlock new treatments 30 May 2023 The University of Bristol is part of a £42.7 million 'Mental Health Mission' announced by the Government to accelerate research into mental health conditions, including those impacting children. The research will develop radical new treatments, improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis and increase the use of technology to free up clinician time.
- Neuroscience researchers awarded £2.1 million to study the biological changes that occur in schizophrenia 17 May 2023 The award from the Medical Research Council will help scientists understand how genetic mutations in multiple different genes lead to common biological and cognitive changes and identify new therapeutic targets.
- Professor Frankie MacMillan receives teaching prize from the Physiological Society 12 May 2023 Frankie MacMillan, Professor of Biomedical Science Education in the School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, has been awarded the 2024 Otto Hutter Teaching Prize Lecture by the Physiological Society.
- How did we imagine the future during Covid? Researchers reveal three ways using Mass Observation diaries 5 May 2023 How we imagined, marked and experienced our futures were questioned during the early part of the Covid pandemic, according to new research published in a special issue of Sociology.
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