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Bristol Teaching Awards: lights, camera, action! 18 June 2021 It was curtains up for the Bristol Teaching Awards 2021 on June 16, as staff gathered online to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of those who teach and support learning.
- Scientists develop energy saving technique which could help pave way for a carbon neutral society 21 June 2021 Researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered a method which will allow for faster communication systems and better energy saving electronics.
- Photo exhibition at Royal Fort Gardens chronicles urban land cultivation in Bristol 21 June 2021 Growing Spaces, an exhibition of photographs by Bristol photographer Chris Hoare, chronicling urban land cultivation in the city is currently on display at Royal Fort Gardens as part of Bristol Photo Festival.
- Validating digital tools for remote clinical research 18 June 2021 A team of scientists from Cambridge Cognition and the University of Bristol have been developing digital assessments for remote clinical research.
- Student’s India fundraising drive after losing friend to Covid 18 June 2021 A student volunteer group has raised more than £2,500 to send oxygen concentrators to Covid-hit India.
- Student consultants offer free support to Bristol’s third sector 18 June 2021 A taskforce of bright young students is offering local charities and non-profits free support over the coming year.
- Bristol Teaching Awards: lights, camera, action! 18 June 2021 It was curtains up for the Bristol Teaching Awards 2021 on June 16, as staff gathered online to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of those who teach and support learning.
- Innovative student start-up wins £10,000 to develop food waste slashing tech 17 June 2021 A student start-up developing technology that will slash food waste in the education sector has won £10,000 to develop their idea.
- GW4 takes a world leading One Health approach to tackling the antimicrobial resistance pandemic 17 June 2021 The GW4 Alliance (Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter universities – GW4) formally launched their new ‘One Health’ antimicrobial resistance research consortium this week [Wednesday 16 June]. The World Health Organisation cites antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as one of the most significant risks facing the world. AMR threatens global health and development as it impacts on human, animal and plant health and also our environment, water safety and food security.
- How have vaccines helped to protect the world and how can they continue to do so? 16 June 2021 The power of vaccines to help save lives and shape our world has never been more evident as countries around the world fight against COVID-19. The pandemic has also highlighted how vital it is for industry, academia and global populations to work together in the race for effective vaccines. The importance of vaccine research to global public health will be discussed later this week by a distinguished panel of experts at a live online event jointly organised by the University of Bristol and Pfizer.
- Talented student releases first EP ‘Piano Stories’ 15 June 2021 A gifted student pianist has released his first EP.