Million-pound grant for Bristol physicists to investigate matter and anti-matter 21 November 2019 The University of Bristol will receive up to £1.1M to research matter and anti-matter as part of a global science experiment that will inform the debate about why the universe survived the Big Bang.
- Million-pound grant for Bristol physicists to investigate matter and anti-matter 21 November 2019 The University of Bristol will receive up to £1.1M to research matter and anti-matter as part of a global science experiment that will inform the debate about why the universe survived the Big Bang.
- Women who spend their childhoods in deprived neighbourhoods face an increased risk of intimate partner violence 21 November 2019 Women who spend longer periods of their early lives in less affluent neighbourhoods are at greater risk of experiencing violence during their early adulthoods at the hands of their intimate partners, finds a new study published in Epidemiology.
- Would people be willing to give their personal data for research? 20 November 2019 New research led by the University of Bristol has found that over half of people would be willing to donate their personal data for research to benefit the wider general public.
- New survey reveals 20.3 million people in the UK have a scar 20 November 2019 Scarring affects over 20 million people in the UK*, according to a new survey released today by The Scar Free Foundation. Yet the findings reveal that scarring is not talked about enough in our society and there is still a lack of public awareness of the physical – as well as emotional – impact that scarring can have on people. One of the most common causes of scarring is burn injury, with 64,000** children seeking medical treatment in the UK alone last year, and yet it is an area of medical research that has been critically underfunded.
- Soft skin-like robots you can put in your pocket 20 November 2019 Stretchable skin-like robots that can be rolled up and put in your pocket have been developed by a University of Bristol team using a new way of embedding artificial muscles and electrical adhesion into soft materials.
- Lower income to blame for poorer attainment of children brought up by single mothers 20 November 2019 New research examining the effect of being raised by a single mother reveals lower income and resources has the greatest impact on a child’s development, not poor parenting skills.
- New era for enterprise hub Engine Shed as it appoints new head 20 November 2019 Marty Reid has been appointed the new Head of Engine Shed, Bristol’s leading enterprise hub. He will take over the role from Nick Sturge in January 2020.
- Bristol welcomes third cohort of Vice-Chancellor’s Fellows 19 November 2019 The University’s third cohort of recipients of the Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowships gathered for a welcome lunch yesterday (18 November) with Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost Professor Judith Squires and other members of the Executive Team.
- Wales to lead the way in responsible antibiotics use in veterinary surgeries 18 November 2019 Wales will soon be leading the way in promoting best practice prescribing of antimicrobials, thanks to a nationwide project launched today [Monday 18 November] on European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week [18–24 November].
- New Chair and Fellowships in Academic Research Quality and Improvement created 18 November 2019 The University of Bristol is delighted to announce the creation of a new Chair of Academic Research Quality and Improvement and six associated Fellowships. The new team will lead work to improve the rigour of scientific research in the UK and beyond, developing and disseminating strategies to improve research quality and training throughout the sector.