Why the difference?22 March 2005The positive and negative experiences of black and minority ethnic students in the British education system from school through to higher education will be discussed at a conference in Bristol today.
Panathlon Challenge22 March 2005The South West Final of the popular Panathlon Challenge takes place at Bristol University's Coombe Dingle Sports Complex this week.
Schools tackle chemistry challenge21 March 2005Seventy-two students from 18 schools in the South West will enjoy a fun-filled day of chemistry at the Salters' Festival of Chemistry taking place at Bristol University's School of Chemistry on Tuesday 22 March.
Football showdown16 March 2005Bristol University and the University of the West of England will battle it out for football honours in the Football Varsity match, which takes place tonight [Wednesday 16 March] at Ashton Gate.
Bristol's brain extravaganza11 March 2005Did you know the human brain has 100,000 million cells, weighs less than 1.5 kg and allows you to think, walk, talk and learn. Know your own mind, an interactive event run by Bristol University and At-Bristol starts today [Friday, March 11] in Explore's Live Science Zone.
Volcanic eruptions in Hartcliffe10 March 2005Volcanic eruptions are both spectacular and deadly but why do volcanoes erupt at all? This is just one of the questions to be answered at a free public talk by Bristol University academics on Monday 14 March.
More choice in education and health care10 March 2005A new report from Bristol University surveys the evidence from economic research on whether more choice will improve outcomes in education and health care.
A 2,000-year-old secret is out8 March 2005A beauty product with a difference will be put to the test in a unique experiment at Bristol University later this month. A 2,000-year-old Roman cosmetic, discovered in an archaeological site in London, will be recreated using modern technology to give an insight into Roman beauty habits.
What the eye doesn't see ...3 March 2005The first experimental evidence that birds can be deceived by camouflage in the same way that humans are deceived, is published today in Nature [3 March 2005].
New hip operation3 March 2005A new type of hip replacement operation will be performed for the first time in the UK in Bristol on Wednesday 2 March. The first operation of its kind in the world will be done in Rome on Monday 28 February. Both of the new 'short stem' hip operations will be undertaken by Professor Ian Learmonth of the University of Bristol.
Students reach out3 March 2005Students from Bristol University will be celebrating the cultural diversity within the city next week.
What does E=MC² mean?1 March 2005A unique day school organised by Bristol University to coincide with the World Year of Physics and centenary celebrations of the year Albert Einstein developed the theory of relativity will be held next Saturday [5 March]. The day school is aimed at members of the public with an interest in science or physics.
Asthma stars align to form STELAR1 March 2005Some of the UK's leading asthma researchers join forces this month in a co-ordinated attempt to investigate the causes of Britain's most common long-term childhood condition.
Earthquake challenge for young engineers28 February 2005Pupils from local schools will put their engineering skills to the test in an exciting challenge run by the University of Bristol's Earthquake Engineering Research Centre (EERC) and At-Bristol.
Mothers on the run23 February 2005Dramatic changes in working patterns have taken place in the UK, particularly in the rise of women in employment.
Headteachers' attitudes to league tables23 February 2005Headteachers recognise the flaws in secondary school league tables but are forced to recognise their significance in the minds of parents, according to new research from the University of Bristol.
Radio mergers good for innovation23 February 2005Commercial radio needs to consolidate to become more profitable and to compete effectively with the BBC, according to new research from the University of Bristol.
'Sorting' pupils by ability and income23 February 2005New research from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation looks at 'sorting' of secondary school pupils in selective and non-selective local education authorities.
Senior Diplomats to give talk23 February 2005Two senior diplomats from the Polish and German Embassies will be visiting Bristol University on Thursday, February 24 to talk about their countries' relationship and its significant role in Europe.
Her Majesty The Queen opens BLADE22 February 2005The University's new £18.5 million research facility, BLADE (Bristol Laboratory for Advanced Dynamics Engineering), was opened on Friday 25 February by Her Majesty The Queen
New insight into Irish history22 February 2005A new book by scholars at Bristol University which should greatly enhance future research into medieval Irish history will be launched today [22 February 2005] by the Irish Ambassador, Mr Daithí Ó Ceallaigh, at the Irish Embassy in London.
Suicide risks from SSRIs18 February 2005Antidepressant drugs may be associated with an increased risk of suicidal behaviour, particularly in the early stages of treatment, shows new evidence in this week's British Medical Journal [17 February 2005].
It's RAG time!17 February 2005Bristol University's 80th Annual RAG (Raising and Giving) Procession will hit the streets this Saturday [February 19].
Young Turks and Kurds16 February 2005Schools, career agencies and local government are being urged to find ways of overcoming their 'blindness' towards particular problems of young Turkish people and Kurds.
Honorary degrees awarded16 February 2005Bristol University is awarding Honorary degrees to two prominent people at today's degree ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building.
Honorary degrees awarded15 February 2005Bristol University is awarding honorary degrees to two prominent people at today's degree ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building.
Launch of SCA Week14 February 2005A balloon launch on Monday, February 14 marks the start of this year's Student Community Action (SCA) Week.
'Best place to work' say Postdocs11 February 2005Bristol University has been voted as the 5th best research institution to work at outside the US, according to Postdocs.