Genes could play a role in tooth decay and gum disease3 July 2019Tooth decay and gum disease impact on illness and healthcare spending, yet the role of genetics in dental problems is largely unknown. New research led by an international team, including researchers at the University of Bristol, suggests hereditary traits and factors such as obesity, education and personality could play a role in tooth decay and gum disease.
Scientists hijack bacteria's homing ability3 July 2019In a world first, scientists have found a new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue. The findings, led by researchers at the University of Bristol and published in Chemical Science, could radically improve the treatment for cardiovascular disease, which causes more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK (1).
University of Bristol supports Pride 2019 2 July 2019It’s that time of year again when staff and students are united together for Bristol Pride, an annual celebration of inclusivity in our city and a positive stance against discrimination.
Changemakers: tackling gender diversity in STEM
2 July 2019Female secondary school students will be taking part in an event next week [8-12 July] to break down stereotypes and highlight the opportunities available to young women interested in data science-related careers.
The great Bristol shake off - making our world earthquake safe1 July 2019Can fake earthquakes help safeguard nuclear reactors against natural disasters? Visitors to this year's Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition will be given the opportunity to find out for themselves thanks to research from the University of Bristol, in collaboration with EDF Energy.
Bristol to launch MSc in Digital Health28 June 2019The University of Bristol is planning to launch a new taught masters (MSc) degree in Digital Health, admitting its first students in September 2020, thanks to funding from Health Data Research UK.