• Bristol medics offer life-saving training for Restart a Heart Day 10 October 2019 The public will be able to pick-up essential life-saving skills alongside their shopping thanks to students from the University of Bristol, who will be holding free CPR training sessions in Cabot Circus, the Galleries and College Green over the next few weeks.
  • Bristol Colombia Week 2019 10 October 2019 Colombia is at a crucial crossroads in the implementation of its peace accord. A week of public events and activities, organised by the University of Bristol offers an opportunity to reflect upon the innovations and challenges for Colombia’s Truth Commission (CTC) and the legacies of the country’s long tradition of research in historical memory.
  • NCMD publishes first annual report 10 October 2019 The National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) Programme, which was established on 1 April 2018 with the aim of reducing premature mortality by collecting and analysing data on all deaths in children in England, aged between birth and their 18th birthday, has published its first annual report [10 Oct 2019].
  • How joining the gym gave me hope for the future 10 October 2019 When Charlotte Jones first stepped into her university’s gym two years ago, she had no idea that exercise would be the remedy to the depression and anxiety she’d been living with.
  • Interim appointments announced for Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) 10 October 2019 The University is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Paddy Ireland and Professor Tim Peters as Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise on a job-share basis.
  • Study aims to address suicide prevention in low- and middle-income countries 10 October 2019 Future treatment and prevention of suicidal behaviour in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) should involve a wider range of approaches beyond just the treatment of psychiatric illness, according to a new University of Bristol study published on World Mental Health Day today [Thursday 10 October] in PLOS Medicine.
  • Improving young people’s mental health 10 October 2019 How much does social media help or hinder young people’s efforts to seek support for their emotional wellbeing? What challenges do students face when accessing services and how might they navigate them? Is there sufficient support available for students with autism?
  • Fresh insights could lead to new treatments for liver disease 9 October 2019 The fight against liver disease could be helped by the discovery of cells that cause liver scarring. Scientists have identified new sub-types of cells that, when they interact, accelerate the scarring process in diseased livers. Experts hope that by understanding more how these cells behave, new treatments can be developed more quickly for liver diseases.
  • Bristol welcomes new postgraduate research students 9 October 2019 More than 300 new postgraduate research students gathered in the Wills Memorial Building on 7 October for the latest Researcher Inauguration event, an official welcome from the University of Bristol.
  • Scientists join forces to shed new light on ageing and wound healing 9 October 2019 Researchers from the Universities of Manchester and Bristol have been granted £4 million to investigate how cells govern the processes of ageing and wound healing and how this is influenced by the circadian (day/night) cycle. Their findings could help to improve wound healing and identify strategies to treat diseases like osteoarthritis.
  • Handwriting company Scribeless draws top £25,000 prize at entrepreneurship awards 8 October 2019 A company set up by University of Bristol graduates which uses artificial intelligence to create convincing automated handwritten letters has beaten off competition from over 2,000 businesses to win £25,000 worth of seed funding.
  • Oldest surviving fragments of 13th century’s most popular story uncovered 8 October 2019 The oldest surviving pages of the 13th century’s most popular story which feature one of medieval European literature’s best-known sex scenes have been identified by an academic from the University of Bristol.
  • Bristol scientists awarded £1.25 million to study antimicrobial use and resistance in Argentinian farms 7 October 2019 What drives the risks of antimicrobial resistance in Argentinian livestock farms? How can these risks be minimised through effective regulation? These are just some of the questions that an interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Bristol, led by the Bristol Veterinary School, will answer, thanks to a £1.25 million grant from the Global AMR Innovation Fund, managed by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and UK Aid, administered by BBSRC.
  • People eat more when dining with friends and family, study shows 4 October 2019 People eat more with friends and family than when dining alone – a possible throwback to our early ancestors’ approach to survival, according to a new study.
  • New Global Animal Welfare Assurance launched to improve lives of farmed animals 4 October 2019 A new Global Animal Welfare Assurance initiative to improve the lives of farmed animals launches today [4 Oct] on World Animal Day. Led by the University of Bristol, it aims to share knowledge and best practice with farmers and food businesses to increase the proportion of animals farmed to high-welfare standards.
  • Multi-million pound computer lab re-boot launches academic year 3 October 2019 The Faculty of Engineering has just completed a major installation of two state-of-the-art computer laboratories in time for the start of this academic year.
  • Pop-up exhibit aims to encourage conversations on race equality 3 October 2019 A group of poets, activists and academics have created a pop-up exhibit on race equality, as a creative response to the Interventions/2 exhibition by Yoko Ono at The Georgian House Museum in Bristol which opened last week.
  • University of Bristol joins international network to drive civic innovation 3 October 2019 The University of Bristol and the City of Bristol are among the first international members of the Metrolab network, a collaboration of more than 45 cities and 61 universities focused on civic innovation.
  • The violent history of the big galaxy next door 2 October 2019 Astronomers have pieced together the cannibalistic past of the neighbouring large galaxy Andromeda, which has set its sights on our Milky Way as the main course.
  • Botanic gardens could help mitigate against climate change and biodiversity loss 2 October 2019 The Secretary General of the world's largest plant conservation network, with over 600 members, that links botanic gardens around the world in a shared commitment to save threatened plant species and raise awareness about the importance of plants will give a talk organised by the University of Bristol Botanic Garden next week [Monday 7 October].
  • New centre to train future leaders in cyber security 2 October 2019 The University of Bristol, in partnership with the University of Bath, has launched a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Cyber Security, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
  • Fatal flaws in UK Government’s price of a life 1 October 2019 The measurement by which the UK Government attaches a monetary value to saving a human life is invalid and should be overhauled, according to Professor of Risk Management at the University of Bristol, Philip Thomas.
  • Work experience with a difference: Bristol students tackle legal tech challenges in innovative scheme with Osborne Clarke 1 October 2019 Law firm Osborne Clarke and the University of Bristol have teamed up to offer an innovative new yearly work experience scheme in a bid to help form the tech partnerships of the future.
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