Donate your spare apples and help make a proper Bristol cider29 September 2023It is that time of year when apples are growing in abundance. To try and make the most of the season, reduce the wastage of garden apples, and bring the community together, the University of Bristol has teamed up with The Cider Box taprooms for Apple Day 2023.
Bristol Bears partners with Children of the 90s researchers for new study25 September 2023An exciting new sports science study is underway at the Children of the 90s clinic at the University of Bristol. European Challenge Cup winners, the Bristol Bears, are pioneering new research looking at the association between body composition and injury in elite level male, female and academy rugby union players.
Study shines light on successes of PReCePT programme20 September 2023The success of PReCePT, a programme to increase the use of magnesium sulfate to prevent cerebral palsy in premature babies, has been highlighted in a study led by National Institute for Health and Care Research Applied Research Collaboration West (NIHR ARC West) researchers including from the University of Bristol.
COVID-19 grief disorder rates ‘higher than expected’19 September 2023Cases of Prolonged Grief Disorder among people bereaved during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be significantly higher than pre-pandemic, indicates new research from the University of Bristol and Cardiff University.
Shell life species not competitors as they adjusted to Earth’s largest extinction 14 September 2023One of the biggest crises in Earth history was marked by a revolution in the shellfish – brachiopods, sometimes called ‘lamp shells’ were replaced everywhere ecologically by the bivalves, such as oysters and clams. This happened as a result of the devastating end-Permian mass extinction which reset the evolution of life 250 million years ago.
Reductions in sexual mixing ended mpox outbreak in England, while vaccination has prevented resurgences in 202311 September 2023The rapid outbreak of mpox (formerly known as monkeypox) in 2022 likely resulted from high levels of sexual mixing among some gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM), with the initial downturn in cases probably due to a reduction in sexual contacts among these men, according to new research led by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Behavioural Science and Evaluation. The HPRU is a partnership between the University of Bristol and the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA).
University of Bristol Partnership for Net Zero Aviation in the South West launches6 September 2023A Technology Innovation Partnership for Net Zero Aviation in the South West has been launched. Focused on delivering transformational innovation to advance net zero flight, the founding partners are the Universities of Bristol and Bath, the National Composites Centre (NCC) and the advanced propulsion R&I centre IAAPS. The partnership will create a significant national capability that combined far exceeds working independently.