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Launch of the 2019-2020 PolicyBristol Support Scheme 21 June 2019 Today sees the launch of the PolicyBristol Support Scheme for 2019-2020, offering funding for policy-engagement activities across all faculties and disciplines.
  • Launch of the 2019-2020 PolicyBristol Support Scheme 21 June 2019 Today sees the launch of the PolicyBristol Support Scheme for 2019-2020, offering funding for policy-engagement activities across all faculties and disciplines.
  • Opportunity: Knowledge Exchange Associate for the Faculty of Science, RED 14 June 2019 An exciting opportunity has arisen at the University of Bristol for a Knowledge Exchange Associate to advance the impact of the University's research within the Faculty of Science. If you have experience of developing the applications of research in business, charities, the public sector or in a university then this role could be for you.
  • Ground-breaking driverless car project showcases vision for a connected transport future 13 May 2019 The multi-organisational team behind the £5.5 million FLOURISH connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) project is today [Monday 13 May] celebrating the completion of three years of collaborative research and development with the launch of its latest findings.
  • Bristol academic awarded Future Leaders Fellowship 8 May 2019 Dr Adam Perriman from the University of Bristol's School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine has been named as one of the recipients of the UK Research and Innovation's (UKRI) new Future Leaders Fellowships. The initiative, which aims to support the very best early career researchers and innovators to help them tackle global challenges, was announced today [Tuesday 7 May] by Chris Skidmore, Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
  • Stress in early life could make people more likely to develop depression 8 May 2019 New research by the University of Bristol has found that early life adversity could make an individual more at risk of developing negative thinking, which could lead to major depressive disorder (MDD). The findings provide biological and psychological evidence to support work first proposed in the 1960s.
  • Rethinking digital service design could reduce their environmental impact 6 May 2019 Digital technology companies could reduce the carbon footprint of services like You Tube by changing how they are designed, experts say.
  • University of Bristol and Yale ‘happiness Professors’ reunite for public happiness talk 3 May 2019 Having been the first in the UK to pioneer the exceptionally popular ‘Science of Happiness’ course, the University of Bristol’s Professor Bruce Hood is set to be joined by Professor Laurie Santos of Yale University, to give a free public lecture called Science of Happiness and The Good Life [6pm, 10 May at Priory Road Lecture Theatre, Bristol].
  • Study shows older men feel ‘excluded, overlooked and cut-off’ 29 April 2019 With increasing numbers of older men experiencing loneliness, a new report published today [29th April] calls for a better understanding of how to tackle the growing public health challenge.
  • Reviewing school admissions policy: why parental choice is not the answer to social integration 25 April 2019 A new study by the universities of Bristol and Cardiff shows that, far from encouraging integration and equal opportunity, the choice-based system favoured by schools across the world limits educational attainment standards for schools and the performance of pupils while at school and when they leave.
  • Peer-led drug prevention 25 April 2019 Researchers at Bristol and Cardiff universities are running the largest ever trial of a peer-led drug prevention programme in schools across the West of England and South Wales. FRANK Friends will run over three years, across 48 schools, and involve around 5,655 students. It will evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a peer-led programme in preventing drug use among young people.
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