The School for Policy Studies achieves Athena SWAN award22 May 2020The Athena SWAN Charter recognises achievements and progress towards gender equality. Athena SWAN gives universities the tools to evaluate and improve their work in advancing the careers of women and achieving gender parity at all levels of seniority.
Bristol announces the first of many new research projects to tackle COVID-198 April 2020Diagnostic research to increase the UK's testing capacity, new vaccine targets, understanding more about people who are asymptomatic, and digital support for people with diabetes, are some of the new projects announced by the University of Bristol today that will undertake vital COVID-19 research to tackle the global health crisis.
Has a Bristol mayor made a difference?17 March 2020Mayoral governance in Bristol has boosted the visibility of city leadership and helped promote Bristol on the national and international stage, a new study has found.
"VR Dance" - Bringing together dance and technology for young people 4 March 2020Colleagues at the University of Bristol in partnership with East London Dance have been successful in securing funding for a creative access programme from the Mayor of London’s Young Londoners Fund. The aim of the programme is to engage young people who might be at risk of criminal behaviour to experience dance and technology coming together through workshops and holiday intensives.
Professor Ray Forrest, 1951-202027 January 2020Ray Forrest, Emeritus Professor of Urban Studies and former Head of the School for Policy Studies, died on 16 January, at the age of 68. Alex Marsh leads the remembrance of an inspirational scholar whose research and academic leadership profoundly shaped the fields of housing and urban studies globally.