Nobel Prize winner announced as the University of Bristol’s next Chancellor 11 July 2016 Sir Paul Nurse, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist and former President of the Royal Society, has been named as the next Chancellor of the University of Bristol.
- Tooth wear sheds light on the feeding habits of ancient elephant relatives 28 July 2016 How can we ever know what ancient animals ate? For the first time, the changing diets of elephants in the last two million years in China have been reconstructed, using a technique based on analysis of the surface textures of their teeth.
- Law students to run drop-in advice sessions with Bristol Drugs Project 27 July 2016 A new partnership between the University of Bristol's Law Clinic and the Bristol Drug Project will provide monthly drop-in sessions for vulnerable people who are striving for change.
- Royal Fort Garden named as one of the best in Britain 27 July 2016 Public gardens in the centre of Bristol have been awarded a Green Flag Award – an accolade which officially makes it one of the best green spaces in the country.
- Prisoners pose biggest risk for HIV infection rates in the EECA 26 July 2016 Prisoners are likely to be the primary risk group for HIV infections in Eastern Europe in the next 15 years, researchers from the University of Bristol have found.
- Mayoral visit to the University of Bristol Students’ Union emphasises the importance of Bristol’s diversity and internationality 26 July 2016 On 14 July 2016, Marvin Rees, the new Mayor of Bristol, spoke to hundreds of students and staff in Bristol SU’s Richmond Building. The event, introduced by the University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Hugh Brady, highlighted ways to improve equality and social justice within Bristol’s cultural ethos.
- Graduation, July 2016 22 July 2016 Congratulations to all our new graduates. Over 4,000 students have graduated in 17 ceremonies over six days in the Wills Memorial Building.
- Bristol GP wins major RCGP research award 22 July 2016 A Bristol GP and lecturer has been awarded the 2017 John Fry Award by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Society of Academic Primary Care (SAPC).
- Magma build-up may put Salvadoran capital at risk 22 July 2016 The build-up of magma six kilometres below El Salvador's Ilopango caldera means the capital city of San Salvador may be at risk from future eruptions, University of Bristol researchers have found.
- New project helps visitors discover the lost palace of Whitehall 22 July 2016 A theatre expert from the University of Bristol has helped develop a brand new history experience in London, enabling visitors to explore the once magnificent Whitehall Palace, which was the largest palace in Europe before it was destroyed by fire in 1698.
- Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol – Friday 22 July 22 July 2016 The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Dr Martin Kiszko, Ben Kane and Jane Camblin at degree ceremonies taking place today [22 July] in the Wills Memorial Building.