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.
- Smart Internet Lab and Brigstow Institute collaborate to enable holographic persona at the Simple Things Festival 18 October 2019 A unique collaboration by the University of Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab and Brigstow Institute and the Simple Things Festival 2019 will allow festival ticket holders to experience a world premiere artistic performance in a multi-user Virtual Reality (VR) experience.
- How ocean ecosystems recovered after mass extinction event 66 million years ago 17 October 2019 An international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, have produced an unprecedented record of the biotic recovery of ocean ecosystems that followed after the last mass extinction, 66 million years ago.
- Protecting wireless networks from cyber-attacks receives £6.1 million funding boost 17 October 2019 Cyber security and wireless experts from academia and industry will join forces to tackle the growing threat posed to wireless networks by cyber-attacks, thanks to a £6.1 million funding boost from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and industry.
- Global research projects co-designed with experts in East Africa awarded UKRI funding 17 October 2019 From helping schools improve earthquake mitigation plans, to enabling farmers to detect fish stocks and seasonal droughts, researchers are collaborating with regional partners in a bid to deliver strategic responses to prescient challenges.
- University secures planning permission for student accommodation at Temple Quarter 17 October 2019 Bristol City Council has given the green light for planned student accommodation to be built by the University of Bristol at Temple Quarter.
- Hot drinks are the most common cause of burns to young children 16 October 2019 New research has shown that hot drink scalds were the commonest cause of children under five presenting to emergency departments, and that only one in four children received adequate first aid before getting to hospital. These two key findings have led to the design of a national campaign called SafeTea launched today [Wednesday 16 October], National Burns Awareness Day.
- Cell family trees tracked to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease 15 October 2019 Researchers have discovered that a key cell type involved in liver injury and cancer consists of two cellular families with different origins and functions.
- Physicists shed new light on how liquids behave with other materials 15 October 2019 Using a range of theoretical and simulation approaches, physicists from the University of Bristol have shown that liquids in contact with substrates can exhibit a finite number of classes of behaviour and identify the important new ones.
- £10 million funding boost for postgraduate biomedical sciences research 14 October 2019 The Wellcome Trust has awarded the University of Bristol over £10 million in funding for two prestigious PhD programmes in the faculties of Health Sciences and Life Sciences.
- University secures £20 million investment into quantum technology innovation 14 October 2019 The University of Bristol’s plans to create a technology innovation centre on its new campus have received a £20 million funding boost.