• Leverhulme Trust grant for Charlemagne study 9 July 2015 Dr Marianne Ailes, Senior Lecturer in French in the School of Modern Languages, has been awarded a Leverhulme International Network grant for a multi-volume study of the myth of Charlemagne.
  • Tom Scott wins UKSAF Vickerman Prize 9 July 2015 Dr Tom Scott, Director of the Interface Analysis Centre, has been awarded the Vickerman Prize 2015.
  • Researchers uncover motivations for the high level of prescribed antibiotics for children’s coughs 8 July 2015 Researchers from the University of Bristol have investigated what leads to high use of antibiotics for children with coughs and found the motives for their use are complex but centre around children being vulnerable.
  • Building a better future for greyhounds 8 July 2015 Members of the public and industry stakeholders are being asked to share their views on how greyhounds should be cared for and trained that could influence the future of greyhounds in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) and beyond.
  • Horses to benefit from new MRI facility 6 July 2015 Horses in the region will benefit following the opening of a new standing equine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility at the University of Bristol’s equine centre.
  • Know Your Bristol meets the Floating Cinema 6 July 2015 Know Your Bristol on the Move, a community project in which the University’s Department of Film and Television is collaborating, is taking to the water this Wednesday (8 July).
  • University sponsors Bristol Post’s Green Capital Awards 2015 3 July 2015 As part of the University’s ambition to inspire change, the University is proud to be supporting Bristol Post’s Green Capital Awards 2015.
  • Lin Hall, 1952-2015 3 July 2015 Lin Hall, an administrator within Professional Services, passed away in April aged 63. Dr David Langley, Director of Research and Enterprise Development, offers a tribute.
  • Flock ‘n Roll comes to the Victoria Rooms 2 July 2015 With a proud history linked to music and culture, the Victoria Rooms in Clifton will embrace a modern-day icon when it becomes home to a giant Union Jack-inspired Shaun the Sheep, aptly named Flock ‘n Roll.
  • Exploring the West’s First and Second World War archaeology 2 July 2015 Some of the West’s fascinating but lesser known wartime heritage has been explored by archaeologists from the University of Bristol: a Second World War ‘Stop Line’ built to protect Bristol, and practice trenches dug by First World War soldiers on Brandon Hill.
  • Young researcher recognised for contribution to science 2 July 2015 Dr Rebecca Pearson, a research associate in epidemiology in the School of Social and Community Medicine, has been highly commended for her work on maternal mental health in the 2015 L’Oréal UK & Ireland Fellowships For Women in Science awards.
  • Festival promises hands-on science, drama and history 2 July 2015 From making your own perfume to learning about forensic science, Thornbury Science Festival promises to be a fascinating and action-packed 10 days. The festival, organised by a member of staff from the University of Bristol and involving a number of other University staff and student volunteers, takes place from Thursday 9 July to Saturday 18 July. It is open to everyone and features a play, interactive activities and engaging talks.
  • Bow ties and cuttlefish: Bristol researchers gain new insight into a human visual supersense 1 July 2015 An experiment originally designed to test the visual abilities of octopuses and cuttlefish has given University of Bristol researchers an unprecedented insight into the human ability to perceive polarized light – the supersense that most of us don’t even know we have.
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