Leverhulme Trust grant for Charlemagne study9 July 2015Dr 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.
Building a better future for greyhounds8 July 2015Members 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 facility6 July 2015Horses 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 Cinema6 July 2015Know 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).
Lin Hall, 1952-20153 July 2015Lin 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 Rooms2 July 2015With 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 archaeology2 July 2015Some 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 science2 July 2015Dr 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 history2 July 2015From 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.