There's music in the air13 June 2016The University of Bristol Student's Union (Bristol SU) will be alive with the sound of music when over 100 local primary school students take part in an orchestra day tomorrow [Tuesday 14 June].
Cycle training for children has benefits in adolescence9 June 2016A large-scale UK study of cycling and related safety behaviours, by researchers from Children of the 90s, found children who did a National Cycle Proficiency Scheme course in primary school carried positive cycling behaviour into adulthood.
2016 Bristol Teaching Award winners announced8 June 2016The winners of the 2016 Bristol Teaching Awards, a joint venture between the University and Bristol SU (the Students’ Union), were announced at an Awards dinner, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building on Tuesday 7th June.
Larger wine glasses may lead people to drink more7 June 2016Selling wine in larger wine glasses may encourage people to drink more, even when the amount of wine remains the same, suggests new research from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge.
Honorary Hungarian doctorate for Bristol engineering mathematician3 June 2016Alan Champneys, Professor of Applied Nonlinear Mathematics in the Department of Engineering Mathematics at the University of Bristol has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) in recognition of his internationally reputed activities within the specialised branch of mechanical engineering. The Doctor of Engineering was awarded at a ceremony last weekend [Saturday 28 May].
An evening with the Foxes mastermind 2 June 2016An Italian coach and living legend who steered Leicester City FC to a sensational Premier League title this season will be in conversation with a Professor of Modern Italian History from the University of Bristol tomorrow Friday [3 June].
Bristol citizens in driving seat for urban regeneration project26 May 2016People living in Bristol are set to benefit from a new UK research and innovation initiative that will put them in the driving seat to help improve the city’s health, well-being and prosperity as they face up to challenges of modern urban living.
New Head for Bristol’s Vet School23 May 2016A veterinary surgeon who has experience across clinical, academic and commercial sectors, has been appointed as the new Head of the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences.
Bristol named as leading UK Smart City20 May 2016Bristol has been named as a leading UK Smart City in a Huawei report unveiled this week [17 May] at an event attended by Minster for Culture and the Digital Economy, Ed Vaizey, MP.
Rapid rise of the Mesozoic sea dragons19 May 2016In the Mesozoic, the time of the dinosaurs, from 252 to 66 million years ago, marine reptiles such as ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs were top predators in the oceans. But their origins and early rise to dominance have been somewhat mysterious.
Could hepatitis C treatments help prevent virus transmission?19 May 2016An international team of researchers has shed light on the potential impact of new drugs for hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV is an important cause of liver cancer and is transmitted through blood to blood contact. People who inject drugs (PWID) and men who have sex with men (MSM), who are also infected with HIV, are key risk groups for HCV infection in UK.
Bristol Is Open wins Smart City Innovator Award18 May 2016Bristol Is Open, a joint venture between the University of Bristol and Bristol City Council, was awarded the global ‘Smart City Innovator’ award at the TM Forum Live! 2016 – Digital World Awards last week.