Dementia research and treatment boosted as unique collaboration announced 6 July 2016Internationally renowned Professor Julian Hughes is announced as the first RICE Professor of Old Age Psychiatry in a collaboration between The Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE), the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (RUH) and the University of Bristol.
Fracture mechanics expert appointed visiting professor 5 July 2016An industrial research engineer specialising in the practical application of fracture mechanics to safety-critical engineering structures has been appointed Visiting Professor in Integrity Management at the University of Bristol.
Can YOU predict activity from sensor data?5 July 2016A challenge has been launched for people to predict posture and movement within a smart home from video, accelerometer and environmental sensor data. The competition is part of the University of Bristol's SPHERE project, which is using a unique platform of sensors to quantify health-related behaviours over long periods and also to help older people in the future to live safely at home while maintaining their privacy and independence.
Lighting up for Bristol Pride 20164 July 2016Bristol Pride Day (Saturday 9 July), of which the University and the Students' Union are supporters, sees the launch of a new mobile app exploring Bristol’s LGBT+ past – and a special lighting-up of the Wills Memorial Building in rainbow colours during the festival.
Policy Press celebrates 20 years1 July 2016The Policy Press, an award-winning publisher based in the University’s Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with a reception at Goldney Hall.