Elizabeth Blackwell Institute appoints new Director12 June 2017Professor Rachael Gooberman-Hill has been appointed to Director of the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research at the University of Bristol and will take up the role on 1 August 2017.
Student team win Airbus drone challenge9 June 2017Students from the University of Bristol built and flew drones in a two day challenge called “Drone Dash 1”, sponsored by the Airbus Global University Partnership Programme this week.
Study finds link between teen cannabis use and other illicit drug taking in early adulthood8 June 2017Researchers from the University of Bristol have found regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is associated with a greater risk of other illicit drug taking in early adulthood. The study by Bristol’s Population Health Science Institute, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, also found cannabis use was associated with harmful drinking and smoking.
2017 Bristol Teaching Award winners announced7 June 2017The winners of the 2017 Bristol Teaching Awards, a joint venture between the University and Bristol SU, were announced at an Awards dinner, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building on Tuesday 6 June.
Helen Dunmore, 1952-20177 June 2017Helen Dunmore, an award-winning poet, novelist and children’s writer who taught at Bristol, died earlier this month.
A beautiful hybrid: Quantum computer art7 June 2017Artists and scientists from the University of Bristol and the Royal College of Art have joined forces to blend two very different disciplines and create the beautiful fusion that is quantum computer art.
Mother's personality can affect child's mental health6 June 2017Scientists have looked at over 8,000 parents and children in Children of the 90s and found that the children of women with personality traits associated with emotional and relationship difficulties were at greater risk of depression, anxiety and self-harm in their late teens than their peers.
Get ‘buzzy’ with nature in the city5 June 2017Celebrate the start of summer and all things bright and beautiful by joining in with one of the many diverse activities on offer at this year’s Festival of Nature.
‘Appy’ voters, now that’s a political party! 5 June 2017Students at the University of Bristol have launched an app targeted at young voters, which delivers each major party manifesto in digestible chunks and in the tools of the time.
World-renowned Harvard scientist to give public lecture [9 June]5 June 2017World-renowned Harvard University scientist, Professor Nancy Krieger will be giving a free public lecture [9 June] around health inequities using examples from her recent studies into US mortality, the reporting of US civilian deaths due to police violence, breast cancer, and the shadow of Jim Crow. The event is to mark the launch on Friday 9 June of the new Bristol Population Health Science Institute at the University of Bristol.