Witness speed and academic clout collide8 May 2017This Friday afternoon the Bristol public are invited to immerse themselves in a wealth of cutting-edge local research with a dynamic and interactive showcase followed by a fast and furious Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.
Professor Peter Wells CBE, 1936-2017 5 May 2017Peter Wells CBE, Emeritus Professor of the School of Clinical Sciences has died. Emeritus Professor of the School of Clinical Sciences, Alan W Preece offers a tribute.
Fish step up to lead when predators are near3 May 2017Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that some fish within a shoal take on the responsibilities of leader when they are under threat from predators.
UK health spending needs to grow faster than GDP3 May 2017The NHS is frequently in the news about its ongoing funding crisis. New research suggests demand for health services is set to continue to grow faster than GDP per head in all developed countries around the world. Along with a paper about the J-value model for life-expectancy growth in industrialised countries, the research establishes a reason why people in the UK will want to spend an increasing fraction of their income on health services.