Dr John Hibberd, 1938-202121 April 2021Dr John Hibberd, who played a major role in the life of the German Department from his arrival in 1963 to his retirement in 2000 and beyond, passed away earlier this month. This appreciation of his life and career as a teacher, translator and researcher also appears on the department's webpages.
Patients needed for Parkinson's disease trials
15 April 2021This Parkinson's disease awareness week [10-16 April], researchers at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Bristol are looking to recruit more patients to take part in a number of studies they run in the field of Parkinson's disease.
Great George to observe Prince Philip’s funeral15 April 2021Great George, Bristol's largest bell housed in the tower of the Wills Memorial Building, will be playing his part when the nation observes the funeral of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday [17 April].
Prince Philip dies, aged 999 April 2021Professor Hugh Brady, Vice-Chancellor and President, paid tribute to the late Prince Philip today.
Covid vaccines: passports, blood clots and changing trust in government9 April 2021Four in 10 people think those without a Covid-19 vaccination will be discriminated against, while around a quarter of the public have concerns about vaccine passports, according to a new study. The research, by the University of Bristol and King’s College London, also finds that three in ten people say the vaccine rollout has increased their trust in the UK government, and that before the latest news about the AstraZeneca vaccine, a majority did not believe it causes blood clots.