18 June 2013
New research, led by Professor John Macleod from the University’s School of Social and Community Medicine, has found that moderate drinking during pregnancy — three to seven glasses of alcohol a week — does not appear to harm fetal neurodevelopment, as indicated by the child’s ability to balance. The study, published in the journal BMJ Open, has featured in the national media today [18 June].
12 June 2013
Dr John Bradshaw, Visiting Fellow and Honorary Director of the Anthrozoology Institute in the School of Veterinary Sciences, will feature on BBC Two's Horizon tomorrow [Thursday 13 June] discussing the secret life of the domestic cat .
11 June 2013
Professor Peter Rogers from the University’s School of Experimental Psychology features in today’s Times [June 11] about his research into the addictive qualities of caffeine. He talks about the strength of withdrawal effects and powerful impact caffeine had on 370 volunteers who were asked to give it up for two to three weeks in a recent study.
7 June 2013
Dr Heather Whitney, ERC Research Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, featured in Episode 8 of BBC TWO's Springwatch describing her recent research on how bees can sense floral electrical fields.
7 June 2013
The latest CD of music by composer and University of Bristol professor John Pickard has been described as 'one of the most important contemporary orchestral CDs of 2013' in a 5-star review in the latest edition of BBC Music Magazine.
5 June 2013
Steve Bullock, a teaching associate in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, featured on Channel 5's Motor Morphers on Monday 27 May at 8 pm.
7 May 2013
Research by the universities of Bristol and Oldenburg, Germany, that has mapped how animals and plants can hitch a ride on cargo ships received international media coverage.
30 April 2013
Research by Dr Anne Roudaut and Professor Sriram Subramanian in the Department of Computer Science about prototype mobile devices that can change shape on-demand received widespread media coverage in the UK and across the world.
22 April 2013
An article about pioneering research into energy and CO2 reduction, led by Professor Joe McGeehan in the University's Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, was the front-page story in the Bristol Post.
11 April 2013
Professor Eric Thomas, Vice Chancellor of the University of Bristol and Tania Rawlinson, Director of Campaigns and Alumni Relations at the University and Chair of the Ross Group - a network of higher education fund-raisers, have commented to national media on the results of a fundraising survey in the UK higher education sector.