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yesterday

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Update, 24 April: Essential maintenance to Student MyFiles Service Update 13:00, 24 April: We have now processed somewhere around a quarter of a billion files for about 19,000 undergraduate students.  Work is taking place to check the copy of files in the new locations…
Computer Science server maintenance affecting CS email service and /usr/local/ access, 25 March 10:30 - 12:00 On 25 March between 10:30 - 12:00 essential  server maintenance will be taking place which will affect: Computer Science email system (mail server mailer.cs.bris.ac.uk - staff and PGR students) Mail will be queued centrally for delivery later so no messages will be lost…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Coated droplets hint at formation of early cells Researchers at the University of Bristol have designed a chemical system that brings together alternative ideas on how primitive cells were formed on the early Earth to produce a new model of protocell organization. The work is described in an article published this week in Nature Chemistry.
Mega-heatwaves dissected The crucial effect of two key factors in the escalation of extreme mega-heatwave temperatures is explored in a new study from the University of Bristol, just published in Nature Geoscience.
Bristol researchers aim to develop new blood tests to diagnose osteoarthritis Researchers at the University of Bristol are hoping to develop new blood tests that would help to diagnose and monitor the common joint condition, osteoarthritis.
Exploring the life and legacies of an untimely prophet A major reassessment of the ideas of Thomas Robert Malthus by Professor Robert Mayhew of the School of Geographical Sciences will be published in May.
It’s a bubble, but not as we know it Multi-sensory technology that creates soap bubbles, which can have images projected onto them or when the bubbles are burst release a scent, will be unveiled at an international conference later this month.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Bristol researchers aim to develop new blood tests to diagnose osteoarthritis Researchers at the University of Bristol are hoping to develop new blood tests that would help to diagnose and monitor the common joint condition, osteoarthritis.
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
Professor Sarah Childs' research published in the Guardian Prof Childs' research on Parents in Parliament has had a report published in the Gaurdian.
Dr Adrian Flint gives Webinar Dr Adrian Flint gives Webinar on HIV/AIDS and traditional medicine and the implications for policy-makers.
Prof Sarah Childs presents Keynote Lecture at University of Tours Prof Sarah Childs presents Keynote Lecture 'Conservatism, Conservative Parties and Representation', Francois-Rabelais, University of Tours, April 10-11 2014
School of Physics news
The Optical Society Announces New Student Chapter at University of Bristol The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce the formation of the B.O.S.S. Bristol Optical Students Society (also known as University of Bristol OSA Student Chapter).

two days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Tracing the history of pity In his latest book, The Literature of Pity, Professor David Punter of the Department of English traces an entire history of pity, as an emotion and as an element in the arts.
Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in emotion Neuroscientists have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Join the Wallace, Gromit and University 10k team The University of Bristol are coordinating a Bristol 10k team for this year's RunBristol 10k. All Uni runners, students and staff, are invited to come along to the University's Sports Medicine Clinic tent in Millennium Square, BS1 5DB, at 8.45 am on race day, Sunday, 11th May, for a group photo and meet other runners from the University community. There will be a group photo, and attractive technical team tshirts will be available in exchange for a £5 donation to Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appea
School of Chemistry news
Coated droplets hint at formation of early cells Researchers at the University of Bristol have designed a chemical system that brings together alternative ideas on how primitive cells were formed on the early Earth to produce a new model of protocell organization. The work is described in an article published this week in Nature Chemistry.
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
Dr Michael Naughton elected to the Innocence Network Board Dr Michael Naughton, Reader in Sociology and Law, has been elected to the Innocence Network Board.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Global Health database trial The Library has arranged temporary trial access to the Global Health database

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol shares in £83.5m funding boost for doctoral training The University of Bristol has received more than £3.4 million in a recent injection of funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for postgraduate training.
Male monkey filmed caring for dying mate A wild male marmoset has been filmed embracing and caring for his dying partner after she accidentally fell from a tree in the forests of Brazil.
Sport, Exercise and Health news
Shape up this spring with Pilates Pilates - helps tone, strengthen, harder than it looks. New timetable now available http://www.bristol.ac.uk/sport/sportsmedicine/pilates/timetable.html
Faculty of Science University of Bristol - Faculty of Science news
Telegraph Stem Awards Telegraph Stem Awards
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
Dr Diego Acosta interviewed about forthcoming European Parliament elections by Bristol Post Dr Diego Acosta, Lecturer in the Law School, was interviewed by the Bristol Post about the importance of the European Parliament in light of the incoming elections on 22 May. Dr Acosta is leading the organization of a political debate on 28 April at the Wills Memorial Building between the leading candidates for the European Parliament elections of the Conservative, UKIP, Libdems, Labour and Green Parties.

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Robotics goes micro-scale The development of light-driven 'micro-robots' that can autonomously investigate and manipulate the nano-scale environment in a microscope comes a step closer, thanks to new research from the University of Bristol. Such devices could be used for high-resolution imaging, allowing the investigation of delicate biological samples such as cells in new ways.
Historic boost for academic-industrial collaboration in Engineering The Faculty of Engineering hosted a meeting of Industrial Advisory Boards from all of its six departments earlier this month to discuss how best to work with industrial partners and further promote engagement opportunities between the Faculty and engineering and technology companies.
First volunteers to receive blood cultured from stem cells in 2016 The first human volunteer will receive red blood cells cultured in the laboratory within the next three years, as part of a long-term research programme funded by the Wellcome Trust.
New approach needed to deal with increased flood risk Considering the impacts of climate change on flood risk may not be effective unless current risk is managed better, according to new research from the University of Bristol published today in the Journal of Hydrology.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
University of Bristol Law School and IAS host 2nd Suffragette Workshop University of Bristol Law School and IAS host second Suffragette Workshop ‘Constructions of Suffragettes’ ‘Deeds and Words’ is a series of five workshops which will reflect upon the campaigns for female suffrage locally and nationally, their antecedents and successors, in a creative and interdisciplinary manner.

ten days ago

Sport, Exercise and Health news
Sports Chair The Sports Chair is elected by cross-campus ballot in May. They act as the representative for students involved in sports and champion the great variety of activity undertaken by those students.
Law RSS newsfeed icon University of Bristol Law School news
European Parliamentary elections debate 28 April 6-8pm Dr Diego Acosta Arcarazo is leading the organization of this event with the cooperation and funding of Policy Bristol, the School of Law, the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, the Journal of Common Market Studies and the Public and Ceremonial Events Office at the University of Bristol.The candidates will discuss on three main topics which students at the University of Bristol have selected as the most relevant ones. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions on any
The School of Biological Sciences The School of Biological Sciences news
Unusual species of Spider found on Bristol Downs Unusual species of Spider found on Bristol Downs this month by undergraduate, James Brown
SPAIS Logo School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS) news
Multiculturalism: a zombie category? Or still quite resilient? New Article from Tariq Modood and Nasar Meer
Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
Students' Health Service Easter opening hours Students' Health Service Easter opening hours
WUN news WUN news
Funding Available for Research Collaborations with the University of Sydney Applications are being invited for the 2014 round of the International Program Development Fund and the International Research Collaboration Award.EST
British Council - Researcher Links Researcher Links workshops - call now open

eleven days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Enhancing Service Desk support - GoToAssist IT Services is looking to improve the way we help support you…
Managing digital information - new tutorial 'InfoSafe' The University creates and manages a huge amount of digital information vital to the day-to-day work of the organisation, as well as providing a record of decisions and actions needed for accountability and legal compliance…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing CO2 emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year.
Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
IAM Examination Committee Members of the Institute of asset management professional examination's committee
School of Experimental Psychology news
Bryony Wood wins best poster pitch at the British Chapter ISMRM Postgraduate Symposium Bryony Wood won the best poster and poster pitch in the British Chapter of the International Society of the Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Postgraduate Symposium with her work 'Hippocampal Subfield Volumetry as a Marker of Early Alzheimer's Disease'.
School of Physics news
CQP Researchers make front cover of IEEE Photonics Society News Researchers at CQP have made the research highlights in this month's edition of the IEEE Photonics Society News
Researchers at CQP have review article published in Nature Physics The paper published in the April edition of Nature Physics magazine is entitled "Testing foundation of Quantum Mechanics with Photons" authored by Peter Shadbolt, Jonathan C.F Mathews, Anthony Laing and Jeremy L O'Brien

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