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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news

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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
Eminent graduate Professor Philip Ruffles CBE, FRS, FRENG visits ACCIS On Thursday 21 April Professor Philip Ruffles, a graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bristol and formerly Director of Engineering and Technology at Rolls-Royce plc, returned to the University to visit the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science and to deliver a lecture to staff and students.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Alumni Profile: Ken Dai - going global “The Bristol Law course exceeded all my expectations and ended up giving me the benchmark from which I’ve built my career.”
Alumni Profile: Christy Rush - inspired to be more “Our group fostered a bond and a passion for Human Rights over the duration of the MA that, I hope, will sustain us as we move forward in our careers.”
Housing law in Wales: forging ahead? A one day conference run by the University of Bristol Law School, Anthony Gold, and Doughty Street Chambers will examine the significant elements of the two major housing Acts in Wales, the Housing (Wales) Act and the Renting Homes (Wales) Act.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
A trick of the light may help diseased plants attract greenfly The leaves of virus-infected plants reflect light differently to attract the attention of disease-spreading greenfly, new research suggests.

two days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
Students’ success showcases international education partnership Students graduating from two international courses on April 16 at the City University of Hong Kong were joined for their graduation by a delegation from Bristol.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
Biology undergraduates publish new horticultural research Four Bristol Biology undergraduates have published a piece of novel research.

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Law school celebrates continued rise up the rankings This week the 2017 Complete University Guide saw University of Bristol Law School cement its position as a top 10 UK law school
The West Decides: University of Bristol Hosts Political Big-hitters in Brexit Debate A four-member panel will put the cases for and against Britain leaving the EU this Friday at a sell-out debate hosted by the University of Bristol.

four days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Update - SAFE service is back with some restricted functionality Update, 28th April: Full functionality was restored to SAFE this morning…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Light: can you feel the force? A ground-breaking technique capable of measuring the extremely weak forces exerted by light – forces smaller than one piconewton – has been developed by scientists at the University of Bristol.
Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration was the major driver behind the global climatic shifts that occurred 53 to 34 million years ago, according to new research led by the University of Southampton, the University of Bristol and Cardiff University.
Mental health ‘first aid’ for teachers focus of new study Researchers from the University of Bristol have begun a trial to find out how well a training and support package for teachers works in recognising and combatting mental health problems.
Major funding to develop slow-releasing antimicrobial agent for dentistry and medicine A University of Bristol spin-out company working to advance the treatment and prevention of bacterial infection by developing a solution to improve the efficacy of chlorhexidine-based products has received major investment to progress the technology.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Mental health ‘first aid’ for teachers focus of new study Researchers from the University of Bristol have begun a trial to find out how well a training and support package for teachers works in recognising and combatting mental health problems.
Major funding to develop slow-releasing antimicrobial agent for dentistry and medicine A University of Bristol spin-out company working to advance the treatment and prevention of bacterial infection by developing a solution to improve the efficacy of chlorhexidine-based products has received major investment to progress the technology.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration was the major driver behind the global climatic shifts that occurred 53 to 34 million years ago, according to new research led by the University of Southampton, the University of Bristol and Cardiff University
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
UNiLibrary trial Trial access to the UN iLibrary until 30th June.

six days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Book Launch: Unleashing the Force of Law This week Dr. Devyani Prabhat, lecturer in Law at the University of Bristol Law School, launched her latest book to be published in the Palgrove Socio-Legal Studies series.
Human Rights Implementation Centre granted ‘observer status’ by African Commission This month the Human Rights Implementation Centre (HRIC) at the University of Bristol was granted observer status by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission).
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Mediasite Maintenance Saturday 23rd April Our service provider will be performing scheduled maintenance on their Mediasite cloud environment on Saturday 23rd April – this is not expected to cause any disruption to service. The message from Mediasite : We will be performing planned infrastructure maintenance on Saturday, April 23, 2016 for the Mediasite Cloud environment. This maintenance is expected to be […]

eight days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
DIVERSP (Datahaven) will be unavailable between 7am and 5pm on 4th May - affecting a number of services using this database The DIVERSP (Datahaven) will be upgraded to the latest supported version on Wednesday 4th May…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
A trick of the light may help diseased plants attract greenfly The leaves of virus-infected plants reflect light differently to attract the attention of disease-spreading greenfly, new research suggests.
School affects girls' chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder The school a girl attends can affect her chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder, according to research carried out by a joint UK-Swedish team, and published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
School affects girls' chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder The school a girl attends can affect her chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder, according to research carried out by a joint UK-Swedish team, and published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology.
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Blackboard Phishing Scam We have been made aware of phishing scams which attempt to point users to fake versions of Blackboard. The links are in emails claiming to be from Blackboard.com.  We are not aware of this having happened at the University of Bristol, but please be vigilant. Please check links are really www.ole.bris.ac.uk . If in doubt go to […]

nine days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Removal of Quicktime media player on Windows computers Quicktime for Microsoft Windows is no longer supported by Apple…
Archived emails in MyStudents unavailable, 8am -11am, 4th May Due to essential maintenance work the following service will be unavailable between 08:00-11:00 on Wednesday 4th May: Read archived emails in "My Students" via the University portal, MyBristol…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Prestigious IEEE award recognises pioneering work on Software Defined Networking Three members of Bristol’s High Performance Networks Group have won the 2016 Charles Kao Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
Professor Ivana Partridge awarded prestigious Leslie Holliday Prize Ivana Partridge, Professor of Composites Processing at the University of Bristol and Director of the EPSRC Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture, has been awarded the 2016 Leslie Holliday Prize by the Council of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
Civil Engineering students and alumni awarded runner-up prizes at the Young Designers Paper competition at IABSE Future of Design conference On 8 April 2016, the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) British group held the ninth annual UK Young Engineers’, Future of Design West 2016 conference at the University of Bristol. The event included presentations on current cutting-edge designs, as well as containing discussion panels about future challenges of the civil engineering profession, and excellent networking opportunities.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Chemistry Explored - Spring 2016 The latest edition of the School of Chemistry Magazine 'Chemistry Explored' is now available

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol researcher joins new deep-sea ecosystem study Dr Kate Hendry, Royal Society Research Fellow in the School of Earth Sciences, has joined an EU-funded project to examine the ecology and diversity of deep-sea sponge ecosystems in the North Atlantic.
From Brussels to Brooklyn: Bristol’s 5G wireless research showcased Two engineers from the University of Bristol’s Communication Systems and Networks (CSN) group, who are leaders in the field of 5th generation (5G) wireless networks, have been invited to discuss the future of wireless communications in Brussels and Brooklyn (US) this week [19 to 22 April].
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Problems using the Edge browser with Blackboard It has come to our attention that students are experiencing difficulties when uploading submissions to Blackboard when using the Edge browser in Windows 10. Blackboard are aware of the problem and are working on a fix but our current advice is to use another browser (Chrome, IE, or Firefox).  

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Dinosaurs ‘already in decline’ before asteroid apocalypse Dinosaurs were already in an evolutionary decline tens of millions of years before the meteorite impact that finally finished them off, new research has found.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

thirteen days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
Vet School features on Radio 4 Farming Today BBC Radio 4 Farming Today This Week: Agricultural Research

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