The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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today

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol tech start-ups bid for backing at SETsquared’s Accelerating Growth showcase High-growth tech entrepreneurs pitched for a share of more than £25 million backing when they took part in SETsquared’s annual Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase in London last week.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Successful start to Law Clinic Training Sessions with Osborne Clarke Following the University of Bristol Law Clinic’s new partnership with commercial law firm Osborne Clarke, the firm welcomed the Clinic members to its offices for two bespoke training days earlier this term.
Successful start to Law Clinic Training Sessions with Osborne Clarke Following the University of Bristol Law Clinic’s new partnership with commercial law firm Osborne Clarke, the firm welcomed the Clinic members to its offices for two bespoke training days earlier this term.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Industrial Revolution leaves east ends of major cities poorer than the west The east sides of major UK cities such as London and Manchester have historically been the poorest due to industrial pollution. This has resulted in unequal distribution of social classes across cities that is still evident today.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Students' Health news

yesterday

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
macOS Sierra now supported by the University Update, 1 December 2016: Following initial concerns over support for macOS Sierra (see the September edition of the IT bulletin) we are now happy to confirm that this is the supported OS for University Mac computers…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Award Winners 2016 The winners of this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards, which showcase the diverse and important contributions that Bristol research makes to society, were announced at the Strategy Launch on 29 November.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Women in Innovation prizes for former School of Chemistry students Congratulations to School of Chemistry alumni Becky Sage and Emma Sceats who have both been awarded Women in Innovation prizes run by Innovate UK worth £50,000

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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol Is Open wins smart cities award Bristol Is Open won The Smart Cities Award at a prestigious ceremony last night [Tuesday 29 November]. The project, which is a joint venture between the University and Bristol City Council, was one of four nominees in the Smart Cities category at the World Communications Awards (WCA).
The poverty premium – poorer people pay more for essential goods and services In the UK the poverty premium - the idea that poorer people pay more for essential goods and services - is an important and relevant social policy concern for low-income families.
Oscar-winning actress feels the force University of Bristol research associate Asier Marzo demonstrated a mid-air display of ‘floating pixels’ using soundwaves and force fields to Spanish actress and model, Penélope Cruz and actor, Chino Darín, on the Spanish TV programme El Hormiguero.
Industrial Revolution leaves east ends of major cities poorer than the west The east sides of major UK cities such as London and Manchester have historically been the poorest due to industrial pollution. This has resulted in unequal distribution of social classes across cities that is still evident today.
Mobbing mongooses get by with a little help from their friends In their notorious battles with snakes, dwarf mongooses are more likely to help attack the enemy if they are closely bonded to the individual raising the alarm, reports new experimental research from scientists at the University of Bristol.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
Mobbing mongooses get by with a little help from their friends In their notorious battles with snakes, dwarf mongooses are more likely to help attack the enemy if they are closely bonded to the individual raising the alarm, reports new experimental research from scientists at the University of Bristol.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Students' Health news

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
QSE Civil Engineering Graduate wins the NCE Graduate Award 2016 Civil Engineering graduate, Brittany Harris, has won the New Civil Engineer Graduate Awards for 2016.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Three professorships for Humanities The School of Humanities is recruiting a professor and a reader/professor
University of Bristol University of Bristol - WUN news

four days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Security breach of the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Event Booking System On 10 November an organisation external to the University, the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC), were informed of a cyber-attack on the event booking service (https://eventbooking.stfc.ac.uk/) which resulted in a data breach.  The user registration database was compromised, containing personal information…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
At-Bristol's 'On Shaky Ground?' Video now live on YouTube The At-Bristol Science Centre have been hard at work on a video inspired by content developed as part of the ‘On Shaky Ground’ special theme day.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
‘Diamond-age’ of power generation as nuclear batteries developed New technology has been developed that uses nuclear waste to generate electricity in a nuclear-powered battery. A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol have grown a man-made diamond that, when placed in a radioactive field, is able to generate a small electrical current.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Dr Dave Glowacki awarded PCCP Emerging Investigator Lectureship Congratulations to Dr Dave Glowacki who is to be the inaugural recipient of the Emerging Investigator Lectureship associated with the RSC journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Rebecca Ingle wins best poster prize at the Stereodynamics 2016 conference Congratulations PhD student Rebecca Ingle who won a best poster prize at the Stereodynamics 2016 conference which took place a in Taiwan
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
University of Bristol
Making Social Work count A new book co-authored by Professor John Carpenter and Dr Barbra Teater, Associate Professor City University of New York and previously Senior Lecturer in Social Work in the School for Policy Studies, seeks to promote key skills in quantitative research methods for social work.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Chief Dental Officer visits Bristol Sara Hurley, Chief Dental Officer for England visited the School on October 25th.

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Online training improves understanding of EU pig welfare legislation Animal welfare legislation has been developed for many countries and many species but its impact depends on whether it is followed. New research has found an online training tool can improve participants’ understanding of EU tail docking and enrichment legislation, as well as risk factors for tail biting.
Sensing the stresses in advanced composite structures Advanced composites such as glass fibre reinforced polymers (GFRPs) are light, stiff, strong, durable materials that can be flexibly shaped to build large load-bearing structures. New research using data logged from sensors on a GFRP structure at the 2016 Serpentine Architecture Programme in London has found it is possible to observe stresses from real advanced composite structures.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
Engineering students celebrate scholarships and awards In November, the University of Bristol's Faculty of Engineering held an event to celebrate student success and present prestigious scholarships and awards to over 100 students.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Online training improves understanding of EU pig welfare legislation Animal welfare legislation has been developed for many countries and many species but its impact depends on whether it is followed. New research has found an online training tool can improve participants’ understanding of EU tail docking and enrichment legislation, as well as risk factors for tail biting.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
The role of accounting in sustainable development: Professor Stuart Cooper’s inaugural lecture at the Will's Memorial on 2 November 2016 In October 2016, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) revealed that biodiversity is declining at an alarming rate, putting the survival of other species and our own future at risk. Populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles declined by 58 per cent between 1970 and 2012. Action is urgently needed to protect biodiversity and support sustainable development. Professor Stuart Cooper’s inaugural lecture about the role of accounting in sustainable development, which he gave at the Wills
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news
History of Art student tours at the University's strategy launch in London The University launched its new strategy externally at a reception held at the National Gallery in London last Tuesday [15 November], and five History of Art students were there to represent the University and give gallery tours to the guests.

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Compassion fatigue widespread among foster carers The needs of children traumatised through abuse, neglect and loss, combined with a lack of appropriate support from fostering agencies, means that many foster carers are suffering from compassion fatigue, according to new research.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Why we became the Mistresses of the Moot Why we became the Mistresses of the Moot: Georgia Tetlow and Raina Hayles are this year’s UBLC Mistresses of the Moot . In this Q&A; they talk about what inspired them to put themselves forward, how mooting has enriched their university experience – and how students should embrace the opportunity to be involved. They also talk about ‘Elle Woods’ moments, how not to respond to a judge’s question and the similarities between mooting and musicals! An upbeat interview with individuals that are clea
Winning awards and securing training contracts At the Faculty of Social Science and Law Autumn Prize Giving ceremony the Dean's Prize for Excellence went to law students Emily Jelly, Guy Davis and Jackie Tay. Both Emily and Jackie have already secured training contracts with Jackie lined up to start with a firm in Singapore on graduating. This is a great achievement for a second year student and in this Q&A;, Jackie provides some insight as to why he believes he managed to secure his training contract so early.  We will be catching up with E
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Steven Street wins "I'm a scientist, get me out of here" -drug discovery zone Congratulations to PhD student Steven Street from the Galan Group who was the last person standing in the Drug Delivery Zone of the online outreach event "I'm a scientist, get me out of here"
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
Bristol Genomics facility Enabling genomics research Summary of equipment & services available here in the Life Science building for Bristol researchers.

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
New solution for making 2D nanomaterials Two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials have been made by dissolving layered materials in liquids, according to new UCL-led research which was supported by scientists from the University of Bristol.
Research project hopes to improve outcomes for unborn twins sharing the same placenta A unique two-year research project to better identify the cardiac function of monochorionic twins with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) has been unveiled by St Michael’s Hospital and Bristol's Clinical Research and Imaging Centre (CRICBristol) today [Thursday 17 November].
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Research project hopes to improve outcomes for unborn twins sharing the same placenta A unique two-year research project to better identify the cardiac function of monochorionic twins with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) has been unveiled by St Michael’s Hospital and Bristol's Clinical Research and Imaging Centre (CRICBristol) today [Thursday 17 November].
Postgraduate open day set to attract over 1,600 visitors Over 1,600 visitors are booked to attend the University of Bristol’s first institution-wide postgraduate open day on Wednesday [23 November].
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Postgraduate open day set to attract over 1,600 visitors Over 1,600 visitors are booked to attend the University of Bristol’s first institution-wide postgraduate open day on Wednesday [23 November].
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Q&A with this year's Law Clinic Student Directors Following another extensive recruitment drive, this year the Law Clinic was able to offer more students than ever before an opportunity to be involved in the Law Clinic. Rhona Egerton and Oliver Foudah have been involved in the Law Clinic since 2013 and are this year sharing the responsibility of Student Director. In this Q&A; they talk about how the Law Clinic has grown in recent years, the diversity of cases that they’ve worked on in the past and how the experience at the Law Clinic has shape
Pimp your Grade: Finding, understanding and using feedback In this article our LLB Director (and feedback enthusiast) Imogen Moore brings together experience, research, and personal insights to show how finding, understanding, and using feedback effectively can assist you in improving your performance and reaching your potential – enabling you to ‘pimp your grade’!
Student News: Understanding assessment In order to succeed in your law degree it is essential that you have a clear understanding of how you are assessed.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news
University of Bristol
Compassion fatigue widespread among foster carers The needs of children traumatised through abuse, neglect and loss, combined with a lack of appropriate support from fostering agencies, means that many foster carers are suffering from compassion fatigue, according to research published today.

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