The past fortnight's news from schools around the University

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today

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
New optical chip lights up the race for quantum computer An optical chip that can process photons in an infinite number of ways.
Bristol Bright Night is back: a celebration of the city’s world-class research Bristol Bright Night returns to the streets of Bristol on the evening of Friday 25 September 2015 for an unmissable free celebration of the scientific research
Sampling CO2 and methane over Ascension Island using UAVs A team of scientists and engineers have been able to sample methane and CO2 gases in the remote South Atlantic thanks to the redesign of an autonomous UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) octocopter.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Graduate School of Education news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Bruce Hood to Judge and Sponsor Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Final Professor Bruce Hood is to be on of the judges for the UK Final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) which is being held in Manchester on Sept 8th 2015.
University of Bristol
ESRC grant success for Professor Marianne Hester Professor Marianne Hester wins ESRC grant for project on 'Justice, inequality and gender-based violence'

yesterday

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
X-rays reveal fossil secrets A sophisticated imaging technique has allowed scientists to virtually peer inside a 10-million-year-old sea urchin, uncovering a treasure trove of hidden fossils.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news

two days ago

IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Panopto pilot project closure The Panopto pilot project has now come to an end and no further recordings should be made using the Panopto system…
Brief interruption to Central Departmental Filestore on 9th & 15th September Work on the central departmental filestore is taking place as part of our work to move to new network equipment…
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Biodiversity buzzfeed: Which insects are the best pollinators? Bees top the charts for pollination success according to one of the first studies of insect functionality within pollination networks, published today by researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of St Andrews.
Ballooning platelets and the future of anti-thrombotic drugs Membrane ballooning in platelets during the blood-clotting process is driven by a coordinated system of salt and water entry which may be modified pharmacologically, a new study from the University of Bristol has found. The research could ultimately lead to the development of better ‘blood-thinning’ drugs for patients who experience complications with or are resistant to existing antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Ballooning platelets and the future of anti-thrombotic drugs Membrane ballooning in platelets during the blood-clotting process is driven by a coordinated system of salt and water entry which may be modified pharmacologically, a new study from the University of Bristol has found. The research could ultimately lead to the development of better ‘blood-thinning’ drugs for patients who experience complications with or are resistant to existing antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Growing Collaboration between Kyoto and Bristol This summer we have been strengthening the link between Centre for Quantum Photonics (CQP) and the Quantum Optoelectronics Laboratory (QOL) at Kyoto University.

three days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Providing HIV treatment shown to be cost-saving for companies Offering treatment programmes for staff infected with HIV will save companies money in the long run, according to new research looking at the impact such a programme has had on the South African mining industry.
First imagery from echolocation reveals new signals for hunting bats The ability of some bats to spot motionless prey in the dark has baffled experts until now. By creating the first visual images from echolocation, researchers reveal we have been missing how bats sense their world.
Study suggests couples need better antenatal care following fertility treatment Couples who have successfully conceived following fertility treatment need additional antenatal care and support, new research has found. Two per cent of all births in the UK are a result of fertility treatments such as IVF. An increasing body of evidence suggests the needs of these parents are often not adequately addressed, leaving them feeling abandoned in some cases.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Providing HIV treatment shown to be cost-saving for companies Offering treatment programmes for staff infected with HIV will save companies money in the long run, according to new research looking at the impact such a programme has had on the South African mining industry.
Study suggests couples need better antenatal care following fertility treatment Couples who have successfully conceived following fertility treatment need additional antenatal care and support, new research has found. Two per cent of all births in the UK are a result of fertility treatments such as IVF. An increasing body of evidence suggests the needs of these parents are often not adequately addressed, leaving them feeling abandoned in some cases.

seven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Just how good (or bad) is the fossil record of dinosaurs? Everyone is excited by discoveries of new dinosaurs – or indeed any new fossil species. But a key question for palaeontologists is ‘just how good is the fossil record?’ Do we know fifty per cent of the species of dinosaurs that ever existed, or ninety per cent or even less than one per cent? And how can we tell?
Goth teens could be more vulnerable to depression and self-harm Young people who identify with the goth subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to new research led by academics at the Universities of Oxford and Bristol, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Health Sciences
Goth teens could be more vulnerable to depression and self-harm Young people who identify with the goth subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to new research led by academics at the Universities of Oxford and Bristol, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news
Professor Charles Tomlinson, 1927-2015 The School of Humanities is sad to report the death of Charles Tomlinson, Professsor Emeritus of our University, who died last Saturday, 22 August.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Tough Mudders in Particle Physics Particle Physics PhD students are Tough Mudders. The Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile extreme obstacle course designed by the British Special Forces. On Saturday 22 August, three Bristol Particle Physics PhD students, Eugenia Price, Nicole Skidmore and Sophie Richards as well as recent PhD graduate David Voong, completed Tough Mudder with team mates Beki Price, Siphiwe Manda and Emma Runesson.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Professor Charles Tomlinson, 1927-2015 The School of Humanities is sad to report the death of Charles Tomlinson, Professsor Emeritus of our University, who died last Saturday, 22 August.

eight days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Massive collaboration tests reproducibility of psychology studies An international investigation into the reproducibility of psychological science by 270 researchers, including academics from the University of Bristol, is published today in Science Magazine.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
Sport Centre Closure - 15th September 2015 The Indoor Sport Centre will be closed on the 15th September 2015 for staff training.

nine days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Sampling CO2 and methane over Ascension Island using UAVs A team of scientists and engineers have been able to sample methane and CO2 gases in the remote South Atlantic thanks to the redesign of an autonomous UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) octocopter.
Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Refurbishing Arts and Social Sciences Library toilets Work is about to commence on significantly improving toilet facilities in our largest library.

ten days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Bristol scientist receives Wolfson Research Merit Award Professor Daniela Schmidt from the School of Earth Sciences is the recipient of a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award for a project on the future of shelf-sea ecosystems.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
Rugby star cycles to Lands End Performance Squad member and Archaeology & Anthropology student Jordan Brodley, embarked on the cycle of a life time raising money for a worthy cause.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Please inform tel-help about critical dates We are currently collecting information on critical activities for Blackboard and QuestionMark Perception for this coming academic year. Critical activities are those for which it is essential that TEL systems such as Blackboard or QMP are available, such as assignment submissions or online exams.  Critical activity information is very important as it is used to schedule downtime […]

eleven days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Professor Jon Keating appointed new Chair of Heilbronn Institute Professor Jon Keating has been appointed Chair of the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research, which celebrates its ten-year anniversary in October this year.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) Synthesis of Enantioenriched Alkylfluorides by the Fluorination of Boronate Complexes
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Psychology Undergraduates Volunteer in Sri Lanka Third year Undergraduates take part in a mental health placement in Sri Lanka.
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
A strategic relationship: Oxford Instruments and the University of Bristol's School of Physics sign memorandum of understanding Oxford Instruments and the University of Bristol's School of Physics new strategic relationship aims to bring together Oxford Instruments as a training partner and collaborator with the three EPSRC funded Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) within the school – the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, the Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics and the Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantum Engineering.

twelve days ago

University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Cutting public spending on the old is not the answer to youth crisis Young people’s falling long-term economic prospects are not down to older people in society hoarding all the wealth, and will not be improved by cutting pensioner benefits to fund more public spending on young people, according to a new TUC report which draws on analysis by researchers from the University of Bristol.

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