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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
Computer Centre Christmas opening times (closed 22 Dec) The Computer Centre will be open throughout the Christmas vacation period with the exception of Monday 22nd December when the computer terminal room will be closed between 7am and 5pm for cleaning… [17/12/2014]
Dell appointed new hardware supplier We are pleased to announce that, from January 2015, we will be working in partnership with Dell as our main supplier of desktops, laptops, tablets and servers… [16/12/2014]
Redeveloped Bristol Online Survey gets major endorsement Following a major redevelopment, Bristol Online Surveys (BOS) is celebrating a significant endorsement from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)… [16/12/2014]
Self service malware removal tool now available to staff The University uses Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection to prevent viruses and other malicious software (malware) from reaching your University Windows managed computer… [15/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Vitamin D link to short-sightedness ruled out New findings from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol suggest that children with low levels of vitamin D in their blood are not at increased risk of developing myopia (short-sightedness). [19/12/2014]
Bristol ranked among top ten UK universities for research The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. [18/12/2014]
University of Bristol research - world-leading with global impact The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. Our research is shown to have top quality and major impact on society and the economy, according to this assessment of research at every UK university. REF2014 will decide how around £2 billion in research funding will be allocated each year from 2015-16. [18/12/2014]
Bristol poverty measurement methods go global Researchers at the universities of Bristol and Cardiff have shown how the process of defining and measuring poverty in low-income countries can be made more democratic. [17/12/2014]
Financial exclusion of private tenants persists and needs addressing Eight per cent of tenants living in privately rented accommodation are ‘financially excluded’, meaning they don’t have access to banking services due to low income, according to a new report. [17/12/2014]
Help still needed for Peruvian quest for justice A University of Bristol project which aims to connect the voices of people affected by forced sterilisations in Peru with listeners around the world has almost succeeded in raising the £20,000 needed to develop and expand its work. [17/12/2014]
Study identifies prevalence of rickets among 16th century sailors The bones of sailors who sailed on Henry VIII’s Mary Rose ship have been analysed with the help of new laser technology to identify evidence of bone disease. [16/12/2014]
Study recommends GPs should be more open when referring patients for cancer investigations GPs should consider a more overt discussion with patients when referring them for further investigation of symptoms which may indicate cancer, according to a paper published in the British Journal of General Practice. [16/12/2014]
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Sport, Exercise and Health news
Latest news from Sport, Exercise and Health
BUCS Indoor Rowing Championships An outstanding performance from Bristol at the Indoor BUCS Rowing championships. [19/12/2014]
Looking after yourself [02/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Science news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
University of Bristol Faculty of Engineering news
Communicating pictures [15/12/2014]
ALPES Project Update [28/11/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Vitamin D link to short-sightedness ruled out New findings from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol suggest that children with low levels of vitamin D in their blood are not at increased risk of developing myopia (short-sightedness). [19/12/2014]
Bristol ranked among top ten UK universities for research The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. [18/12/2014]
University of Bristol research - world-leading with global impact The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. Our research is shown to have top quality and major impact on society and the economy, according to this assessment of research at every UK university. REF2014 will decide how around £2 billion in research funding will be allocated each year from 2015-16. [18/12/2014]
Study recommends GPs should be more open when referring patients for cancer investigations GPs should consider a more overt discussion with patients when referring them for further investigation of symptoms which may indicate cancer, according to a paper published in the British Journal of General Practice. [16/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Bristol ranked among top ten UK universities for research The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. [18/12/2014]
University of Bristol research - world-leading with global impact The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. Our research is shown to have top quality and major impact on society and the economy, according to this assessment of research at every UK university. REF2014 will decide how around £2 billion in research funding will be allocated each year from 2015-16. [18/12/2014]
Study identifies prevalence of rickets among 16th century sailors The bones of sailors who sailed on Henry VIII’s Mary Rose ship have been analysed with the help of new laser technology to identify evidence of bone disease. [16/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Latest news from the University of Bristol Law School
Bristol Hosts Asylum and Migration Workshop Bristol Hosts Asylum and Migration Workshop [18/12/2014]
Diego Acosta has been invited to give a presentation on migration law at the University of Naples Federico II Diego Acosta has been invited to give a presentation on migration law at the University of Naples Federico II [18/12/2014]
Law School celebrates strong performance in REF2014 Law School celebrates strong performance in REF2014 [18/12/2014]
Jonathan Hill has been invited by the Editorial Board of the ICLQ to deliver the 2015 Annual Lecture. Jonathan Hill has been invited by the Editorial Board of the ICLQ to deliver the 2015 Annual Lecture. [16/12/2014]
Abi Dymond Exploring the impact of tasers in the UK Research, by University of Bristol Law School PhD student Abi Dymond, suggests that in order to evaluate the impact of TASERs, better data collection on other force, such as batons and irritant spray, used by the police would assist in providing a clearer understanding of the impact on officer safety and injury rates of civilians. [16/12/2014]
Women in Law [26/11/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Bristol Geography Tops the Tables Again The School of Geographical Sciences's status as one of Britain's premier research centres in geography has been confirmed by the REF analysis just released. [18/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
Sophie Nedelec wins Alumni Foundation Student Award Sophie Nedelec has won an Alumni Foundation Student Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to public engagement and widening participation, especially among school children, throughout her time in Bristol. [19/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Terrell Carver publishes two-volume study of Marx-Engels manuscripts The (so-called) "German ideology" manuscripts abandoned by Marx and Engels are the subject of a two-volume definitive study by Terrell Carver and Daniel Blank (PhD Bristol, 2008). [19/12/2014]
Dr Benoit Pelopidas presents his research at Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford Dr Benoit Pelopidas presented his research on innovation in nuclear thinking at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University and was invited to discuss a paper at a McArthur Conference on "Stability in a new nuclear order" in Berlin. [17/12/2014]
Dr Paul Higate presents at seminar in Oslo on Gendered Peacekeeping Dr Paul Higate was invited to speak at a seminar entitled Gendered peacekeeping: Beyond the female body? at The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in Oslo on 11 December 2014. Dr Higate discussed how far the embodiment of peacekeeping cuts across both gendered and cultural contexts with a view to thinking beyond the gender binary. [17/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Psychology and Neuroscience at Bristol confirmed internationally leading by REF The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities in the area of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience. [18/12/2014]
Enterprise Dinner 2014 [18/11/2014]
@Bristol Brains Night [24/10/2014]
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Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
Latest news from the Department of Music
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
Four new lectureships New History lectureships announced for 2015 [19/12/2014]
Department of Historical Studies Postgraduate Open Event - 10 February 2015, 3pm Thinking about postgraduate study? Find out what the Department of Historical Studies has to offer at our Postgraduate Open Event [17/12/2014]
In November... [05/12/2014]
Ways into History [01/12/2014]
In October... [10/11/2014]
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University of Bristol | Department of Computer Science | News
Department of Computer Science news items
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
REF 2014 Success The School has performed strongly in the REF2014 research assessment. The School’s research strengths in the areas of accounting, economics, finance and management are continuing to advance. [18/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Professor Carrington wins the IOP Brian Pippard prize Professor Antony Carrington is the winner of the 2014 Brian Pippard Prize of the Institute of Physics. [19/12/2014]
Research Excellence Framework results 2014 The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results have been published - and the University of Bristol has been ranked among the UK’s top research universities. 81.7% of the research papers submitted from Bristol to the Physics Unit of Assessment panel were judged to be of the highest 3* or 4* quality. [19/12/2014]
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Personnel Services & Staff Development University of Bristol - Personnel Services & Staff Development news
Latest news from Personnel Services & Staff Development
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Centre for Public and Market Organisation
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
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SPS news School for Policy Studies news
School for Policy Studies News
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
BBSRC Fellowship Awarded BBSRC Anniversary Future Leader Fellowship for Joanne Edgar [19/12/2014]
Research awards [21/11/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news
Latest news from the Department of History of Art
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Latest news from the Library
Quiet Please in Medical Library Medical Library going quiet during January Assessment period [15/12/2014]
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Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
News from the Students' Health Service
Phone problems [02/12/2014]
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Student Services news
Student Services news
Love Where You Live [29/10/2014]
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Staff Development Staff Development news
Latest news from Staff Development
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All the latest news from the University of Bristol Centre for Communications Research
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Penguin Archive Project News
News and updates from the Penguin Archive Project
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University of Bristol news
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Newton Fund [10/11/2014]
250 Great Minds [09/10/2014]
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IT Services R&D / ILRT news
Latest news from IT Services R&D; / ILRT at the University of Bristol
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