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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
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Fraudsters targeting University staff in pay rise scam We’re urging University staff to be vigilant following reports from staff receiving bogus pay rise emails. [28/02/2017]
Students targeted with fraudulent job opportunities Students have received phishing emails which look as if they come from the University,  advertising fake job opportunities.  The purpose of these emails it to trick students to follow a link to a site and submit their bank account details… [28/02/2017]
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Bristol to improve signposting to specialist support for domestic violence and abuse in UK military families The University of Bristol has been awarded a grant of £46,938 by the Forces in Mind Trust for a 15-month study to investigate domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in UK military families. The research will investigate what criteria might constitute specialist DVA provision for this group, and what service providers, if any, already meet these criteria, in order to help improve signposting to the service providers best placed to meet the needs of UK military families suffering DVA. [01/03/2017]
Shedding new light on the evolution of the squid Octopus, cuttlefish and squid are well known in the invertebrate world. With their ink-squirting decoy technique, ability to change colour, bizarre body plan and remarkable intelligence they highlight that lacking a back-bone doesn’t always mean lacking sophistication. [01/03/2017]
Processing political misinformation - comprehending the Trump phenomenon A new study led by an international team of scientists has investigated how people evaluate whether information is true or false, and how this evaluation is affected by source credibility. [01/03/2017]
Calculating recharge of groundwater more precisely An international team of researchers has demonstrated that key processes in models used for the global assessment of water resources for climate change are currently missing. This could mean climate change impact models are wrong in some parts of the world and cannot yet be used to guide water management. [28/02/2017]
Brain stimulation used in world first treatment of high blood pressure A Bristol team has used a deep brain stimulation technique to dramatically reduce a woman’s high blood pressure – the first time in the world the procedure has been carried out for hypertension. The discovery raises hopes for patients with drug-resistant hypertension. [27/02/2017]
Forests to play major role in meeting Paris climate targets Forests are set to play a major role in meeting the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement - however, accurately monitoring progress toward the 'below 2°C' target requires a consistent approach to measuring the impact of forests on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. [27/02/2017]
Sound-shaping super-material invented A super-material that bends, shapes and focuses sound waves that pass through it has been invented by scientists. The creation pushes the boundaries of metamaterials – a new class of finely-engineered surfaces that perform nature-defying tasks. [27/02/2017]
Bristol and BT collaborate on massive MIMO trials for 5G wireless The quest for highly efficient 5G wireless connectivity has been given a boost thanks to a collaboration between a team of 5G engineers from the Universities of Bristol and Lund, National Instruments (NI), and BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services. [24/02/2017]
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University of Bristol Faculty of Engineering news
Civil Engineering's CivSoc Research Spotlight Event In February CivSoc, the University of Bristol's Civil Engineering Society, organised a Research Spotlight event where four members of staff gave a short talk on their research area. [27/02/2017]
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Brain stimulation used in world first treatment of high blood pressure A Bristol team has used a deep brain stimulation technique to dramatically reduce a woman’s high blood pressure – the first time in the world the procedure has been carried out for hypertension. The discovery raises hopes for patients with drug-resistant hypertension. [27/02/2017]
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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
Law Clinic Annual Review: Collaborating for Justice. The 2015-16 Law Clinic annual review highlights how demand for its services has led to a series of collaborations to reach some of the most vulnerable people in the community – and to help students gain the confidence and the skills they need to provide legal advice for all who need it. [28/02/2017]
PhD Scholarship Available - Graduate Teaching Assistant. Apply Now! Apply now for the PhD Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship - deadline is Thursday 2nd March. [28/02/2017]
An interview with Dan Schaffer: University of Bristol – thank you! "Slaughter and May break the mould with first ever London lateral hire." Just one of the headlines that followed the announcement that Dan Schaffer has secured partner status at one of the most prestigious law firms in the world — a historic moment for Dr Schaffer and for the Law School. In this Q&A; Dr Schaffer discusses why he believes that it was his experience here at the Law School that made it possible to accomplish this unique achievement. [27/02/2017]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Galan group publish in The Journal of Organic Chemistry Congratulations to Dr Abhijit Sau, PhD student Ryan Williams, Dr Carlos Palo-Nieto and Dr Carmen Galan who have published a paper on "Cooperative Brønsted Acid-Type Organocatalysis for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Deoxyglycosides in The Journal of Organic Chemistry" [27/02/2017]
Galan group catalysis team publish in Angewandte Chemie Congratulations to Carmen Galan, Postdoctoral Research Associates Abhijit Sau and Sandra Medina, Research Fellow Carlos Palo-Nieto and PhD student Ryan Williams for their paper published in Angewandte Chemie [27/02/2017]
Dr Neil Fox featured on BBC’s The One Show Dr Neil Fox, from the School of Chemistry, featured on BBC’s The One Show demonstrating how diamonds can be grown in a lab [27/02/2017]
Manners group publish in Nature Chemistry Congratulations to Professor Ian Manners, PhD student Charlotte Boott (Synthesis CDT), Research Associate Dr Jess Gwyther, Rob Harniman (Electron Microscopy Unit) and PhD student Dominic Hayward (BCFN) who have published a paper in Nature Chemistry [24/02/2017]
Bristol chemists publish 'Very Important' paper in Angewandte Chemie Congratulations to Chris Willis, Tom Simpson, Matt Crump, former colleague Russell Cox, Postdoctoral Research Associates Shu-Shan Gao (former), Luoyi Wang and Zhongshu Song, Paul Race (Biochemistry) and collaborators at the University of Birmingham for their recent paper published in Angewandte Chemie [24/02/2017]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Forests to provide a quarter of Paris agreement's pledged mitigation Forests are expected to provide a quarter of climate mitigation efforts pledged by countries under the Paris Climate Change Agreement according to a study published in Nature Climate Change, co-authored by Dr Jo House from the School of Geographical Sciences. [28/02/2017]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies news
Limiting democratic horizons to a nationalist reaction: populism, abstention and the working class Dr Aurelien Mondon from University of Bath presented a working paper titled "Limiting democratic horizons to a nationalist reaction: populism, abstention and the working class" at the Ethnicity and Citizenship Centre. The seminar was chaired by Dr Jon Fox. [23/02/2017]
Quipu project [14/02/2017]
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Econometric Study Group Conference 2017 Call for Papers The Econometric Study Group Annual Conference will be held this year at Clifton Hill House, University of Bristol, 13-15 July. [23/02/2017]
MSc Gala Dinner 2017 [10/02/2017]
PhD Scholarships [18/01/2017]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
University of Bristol R and D Receives Boost From Local Firm The great research and development work carried out by scientists at the University of Bristol’s School of Physics has received a significant boost, thanks to local firm IES. [28/02/2017]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news
Latest news from the Department of History of Art
Congratulations to Alex Leese Congratulations to Alex Leese who successfully defended his PhD thesis on Friday 17 February. [28/02/2017]
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
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New Library web pages [21/06/2016]
UNiLibrary trial [25/04/2016]
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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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IT Services R&D / ILRT news
Latest news from IT Services R&D; / ILRT at the University of Bristol
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Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Service announcements and essential information from the Technology Enhanced Learning team
Blackboard is now available again following planned work (24th February) IT Services have successfully completed the necessary work to the system infrastructure which required Blackboard (and other systems) to be unavailable this morning. Many apologies again for the inconvenience. We have tested the service and believe it to be running well, but please do email tel-help@bristol.ac.uk if you experience any problems. [24/02/2017]
Blackboard unavailable 24th Feb 7am to 2 pm. Please note that Blackboard will be unavailable today (Friday 24 February) for essential maintenance work. It should be available again by 2 pm.  Further announcements will appear here. Following the recent incidents affecting the availability of Blackboard and other University services, IT Services have identified essential work which will improve the resilience of these services, reducing both the […] [24/02/2017]

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