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Essential Network Maintenance Work, 6th July, 8am-11am - short breaks to internet access for external services As part of the planned maintenance works over the summer 2016 period, essential network maintenance will take place on Wednesday 6th July… [28/06/2016]
Data Centre Developments - schedule of work, summer 2016 Last year the University agreed to establish an offsite data centre to accommodate the next phase of the BlueCrystal High Performance Computing systems and to enhance the resilience of corporate services… [27/06/2016]
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Early bird wings preserved in Burmese amber Two new specimens of tiny bird wings trapped in amber from rocks have been uncovered in China. The fossil wings seem to have come from baby birds that got trapped in the sticky sap of tropical trees 100 million years ago. [28/06/2016]
A new bio-ink for 3D printing with stem cells Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a new kind of bio-ink, which could eventually allow the production of complex tissues for surgical implants. [23/06/2016]
Rocket seeds boldly grow The countdown is over for staff at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden to find out which collection of seeds they have been growing spent time in space. As part of British astronaut Tim Peake's mission, two kilograms of rocket (Eruca sativa) seeds were sent to the International Space Station last year and were returned to Earth in March after six months on board. [23/06/2016]
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Sport Relief Bake Off [22/03/2016]
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Engineering Doctorate student wins SAMPE students’ presentation competition Mattia Di Francesco, an Engineering Doctorate student sponsored by the National Composites Centre, has won a competitive students’ presentation competition, which ran as part of the SAMPE UK and Ireland chapter Conference in London on the 16th June 2016. [22/06/2016]
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A new bio-ink for 3D printing with stem cells Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a new kind of bio-ink, which could eventually allow the production of complex tissues for surgical implants. [23/06/2016]
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The law and politics of withdrawal from the EU On Thursday June 23, the people had their say. Over 17 million Britons voted to leave the EU. In his latest blog, Dr. Phil Syrpis looks at the mechanism of withdrawal, and the terms of any withdrawal agreement and future trade agreement with the EU. He particularly focuses on Article 50 and asks whether there is any way back once it is triggered. [28/06/2016]
Targeted and tortured: UN experts urge greater protection for LGBTI people in detention To mark the International Day for the Victims of Torture on 26 June, a group* of UN human rights experts, including Professor of Law Sir Malcolm Evans, is calling on States to redouble efforts to prevent the ill-treatment and torture faced by LGBTI people in places of detention: [27/06/2016]
Sir Malcolm Evans: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture European and UN anti-torture bodies: duty to protect dignity of detained persons more relevant than ever in current global context of instability and economic crisis [27/06/2016]
Ellie Butler: child welfare v parents’ rights In all the commentary on the tragic death of Ellie Butler, there has been very little discussion of the decision made to return Ellie to her parents. In her latest blog, Prof Judith Masson highlights how this was a truly exceptional decision, and questions the decision to revoke Ellie's Special Guardianship Order (SGO) with her grandparents. [27/06/2016]
Professor of Law & History commemorates WW1 conscientious objectors Prof Lois Bibbings draws upon her research to remind us of the courage of conscientious objectors who resisted military conscription during the First World War. [24/06/2016]
Why I volunteered for the Law Clinic Before coming to Bristol, Emily Kelvey received a First Class in Politics and International Relations from Loughborough University. She has just finished the first year of the MA in Law here at Bristol. In this interview Emily talks about why she choose Bristol, her role in the Law Clinic, the satisfaction of giving back to the local community, and how the experience has increased her employment prospects. She also has some advice on time management for students wanting to apply for next year! [23/06/2016]
Student recognised for contribution to equality and diversity The Law School wishes to congratulate undergraduate Chloe Maughan for being shortlisted for a Student Union (SU) award for Equality and Diversity. The nomination is in recognition of her voluntary work promoting equality and diversity through accessible, exciting and engaging campaigns or events. [23/06/2016]
Brexit: A climactic decision? With the Referendum imminent a blog from Reader in Sustainability and Law, Chris Wilmore, questions why the environment has singularly failed to make itself an issue in the BREXIT debate. [22/06/2016]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Claire Dickson wins RSC NMR Discussion Group Postgraduate Poster Prize Congratulations to PhD Student Claire Dickson who won the poster prize at the RSC NMR Discussion Group postgraduate meeting in Oxford for her work on "Improving NMR methods to solve 3D molecular structure in solution" [24/06/2016]
Professor Jonathan Clayden's group publish in Angewandte Chemie Congratulations to Professor Jonathan Clayden's Group who have just published a paper in Angewandte Chemie [23/06/2016]
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Successful Vivas [22/03/2016]
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Undergraduate Open Days Open days in June a great success. [22/06/2016]
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Dr Misa Izuhara to give plenary speech at South Korean conference Dr Izuhara, Head of the Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research, will travel to Seoul in July to present her research on the theme of 'Gender and Social Policy in East Asia' with a focus on housing perspectives, at the 13th East Asian Social Policy EASP research network annual conference. [28/06/2016]
Chilean academic to visit the School for Policy Studies Dr Gianinna Munoz, a Research Director from the Department of Social Work, at the University Alberto Hurtado, is set to visit the School later this month to contribute to a new project entitled ‘Comparative Policy Discourses of Poverty and Social Exclusion: Chile and the UK’, funded by the University's International Strategic Fund. [23/06/2016]
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Dr Lesley Nolan wins University Award for Education (Faculty of Health Sciences) Teaching and administrative staff were recognised for their contributions to the BDS Programme in a formal University of Bristol Teaching Award Ceremony. [22/06/2016]
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History of Art PhD candidate wins award Bristol History of Art PhD student, Bethany Pleydell, has been awarded a Textile Society award [24/06/2016]
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New Library web pages [21/06/2016]
UNiLibrary trial [25/04/2016]
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