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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
Upgrades to the University Data Centre routers Upgrades to the University Data Centre routers [21/08/2014]
Upgrades to the University Core Network routers Upgrades are needed to the University Core Network routers [21/08/2014]
Online payments essential maintenance Brief interruptions to online payment services due to essential maintenance 23-25 August [20/08/2014]
20 Aug - database performance issues We are experiencing performance issues with databases that support the Student, Admissions and Finance teams (SIPROD, CPROD, PROD) [20/08/2014]
Maple v15 software licensing change Maple v15 software licensing change [20/08/2014]
Short breaks in internet connections on 16 Sept Short breaks in internet connections [20/08/2014]
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Latest news from the University of Bristol
Jurassic Welsh mammals were picky eaters, study finds New analyses of tiny fossil mammals from South Wales are shedding light on the function and diets of our earliest ancestors, a team led by researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Leicester report today in the journal Nature. [20/08/2014]
New exchange programme takes vet students to Australia Two postgraduates among the first intake on the Vet School’s MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation have recently returned from a successful visit to Western Australia. [20/08/2014]
Bristol student finds new species of tree frog A new species of tree frog has been discovered in the forests of Madagascar by an MSc student at the University of Bristol. [20/08/2014]
Scottish poverty study calls on Governments to tackle rising deprivation The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14 per cent to 33 per cent over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK. [20/08/2014]
Neither too hot nor too cold: the evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonised the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years. [19/08/2014]
How the Asian monsoon affects methane emissions Scientists at the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute have shown how changes in the Asian monsoon affected emissions of methane, a prominent greenhouse gas, from the Tibetan Plateau. [19/08/2014]
Butterflies evolve narrower diets in response to climate change A UK butterfly species has responded to recent climate change by evolving a narrower diet, new research from the University of Bristol has found. [19/08/2014]
How to tell what a donkey is thinking Yawning, sighing and stretching are just three behaviours observed in donkeys that have been evaluated in newly published research led by academics from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by global equine welfare charity the Brooke. [18/08/2014]
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Sport, Exercise and Health news
Latest news from Sport, Exercise and Health
Rugby reunion dinner [05/08/2014]
Henley Royal Regatta [22/07/2014]
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Faculty of Science University of Bristol - Faculty of Science news
Latest news from the Faculty of Science
The Big Give is back [07/05/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Latest news from the University of Bristol
New exchange programme takes vet students to Australia Two postgraduates among the first intake on the Vet School’s MSc in Global Wildlife Health and Conservation have recently returned from a successful visit to Western Australia. [20/08/2014]
Bristol graduate to present new natural history TV series Patrick Aryee, a University of Bristol graduate, will co-present a new three-part BBC series that explores the super senses of the animal kingdom. [19/08/2014]
How to tell what a donkey is thinking Yawning, sighing and stretching are just three behaviours observed in donkeys that have been evaluated in newly published research led by academics from the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by global equine welfare charity the Brooke. [18/08/2014]
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Latest news from the University of Bristol Law School
Dr Michael Naughton, INUK and Bristol Innocence Project quoted in The Justice Gap Dr Micheal Naughton, INUK and The Bristol innocence project have been quoted in the following piece in The Justice Gap. [21/08/2014]
Professor Julian Rivers cited by Lord Mance in the SC in the R v MOJ case Professor Julian Rivers cited by Lord Mance in the SC in the R v MOJ case [19/08/2014]
Dr Michael Naughton to give presentation at seminar on miscarriages of justice in Norway Dr Michael Naughton to give presentation in Norway [18/08/2014]
New Head of Law School [04/08/2014]
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The Graduate School of Education Graduate School of Education news
Latest news from The Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol
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School of Chemistry news
Latest news from the School of Chemistry
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Latest news from the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS)
Dr Esther Dermott invited to give talk in Edinburgh Esther Dermott will present analysis of poverty, gender, and parenting in Edinburgh on 20th August at an invited seminar opened by the Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP [20/08/2014]
Dr Michael Naughton invited to give presentation in Norway Dr Michael Naughton, Reader in Sociology and Law ​, ​will give an invited presentation at a seminar in Norway on miscarriages of justice on the 25 August 2014. The seminar has been jointly organised by Norwegian PEN together with the Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson-Akademiet - the Academy of Literature and Language, The venue is the House of Literature in Oslo​. [18/08/2014]
Gender and Poverty [25/06/2014]
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University of Bristol - Department of English news
Latest news from the Department of English
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Sarah Griffiths receives ESRC Impact Acceleration Award Awards of over £50,000, the first to be funded through the University’s ESRC-funded Impact Acceleration Account, have been made across five Bristol Social Science projects. Sarah will use the funding for emotion recognition in autistic children. [21/08/2014]
Dr Craig Hedge and Dr James Hutson commended for outstanding doctoral theses. The University Research Degrees Examination Board has awarded Dr Craig Hedge and Dr James Hutson a 'Faculty of Science Commendation for Excellence in a Doctoral Thesis' for their outstanding work. [19/08/2014]
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Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
Latest news from the Department of Music
Early music specialist and choral director Stephen Rice to join Music Department We are delighted to announce that musicologist Dr Stephen Rice will join the Department in January 2015. [15/08/2014]
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Department of History news
Latest news from the University of Bristol's Department of History
End of a great year [24/07/2014]
In June... [07/07/2014]
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University of Bristol | Department of Computer Science | News
Department of Computer Science news items
Micro-Energy Day [25/06/2014]
School Of Economics, Finance and Management School Of Economics, Finance and Management news
Latest news from the School Of Economics, Finance and Management
A-level results day [14/08/2014]
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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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Finance Office University of Bristol - Finance Office news
Latest news from Finance Office
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Centre for Market and Public Organisation Centre for Market and Public Organisation - Press Releases
Latest news from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation
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University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
News from School of Humanities
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SPS news School for Policy Studies news
School for Policy Studies News
Scottish poverty study calls on governments to tackle rising deprivation The percentage of households falling below society’s minimum standard of living has increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years, despite the size of the economy doubling. This is one of the stark findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK. [20/08/2014]
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Department of History of Art 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
August bank holiday opening at ASSL & Senate House The Arts and Social Sciences Library and Senate House Study Centre will both be open from 8.00am until 10.00pm on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 August to provide study space for students across all disciplines. All other libraries will be closed. [19/08/2014]
Library fine payments [05/06/2014]
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Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
News from the Students' Health Service
Bank Holiday Opening Times Bank Holiday Opening Times [20/08/2014]
Immunisation sessions Immunisation sessions [20/08/2014]
New software system New software system [20/08/2014]
SHA conference 2014 [18/07/2014]
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Student Services news
Student Services news
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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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News and updates from the Penguin Archive Project
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University of Bristol news
Latest news from the University of Bristol
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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
QMP upgrade – completed The Questionmark Perception upgrade has been successfully completed and the service has now been resumed. Upcoming examinations. We would recommend staff to check that their questions and assessments are working as expected before making exams available to students. Upgrade of your local installation of Authoring Manager. Your local installation of the Authoring Manager will need […] [18/08/2014]
QMP upgrade – update The QuestionMark perception upgrade has been completed as planned, and the service will be made available to users again on the morning of Monday 18 August. [15/08/2014]

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