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Artificial fingertip that ‘feels’ wins international robotics competition An open-source 3D-printed fingertip that can ‘feel’ in a similar way to the human sense of touch has won an international Soft Robotics competition for its contribution to soft robotics research. [18/01/2017]
Birds of a feather flock together to confuse potential predators Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Groningen, in The Netherlands, have created a computer game style experiment which sheds new light on the reasons why starlings flock in massive swirling groups over wintering grounds. [18/01/2017]
Eating disorders are affecting more UK women in their 40s and 50s than expected, finds new study In a UK study of 5,320 women, three per cent were found to have an active eating disorder in mid-life, a figure higher than expected as eating disorders are primarily associated with adolescence or early adulthood. The research, using data from the University of Bristol’s Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children cohort, is published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. [17/01/2017]
New guidelines could help improve research into vascular cognitive impairment New guidelines have been developed that it is hoped will help to progress research into vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) following a study led by academics at the University of Bristol that brought together the views of over 150 researchers in 27 countries. [16/01/2017]
4G network infrastructure could mean fewer accidents by drivers New research that suggests a pre-existing 4G network infrastructure could help drivers make safe decisions in or near accidents has won the ‘Best Paper Award’ at an international conference. [13/01/2017]
Statins may reduce the risk of blood clots in the vein A study published by Dr Setor Kunutsor of the Musculoskeletal Research Unit in the School of Clinical Sciences, with colleagues from the University of Leicester, has confirmed that statins could play an important role in reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism. [13/01/2017]
The economics of grief [10/01/2017]
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ACCIS students support RAeS Cool Aeronautics event ACCIS students join a team of over 50 volunteers at the largest RAeS Cool Aeronautics event held to date. [13/01/2017]
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Artist joins forces with scientists to alter our perceptions This year sees the beginning of what promises to be a visually and intellectually enlightening year for world-renowned installation artist Luke Jerram and University of Bristol researchers. [17/01/2017]
Eating disorders are affecting more UK women in their 40s and 50s than expected, finds new study In a UK study of 5,320 women, three per cent were found to have an active eating disorder in mid-life, a figure higher than expected as eating disorders are primarily associated with adolescence or early adulthood. The research, using data from the University of Bristol’s Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children cohort, is published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. [17/01/2017]
New guidelines could help improve research into vascular cognitive impairment New guidelines have been developed that it is hoped will help to progress research into vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) following a study led by academics at the University of Bristol that brought together the views of over 150 researchers in 27 countries. [16/01/2017]
Statins may reduce the risk of blood clots in the vein A study published by Dr Setor Kunutsor of the Musculoskeletal Research Unit in the School of Clinical Sciences, with colleagues from the University of Leicester, has confirmed that statins could play an important role in reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism. [13/01/2017]
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Law School alumni amongst Singapore’s 40 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under Alumni Jansen Chow and Nicholas Lauw recognised for their role in shaping Singapore’s legal industry [20/01/2017]
#8to10BerkeleySQ: We’re in! Home to the next generation of change makers, this week staff and students move into 8-10 Berkeley Square [17/01/2017]
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New research describes how bacteria resists ‘last-resort’ antibiotic An international research team, led by the University of Bristol, has provided the first clues to understand how the mcr-1 gene protects bacteria from colistin – a ‘last resort’ antibiotic used to treat life-threatening bacterial infections that do not respond to other treatment options. [13/01/2017]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
Birds of a feather flock together to confuse potential predators Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Groningen, in The Netherlands, have created a computer game style experiment which sheds new light on the reasons why starlings flock in massive swirling groups over wintering grounds. [18/01/2017]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Marcus Munafò publishes high profile papers on scientific reproducibility Marcus Munafò and colleagues have recently published two papers in the Nature stable of journals arguing that Open Science practices can help make research findings more robust, and advance scientific discovery. [13/01/2017]
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Dr Eric Morgan receives funding award Bristol congratulates [12/01/2017]
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New Library web pages [21/06/2016]
UNiLibrary trial [25/04/2016]
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#Your GP Cares [28/05/2014]
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RDF Awards for Bristol [05/01/2017]
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Blackboard “hub” courses for Teaching Block 2, 2016-17 Blackboard is based around taught units, with a single Blackboard course being created for every taught unit that is running in the current year. Occasionally, staff may require a Blackboard course that has students from more than one taught unit on it (in addition to the normal courses). If you had a course like this […] [17/01/2017]

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