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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
Support issues for staff testing Beta software The public beta release of the Apple OSX Yosemite on 24 July has raised an issue about support available to staff who want to ‘give it a try’… [25/07/2014]
Roll out of Microsoft Office 2013 in August In August we will be upgrading Microsoft's Office suite to Office 2013 on all managed computers, which includes staff and PGR University computers along with computers in study spaces and open access areas… [23/07/2014]
BusinessObjects unavailable Wednesday 13th August BusinessObjects will be unavailable from 8.30am to 10.00am on Wednesday 13th August due to essential maintenance… [23/07/2014]
Number of IT services currently unavailable 5.45pm: A large number of IT services are currently unavailable… [23/07/2014]
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Latest news from the University of Bristol
Tribunal fees have ‘severely limited access to justice’ for workers The introduction of employment tribunal fees a year ago has severely limited access to justice for workers, according to researchers who are calling for the regime to be overhauled. [29/07/2014]
New research to tackle treatment for lung disease Research into improving treatment for patients with one of the UK’s most common respiratory diseases has received a £810,000 funding boost. [29/07/2014]
Scissoring the lipids A new strategy which enables molecules to be disconnected essentially anywhere, even remote from functionality, is described by researchers from the University of Bristol in Nature Chemistry today. The method is now being developed to explore the possibility of creating a tuberculosis (TB) vaccine. [28/07/2014]
Noise pollution impacts fish species differently Acoustic disturbance has different effects on different species of fish, according to a new study from the Universities of Bristol and Exeter which tested fish anti-predator behaviour. [24/07/2014]
Fossils found in Siberia suggest all dinosaurs had feathers The first ever example of a plant-eating dinosaur with feathers and scales has been discovered in Russia. Previously only flesh-eating dinosaurs were known to have had feathers so this new find indicates that all dinosaurs could have been feathered. [24/07/2014]
Seeing the same GP at every visit will reduce emergency department attendance Attendances at emergency departments can be reduced by enabling patients to see the same GP every time they visit their doctor’s surgery. This is just one of several recommendations made in a report published today, led by researchers at the University of Bristol. [24/07/2014]
Age of puberty in girls influenced by the parent they inherit their genes from The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on whether the girl got her copy of the gene from her mother or her father, according to new research published today [23 July] in the journal Nature. [23/07/2014]
Researchers hope to identify new drug targets to treat brain tumours Around 7,000 people in the UK develop primary brain cancer each year but only ten per cent of patients are still alive five years after diagnosis. A new research project has been awarded a grant of over £200,000 to look at a pathway in brain tumours called peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) and identify any possible new drug targets to treat the disease. [23/07/2014]
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Sport, Exercise and Health news
Latest news from Sport, Exercise and Health
Henley Royal Regatta Henley Royal Regatta was held between 2nd - 6th July marking 30 years since the foundation of the UBBC's own Alumni association and the club's new boathouse opening in September. [22/07/2014]
Summer Programmes 2014 [10/06/2014]
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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 Medicine and Dentistry
Latest news from the University of Bristol
New research to tackle treatment for lung disease Research into improving treatment for patients with one of the UK’s most common respiratory diseases has received a £810,000 funding boost. [29/07/2014]
Seeing the same GP at every visit will reduce emergency department attendance Attendances at emergency departments can be reduced by enabling patients to see the same GP every time they visit their doctor’s surgery. This is just one of several recommendations made in a report published today, led by researchers at the University of Bristol. [24/07/2014]
Age of puberty in girls influenced by the parent they inherit their genes from The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on whether the girl got her copy of the gene from her mother or her father, according to new research published today [23 July] in the journal Nature. [23/07/2014]
Researchers hope to identify new drug targets to treat brain tumours Around 7,000 people in the UK develop primary brain cancer each year but only ten per cent of patients are still alive five years after diagnosis. A new research project has been awarded a grant of over £200,000 to look at a pathway in brain tumours called peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) and identify any possible new drug targets to treat the disease. [23/07/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Vet School academic receives AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Award This week the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will recognise the University of Bristol feline medicine specialist Professor Timothy Gruffydd-Jones with the 2014 AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Award at its 2014 meeting. [28/07/2014]
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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
The 2014 edition of the Bristol Guide is now available Tthe new and improved 'The Bristol Guide: a Handbook for Educational Professionals' is out today and available to purchase from our online shop. [22/07/2014]
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School of Chemistry news
Latest news from the School of Chemistry
Novel strategy for organic synthesis In a recent Nature Chemistry paper, Professor Varinder Aggarwal and Dr Ramesh Rasappan describe a novel strategy for organic synthesis. This involves a new method for combining smaller fragments together in which there is no obvious history in the product of their genesis. [27/07/2014]
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Latest news from the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS)
Esther Dermott writes article for PolicyBristol blog Dr Esther Dermott has written an article entitled Poor parents and ‘poor parenting’ for the PolicyBristol blog. [28/07/2014]
New article from Dr Kieran Flanagan published Taylor and Francis publish article by Dr Kieran Flanagan and Peter Jupp entitled: 'Martyrs and Martyrdom' [25/07/2014]
Dr Kieran Flanagan has article published in Polish Sociological Review Dr Kieran Flanagan wrote an article entitled ‘A Sociological Prelude in Theological Notations: Minor and Major’, published in the Polish Sociological Review, [25/07/2014]
Gilberto Algar-Faria appointed to new role by the Fahamu Refugee Programme Gilberto Algar-Faria has been appointed by the Fahamu Refugee Programme as a Country of Origin Information Expert for both Sri Lanka and North Korea. [24/07/2014]
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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Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
Latest news from the Department of Music
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Department of History news
Latest news from the University of Bristol's Department of History
World of the Newport Ship: conference success In July, Dr Evan Jones and Dr Richard Stone convened a 'sell-out' conference on The World of the Newport Ship. The conference explored the history and archaeology of one of the largest and best-preserved medieval merchant ships ever found. [25/07/2014]
In June... [07/07/2014]
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University of Bristol | Department of Computer Science | News
Department of Computer Science news items
Computer-generated image wins the Best Artwork Award at ISMB 2014 ISMB 2014 has just announced that the winner of the Best Artwork Award this year goes to the "supraHex" by Dr. Hai Fang and Prof. Julian Gough from the Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol. Details of the competition are available on the ISMB award website. [23/07/2014]
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
PhD Bursaries in Accounting and Finance, and Management for autumn 2014 entry The School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol is pleased to invite applications for multiple PhD bursaries in Accounting & Finance and Management. Successful applicants will study for a PhD, receive a contribution towards the cost of full-time PhD study, and undertake teaching duties within the School’s teaching programmes. [24/07/2014]
Carol Propper elected Fellow of the British Academy Carol Propper of the Department of Economics has achieved the rare distinction of being elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the national academy for the humanities and social sciences. [23/07/2014]
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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
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School for Policy Studies News
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Latest news from the Library
Library fine payments [05/06/2014]
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Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
News from the Students' Health Service
SHA conference 2014 [18/07/2014]
SHA conference 2014 [18/06/2014]
#Your GP Cares [28/05/2014]
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Student Services news
Student Services news
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Staff Development Staff Development news
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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
Blackboard Upgrade – Summer 2014 The 2014 Blackboard upgrade has been successfully completed. For more information on new and improved features see the TEL website. [25/07/2014]
Turnitin scheduled maintenance on July 26th Turnitin have informed us of scheduled maintenance on July 26th, as follows: “The Turnitin service may be unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday, July 26th, 2014, from 9 AM to 9 PM U.S. Pacific Time (click for local time). We will be making significant upgrades to improve capacity and scalability as our service utilization grows. An […] [24/07/2014]

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