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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
Free Microsoft Office for current students! Microsoft now allows all current students at the University of Bristol to download and install Office 365 ProPlus on personal computers, without charge… [18/09/2014]
Improvements to the performance of University managed laptops In an effort to improve the experience of staff using University laptops, IT Services have made changes to the way laptops work which should noticeably improve their performance… [18/09/2014]
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First eyewitness accounts of mystery volcanic eruption New light has been shed on one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in the last 500 years – the so-called 'Unknown eruption' – thanks to an unusual collaboration between a historian and a team of earth scientists at the University of Bristol. [19/09/2014]
What does it really mean to be InTouch? A new tactile device created by award-winning Bristol-based design consultancy, Kinneir Dufort and the University of Bristol is exploring what it means to feel connected again in this disconnected, screen-focused world. [19/09/2014]
The future of connected objects unveiled at London Design Festival Talking taxidermy that brings to life the brutal history of the 'plume boom'; a magical object to connect speaker and listener via sound, light and touch; and a storyteller to help pupils learn about the difficult history of the slave trade will be unveiled at Christies in London today as part of the London Design Festival. [18/09/2014]
Improving the health and wellbeing of young Bristolians A new project to improve the health of children across Bristol gets underway this month as experts from across the city join forces to tackle the inequalities faced by 20,000 youngsters living in poverty. [17/09/2014]
Bristol academics scoop three Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards Three academics in the Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences have received prestigious Investigator Awards from the Wellcome Trust. [16/09/2014]
Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids Research using data collected from around 4,000 healthy people in the UK has enabled scientists to identify a rare genetic variant that dramatically reduces levels of certain types of lipids in the blood. [16/09/2014]
How learning to talk is in the genes Researchers have found evidence that genetic factors may contribute to the development of language during infancy. [16/09/2014]
Fun and free – 80by18 activities at your fingertips Young people have been setting themselves challenges and finding out more about life in Bristol this summer thanks to an on-line educational resource which helps them to find fun and free things to do in, around, above, and below the city. [16/09/2014]
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Sport, Exercise and Health news
Latest news from Sport, Exercise and Health
Indoor Netball action – FREE ENTRY Netball International Test series being played in Bristol between South Africa and England [19/09/2014]
Sports Hall re-opens [09/09/2014]
Sports Hall Closure [23/08/2014]
Changing Room Closure [22/08/2014]
Rugby reunion dinner [05/08/2014]
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ACCIS CDT: Call for PhD project proposals The call for EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT) PhD projects is now open. [19/09/2014]
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How learning to talk is in the genes Researchers have found evidence that genetic factors may contribute to the development of language during infancy. [16/09/2014]
Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids Research using data collected from around 4,000 healthy people in the UK has enabled scientists to identify a rare genetic variant that dramatically reduces levels of certain types of lipids in the blood. [16/09/2014]
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Celia Wells presents 'Grand Designs: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Criminal Law' at a one-day workshop 'Re-imagining the Teaching of Criminal Law' at Birmingham University on 17th September Celia Wells presents 'Grand Designs: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Criminal Law' at a one-day workshop 'Re-imagining the Teaching of Criminal Law' at Birmingham University on 17th September. [16/09/2014]
Tom Tooth (PGR) attends 5th annual PolCon in Middlesborough PolCon is a niche institution within the wider criminal justice scholarship field, with a specialist policing remit and an avowed aim to facilitate the collaboration of universities and police forces in enhancing the status of evidence-based policing practices. [15/09/2014]
Legal Research Methods and Methodologies Conference 16 September 2014 The University of Bristol Law School is hosting its 2014 Legal Research Methods and Methodologies Conference on Tuesday 16th September 2014 [15/09/2014]
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Latest news from The Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol
Everyday Maths project feeds into Adult Literacy and Numeracy Report Everyday Maths project feeds into the Adult Literacy and Numeracy Report 'HC 557' published by the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee 08/09/2014 [17/09/2014]
Dr Paul Howard Jones on BBC Radio 4's 'The Educators' Sarah Montague interviews the people whose ideas are challenging the future of education. [17/09/2014]
New bespoke masters course for BDS Bespoke masters course launched for teachers at Bedminster Down School and the Malago learning Federation [17/09/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Chemistry news
Megan Shaw wins seminar prize Megan Shaw has been awarded the best seminar prize at the Royal Society of Chemistry 29th Annual Postgraduate Meeting of the Heterocyclic & Synthesis Group. The meeting was held on 16th September at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Abingdon. [17/09/2014]
Hind Rattan Award 2015 [04/09/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
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Times Higher Education Review Aleks Lewicki's Latest Book Aleksandra Lewicki's new book 'Social Justice through Citizenship?' has been reviewed in the Times Higher Education [19/09/2014]
Dr Benoit Pelopidas writes new blog for Policy Bristol New blog on Policy-relevance and the responsibility of nuclear scholars written by Dr Benoit Pelopidas. [18/09/2014]
Dr Benoit Pelopidas participates in a roundtable on "New International Nuclear History, International Organizations and the IAEA" Dr Benoit Pelopidas participates in a roundtable on "New International Nuclear History, International Organizations and the IAEA" in Vienna with Professor David Holloway (Stanford University), Professor Matthew Jones (London School of Economics) and Professor Sonja Schmid (Virginia Tech) on September 19, 2014. [16/09/2014]
Dr Paul Higate to give public lecture in Amsterdam Drawing on the rapid rise of Private and Military Security Companies (PMSC) in recent years, this lecture focuses on the masculinity-security nexus in the case of private security contractors. In particular it considers the salience of identity work to contractors from the U.S and the UK, where security performance is theorised in terms of a dichotomised heuristic; low profile security work in the case of the British, and high profile in the case of the U.S. [15/09/2014]
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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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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
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
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What does it really mean to be InTouch? Our connected life after the Smartphone. In this fast paced digital world we often feel isolated from the people we love. The smartphone may allow us to connect almost anywhere at any time, but although we are always connected, are we really InTouch? The project is a collaboration between Dr Cater and Dr Bates, and design company Kinneir Dufort to use haptic technology to explore new ways to allow us all to communicate. [19/09/2014]
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
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Finance Office University of Bristol - Finance Office news
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University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
News from School of Humanities
Stitching the Iliad [29/08/2014]
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SPS news School for Policy Studies news
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Improving the health and wellbeing of young Bristolians A new project to improve the health of children across Bristol gets underway this month as experts from across the city join forces to tackle the inequalities faced by 20,000 youngsters living in poverty. [17/09/2014]
Launch of new Working Together with Parents Network website As you can see we have refreshed our website! We also have a new, members’ only, blog. The website provides an overviews of positive practice and what is happening around the UK. The blog is for in-depth discussion of between our members. [15/09/2014]
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Latest news from the Library
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Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
News from the Students' Health Service
Immunisation sessions [20/08/2014]
New software system [20/08/2014]
SHA conference 2014 [18/07/2014]
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Staff Development Staff Development news
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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
New tool available for online marking A new tool for online marking is now available in Blackboard. The “inline grading” tool allows markers to annotate work directly in Blackboard, without having to download and upload files. Blackboard’s 3 minute video tutorial shows how to use the tool. If you would like to find out more about online marking or online submission please visit […] [19/09/2014]
Blackboard downtime Thursday 18 September 17.30-19.30 IT Services have informed us that they are intending to take down the server that hosts Blackboard (and other services, such as SITS) on Thursday evening for two hours, between 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm. This is to allow them to make important repairs to the hardware. Hopefully this downtime will not have a significant […] [16/09/2014]
QMP upgrade – update [15/08/2014]

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