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Anonymous user access to comment on Wikis to close In the 'Edit Space Permissions' screen space administrators will no longer have access to setup permissions for Anonymous Users (users who do not possess either UoB accounts or are not invited as externals to a space) to comment on UoB wiki spaces… [20/10/2014]
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Time for change - additional daylight saving could improve public health New research, published just before British Summer Time ends, shows that proposals to permanently increase the hours of waking daylight could increase children’s activity levels. [24/10/2014]
Bristol team creates designer ‘barrel’ proteins Designer proteins that expand on nature’s own repertoire, created by a team of chemists and biochemists from the University of Bristol, are described in a paper published this week in Science. [23/10/2014]
How ferns adapted to one of Earth’s most extreme environments How ferns adapted to the extreme environmental conditions found in the high Andean mountains of South America is the focus of new research by the Universities of Bristol and Sheffield, published today in PLOS ONE. [23/10/2014]
University and NTU Singapore to push the frontier in ageing innovations In the near future, smart wearable technologies will make it easier for the elderly to continue living independently, while enabling their children and caregivers to ensure their safety and daily health and well-being are properly monitored. [23/10/2014]
University of Bristol welcomes the President of the Republic of Singapore The President of the Republic of Singapore visited the University of Bristol yesterday [Thursday 23 October 2014] as part of a four-day State Visit to the UK as a guest of Her Majesty The Queen. [23/10/2014]
Teenage self-harm linked to problems in later life Those who self-harm as teenagers are more at risk of developing mental health and substance misuse problems as adults, new research from the biggest study of its kind in the UK has revealed. [22/10/2014]
Planning the future of education in Rwanda The University’s Graduate School of Education has successfully led a bid for funding from the Department for International Development to develop a ‘hub for innovation’ in the Rwandan education system. [21/10/2014]
Digging for Britain’s real-life war horses Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have teamed up with school children, veterans of modern conflict and other volunteers to uncover the history of Britain’s real-life war horses. [20/10/2014]
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Sport, Exercise and Health news
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Change the face of men's health Movember is the global charity committed to changing the face of men’s health by challenging men to grow moustaches during Movember (the month formerly known as November) to spark conversation and raise funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health problems. In November 2013 staff and students at the University of Bristol raised £8,564 [23/10/2014]
Pilates Autumn Offers! [17/10/2014]
Sports Hall re-opens [09/09/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Science news
The Big Give is back [07/05/2014]
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How to bid for public sector work in a consortium A University of Bristol engineer, Andrew Crossley, is the lead author of a new guide on how to form consortia of small businesses to bid for public sector work. The guide was launched in Swansea yesterday [Monday 21 October] by Jane Hutt, AM the Minster for Finance of the Welsh Government. [25/10/2014]
Research goes wild [14/10/2014]
ACCIS Conference 2014 [24/09/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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New Dean of Health Sciences Professor Jonathan Sandy, currently Interim Dean of Medicine and Dentistry, has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, which will take effect from 1 August 2015. [23/10/2014]
Teenage self-harm linked to problems in later life Those who self-harm as teenagers are more at risk of developing mental health and substance misuse problems as adults, new research from the biggest study of its kind in the UK has revealed. [22/10/2014]
Could technology transform GP consultations? The way we interact with our GPs could be transformed thanks to a new £458,000 project exploring whether consultations could viably be conducted via email, text message, telephone or via the internet. [20/10/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
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Bristol team creates designer ‘barrel’ proteins Designer proteins that expand on nature’s own repertoire, created by a team of chemists and biochemists from the University of Bristol, are described in a paper published this week in Science. [23/10/2014]
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Malcolm Evans UN Address Incidences of torture and ill-treatment around the world have not been diminishing and the need for effective prevention is ‘as great as it ever has been’, according to United Nations human rights expert Professor Malcolm Evans OBE. [23/10/2014]
Students raise the bar for legal advice in Bristol Law students at the University of Bristol are launching a new advice service for the public, answering questions on everything from employment and housing to privacy and voting. Over 80 students are involved in the new initiative, which has won support from the Citizens Advice Bureau and the Personal Support Unit (PSU) at Bristol County Court. [21/10/2014]
The Law School's Mooting Competition Sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills begins with Exhibition Moot Event The Law School's Mooting Competition Sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills begins with Exhibition Moot Event [20/10/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
A New Understanding of How Animals Produce Structural Colours “All that glitters is not gold” - William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice A new paper from the Visual Ecology Group has discovered that there is a universal explanation for why many animals appear a dazzling metallic colour or a mirror like silver. [22/10/2014]
New study to discover why plants tell the time An exciting new project in the laboratory of Dr Antony Dodd will investigate how biological clocks adapt plants to their environment. [21/10/2014]
Experiment on the ultrasonic hearing of pet cats on TV With equipment and training from Professor Gareth Jones and PhD student Andy Wakefield, the makers of the recent BBC series 'Cat Watch 2014: The New Horizon Experiment' successfully conducted an experiment whereby cats were shown to locate a hidden speaker emitting ultrasonic mouse calls undetectable to their owners. [21/10/2014]
Deceptive Iridescence [01/10/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news
Bristol poetry Institute Annual Reading: Professor Mervyn Morris Professor Mervyn Morris, poet laureate of Jamaica, gave the Bristol Poetry Institute Annual Reading in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building. [24/10/2014]
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Department of Music University of Bristol - Department of Music news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
In September... [10/10/2014]
Over the Summer [25/09/2014]
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School Of Economics, Finance and Management School Of Economics, Finance and Management news
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Personnel Services & Staff Development University of Bristol - Personnel Services & Staff Development news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Stitching the Iliad [29/08/2014]
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SPS news School for Policy Studies news
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Time for change - additional daylight saving could improve public health New research, published just before British Summer Time ends, shows that proposals to permanently increase the hours of waking daylight could increase children’s activity levels. [24/10/2014]
Study of adoption disruption impact on policy The DfE funded study ‘Beyond the Adoption Order: challenges interventions and disruptions' was published by Professor Julie Selwyn, working with Sarah Meakings and Dinithi Wjedesa at the beginning of 2014 and is the first national study of adoption disruption. [20/10/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Funding to develop and test novel antimicrobial biomaterials Dr Michele Barbour has been awarded a "TRACK" award (Translational Acceleration and Knowledge Transfer) by the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, in collaboration with Dr Sarah Maddocks of Cardiff Metropolitan University. [21/10/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news
Latest news from the Department of History of Art
Simon Shaw-Miller, City of Light Professor Simon Shaw-Miller contributing to the Philharmonia Orchestra's City of Light festival. [23/10/2014]
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Latest news from the Library
Veterinary Sciences Library Celebrate Opening Veterinary Sciences Library celebrates 'refreshed' look [22/10/2014]
New trial resources [13/10/2014]
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Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
News from the Students' Health Service
Flu immunisation 2014 [03/10/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Penguin Archive Project News
News and updates from the Penguin Archive Project
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University of Bristol news
Latest news from the University of Bristol
250 Great Minds [09/10/2014]
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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
Issues with voice feedback and PDF file display fixed by Turnitin The recent issues in Turnitin Grademark with voice feedback not playing and PDF files not displaying correctly have been fixed by Turnitin.   [22/10/2014]

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