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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
macOS Sierra now supported by the University Update, 1 December 2016: Following initial concerns over support for macOS Sierra (see the September edition of the IT bulletin) we are now happy to confirm that this is the supported OS for University Mac computers… [01/12/2016]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Yo-yo dieting might cause extra weight gain Repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the person to store more fat for future shortages, new research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests. [05/12/2016]
Bristol tech start-ups bid for backing at SETsquared’s Accelerating Growth showcase High-growth tech entrepreneurs pitched for a share of more than £25 million backing when they took part in SETsquared’s annual Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase in London last week. [02/12/2016]
Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Award Winners 2016 The winners of this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards, which showcase the diverse and important contributions that Bristol research makes to society, were announced at the Strategy Launch on 29 November. [01/12/2016]
Bristol Is Open wins smart cities award Bristol Is Open won The Smart Cities Award at a prestigious ceremony last night [Tuesday 29 November]. The project, which is a joint venture between the University and Bristol City Council, was one of four nominees in the Smart Cities category at the World Communications Awards (WCA). [30/11/2016]
The poverty premium – poorer people pay more for essential goods and services In the UK the poverty premium - the idea that poorer people pay more for essential goods and services - is an important and relevant social policy concern for low-income families. [30/11/2016]
Oscar-winning actress feels the force University of Bristol research associate Asier Marzo demonstrated a mid-air display of ‘floating pixels’ using soundwaves and force fields to Spanish actress and model, Penélope Cruz and actor, Chino Darín, on the Spanish TV programme El Hormiguero. [30/11/2016]
Industrial Revolution leaves east ends of major cities poorer than the west The east sides of major UK cities such as London and Manchester have historically been the poorest due to industrial pollution. This has resulted in unequal distribution of social classes across cities that is still evident today. [30/11/2016]
Mobbing mongooses get by with a little help from their friends In their notorious battles with snakes, dwarf mongooses are more likely to help attack the enemy if they are closely bonded to the individual raising the alarm, reports new experimental research from scientists at the University of Bristol. [30/11/2016]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
Winter vacation opening hours extended We are pleased to announce that after requests from our students via the #yousaidwedid campaign, Sport, Exercise & Health and Library Services are extending our opening hours over the winter vacation period. [02/12/2016]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - University of Bristol Law School news
Latest news from the University of Bristol Law School
Sir Malcolm Evans appointed as expert advisor for UN’s Global Study of Children Deprived of Liberty Professor of Law, Sir Malcolm Evans has been appointed by the UN to be a member of the high level Advisory Panel for their new Global Study of Children Deprived of Liberty. The study seeks to address the lack of data, research and verified information on the situation of children deprived of liberty. [05/12/2016]
Successful start to Law Clinic Training Sessions with Osborne Clarke Following the University of Bristol Law Clinic’s new partnership with commercial law firm Osborne Clarke, the firm welcomed the Clinic members to its offices for two bespoke training days earlier this term. [02/12/2016]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
Elizabeth Blackwell Institute funding awarded to research therapeutic tool for children with impaired eye movement control Professor Iain Gilchrist, Dr Cathy Williams and Dr Rosie Clark awarded funding to investigate the efficacy of their novel app “EyeTrain” designed as a therapeutic tool to improve oculomotor control in children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). [05/12/2016]
Luke Somerwill is shortlisted for the Jonathan Sime Award 2016 Previous Undergraduate student, Luke Somerwill, is shortlisted for the Jonathan Sime Award 2016. [02/12/2016]
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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 - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
Industrial Revolution leaves east ends of major cities poorer than the west The east sides of major UK cities such as London and Manchester have historically been the poorest due to industrial pollution. This has resulted in unequal distribution of social classes across cities that is still evident today. [02/12/2016]
Continuing Contracts [02/11/2016]
Dutch Hunger Winter [13/10/2016]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Centre for Public and Market Organisation
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Humanities Building [01/12/2016]
Three professorships for Humanities The School of Humanities is recruiting a professor and a reader/professor [29/11/2016]
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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
New Library web pages [21/06/2016]
UNiLibrary trial [25/04/2016]
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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 University of Bristol - WUN news
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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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