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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
VoIP phone system - stable and additional work planned Update 22 May: Over the last week considerable work has taken place to investigate the cause of the problems affecting the University's VoIP service… [22/05/2015]
Confluence Wiki upgrade, 28 May The University wiki service will be upgraded to the latest version, Confluence Wiki version 5.7.0, on Thursday 28th May… [22/05/2015]
Network maintenance affecting Senate House, Friday 5th June to Sunday 7th June Essential network maintenance is needed to replace the old and now end-of-life network switches that provide University and Internet network connectivity to computers on the 3rd, 4th and 5th floors of Senate House… [22/05/2015]
eReserves and SAFS unavailable between 8am-10.30am on 23 June Essential database maintenance will take place on Tuesday 23rd June between 8.00am and 10.30am… [22/05/2015]
Library services unavailable between 8am-11am on 2 July Essential database maintenance work will take place on Thursday 2nd July between 8.00am and 11.00am During that time the following services and functions will be unavailable: Aleph, the Library Management System, which will affect: Use of Self-Issue machines The ability to request Inter-Library Loans… [22/05/2015]
Plone CMS (intranet web editing) and People Profiler unavailable on 9th June 8am-10am Essential database maintenance work will take place on Tuesday 9th June between 8.00am -10.00am… [22/05/2015]
T4 Site Manager and Prospectus Editing Tool unavailable on 24 June between 8am-11am Essential database maintenance work will take place on Wednesday 24th June between 8.00am - 11.00am… [22/05/2015]
Visitor wireless is changing The University is introducing The Cloud wifi, to provide access to guests and members of the public on University premises… [19/05/2015]
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Latest news from the University of Bristol
Study examines increase in calls to emergency services As calls to emergency services increase, there is an urgent need for a reliable and consistent method of measuring whether or not these calls are appropriate. These are the findings from a University of Bristol study, published in BMJ Open, which explored ambulance use among patients with problems that could potentially be managed by their GP or other primary care health services. [22/05/2015]
Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica detected A group of scientists, led by a team from the University of Bristol, has observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica. The research is published today in Science. [21/05/2015]
Banana desserts vs quantum cryptography: New Enterprise Competition shortlist released Ten exciting new business ideas have reached the final round of the New Enterprise Competition (NEC) 2015. This year the competition has received over 100 entries from University of Bristol students, staff and graduates. The final ten are now in with a chance to win grants of up to £30,000 in October. [21/05/2015]
New insight into lethal fungus infection in wildlife The introduction of a lethal fungus infection that could threaten the UK's amphibian populations has not been caused by exposure to infected colonies of African clawed frogs, according to new research from the Universities of Bristol and Portsmouth. [20/05/2015]
Men experiencing or perpetrating domestic violence linked with two to three-fold increase in mental health problems Men visiting their GP with symptoms of anxiety or depression are more likely to have experienced or carried out some form of behaviour linked to domestic violence and abuse, according to a new University of Bristol study. Researchers say the findings highlight the need for GPs to ask male patients with mental health problems about domestic abuse. [20/05/2015]
New technology could fundamentally change future wireless communications Radio systems, such as mobile phones and wireless internet connections, have become an integral part of modern life. However, today’s devices use twice as much of the radio spectrum as is necessary. New technology is being developed that could fundamentally change radio design and could increase data rates and network capacity, reduce power consumption, create cheaper devices and enable global roaming. [19/05/2015]
Spotting pain in donkeys – learning the language Vets in Pakistan working for global equine welfare charity the Brooke have collaborated with the University of Bristol on a newly published paper to discover whether a donkey is in pain by just being observed. [18/05/2015]
Celebrating research [15/05/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Sport, Exercise and Health news
Sports hall closure [14/05/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Science news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Study examines increase in calls to emergency services As calls to emergency services increase, there is an urgent need for a reliable and consistent method of measuring whether or not these calls are appropriate. These are the findings from a University of Bristol study, published in BMJ Open, which explored ambulance use among patients with problems that could potentially be managed by their GP or other primary care health services. [22/05/2015]
Bristol dementia researchers in call for more volunteers On International Clinical Trials Day [Wednesday 20 May], researchers in the South West are urging more people in the region to consider volunteering for dementia studies. Many pioneering studies into the devastating condition are underway in the region, but efforts can be hampered if researchers can’t find people willing to take part. [20/05/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Spotting pain in donkeys – learning the language Vets in Pakistan working for global equine welfare charity the Brooke have collaborated with the University of Bristol on a newly published paper to discover whether a donkey is in pain by just being observed. [18/05/2015]
Dogs in a spin [21/04/2015]
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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
Adela Simonova Law Student - It started with free ice cream..... From free ice cream to hosting a conference on education for sustainable development [21/05/2015]
Five more ESRC Impact Acceleration Awards for Social Sciences The fourth round of the University’s ESRC-funded Impact Acceleration Account has funded five Social Science projects to a total of £75,000 [19/05/2015]
Sofia Galani presented a paper at the International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators in Hong Kong. Sofia's paper analysed the human rights and commercial implications that a ban on ransom payments to pirates could have on the shipping industry. [19/05/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
"If fleas were as big as human beings, how high could they jump?" All sorts of estimates have been made, but it has now been put to the test. [21/05/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
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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
Special Field Project published in journal Former UG student publishes article based on second-year project [22/05/2015]
More new lectureships [27/03/2015]
In February... [25/03/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Bristol physicist to row across the Atlantic More people have been sent into space or climbed Everest than those who have rowed across the Atlantic Ocean. A test of such physical endurance teamed with a wide range of dangerous obstacles unique to the vast ocean environment is not for the faint-hearted. Yet second year Bristol Physics and Astrophysics student Jay Olenicz is one of those preparing for this year’s Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, which at just under 3500 miles is one of the world’s most arduous and intense races. Undergra [21/05/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - HR news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Centre for Public and Market Organisation
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Research by Professor Julie Selwyn informs government policy on child adoption processes Recommendations about adoption services and the speed of the process to be included in Queen's Speech next week, based upon research by Professors Julie Selwyn and Elaine Farmer [23/05/2015]
Natasha Price short-listed for Bristol Teaching Award SPS's Natasha Price short-listed for Bristol Teaching Award [22/05/2015]
Men experiencing or perpetrating domestic violence linked with two to three-fold increase in mental health problems Men visiting their GP with symptoms of anxiety or depression are more likely to have experienced or carried out some form of behaviour linked to domestic violence and abuse, according to a new University of Bristol study. Researchers say the findings highlight the need for GPs to ask male patients with mental health problems about domestic abuse. [19/05/2015]
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History of Art news
Latest news from the Department of History of Art
Art History in Schools [17/04/2015]
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Latest news from the Library
GeoScienceWorld trial [19/03/2015]
Drama Online trial [18/03/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Students' Health news
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Student Services news
Student Services news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Staff Development news
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All the latest news from the University of Bristol Centre for Communications Research
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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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Technology Enhanced Learning blog
Service announcements and essential information from the Technology Enhanced Learning team
Blackboard unavailable 17th June 8am – midday Due to essential security patching of servers by IT Services, Blackboard will be unavailable between 8am and midday on Wednesday 17th June. For further information on other services affected please see IT News. IT Services apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact the IT Service Desk if you need further information.    [21/05/2015]
Blackboard workshops for staff Places are now available on Blackboard workshops for staff in June: Introduction to Blackboard for administrative and support staff Introduction to Blackboard for academic staff (including research staff) If you are unable to attend, but would like a basic introduction to Blackboard, please contact tel-help@bristol.ac.uk to request a test Blackboard course. We will then provide […] [21/05/2015]

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