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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
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]
Security bug in SSL 3.0 - POODLE A security bug has been identified in widely used web encryption technology that allows attackers to decrypt encrypted website connections, this has been referred to as POODLE – short for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption… [17/10/2014]
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Latest news from the University of Bristol
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]
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]
Online resource launched about personal experiences of cleft lip and palate About one in 700 babies in the UK are born with a cleft lip, a cleft palate or a cleft lip and palate. A detailed online resource for families and individuals affected by this condition will be launched this weekend at CLAPA’s annual conference. [17/10/2014]
Scientific breakthrough will help design the antibiotics of the future Scientists have used computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics – a breakthrough which will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future. [17/10/2014]
£150,000 to research impacts of volcanic ash on UK nuclear sites The likelihood and potential impacts of volcanic ash on nuclear generating sites in the UK will be investigated by researchers from the University of Bristol in partnership with EDF Energy, thanks to a £150,000 grant from the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC). [16/10/2014]
Myth-conceptions: How myths about the brain are hampering teaching Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, according to new research published today [15 October]. [15/10/2014]
Research goes wild [08/10/2014]
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Sport, Exercise and Health news
Latest news from Sport, Exercise and Health
Pilates Autumn Offers! Special autumn offers for Pilates - available now! [17/10/2014]
Jazmin Sawyers makes her debut on Question of Sport Jazmin Sawyer makes her debut on Question of Sport [16/10/2014]
Sports Hall re-opens [09/09/2014]
Sports Hall Closure [23/08/2014]
Changing Room Closure [22/08/2014]
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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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Faculty of Engineering news Faculty of Engineering news
University of Bristol Faculty of Engineering news
Professor Ian Bond - Inaugural Lecture Damage and Repair - A Bioinspired Future for Advanced Materials [15/10/2014]
ACCIS annual newsletter Michael Wisnom, Director, reports the news from the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science over the past year in the ACCIS newsletter. [15/10/2014]
Dr Francesca Pianosi Wins Major Award from the European Geosciences Union Dr Francesca Pianosi Wins Major Award from the European Geosciences Union [15/10/2014]
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
Latest news from the University of Bristol
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
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Scientific breakthrough will help design the antibiotics of the future Scientists have used computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics – a breakthrough which will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future. [17/10/2014]
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Latest news from the University of Bristol Law School
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]
Professor Malcolm Evans, OBE, to chair UN Subcommittee for Prevention of Torture On Tuesday 21st October Professor Malcolm Evans, OBE, will be in New York in his capacity as Chair of the UN Subcommittee for Prevention of Torture and will be presenting its 7th Annual Report to the UN General Assembly. [16/10/2014]
Social-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) annual conference The Social-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) annual conference took place at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen in April this year. [15/10/2014]
Register for Corporate Accountability and Access to remedies for Corporate Wrongs Conference 8th November This conference explores the challenges of holding business actors, in particular corporations, to account in terms of their social, environmental and human rights performance and making sure that they comply with relevant guidelines, principles and codes. [15/10/2014]
Mr Nikhil Roy, Programme Development Director at Penal Reform International, will give a talk on Global Trends and Challenges in Penal Reform Mr Nikhil Roy, Programme Development Director at Penal Reform International, will give a talk on Global Trends and Challenges in Penal Reform at 13:00 on Wednesday 22 October in room 3.32, 3rd floor, Wills Memorial Building. [15/10/2014]
Diego Acosta will be attending on 15 October the launch of a five year project on migration governance which he will be working until 2019 Diego Acosta will be attending the launch of a five year project on migration governance on 15th October, which he will be working until 2019. The project has been funded with a 2.1 million euros European Research Council grant. [15/10/2014]
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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
Dr Shelia Trahar to visit Baku, Azerbaijan British Council, Azerbaijan, Monday 3rd November [17/10/2014]
Neuroscience and education: myths and messages Myth-conceptions: How myths about the brain are hampering teaching [15/10/2014]
How does it feel to submit a PhD thesis? Research Assistant Dr Richard Budd shares his experience [15/10/2014]
Making the Difference [09/10/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Geographical Sciences news
Professor Paul Valdes wins Milutin Milankovic Medal We are delighted that Paul has been named as the 2015 recipient of the prestigious "Milutin Milankovic Medal" of the European Geosciences Union. He will receive his medal at the EGU 2015 General Assembly, which will take place in Vienna in April. [17/10/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Biological Sciences news
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]
Andy Wakefield talks about light pollution on 'Shared Planet' Andy Wakefield was interviewed on Radio 4's 'Shared Planet' about his research on how different types of streetlights differ in their ability to attract insects. [17/10/2014]
Deceptive Iridescence [01/10/2014]
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Latest news from the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS)
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Department of English news
Amend this [01/10/2014]
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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
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
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
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
Latest news from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Stitching the Iliad [29/08/2014]
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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
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Latest news from the Library
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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Student Services news
Student Services news
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Staff Development Staff Development news
Latest news from Staff Development
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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 news
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Michael E. Mann: The Hockey Stick and the climate wars Recording of Michael E Mann talk online [16/10/2014]
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 feedback in Turnitin Grademark Some staff and/or students may have noticed issues with feedback provided in Turnitin Grademark over the past day or so. We have reported these to Turnitin and they have today responded as follows:  ”Some users have reported a display issue with the downloaded PDF format of their Originality and GradeMark reports. The text may be misaligned, […] [17/10/2014]
Blackboard Responding Slowly – 17th October 2014 The Blackboard service is currently running slowly. We have reported this to our colleagues in Information Services who are looking in to this. We will update this blog post as soon as we have further information. TEL Team     [17/10/2014]

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