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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
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Tip - using short urls [10/02/2015]
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Black men less willing to be investigated for prostate cancer The incidence of prostate cancer among men of Afro-Caribbean origin is higher than in white men, they are more likely to be diagnosed as emergencies and their mortality rates are higher. Until now, it has been unclear why these disappointing outcomes exist. Researchers at the Universities of Exeter, Bristol and College London studied the preferences and choice of more than 500 men who were presented with a realistic hypothetical prostate cancer investigation scenario while attending general pra [02/03/2015]
Management consultants “only partly successful” in improving the quality of NHS commissioning The NHS uses an increasing number of commercial and not-for-profit management consultancies in healthcare commissioning but there are concerns about whether knowledge and expertise they generate is of benefit to commissioners and whether it improves the quality of commissioning. In the largest study of its kind in the UK, researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton have for the first time observed this processes of knowledge exchange and assessed the perceived impact on commissi [26/02/2015]
BHF funds renewed study of screen-viewing and physical activity in children Researchers from Bristol, with colleagues from the University of Birmingham, have been awarded funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to continue their study of children’s physical activity and screen-viewing patterns. [25/02/2015]
Move over Wallace and Gromit - it’s the right trousers With an ageing UK population, older people could have the opportunity to stay independent for longer thanks to a pioneering project announced today [Tuesday 24 February]. New research, led by the University of Bristol, will develop smart trousers using artificial ‘muscles’ in its soft fabric to help disabled and older people move around easily and unaided. [24/02/2015]
Save lives - be a brain tumour tissue donor Brain tumour tissue is removed everyday by surgeons but very few patients know they can donate brain tumour tissue to research. A new national campaign launched today [Tuesday 24 February] at the University of Bristol seeks to raise awareness for patients and healthcare professionals about donating brain tumour tissue and helping researchers find a cure for this disease. The campaign is led by leading medical researchers and the charity, brainstrust. [24/02/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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Black men less willing to be investigated for prostate cancer The incidence of prostate cancer among men of Afro-Caribbean origin is higher than in white men, they are more likely to be diagnosed as emergencies and their mortality rates are higher. Until now, it has been unclear why these disappointing outcomes exist. Researchers at the Universities of Exeter, Bristol and College London studied the preferences and choice of more than 500 men who were presented with a realistic hypothetical prostate cancer investigation scenario while attending general pra [02/03/2015]
Management consultants “only partly successful” in improving the quality of NHS commissioning The NHS uses an increasing number of commercial and not-for-profit management consultancies in healthcare commissioning but there are concerns about whether knowledge and expertise they generate is of benefit to commissioners and whether it improves the quality of commissioning. In the largest study of its kind in the UK, researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton have for the first time observed this processes of knowledge exchange and assessed the perceived impact on commissi [26/02/2015]
Bristol medics receive NICE Scholarships Two trainees in the School of Clinical Sciences have been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE). [25/02/2015]
BHF funds renewed study of screen-viewing and physical activity in children Researchers from Bristol, with colleagues from the University of Birmingham, have been awarded funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to continue their study of children’s physical activity and screen-viewing patterns. [25/02/2015]
Save lives - be a brain tumour tissue donor Brain tumour tissue is removed everyday by surgeons but very few patients know they can donate brain tumour tissue to research. A new national campaign launched today [Tuesday 24 February] at the University of Bristol seeks to raise awareness for patients and healthcare professionals about donating brain tumour tissue and helping researchers find a cure for this disease. The campaign is led by leading medical researchers and the charity, brainstrust. [24/02/2015]
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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
Professor Malcolm Evans re-elected SPT Chair Professor Malcolm Evans has been re-elected to chair the United Nations (UN) Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT). [24/02/2015]
Law Graduation [12/02/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Experimental Psychology News
One of the top 50 highest-cited articles An article by Marcus Munafò has recently been announced as one of the top-fifty most highly cited articles in JNCI published in 2012. [24/02/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
Special Field Project to be published in leading academic journal An academic article, based on a Project undertaken for Smugglers' City in 2012/13, is to be published in the leading journal for maritime economic history. [25/02/2015]
China on Film [19/02/2015]
HK project launched [13/01/2015]
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University of Bristol | Department of Computer Science | News
Department of Computer Science news items
PhD Student takes his research to Parliament Kyriakos Georgiou, a Computer Science PhD student at the University of Bristol, is attending Parliament to present his research on energy efficient software to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of SET for Britain on Monday 9 March 2015. [02/03/2015]
University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Economics, Finance and Management news
REF 2014 Success [18/12/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Physics news
Experimental on-demand recovery of entanglement by local operations within non-Markovian dynamics PhD student, Giacomo Ferranti, has had his Masters thesis published as a Scientific Report on nature.com. [02/03/2015]
QuantIC launch event QuantIC, the Quantum Imaging Centre, was launched at an event at the Glasgow Science Centre on 24th February. [02/03/2015]
Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop 2015 The Centre for Quantum Photonics is pleased to announce the return of the Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop from the 15th - 17th April 2015. [25/02/2015]
CQP appears in YouTube video 'Programming a quantum computer (sort of)...' CQP PhD Student Jacques Carolan appears in a new YouTube video by Tom Scott, well known YouTube presenter and science personality. [24/02/2015]
Is glass a true solid? [21/01/2015]
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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 - History of Art news
Latest news from the Department of History of Art
The Art of Football Dr Mike O'Mahony to advise the National Football Museum following major Heritage Lottery Fund grant [24/02/2015]
Recent MA appointed to South Korean Art Centre Role Recent Bristol MA student, Sun Young Kim, takes role at Nam June Paik Art Centre [24/02/2015]
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Latest news from the Library
Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) The Library has arranged temporary trial access to the Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) online [02/03/2015]
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Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
News from the Students' Health Service
Friends and Family test feedback report Jan 2015 Friends and Family test feedback report Jan 2015 [02/03/2015]
Phone problems [02/12/2014]
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Student Services news
Student Services news
Love Where You Live [29/10/2014]
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Staff Development 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 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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