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Survey reveals few GPs use alternatives to face-to-face consultations Despite policy pressure on GPs to offer consultations by email or internet video programmes such as Skype, few GPs do and most have no plans to introduce them in future, according to a new study. [23/05/2016]
Bristol named as leading UK Smart City Bristol has been named as a leading UK Smart City in a Huawei report unveiled this week [17 May] at an event attended by Minster for Culture and the Digital Economy, Ed Vaizey, MP. [20/05/2016]
Dino jaws: Stegosaurs bite strength revealed The first detailed study of a Stegosaurus skull shows that it had a stronger bite than its small peg-shaped teeth suggested. [20/05/2016]
Dynamic dazzle distorts speed Dazzle camouflage, as used on World War I battleships to fool U-boat commanders, has been modernised for the twenty-first century with moving patterns. [19/05/2016]
You are what you eat: immune cells remember their first meal Scientists at the University of Bristol have identified the trigger for immune cells' inflammatory response – a discovery that may pave the way for new treatments for many human diseases. [19/05/2016]
Rapid rise of the Mesozoic sea dragons In the Mesozoic, the time of the dinosaurs, from 252 to 66 million years ago, marine reptiles such as ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs were top predators in the oceans. But their origins and early rise to dominance have been somewhat mysterious. [19/05/2016]
Racist and sexist assumptions endured in UK media coverage of Malala Yousafzai A new study has found that seemingly positive media coverage of feminist campaigner Malala Yousafzai is actually full of patronising assumptions about women in Muslim countries. [19/05/2016]
Could hepatitis C treatments help prevent virus transmission? An international team of researchers has shed light on the potential impact of new drugs for hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV is an important cause of liver cancer and is transmitted through blood to blood contact. People who inject drugs (PWID) and men who have sex with men (MSM), who are also infected with HIV, are key risk groups for HCV infection in UK. [19/05/2016]
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Sport Relief Bake Off [22/03/2016]
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ACCIS and NCC demonstrate the benefits of automated composite lay-up In collaboration with the National Composites Centre (NCC), ACCIS were pleased to be part of the Rolls-Royce Advanced Manufacturing Forum 2016 where they showcased some of their recent work in manufacturing process. [24/05/2016]
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Survey reveals few GPs use alternatives to face-to-face consultations Despite policy pressure on GPs to offer consultations by email or internet video programmes such as Skype, few GPs do and most have no plans to introduce them in future, according to a new study. [23/05/2016]
New Head for Bristol’s Vet School A veterinary surgeon who has experience across clinical, academic and commercial sectors, has been appointed as the new Head of the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences. [23/05/2016]
You are what you eat: immune cells remember their first meal Scientists at the University of Bristol have identified the trigger for immune cells' inflammatory response – a discovery that may pave the way for new treatments for many human diseases. [19/05/2016]
Could hepatitis C treatments help prevent virus transmission? An international team of researchers has shed light on the potential impact of new drugs for hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV is an important cause of liver cancer and is transmitted through blood to blood contact. People who inject drugs (PWID) and men who have sex with men (MSM), who are also infected with HIV, are key risk groups for HCV infection in UK. [19/05/2016]
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You are what you eat: immune cells remember their first meal Scientists at the University of Bristol have identified the trigger for immune cells' inflammatory response – a discovery that may pave the way for new treatments for many human diseases. [19/05/2016]
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Sir Malcolm Evans leads UN delegation to assess torture prevention in Ukraine Sir Malcolm Evans, Professor in Law at the School and Chair of the The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT), has led a delegation visit to Ukraine this week to assess the treatment of people deprived of their liberty, and the safeguards there are for their protection against torture and ill-treatment. [24/05/2016]
Prof Lois Bibbings to speak at commemoration of WW1 conscientious objectors Marking 100 years since general military conscription was introduced in Great Britain, Professor Bibbings will be taking part in an evening commemorating the courage of Britain’s First World War conscientious objectors. [24/05/2016]
Brexit and nature conservation In her latest blog Dr. Margherita Pieraccini, Lecturer in Law at the University of Bristol Law School, has penned her thoughts on the prospect of Brexit in next month's referendum, and the potential consequences for nature conservation law. [20/05/2016]
Preview: Shaping the corporate landscape The University of Bristol Law School is preparing for its symposium which will explore the possibility of new corporate forms. [20/05/2016]
Mental Health Awareness Week: Time to Listen This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (16-22 May). A blog from the Law School's Dr. Judy Laing indicates that uptake of the The Mental Health Act Code of Practice is patchy and inconsistent with a large percentage of patients living with severe mental health problems not feeling actively involved in their treatment plans. Dr. Laing outlines that this runs contrary to basic human rights principles and that it’s time that patients’ rights and voices are put firmly at the centre of all decision [19/05/2016]
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Flood data and expertise enhances new World Bank risk reduction tool Global flood hazard data has been incorporated into a new World Bank tool called ThinkHazard! by University of Bristol spin-out company, SSBN. The new tool, produced by the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), aims to improve disaster risk awareness and response. [20/05/2016]
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Summer Life in the Botanic Garden It has been great to see so many students now making use of the tranquillity and quiet that the Botanic Garden offers. Sitting in the sun with laptops fired – up, studying for exams or catching up on coursework, it is an ideal place to come for a change of scenery or just to enjoy a break and a coffee away from the crowd. [25/05/2016]
The University of Bristol to again host microscopy-based sketching and painting workshops led by Cath Hodsman, a noted entomological illustrator The University of Bristol is again hosting microscopy-based sketching and painting workshops led by Cath Hodsman, a noted entomological illustrator [19/05/2016]
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Successful Vivas [22/03/2016]
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Looked after children are six times more likely to be cautioned or convicted of a crime A new review commissioned by the Prison Reform Trust makes recommendations for reform to policy and practice to improve the life chances of children in care and prevent their involvement in offending behaviour. [23/05/2016]
International workshop reveals shared urban challenges Despite their obvious differences, the UK and Brazil face stark similarities in the urban challenges they face. [19/05/2016]
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UNiLibrary trial [25/04/2016]
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Bank Holiday Closure [29/04/2016]
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