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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
Loss of services at 11am on 5th February All services should now be back following the outage earlier today.  While the underlying problem was fixed quite quickly the recovery of individual services has taken some time… [05/02/2016]
Essential network maintenance on 9th and 16th February Due to work taking place as part of the Engineering Growth Project  (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/engineering/about/eng-growth/) there will be essential network maintenance between 8am and 9am on 9th and 16th February… [03/02/2016]
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Ocean acidification makes coralline algae less robust Ocean acidification (the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth’s oceans, caused by the uptake of CO2 from the atmosphere), is affecting the formation of the skeleton of coralline algae which play an important part in marine biodiversity, new research from the University of Bristol has found. [08/02/2016]
New book explores Neolithic island ritual Ritual life on Neolithic islands is the subject of a new book edited by Dr George Nash of the University of Bristol’s Department of Archaeology and Anthropology and the late Andrew Townsend, who completed a PhD in archaeology at Bristol. [08/02/2016]
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantage The rate that fish are captured by predators can double when boats are motoring nearby, according to pioneering work led by the University of Exeter and co-authored by the University of Bristol, published today in Nature Communications. [05/02/2016]
Women are seen more than heard in online news It has long been argued that women are under-represented and marginalised in relation to men in the world’s news media. New research, using artificial intelligence (AI), has analysed over two million articles to find out how gender is represented in online news. The study, which is the largest undertaken to date, found men’s views and voices are represented more in online news than women’s. [03/02/2016]
Loss of wild flowers across Britain matches pollinator decline The first ever Britain-wide assessment of the value of wild flowers as food for pollinators, led by the University of Bristol, shows that decreasing resources mirror the decline of pollinating insects, providing new evidence to support the link between plant and pollinator decline. [03/02/2016]
Sonic tractor beam goes to Hollywood University of Bristol research assistant Asier Marzo demonstrated the world’s first sonic tractor beam to Hollywood actors Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell on the Spanish TV programme El Hormiguero. [03/02/2016]
Greenland ice sheet releasing “Mississippi River” worth of phosphorus Not only is Greenland's melting ice sheet adding huge amounts of water to the oceans, it could also be unleashing 400,000 metric tons of phosphorus every year – as much as the mighty Mississippi River releases into the Gulf of Mexico, according to a new study. [02/02/2016]
University research underpins pursuit of resilience in banking sector Dr Evarist Stoja, Reader in Finance in the University of Bristol’s Department of Accounting and Finance, has collaborated with colleagues in the Bank of England to publish an article on how banks fare in stressful macroeconomic conditions. [02/02/2016]
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Pool Closure [20/10/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering news
University of Bristol Faculty of Engineering news
Pump-priming bid leads way for research into structurally and functionally enhanced composites Researchers in the Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science (ACCIS) have been awarded a pump-priming grant of £4.9K from the Faculty of Engineering Research Pump Priming Fund to bring together two novel concepts in composites manufacture which have the potential to generate exceptional composite properties. [02/02/2016]
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Latest news from the University of Bristol Law School
Law Club and Bar Society receive nominations for multiple National Law Society awards The University of Bristol Law School is delighted to announce the national law society award nominations for the University of Bristol Law Club and Bristol Bar Society. [03/02/2016]
Professor Malcolm Evans urges Cyprus to address migrant detention conditions and improve overall monitoring Sir Malcolm Evans reflects on the United Nations' successes with torture prevention in Cyprus. [03/02/2016]
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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
Britain in bloom: national-scale changes in nectar resources for pollinators The first ever Britain-wide assessment of the value of wild flowers as food for pollinators has shown that decreasing resources mirror the decline of pollinating insects, providing new evidence to support the link between plant and pollinator decline. In the study, researchers from the University of Bristol and University of Leeds worked with scientists from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and Fera Science Ltd and found substantial losses to nectar resources in England and Wales between [04/02/2016]
Dr Andy Radford wins €2 Million ERC Award Dr Andy Radford has been awarded a 2 million euro, 5 year Consolidator Grant to investigate the 'Consequence of out-group conflict'. [01/02/2016]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - History news
Over the summer... [05/10/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Humanities news
Inside Arts [26/11/2015]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
Congratulations Jenny! [11/12/2015]
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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
Library Search maintenance (Sunday, 14 February) The Library Search software will be routinely updated on Sunday, February 14th at 01:00 [05/02/2016]
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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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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 now available 05/02/2016 IT services have worked to fix the problem with the network configuration  in our central Data Centre that was affecting access to Blackboard and most other University systems.  All Blackboard services should now be available to users.  Please see updates on the IT Services status pages: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/it-services/news/status/ or on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uob.it TEL Team [05/02/2016]
Blackboard unavailable – 05/02/2016 We are aware that Blackboard is one of a number of UoB Services that are currently unavailable. IT services are working to resolve this and we will update this post as soon as we have any news. TelEd Team   [05/02/2016]
Blackboard smart views 04/02/2016 When accessing your smart views in the grade centre, if you find you are presented with a list of all students instead of your particular group,  please: Click on your group name in the grade centre menu Choose ‘Grade with Usernames Hidden’ from the drop down next to the column heading. You should now see […] [04/02/2016]
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