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IT Services University of Bristol - IT Services news
Latest news from IT Services
Large number of services are unavailable, 24 July Update, 7.00pm, 24 July: Work has taken place to bring back the storage system… [24/07/2014]
Roll out of Microsoft Office 2013 in August In August we will be upgrading Microsoft's Office suite to Office 2013 on all managed computers, which includes staff and PGR University computers along with computers in study spaces and open access areas… [23/07/2014]
BusinessObjects unavailable Wednesday 13th August BusinessObjects will be unavailable from 8.30am to 10.00am on Wednesday 13th August due to essential maintenance… [23/07/2014]
Number of IT services currently unavailable 5.45pm: A large number of IT services are currently unavailable… [23/07/2014]
Software self service [30/06/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Research news
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Seeing the same GP at every visit will reduce emergency department attendance Attendances at emergency departments can be reduced by enabling patients to see the same GP every time they visit their doctor’s surgery. This is just one of several recommendations made in a report published today, led by researchers at the University of Bristol. [24/07/2014]
Age of puberty in girls influenced by the parent they inherit their genes from The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on whether the girl got her copy of the gene from her mother or her father, according to new research published today [23 July] in the journal Nature. [23/07/2014]
Researchers hope to identify new drug targets to treat brain tumours Around 7,000 people in the UK develop primary brain cancer each year but only ten per cent of patients are still alive five years after diagnosis. A new research project has been awarded a grant of over £200,000 to look at a pathway in brain tumours called peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) and identify any possible new drug targets to treat the disease. [23/07/2014]
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Sport, Exercise and Health news
Latest news from Sport, Exercise and Health
Henley Royal Regatta Henley Royal Regatta was held between 2nd - 6th July marking 30 years since the foundation of the UBBC's own Alumni association and the club's new boathouse opening in September. [22/07/2014]
Summer Programmes 2014 [10/06/2014]
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Faculty of Science University of Bristol - Faculty of Science news
Latest news from the Faculty of Science
The Big Give is back [07/05/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Latest news from the University of Bristol
Seeing the same GP at every visit will reduce emergency department attendance Attendances at emergency departments can be reduced by enabling patients to see the same GP every time they visit their doctor’s surgery. This is just one of several recommendations made in a report published today, led by researchers at the University of Bristol. [24/07/2014]
Age of puberty in girls influenced by the parent they inherit their genes from The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on whether the girl got her copy of the gene from her mother or her father, according to new research published today [23 July] in the journal Nature. [23/07/2014]
Researchers hope to identify new drug targets to treat brain tumours Around 7,000 people in the UK develop primary brain cancer each year but only ten per cent of patients are still alive five years after diagnosis. A new research project has been awarded a grant of over £200,000 to look at a pathway in brain tumours called peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) and identify any possible new drug targets to treat the disease. [23/07/2014]
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Latest news from the University of Bristol Law School
Tony Prosser elected Fellow of the British Academy Professor Tony Prosser of the University of Bristol Law School has achieved the rare distinction of being elected Fellow of the British Academy, the national academy for the humanities and social sciences. [18/07/2014]
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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
The 2014 edition of the Bristol Guide is now available Tthe new and improved 'The Bristol Guide: a Handbook for Educational Professionals' is out today and available to purchase from our online shop. [22/07/2014]
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School of Chemistry news
Latest news from the School of Chemistry
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School of Geographical Sciences news
Latest news from the School of Geographical Sciences
£614,000 to continue exploration beneath Greenland Ice Sheet Last summer, scientists from the University of Bristol discovered the longest canyon in the world buried beneath three kilometres of ice in Greenland. The 'Greenland Grand Canyon' was an unexpected discovery resulting from the analysis of thousands of line kilometres of airborne radar data that have been collected over Greenland by NASA, German, Danish and UK scientists since the 1990s. This data set represents a vast treasure trove of information about the conditions beneath the Greenland ice [18/07/2014]
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The School of Biological Sciences The School of Biological Sciences news
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University of Bristol - Department of English news
Latest news from the Department of English
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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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Department of History news
Latest news from the University of Bristol's Department of History
In June... [07/07/2014]
In May... [04/06/2014]
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University of Bristol | Department of Computer Science | News
Department of Computer Science news items
Computer-generated image wins the Best Artwork Award at ISMB 2014 ISMB 2014 has just announced that the winner of the Best Artwork Award this year goes to the "supraHex" by Dr. Hai Fang and Prof. Julian Gough from the Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol. Details of the competition are available on the ISMB award website. [23/07/2014]
Micro-Energy Day [25/06/2014]
School Of Economics, Finance and Management School Of Economics, Finance and Management news
Latest news from the School Of Economics, Finance and Management
Carol Propper elected Fellow of the British Academy Carol Propper of the Department of Economics has achieved the rare distinction of being elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the national academy for the humanities and social sciences. [23/07/2014]
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School of Physics news
Latest news from the School of Physics
End of the ice cream season The last special lecture of the academic year gave school students a taste of the physics of ice cream. [21/07/2014]
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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 - School of Humanities news
News from School of Humanities
Graduation celebrations 18th July 2014 Graduation celebrations 18th July 2014 [22/07/2014]
Congratulations colleagues! Congratulations to the four members of the School of Humanities who have been promoted in the latest round. [22/07/2014]
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Oral and Dental Sciences news
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - School of Veterinary Sciences news
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Department of History of Art University of Bristol - History of Art news
Latest news from the Department of History of Art
Call for Papers: Enchanted Edwardians conference, March 2015 This conference will be hosted by the University of Bristol, in association with the Edwardian Culture Network. Call for Papers deadline: 5 December 2014 [18/07/2014]
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Library services University of Bristol - Library news
Latest news from the Library
Library services unavailable Several Library services are currently unavailable [24/07/2014]
Senate House Study Centre summer vacation opening From Monday 21 July, the Senate House Study Centre will reopen with its usual hours of 8am to 10pm, 7 days/week. [19/07/2014]
Library fine payments [05/06/2014]
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Students' Health News Students' Health Service news
News from the Students' Health Service
SHA conference 2014 SHA conference 2014 [18/07/2014]
Adrenaline auto-injector updated guidance The latest guidance from the MHRA regarding the use of adrenaline auto-injectors [18/07/2014]
SHA conference 2014 [18/06/2014]
#Your GP Cares [28/05/2014]
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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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CRR RSS news feed image Centre for Communications Research news
All the latest news from the University of Bristol Centre for Communications Research
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University of Bristol University of Bristol - Clinical Research and Imaging Centre news
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RSS Logo 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
Turnitin scheduled maintenance on July 26th Turnitin have informed us of scheduled maintenance on July 26th, as follows: “The Turnitin service may be unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday, July 26th, 2014, from 9 AM to 9 PM U.S. Pacific Time (click for local time). We will be making significant upgrades to improve capacity and scalability as our service utilization grows. An […] [24/07/2014]

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