Vulnerable adults in custody face inconsistent services, study finds 11 October 2017 Vulnerable adults who are taken into police custody face a postcode lottery around the provision of 'appropriate adults' who help safeguard their rights and welfare while detained, a new study has found.
- Vulnerable adults in custody face inconsistent services, study finds 11 October 2017 Vulnerable adults who are taken into police custody face a postcode lottery around the provision of 'appropriate adults' who help safeguard their rights and welfare while detained, a new study has found.
- Care after miscarriage needs ‘standardised approach’, report reveals 10 October 2017 The standard of care for mothers experiencing the end of a pregnancy varies widely, with more to be done to replicate good practice found in some NHS Trusts and hospitals, according to a new study led by researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Birmingham.
- Apply for funding to influence, inform and engage with policy 25 September 2017 PolicyBristol is today announcing the next call for applications for our Support Scheme.
- Analysing science and technology policy issues 1 September 2017 POST is Parliament's in-house source of independent, balanced and accessible analysis of public policy issues related to science and technology.
- Life sciences industrial strategy 30 August 2017 Government's office of life sciences has recently published a Life sciences industrial strategy.
- Mediterranean Migration Research Programme policy briefs 13 July 2017 The ESRC-funded Mediterranean Migration Research Programme (MMRP), launched in response to the on-going migration crisis in Europe, incorporates leading social scientists across seven research institutions, including the University of Bristol.
- What is best practice in school sex education? 3 July 2017 Sex and relationship education (SRE) is regarded as vital for improving young people’s sexual health but a third of schools in England lacks good SRE and government guidance is outdated. New research led by the University of Bristol has found clear evidence that school-based SRE and school-linked sexual health services can be effective at improving sexual health.
- Academics call on EU decision-makers to take responsibility for the climate impact of harvesting forests 27 June 2017 The University of Bristol’s Dr Joanna House has led 40 scientists from around the world who are concerned about contentious EU plans that would hide the climate impacts of harvesting more trees.
- Strengthening gender equality in post-Brexit Britain 20 June 2017 On 20 June, a group of academics and interested stakeholders met to discuss how to strengthen gender equality in post-Brexit Britain.
- Queen’s birthday honour for Bristol professors 17 June 2017 Professor Debbie Lawlor and Professor Richard Taylor at the University of Bristol have both received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours which recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.