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Bristol academic awarded Future Leaders Fellowship 8 May 2019 Dr Adam Perriman from the University of Bristol's School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine has been named as one of the recipients of the UK Research and Innovation's (UKRI) new Future Leaders Fellowships. The initiative, which aims to support the very best early career researchers and innovators to help them tackle global challenges, was announced today [Tuesday 7 May] by Chris Skidmore, Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
  • Ground-breaking driverless car project showcases vision for a connected transport future 13 May 2019 The multi-organisational team behind the £5.5 million FLOURISH connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) project is today [Monday 13 May] celebrating the completion of three years of collaborative research and development with the launch of its latest findings.
  • Bristol academic awarded Future Leaders Fellowship 8 May 2019 Dr Adam Perriman from the University of Bristol's School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine has been named as one of the recipients of the UK Research and Innovation's (UKRI) new Future Leaders Fellowships. The initiative, which aims to support the very best early career researchers and innovators to help them tackle global challenges, was announced today [Tuesday 7 May] by Chris Skidmore, Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
  • Stress in early life could make people more likely to develop depression 8 May 2019 New research by the University of Bristol has found that early life adversity could make an individual more at risk of developing negative thinking, which could lead to major depressive disorder (MDD). The findings provide biological and psychological evidence to support work first proposed in the 1960s.
  • Rethinking digital service design could reduce their environmental impact 6 May 2019 Digital technology companies could reduce the carbon footprint of services like You Tube by changing how they are designed, experts say.
  • University of Bristol and Yale ‘happiness Professors’ reunite for public happiness talk 3 May 2019 Having been the first in the UK to pioneer the exceptionally popular ‘Science of Happiness’ course, the University of Bristol’s Professor Bruce Hood is set to be joined by Professor Laurie Santos of Yale University, to give a free public lecture called Science of Happiness and The Good Life [6pm, 10 May at Priory Road Lecture Theatre, Bristol].
  • Study shows older men feel ‘excluded, overlooked and cut-off’ 29 April 2019 With increasing numbers of older men experiencing loneliness, a new report published today [29th April] calls for a better understanding of how to tackle the growing public health challenge.
  • Reviewing school admissions policy: why parental choice is not the answer to social integration 25 April 2019 A new study by the universities of Bristol and Cardiff shows that, far from encouraging integration and equal opportunity, the choice-based system favoured by schools across the world limits educational attainment standards for schools and the performance of pupils while at school and when they leave.
  • Peer-led drug prevention 25 April 2019 Researchers at Bristol and Cardiff universities are running the largest ever trial of a peer-led drug prevention programme in schools across the West of England and South Wales. FRANK Friends will run over three years, across 48 schools, and involve around 5,655 students. It will evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a peer-led programme in preventing drug use among young people.
  • New satellite data sets reveal flood risk for vulnerable populations 18 April 2019 Scientists from the University of Bristol have modelled the likelihood of flooding in some of the world’s most hazardous zones to an unparalleled degree of accuracy.
  • Brexit wasn’t triggered by the old and unhappy, but by financial worries 12 April 2019 People’s feelings about their own financial situation had the greatest influence on them voting to leave the EU, according to new research which challenges the widely-held belief that it was the old and unhappy who swung the Brexit vote.
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