Groundbreaking economists Mary Paley and Alfred Marshall join the University. Mary was one of the first female lecturers in Britain.
The University of Bristol pioneers the application of mathematics to economics, requiring an A-level in Mathematics for entry to its Economics degree.
Future Nobel Laureate and Frisch medal winner Sir Angus Deaton becomes Professor of Econometrics.
William Lewis, CEO of Dow Jones and publisher of The Wall Street Journal, graduates from Bristol.
The Bloomberg Room our financial trading computer room is opened, allowing students to develop their knowledge of financial trading software.
- The University of Bristol opens its doors
- The first higher education institution in UK to admit men and women as equals.
1929 - Sir Winston Churchill becomes University Chancellor.
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