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SETsquared partnership ranked as the world’s top business incubator

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:45:00 +0000

A national university business incubator, with offices in Bristol’s Engine Shed, has been named as the best in the world for its outstanding contribution to developing the next generation of UK tech entrepreneurs.

Public invited to get involved in dementia research

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:58:00 +0000

People over the age of 50 and without a diagnosis of dementia are being asked to consider taking part in dementia prevention research. Members of the public can find out more at the first Bristol Dementia Research Showcase next week [Tuesday 27 February].

Calls for language discrimination to be tackled

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:54:00 +0000

On International Mother Language Day [21 February], linguistic experts are calling for language learning to be expanded to create a ‘new kind of global literacy’.

NHS management consultants proven to worsen a service already under pressure

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:30:00 +0000

Millions of pounds are being wasted each year on NHS management consultants who are causing a service already under pressure to be less efficient rather than making things better, according to new research.

What are libraries for?

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:03:00 +0000

With plans recently announced for a new library at the University of Bristol, library users, researchers, librarians and creative writers from the University and across the city will discuss the role of libraries in the past, now and in the future at a debate this evening (Tuesday, February 20).

Plants colonised the earth 100 million years earlier than previously thought

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:00:00 +0000

A new study on the timescale of plant evolution, led by the University of Bristol, has concluded that the first plants to colonise the Earth originated around 500 million years ago – 100 million years earlier than previously thought.

BAFTA accolade for Bristol graduate

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:07:00 +0000

A graduate of the University of Bristol played a leading role at the BAFTAs, accepting a special award on behalf of the National Film and Television School (NFTS).

University welcomes in year of the dog with festivities at Museum

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:47:00 +0000

The University of Bristol was once again proud to sponsor the Lunar New Year celebrations at the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (17-18 February), welcoming in the Year of the Dog with two days of events, which included a talk about traditional Chinese herbs from the University’s Botanic Garden.

Bristol spin-out acquired by global contract research organisation

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:03:00 +0000

KWS BioTest, a spinout company from the University of Bristol, has been acquired by US-based Charles River Laboratories, for an initial purchase price of approximately £15 million.

Majority of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives - but younger children need more support

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:27:00 +0000

The largest study of its kind, published today [19 February], has revealed 83 per cent of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives.

Plants are given a new family tree

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:03:00 +0000

A new genealogy of plant evolution, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, shows that the first plants to conquer land were a complex species, challenging long-held assumptions about plant evolution.

Enabling works get underway to prepare for the new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:43:00 +0000

Enabling works have now started to prepare for the demolition of the former Royal Mail sorting office on Cattle Market Road, next to Temple Meads station to make way for the new University of Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus.

New targets revealed for the treatment of inflammatory conditions

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:50:00 +0000

Research by the University of Bristol has shed light on the way our clotting cells and immune cells control their interactions with each other.

Winners announced for Bristol's Data Visualisation Challenge

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:36:00 +0000

Two teams have won £8,000 funding each to take their data visualisation projects to the next level and work with leading creative companies in Bristol.

Acoustic blockage-detection system could prevent aircraft accidents

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:37:00 +0000

Pitots, which provide airspeed data, have played a role in several aircraft accidents, including the fatal Air France Flight 447 in 2009. New research by aerospace engineers at the University of Bristol has found that an acoustic blockage-detection system could prevent future accidents by making pilots aware of a blocked Pitot before a situation becomes critical.