Three Bristol academics recognised with honours from Royal Aeronautical Society
It ’ s skies the limit for three University of Bristol academics who have received awards from the Royal Aeronautical Society distributed for achievement, innovation and excellence. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 29, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering; Press Release Source Type: news

University of Bristol appoints inaugural Dean for its new Business School
The University of Bristol has appointed an inaugural Dean and Professor of Strategy for its new Business School. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 29, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law; Press Release Source Type: news

Bristol environmental scientists lead new research to improve quality of UK rivers
Five new and much-needed research projects have been launched to investigate how pollution affects UK rivers. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 28, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Research, Sustainability, Announcements; Press Release Source Type: news

Innovative hydrogen energy storage project secures over £ 7 million in funding
A consortium, involving the University of Bristol, has been awarded £ 7.7m from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP) of UK Government ’ s Department for Business, Energy& Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to develop pioneering hydrogen storage. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 28, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise; Press Release Source Type: news

Pocket feature shared by deadly coronaviruses could lead to pan-coronavirus antiviral treatment
Scientists have discovered why some coronaviruses are more likely to cause severe disease, which has remained a mystery, until now. Researchers of the University of Bristol-led study, published in Science Advances today [23 November], say their findings could lead to the development of a pan-coronavirus treatment to defeat all coronaviruses — from the 2002 SARS-CoV outbreak to Omicron, the current variant of SARS-CoV-2, as well as dangerous variants that may emerge in future. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 23, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol BioDesign Institute, Institutes, Elizabeth Bl Source Type: news

A dose of kindness: Bristol pets to receive free vaccinations
As part of its outreach work in the community, Bristol Animal Rescue Centre with support from Bristol Vet School students, is running an animal vaccination event at Ambition Lawrence Weston Community Centre today [23 November] where there will be free pet vaccinations for pet owners who are on low incomes or benefits. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 23, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, Public engagement, Student life; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

University football team on top form as they tussle for league title
It ’ s neck and neck in the title race as the University of Bristol Women ’ s Football Club (UBWFC) 1st XI go into a crunch match. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 23, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, Student notices, Student life; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studie Source Type: news

New trial to assess whether rapid tests reduce antibiotic prescribing for respiratory infections in primary care
A new randomised controlled clinical trial, led by the University of Bristol, will investigate whether rapid microbiological 'point-of-care' tests for respiratory infections could reduce antibiotic prescribing in primary care, thanks to funding of £ 1.6 million by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). The tests, which are carried out in GP surgeries rather than sent to a laboratory, detect the presence of viruses and some bacteria, with results available on the same day. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 23, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Grants and Awards, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

NASA ’ s space telescope reveals an exoplanet atmosphere as never seen before
The largest telescope in space, also known as JWST, has just scored another first: a molecular and chemical profile of a distant world ’ s skies. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 22, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Announcements, Current students, International, Postgraduate, Public engagement, Publications, Research, Undergraduate; Press Release Source Type: news

Around nine million Euros in ERC grants awarded to Bristol academics for pioneering research
A total of six researchers from the University of Bristol have been awarded European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants totalling around 1.5 million Euros each. This places the University joint second in the UK in terms of the number of Advanced Grants awarded from the 2022 call. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 22, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards; Press Release Source Type: news

University of Bristol to listen to views on building names with links to the slave trade
The University of Bristol is launching a listening exercise today, seeking views on whether seven buildings whose names are linked in different ways to the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans should be renamed. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 22, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Announcements, Current students, Public engagement, Research, Staff notices, Student notices; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, History; Press Release Source Type: news

‘ Passionate and dedicated ’ professor wins Times Higher Education Award
A University of Bristol professor has been praised for his “ unstinting dedication ” as he won a prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Award. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 18, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Grants and Awards, Postgraduate, Staff notices; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Sc Source Type: news

Fighting diabetes, understanding dementia and connecting people: This year ’ s Doctoral Prize winners are …
Ways to detect diabetes early, protect against dementia and keep people connected through touch are all ideas that have won in this year ’ s Doctoral Prizes. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 18, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Current students, Health, Postgraduate, Publications, Research; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Institutes, Institutes, Brigstow Source Type: news

Children of the 90s ’ founder, this week ’ s castaway on BBC Radio 4 ’ s Desert Island Discs
The founder of Bristol ’ s pioneering health study Children of the 90s, Professor Jean Golding OBE, will share the soundtrack of her life on this week ’ s BBC Radio 4 ’ s Desert Island Discs. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 17, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Release Source Type: news

Social bees travel greater distances for food than their solitary counterparts, study finds
Social bees such as honeybees and bumblebees have larger foraging ranges, according to researchers at the University of Bristol. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 17, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news