NASA ’ s Webb detects carbon dioxide in exoplanet atmosphere
NASA ’ s James Webb Space Telescope has captured the first clear evidence for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet outside the solar system. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 25, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Physics; Press Release Source Type: news

Professor Malcolm Skilbeck, 1932-2022
Former School of Education colleague Professor Malcolm Skilbeck passed away peacefully, aged 89, at his home near Geelong in Victoria Australia on 17 June. Emeritus Professor Michael Crossley, Senior Research Fellow in the School of Education, offers a remembrance. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 25, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Obituaries; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Education Source Type: news

Experiment on YouTube shows potential to ‘ inoculate ’ millions of users against misinformation
Briefly exposing social media users to tricks behind misinformation boosts awareness of dangerous online falsehoods, even amid intense ‘ noise ’ of the world ’ s second-most visited website, new research finds. Google is set to deploy an anti-disinformation campaign based on the findings. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 24, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, International, Public engagement, Publications, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science, Faculty of Life Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Charity launched by graduate to help Ukrainian refugees settle in the UK issues first business grants
Opora, founded by MPhil History graduate Yegor Lanovenko, has processed its first tranche of its business grants programme aimed at supporting Ukrainian refugee entrepreneurs in the UK. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 24, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni; Press Release Source Type: news

The bees are back in town!
After a hiatus of three years the Bee and Pollination Festival is back! Come and find out about the vital role pollinators play in our lives at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden this weekend. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 24, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Sustainable Bristol student start-up branches into prison partnership to aid rehabilitation
A climate-crisis-fighting farming company founded by University of Bristol alumni has introduced their environmentally-friendly methods to a prison setting for the first time in the UK. The trial is part of a strategy to aid rehabilitation by empowering prisoners and helping them develop new skills to reintegrate back into society. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 23, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise, Sustainability; Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering; Press Release Source Type: news

Sexual enjoyment following childbirth is not altered by different delivery methods, research suggests
Sexual enjoyment in the years following childbirth is unaffected by the way in which the baby is delivered, according to new research. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 22, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Release Source Type: news

Scientists relieved to discover ‘ curious ’ creature with no anus is not earliest human ancestor
An international team of researchers have discovered that a mysterious microscopic creature from which humans were thought to descend is part of a different family tree. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 17, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

A gold inflatable Martian House designed to withstand life on Mars has landed in Bristol
A two storey house designed for future life on Mars has landed on M Shed Square in Bristol, UK as part of ongoing public art project, Building a Martian House. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 16, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Source Type: news

Weird and wonderful world of fungi shaped by evolutionary bursts, study finds
Scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered that the vast anatomical variety of fungi stems from evolutionary increases in multicellular complexity. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 15, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Explore the ‘ World Reimagined ’ in new Bristol art trail
A colourful globe sculpture has been installed at the University of Bristol ’ s Royal Fort Gardens this week that forms part of a new trail across the city of Bristol, inviting the public to explore the UK ’ s relationship with the Transatlantic Trade in Enslaved Africans and its impact on society. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 12, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Public engagement; Press Release Source Type: news

Increase in non-COVID-19 respiratory infections predicted this winter
An increase in the number of non-COVID-19 respiratory infections should be expected this winter, say scientists. The warning comes following the results of a new study, published in The Lancet Regional Health – Europe, which found that over 55% of respiratory disease hospitalisations during the pandemic ’ s peak were caused by non-SARS-CoV-2 infections. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 9, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Bristol alumna and England netball legend retires from the game after fourth Commonwealths
A Bristol alumna has announced she is retiring from domestic and international netball after her fourth Commonwealth Games.   (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 9, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Student life, Student notices; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, University of Bristol Law School; Press Release Source Type: news

Increase in non-COVID-19 respiratory infections predicted this winter
An increase in the number of non-COVID-19 respiratory infections should be expected this winter, say scientists. The warning comes following the results of a new study, published in The Lancet Regional Health – Europe, which found that over 55% of respiratory disease hospitalisations during the pandemic ’ s peak were caused by non-SARS-CoV-2 infections. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 9, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Robot helps reveal how ants pass on knowledge
Scientists have developed a small robot to understand how ants teach one another. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 9, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news