More time to give views on whether University buildings with links to the slave trade should be renamed
The University of Bristol has extended its listening exercise, 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 - January 18, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, History; Press Release Source Type: news

Children with persistent speech disorder are more likely to have problems making friends, research finds
Children with persistent speech disorder have greater difficulty than their peers in making friends and maintaining relationships, according to new research. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 17, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Release Source Type: news

Philosopher Queens: New course is diversifying the philosophy canon
A university course is diversifying the male-heavy, western-centric philosophy curriculum. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 17, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, Student life, Undergraduate; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law; Press Release Source Type: news

Gym undergoes £ 180,000 refurb in time for New Year and new semester
The University of Bristol ’ s main gym has had almost all of its equipment replaced in a £ 180,000 facelift. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 13, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Current students, Postgraduate, Staff notices, Student notices, Undergraduate; Press Release Source Type: news

Human-made noise impacts dolphins working together, reveals new study
Dolphins working collaboratively are less successful in the presence of sound generated by humans, a University of Bristol-led team of researchers have shown. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 12, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Dr Chris Adams, 1973-2022
Dr Chris Adams, Lecturer in the School of Chemistry, passed away in September 2022. His colleagues offer a tribute to a dedicated and visionary champion for undergraduate teaching. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 11, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Obituaries; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment linked with multiple mental health problems
Experiencing abuse or neglect as a child can cause multiple mental health problems, finds a new study led by UCL researchers, in collaboration with the University of Bristol and NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW), King's College London, University of Lausanne and Yale University School of Medicine. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 11, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Sci Source Type: news

New biography of famous palaeontologist Mary Anning unearthed from University of Bristol archives
A short biography of pioneering scientist Mary Anning, written in the final ten years of her life, has been made public for the very first time. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 11, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Women with high body dissatisfaction spend more time looking at thinner women, finds study
Women who are dissatisfied with their body shape spend more time looking at their thinner counterparts, finds a new University of Bristol-led study involving nearly 3,000 women. The research, published in Body Image, aimed to understand more about risk factors for eating disorders and potential targets for new treatment interventions. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 11, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news

Study finds programme to prevent cerebral palsy in premature babies is effective
A programme to increase the use of magnesium sulfate, a £ 1 injection that helps prevent cerebral palsy in premature babies, is effective according to a National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded evaluation. The findings, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, are published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 10, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

New year, new view: 5 fascinating short courses to try at Bristol
Love learning? Looking for a change? Simply want to broaden your knowledge? (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 10, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Student life; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, History, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, English, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law; Press Release Source Type: news

University partners with Genie AI to provide free legal contracts for budding entrepreneurs
The University of Bristol ʼ s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has partnered with Genie AI, the UK ʼ s largest open source legal library, to provide students with free access to legal templates and clauses. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 9, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Business and Enterprise, Current students, Student life, Student notices; Faculty of Arts; Press Release Source Type: news

Child deaths over last year have peaked to pre-pandemic levels, finds new study
Child deaths in England increased during 2021 to 2022 and have returned close to pre-pandemic levels, according to a new study, led by researchers from the University of Bristol ’ s National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) team and published in JAMA today [9 January]. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 9, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School Source Type: news