Students on the run for charity15 November 2004This Saturday [November 20] over 50 students from Bristol University will break out from the Students' Union to take part in the University's RAG (Raising And Giving) Jailbreak.
Double whammy for mathematics11 November 2004Two academics in Bristol University's Department of Mathematics have been awarded prestigious prizes by the European Commission and the Clay Mathematics Institute in America.
Bristol academics honoured for world-class achievements11 November 2004Two Bristol University academics, Dr Philip Donoghue in the Department of Earth Sciences, and Dr Jens Marklof in the Department of Mathematics, have been honoured for their research achievements by one of Britain's most important grant-making foundations, the Leverhulme Trust, in its 2004 Philip Leverhulme Prizes.
Interactive music video from Bristol-based company10 November 2004Universal Music is pioneering the latest technology from a company based at SETsquared at the University of Bristol to allow music fans to interact instantly with videos of their favourite bands.
Fingerprints in the sky explained by "beautiful mathematics"10 November 2004A group of physicists, led by Professor Sir Michael Berry and Dr Mark Dennis from Bristol University's Department of Physics, have published the most compact and elegant explanation of one of nature's simplest phenomena: the way light behaves in the sky above us.
Finding adoptive families9 November 2004Lesley Frazer, from the Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies at Bristol University, will be one of the speakers at a NCH workshop next week [Thursday, November 18].
South-west universities in business plan prize battle4 November 2004The Universities of Bristol, Bath and the West of England battled it out on Tuesday night in a contest to decide which award-winning business plan from their students and staff most deserves the title of Winner of Winners 2004.
Roman face cream reproduced4 November 2004Cosmetic face cream used by fashionable Roman women has been analysed by scientists at Bristol University, and then reproduced.
Medication Matters - new research into psychotropic drugs1 November 2004Issues surrounding the prescription of psychotropic drugs for people with learning difficulties are highlighted in new research project, Medication Matters, by Dr Jackie Rodgers and colleagues at the Norah Fry Research Centre.
Suicidal thoughts more common among women1 November 2004One in 38 women and 1 in 50 men in Britain develop suicidal thoughts in a year, but less than 1 in 200 of these people kill themselves according to new work published in the November issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry.
Scholars forge new link for Romantic study27 October 2004Scholars from across the region will gather at the University of Bristol this Friday [29 October] to discuss interdisciplinary approaches to Romantic period culture at the first South West Interdisciplinary Romanticism Link (SWIRL) symposium.
Alzheimer's disease: the facts and future26 October 2004Leading UK researchers, based in the area, will be speaking about the latest Alzheimer's research and treatment at a free public lecture hosted by Bristol University next week.
£4m investment in veterinary sciences26 October 2004The Pearson Building - part of a major refurbishment and extension programme at Bristol University's Department of Clinical Veterinary Science - will be opened today.
Energy efficiency partnership launched26 October 2004Bristol University and the Carbon Trust today announced a major energy efficiency partnership to reduce energy use and carbon dioxide emissions across the precinct.
Natural delivery or caesarean?18 October 2004A study to help women decide how to give birth has started in Bristol and Weston. Known as the DiAMOND study (Decision Aids for Mode Of Next Delivery), it is being run jointly by the Universities of Bristol and Dundee.
Art and film lectures14 October 2004Art and film is the theme of a series of free public art lectures starting next week.
University celebrates investment14 October 2004The South West Angel and Investor Network (SWAIN) is celebrating after brokering its first investment deal on behalf of software company Mobile Life, based at Bristol University.
Youngsters to share their views on climate change13 October 2004200 young people from secondary schools in Bristol will discuss their views on climate change with a Bristol University climate change expert as part of Film Education's 9th National Schools Film Week.
Free public lectures over lunch12 October 2004Saving the environment, the reconstruction of a Bristol dinosaur, osteoarthritis, and the key to why horses can run so fast, are the themes of a series of free public lectures starting this week by Bristol University academics and staff.
Empowering Patients12 October 2004Patients frequently volunteer to take part in research to find new treatments, but how often do they get the opportunity to be involved as partners in both the research behind the treatment and the development of new clinical services? The University of Bristol and the United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust are committed to a much greater involvement of patients, not only as subjects who try out new treatments, but by enabling them to become full 'Patient Partners'.
Take a look inside Royal Fort House12 October 2004Royal Fort House, a classically designed Georgian house, which is part of Bristol University, will be open to the public this Saturday, October 16.
Does caffeine affect our health?12 October 2004One of the largest studies in the world looking at how caffeine in our diet may affect health, well-being and sleep patterns starts in Bristol this week.
Heart disease risk factors rooted in childhood11 October 2004Lifestyle factors that increase the risk of heart disease in adults begin to take hold in childhood, and possibly even before birth, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Bristol and published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
£1m boost for heart attack research8 October 2004A team of researchers at the Bristol Heart Institute have been awarded £843,000 by the British Heart Foundation for their laboratory studies into the basic biology underlying heart attacks.
Exercise boosts recovery from breast cancer8 October 2004Women should aim for half an hour's gentle exercise three times a week to aid their recovery from breast cancer, according to early results revealed at a University of Bristol conference on Exercise and Cancer Rehabilitation today.
Free public lectures over lunch7 October 2004Bristol University academic and experimental psychologist, John Barrett, will address the relationship between psychology and health in a series of free lunchtime public lectures starting next week.
Bristol goes back to nature7 October 2004Bristol University has organised a number of events for people of all ages as part of its involvement in the UK's biggest celebration of the natural world, Bristol's first Festival of Nature.
Free public lectures at the University6 October 2004Obesity, eradicating poverty in the 21st century, the future of commercial aerospace and the progress on Crohn's disease are just some of the themes of a series of free public lectures starting this week by Bristol University academics and leading people in their field.