How happy and healthy is your rabbit?3 February 2015Rabbits are the UK’s third most popular pet, after cats and dogs, with around 1.7 million kept as pets but very little is known about their quality of life. A new University of Bristol study has found although many pet rabbits are happy and healthy several issues, including living alone or with unsuitable animals, affect many rabbits.
Bristol offers research ‘tasters’ for practising vets2 February 2015The School of Veterinary Science, in association with the University’s Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, is offering veterinary clinicians an opportunity to spend six months doing research in Bristol’s medical labs.
Teocah’s top accolade from the Queen2 February 2015A recent University of Bristol student has a date with the Queen after being awarded a top honour in recognition of her outstanding voluntary work.
New book explores ‘this thing called literature’ 2 February 2015What is this thing called literature? Why should we study it? And how? A new book by Professor Andrew Bennett of the University of Bristol and Professor Nicholas Royle of the University of Sussex exploring these questions will be launched on Friday 6 February at Foyles Bookshop in Bristol.
Alfred Jewel comes under the spotlight2 February 2015The Alfred Jewel, one of the most precious objects from the Anglo Saxon era, will be the subject of a TV documentary by Professor Mark Horton of the University of Bristol’s Department of Archaeology and Anthropology.