Tag Archives: University of Bristol

University of Bristol joins a new UK genetics network aimed at better linking mouse genetics research to clinical advances

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 19-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol, a red brick research university, has announced that it is joining UK’s new National Mouse Genetics Network, a distributed challenge-led research clusters working with the Mary Lyon Centre to accelerate … Read the full press release

University of Bristol led study found that obese women are at double risk of developing womb cancer

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 19-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol, a red brick research university, has announced that it led a new research on the link between body mass index (BMI) and endometrial cancer risk. The study, funded by Cancer … Read the full press release

Uno studio condotto dall’Università di Bristol ha scoperto che le donne obese sono a doppio rischio di sviluppare il cancro dell’utero

(COMUNICATO STAMPA) BRISTOL, 19-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — L’Università di Bristol, un’università di ricerca in mattoni rossi, ha annunciato di ha condotto una nuova ricerca sul legame tra indice di massa corporea (BMI) e rischio di cancro dell’endometrio. Lo studio, finanziato … Read the full press release

Studie zeigt, dass das Fernsehen für vier Stunden oder mehr am Tag zu einem erhöhten Risiko für Blutgerinnsel führen kann

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, Frankreich, 20-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Society of Cardiology, ein unabhängiger, gemeinnütziger, nichtstaatlicher Berufsverband, der führend in der Entdeckung und Verbreitung bewährter Verfahren in der Herz-Kreislauf-Medizin ist , hat bekannt gegeben, dass eine neue Studie, die … Read the full press release

Study finds watching TV for four hours a day or more may lead to an increased risk of blood clots

(PRESS RELEASE) SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France, 20-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Society of Cardiology, an independent non-profit, non-governmental professional association leader in the discovery and dissemination of best practices in cardiovascular medicine, has announced that a new research published on … Read the full press release

Biogeobatteries, Additive Manufacturing, water systems, brain organoids projects at University of Bristol funded as part of UKRI flagship Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol, a red brick research university, has announced that four promising future science and research leaders at the university will be benefiting from a £4.5 million UK Government funding to convert … Read the full press release

DNV announces collaborative research project to develop automated verification of inspection data from offshore wind farms

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 13-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces the launch of a new collaborative research project in partnership with the University of Bristol and Percepetual Robotics to develop an automated data processing procedure for verification of detected wind … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: EPSRC funded project SAFER Nepal to mitigate seismic risk and enhance community resilience in Nepal

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Red brick research university the University of Bristol has announced that a multidisciplinary team behind The SAFER Nepal Project has been working with local partners to improve the seismic safety and resilience of … Read the full press release

The ‘Germ Defence’ site adapted for COVID-19 to help the public shift behaviours

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 11-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘Germ Defence’, which is an evidence-based, behaviour change website, that has proved quite successful in reducing infection transmissions for seasonal and swine flu originally developed by researchers from Bristol, Bath and Southampton … Read the full press release

University of Bristol developed new VR cloud-based tools to accelerate nanotech research and drug discovery

Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed new virtual reality (VR) cloud-based tools to help academics and industry progress new drugs, materials and boost the teaching of chemistry. BRISTOL, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A joint team of computer science and … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: innovative makeover for one of Bristol’s best-loved characters to play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed 2 charity trail

BRISTOL, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Students at the University of Bristol have given one of Bristol’s best-loved characters an innovative makeover. They’ve created an eye-catching mechanical Gromit sculpture, featuring interactive clocks, which will play a starring role in this summer’s Gromit Unleashed … Read the full press release

Universities of Bristol and Tokyo collaboration attempted a novel route to understand what makes a liquid behave like water

The properties of water have fascinated scientists for centuries, but yet its unique behaviour remains a mystery. BRISTOL, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, a … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: New maritime security toolkit aims to present a new model for capacity building and governance of our seas

BRISTOL, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International policy makers, coastguard, navies and shipping companies can now access comprehensive advice and guidance to making the world’s oceans safe from piracy and smuggling. Endorsed at its launch by the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative … Read the full press release

New study shows that Oklahoma’s seismicity is strongly linked to fluid injection depth from the oil and gas industry

SOUTHAMPTON, 02-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A huge increase in the number of man-made earthquakes in Oklahoma, USA, is strongly linked to the depth at which wastewater from the oil and gas industry is injected into the ground, according to a … Read the full press release

University of Bristol study: Technological alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations unlikely to GP workload

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The realities of implementing alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations, such as telephone, email, online and video consultations, mean that hoped-for reductions in GP workload and increases in available appointments for patients might not be realised. This … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: new algorithm to solve the energy structure of quantum systems on quantum computers

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An international collaboration of quantum physicists from the University of Bristol, Microsoft, Google, Imperial College, Max Planck Institute, and the Sun Yat-sen University have introduced a new algorithm to solve the energy structure of quantum … Read the full press release

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) congratulates colleagues and members recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018

SWINDON, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC would like to congratulate colleagues and members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018. This year’s recipients were honoured for their vital work across a … Read the full press release

University of Bristol study on wild dwarf mongooses sheds light into what happens when immigrants join a new group

Researchers from the University of Bristol studying wild dwarf mongooses have provided insight into what happens when immigrants join a new group. BRISTOL, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Bristol studying wild dwarf mongooses have provided insight into … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: discovery on how cells rebuild after division could have major implications for understanding cancer and degeneration

BRISTOL, 07-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Bristol research has revealed how cells rebuild their nucleus and organise their genome when they divide – a discovery which could have major implications for understanding cancer and degeneration. When cells divide, they need … Read the full press release

University of Bristol Prof Mike Benton: we should stick to the orthodox Saurischia–Ornithischia dinosaurs split

The classification of the dinosaurs might seem to be too obscure to excite anyone but the specialists. BRISTOL, 02-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — However, this is not at all the case. Recently, Matthew Baron and colleagues from the University of Cambridge proposed … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: Dr Emily Henderson recognized for her research into Parkinson’s

BRISTOL, 02-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Emily Henderson, a University of Bristol Honorary Consultant Senior Lecturer, and Consultant at the Royal United Hospitals in Bath, met the Prime Minister Theresa May at a Downing Street reception yesterday [30 October] in recognition … Read the full press release

University of Bristol recipients of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants

BRISTOL, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Five early-career researchers from the University of Bristol have been awarded over €7M in European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants in recognition of their ‘excellent science’ and potentially ground-breaking research. Five early-career researchers from the University … Read the full press release

University of Bristol study shows that expressive faces on photos can cause identity confusions

Photos of the same person can look substantially different. For example, your passport photo may look quite different from your driving licence, or your face in holiday photos. BRISTOL, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In fact, these differences can mean you look … Read the full press release

University of Bristol to award honorary degrees on ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building

The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to The Right Honourable the Baroness Hale of Richmond, Keith Warner and Julia Unwin CBE at degree ceremonies taking place today [19 July] in the Wills Memorial Building. BRISTOL, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

86-year-old Peggy Styles becomes University of Bristol’s oldest student to graduate with a doctorate

An ‘inspirational’ 86-year-old has become the oldest student to graduate from the University of Bristol. BRISTOL, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Peggy Styles, from Failand, completed an EdD – the educational equivalent of a PhD – earlier this year and graduates today … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: honorary degrees for Dr David Barford, Mary Prior MBE and Sir David Tanner CBE

  BRISTOL, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Dr David Barford, Mary Prior MBE and Sir David Tanner CBE at degree ceremonies taking place today [17 July] in the Wills Memorial Building. Sir David … Read the full press release

Writer Jon Berry second recipient of the annual Kevin Elyot Award by University of Bristol’s Theatre Collection

Bristol-based playwright and writer Jon Berry has been named as the second recipient of the annual Kevin Elyot Award by the University of Bristol’s Theatre Collection. BRISTOL, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The award, created in the memory of the renowned playwright, … Read the full press release

University of Bristol shortlisted for the Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) first Global Teaching Excellence Awards (GTEA)

An international panel of judges has shortlisted the University of Bristol for the Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) first Global Teaching Excellence Awards (GTEA). BRISTOL, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The GTEA 2017 Award, in partnership with Times Higher Education, is open to … Read the full press release

University of Bristol neuroscientists awarded £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award

Neuroscientists at the University of Bristol have been awarded a prestigious £2 million Wellcome Trust Investigator Award for a five-year study to investigate the neuronal circuits that drive our recognition memory. BRISTOL, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Recognition memory is essential for … Read the full press release

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and University of Bristol form the Wind Blade Research Hub (WBRH)

£2.3 million research partnership between the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and the University of Bristol could help unlock larger and more powerful wind turbines than ever before. BRISTOL, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Forming the Wind Blade Research Hub (WBRH), the five-year … Read the full press release