Thursday, February 22, 2018

What are libraries for?

With plans recently announced for a new library at the University of Bristol, library users, researchers, librarians and creative writers from the University and across the city will discuss the role...

Plants colonised the earth 100 million years earlier than previously thought

A new study on the timescale of plant evolution, led by the University of Bristol, has concluded that the first plants to colonise the Earth originated around 500 million years ago...

Majority of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved...

The largest study of its kind, published today , has revealed 83 per cent of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives.Powered by WPeMatico

Bristol spin-out acquired by global contract research organisation

KWS BioTest, a spinout company from the University of Bristol, has been acquired by US-based Charles River Laboratories, for an initial purchase price of approximately £15 million.Powered by WPeMatico

University welcomes in year of the dog with festivities at Museum

The University of Bristol was once again proud to sponsor the Lunar New Year celebrations at the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (17-18 February), welcoming in the Year of the Dog...

BAFTA accolade for Bristol graduate

A graduate of the University of Bristol played a leading role at the BAFTAs, accepting a special award on behalf of the National Film and Television School (NFTS).Powered by WPeMatico

The EdTechie Martin Weller’s Personal Blog: Social media and the academic (through the medium...

Photo by Don Agnello on Unsplash I’m giving a presentation to OU staff on the use of social media. This was part of a broader social media training day, and they were interested in the...

The EdTechie Martin Weller’s Personal Blog: 25 years of EdTech – 1995: the Web

Before someone jumps in and says “actually the web was invented in 1989”, this series isn’t about when they were invented, but when I feel they became relevant in ed tech....

Open Shelf Fetching Trial

Between February 19th and March 16th 2018 the UL will provide a fetching service from the open shelves for current students and staff of the University (i.e. those with a Raven password....

Plants are given a new family tree

A new genealogy of plant evolution, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, shows that the first plants to conquer land were a complex species, challenging long-held assumptions about plant...

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It’s a battle of wits for Bristol and Newcastle in this...

The University of Bristol’s quiz team return to screens next week (Monday 29 January) with University Challenge, in a battle of wits against Newcastle.Powered...

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