Thursday, February 22, 2018

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Political Science

Access is now available to the Oxford Bibliography Online in Political Science via this link. View a lively discussion with Editor in Chief of Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science Sandy Maisel, as he discusses...

Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol – Thursday 8 February 2018

The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Andrew Langdon QC, Sherry Coutu CBE and Mark Watkins at degree ceremonies taking place today in the Wills Memorial Building.Powered by...

Study of 3,000 drinkers’ attempts to cut down produces sobering results

January is a popular month for people trying to reduce their alcohol intake but how successful are they in doing so? A new study by the University of Bristol that assessed...

New silicon chip for helping build quantum computers and securing our information

Researchers at the University of Bristol’s Quantum Engineering Technology Labs have demonstrated a new type of silicon chip that can help building and testing quantum computers and could find their way...

Enabling works get underway to prepare for the new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus

Enabling works have now started to prepare for the demolition of the former Royal Mail sorting office on Cattle Market Road, next to Temple Meads station to make way for the...

Honorary degree accolade for Bristol-based IMDb founder

Col Needham, the man behind IMDb – the world’s number one movie website – will be honoured by the University of Bristol for his achievements.Powered by WPeMatico

Excess winter deaths: routine data won’t help GPs identify patients who are most at...

Expecting GPs to use medical records to identify individual patients who are most vulnerable to cold weather is unrealistic, according to a study by researchers at the University of Bristol, UCL...

Acoustic blockage-detection system could prevent aircraft accidents

Pitots, which provide airspeed data, have played a role in several aircraft accidents, including the fatal Air France Flight 447 in 2009. New research by aerospace engineers at the University of...

Alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations unlikely to deliver hoped-for benefits in practice

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...

Scientists grapple with worms to improve co-existence with wildlife in Africa

Farming at the border of National Parks in Africa can lead to conflict with wildlife, due to the belief that wild animals bring disease, prey upon livestock, and damage crops. In...

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Business Secretary announces £184 million investment in doctoral training

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced a major investment in science and engineering research totalling £184 million to be allocated over two years. Forty...

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