Thursday, February 22, 2018

Experts in animal welfare and policy development participate in ground-breaking workshops

The Bristol Veterinary School at the University of Bristol and the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) have joined forces this month to stage two workshops which aim to shape new agricultural...

The EdTechie Martin Weller’s Personal Blog: 25 years of edtech – 1993: Artificial Intelligence

This year marks the 25th anniversary of ALT. I’m co-chairing the ALT-C conference with Sheila MacNeill, which celebrates this in September. This got me thinking about the changes I’d seen in...

Photographs of admirers sent to Charles Darwin go online for the first time to...

In 1877 Charles Darwin was sent some unusual birthday presents: two lavishly produced albums of portrait photographs from continental admirers. To mark Darwin’s 209 th birthday, Cambridge University Library have made...

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

New £1.5M study will investigate what the ‘best interests’ are of patients who lack...

A new study that will explore the healthcare decisions made in the “best interests” of patients who are unable to make decisions for themselves because they lack mental capacity or competence...

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...

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...

Opportunity for all to log in to learning with the University of Bristol

Local 6th formers or people considering a return to education can gain a free boost to their skills through the latest online learning offer from the University of Bristol.Powered by WPeMatico

Tudor-style Pancake Day celebrated in music and activities

Two events in Bristol on Tuesday 13 February will help re-create the Tudor traditions of Shrove Tuesday.Powered by WPeMatico

Scientists unlock the molecular secret behind long-lived bat species

Scientists have identified part of the molecular mechanism that gives long-lived bat species their extraordinary lifespans compared to other animals.Powered by WPeMatico

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Winners announced for Bristol’s Data Visualisation Challenge

Two teams have won £8,000 funding each to take their data visualisation projects to the next level and work with leading creative companies in...

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