Saturday, February 24, 2018

Public invited to get involved in dementia research

People over the age of 50 and without a diagnosis of dementia are being asked to consider taking part in dementia prevention research. Members of the public can find out...

From shelf to screen; behind-the-scenes of the Digital Content Unit

Cambridge University Library’s Digital Content Unit (DCU) have produced a film to provide a glimpse at the journey from our shelves to your screens via Cambridge Digital Library . This behind...

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....

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MGG Online, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart

Access is now enabled to the encyclopedia Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, known in its electronic form as MGG Online.  Access on campus...

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