Wednesday, May 23, 2018

UK’s leading surgeons mark official launch of £21m NIHR Biomedical Research Centre

Almost a third of hospital admissions involve a surgical procedure and with 4.7 million operations carried out in the UK each year and numbers rising year on year, surgery is one...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Bristol.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...

The EdTechie Martin Weller’s Personal Blog: 25 Years of EdTech – 1994: Bulletin Board...

Continuing my 25 years of Ed Tech reflections, it’s now 1994. The web is just about to break in a big way, and the internet is gaining more interest. One of...

Postnatal depression has greater impact on children’s development when it is persistent and severe.

Postnatal depression which persists beyond 6 months after birth and is severe, increases the risk of children exhibiting behavioural problems, achieving lower GCSE mathematics grades at 16 years and having depression...

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Luke Skywalker’s hand inspires scientists to create robotic skin

Scientists at the University of Bristol are engineering human skin on artificial robotic muscles that can stretch and bend the tissue just like in...

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