Wednesday, May 23, 2018

African conference confirms growing strength of plant disease research network

A plant science conference in Uganda which drew together dozens of world-class researchers from across Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK this month has confirmed the growing strength of a network whose...

Pig immunology comes of age: killer T cell responses to influenza

Researchers from The Pirbright Institute, University of Bristol, Cardiff University and University of Oxford have generated tools that allow scientists to understand a vital area of the pig immune system which...

How Nagana is carried by tsetse flies

Researchers at the University of Bristol have revealed new details on how the animal disease Nagana is spread by tsetse flies in Africa.Powered by WPeMatico

Exhibition to mark 200th anniversary of London Old Vic

An exhibition has opened at the University of Bristol’s Theatre Collection to mark the 200th anniversary of the first public performance at one of the UK’s most prestigious theatres, the Old...

New evidence on link between obesity and smoking behaviour from genetic data: obese people...

A study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) provides new evidence that increased weight and obesity may result in increased smoking. The Cancer Research UK (CRUK)-funded study, involving...

How do you build a house on Mars?

A group of academics from across the university are working with artists Ella Good and Nicki Kent to share ideas on how to build a Martian house.Powered by WPeMatico

The EdTechie Martin Weller’s Personal Blog: The stuff ain’t enough

UNESCO have a call out for responses to their Draft OER Recommendations. I will post something there, but when I was considering it, the recommendations touched on a bigger problem that...

Special issue of Royal Society magazine highlights scale of oceanic change

The seas around the West Antarctic Peninsula have experienced some of the fastest global warming in recent decades, increasing the rate and richness of biological activity in the region. Innovative analytical...

Bristol students excel in Royal Academy of Engineering Leadership Awards

Seven University of Bristol engineering students and recent alumni have achieved outstanding success in several prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) schemes designed to promote innovation and leadership.Powered by WPeMatico

Find out how flowers attract pollinators at the Botanic Garden NGS Open Day

The University of Bristol Botanic Garden will hold its National Garden Scheme (NGS) Open Day this Sunday . Visitors to the Garden will be able to hear how flowers use...

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Vacation Borrowing

The University Library is pleased to offer loans during the Christmas vacation.   There is no difference for borrowers, including postgraduate students, who normally borrow for...

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