Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Professor Philip Pettit, 1925-2017

Philip Pettit, former Dean of the Faculty of Law and Pro-Vice Chancellor, passed away on 28 November at the age of 92. His son, Charles Pettit, offers a remembrance.Powered by WPeMatico

Open Shelf Fetching Trial

Between February 19th and March 16th 2018 the UL will provide a fetching service from the open shelves for current students and staff of the University (i.e. those with a Raven password....

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...

The EdTechie Martin Weller’s Personal Blog: 25 years of EdTech – 1997: Constructivism

In 1997 web based learning was getting a lot of traction, and with it people began to look around for new models of teaching. So for 1997 I’m not focusing on...

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As part of a research project exploring breathing and breathlessness, a new singing group has been set up in Bristol for anyone who is living with a lung condition and their...

Gum disease having devastating impact on general health and well-being warn dentists

A new report has revealed that the number of people affected by tooth decay and gum disease is having a widespread and devastating impact not only on patients mouths but also...

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...

£1.6 million study will determine how bone size, shape and structure contributes towards arthritis...

How the size, shape and structure of bones and joints contribute towards the development of common age-related diseases such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis will be investigated by an international research team...

UK astronomers giving everyone access to a 3-D map of the Milky Way

A UK team of astronomers working on the European Space Agency Gaia mission have contributed to a revolution in our understanding of the Milky Way with the release today of a...

Bristol undergraduate identifies South Wales fossil as new species of ancient reptile

Fossils found in a quarry near Cardiff in South Wales have been identified by a student and her supervisors at the University of Bristol as a new small species of reptile...

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

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...

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