Articles from University of Bristol

Lower income to blame for poorer attainment of children brought up by single mothers

The study, published today [20 November] in the journal Child Development, found children who lived with a single mother before age 11 had lower verbal ability than children whose parents stayed together.

New era for enterprise hub Engine Shed as it appoints new head

Marty joins from Future Space, an innovation centre which is home to 50 science and technology businesses at the University of the West of England. As the Centre Director, he has led Future Space to its full capacity, with tenant businesses raising over £10m of finance in the past 12 months.

University tower tours raises £38,000 for Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity

Thousands of people have now climbed the steps to the top of the University of Bristol’s Wills Memorial Building as part of the Tower Tours, held to raise money for Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity.

University of Bristol pledges its support for ex-service veterans

Students from the University's Law School will offer pro bono legal support on a range of issues, from housing to employment rights.

SETsquared ranked top global university business incubator for third time

SETsquared, which is a unique partnership between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey, has been ranked the global number one university business incubator for the third consecutive time by leading research and advisory firm, UBI Global. It nurtures technology-based businesses throughout their lifecycle from idea through to investment and scale-up.

Technology to offer visitors ‘immersive’ National Trust experience

The work is part of a new wide-ranging regional partnership between the National Trust and GW4 – an Alliance of top research-intensive and innovative universities; Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter.

The sky’s no limit for Bristol engineers #TEWEEK2019

Abhishek, a PhD student with the University of Bristol's School of Aerospace Engineering is the Technical Projects Lead for Gravity Industries, a Wiltshire-based start-up firm that has fast become a global leader in developing human jet suits - with the help of Bristol University engineers.

University of Bristol appoints new black history professor to explore its relationship with the slave trade

Professor Olivette Otele, the UK’s first female black history professor, will take up her new role from January 1 2020 and will be based at the University’s Department of History and Centre for Black Humanities.

University of Bristol: Tackling racial harassment

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) report into racial harassment in higher education has been published (23 October 2019). The report sets out to better understand the experiences of staff and students who have been subject to racial harassment and how effectively they can seek redress.

£18.5 million boost for South West biosciences

The funding, part of a £170 million investment into training the next generation of bioscientists, was revealed today [24 Oct] by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was speaking at an event on enhancing skills in bioscience and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to develop a world-class, highly skilled UK workforce.

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