Articles from University of Bristol

Landmark deal at University of Bristol to tackle gender pay gap

Senior leaders at the University and the Bristol branch of the University and College Union (Bristol UCU) have today signed a Collective Agreement outlining the key actions which will be taken to tackle the issue.

The Daily Mile™ programme could help schools' tackle childhood obesity

The study concluded that whilst interventions such as The Daily Mile are not going to reduce childhood obesity alone, they could be an important part of a wider population strategy to tackling this challenge.

Bristol in top five universities targeted by top employers for fifth year in a row

Bristol is fourth in the Graduate Market in 2020 report, which is a study of graduate vacancies, starting salaries and undergraduate work experience programmes at the country’s top 100 employers.

INITIATE aims to drive educational and industrial innovation by encouraging cross-discipline interactions and facilitating academic-industry cooperation

INITIATE internet research project calls for collaboration Understanding the behaviour of the Internet with its inherent complexity and scale is essential when designing new Internet systems and applications. This is increasingly important thanks to the emergence of 5G, cloud services and the Internet of Things (IoT), which all lead to significant increases both in connection capacity requirements and additional devices that require Internet connectivity.

Making Bristol a Living Wage City

The alliance of employers, the ‘Bristol Living Wage Action Group’, aims to more than double the number of accredited Living Wage employers by 2023, ensuring that over 40,000 staff are paid the real living wage of £9.30.

Sustainable student start-up raises £2.35 million in seed funding

LettUs Grow aims to tackle the increasing climate crisis and threats to global food security through sustainable and efficiency-boosting technology that drastically reduces water and fertiliser usage in agriculture.

Sustainable student farming start-up raises £2.35 million in seed funding

LettUs Grow aims to tackle the increasing climate crisis and threats to global food security through sustainable and efficiency-boosting technology that drastically reduces water and fertiliser usage in agriculture.

Researcher and activist receives CBE for 50-year career combatting violence against women

Professor Hague, along with Dr Ellen Malos, founded the University's Centre for Gender and Violence Research in 1990 (previously known as the Violence Against Women Research Group). The Centre, based in the School for Policy Studies, plays a key role in researching gender-based violence in this country and internationally, and developing new policy and practice initiatives.

Students embrace the Bristol Big Give Christmas campaign

This year’s Big Give Christmas campaign has already collected a fantastic 55 bags of donations since launching on Black Friday, 29 November. Over the course of 2019 the Bristol Big Give raised £344,000 for the life-saving work done by the British Heart Foundation, supported 12 local charities and prevented 196 tonnes of reusable items from going to landfill.

University of Bristol partners with Ben-Gurion University

Professor Dimitra Simeonidou, Director of Smart Internet Lab and Professor Yaron Wolfsthal from the Department of Software and Information Systems in the Faculty of Engineering at BGU, are driving the collaboration between their respective institutions.

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