Articles from University of Bristol

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.

Women ‘less likely to progress at work’ than their male counterparts following childbirth

Only 27.8 per cent of women are in full-time work or self-employed three years after childbirth, compared to 90 per cent of new fathers.

Smart Internet Lab and Brigstow Institute collaborate to enable holographic persona at the Simple Things Festival

On Saturday 19 October, 12noon-6pm, electronic music artist Aïsha Devi will present at We The Curious, the world premiere of I Am Not Always Where My Body Is, an unprecedented multi-user VR experience, commissioned by Simple Things and produced in collaboration with Pussykrew and Zubr and with support from Smart Internet Lab, Brigstow Institute, Watershed, and South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN).

University secures planning permission for student accommodation at Temple Quarter

The accommodation will be home to 953 post-graduate students and forms part of the University's new Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus.

University of Bristol secures £20 million investment into quantum technology innovation

The investment from the West of England Combined Authority will extend the scope of the University’s Quantum Technology Innovation Centre, helping to position the region as a global leader in deep tech innovation.

How joining the gym gave me hope for the future

Charlotte experienced mental health difficulties after a series of personal issues combined with the pressure of her final year at the University of Bristol, where she was studying Neuroscience.

Study aims to address suicide prevention in low- and middle-income countries

There are 800,000 suicide deaths annually, and the vast majority (76 per cent) are from LMIC. However, current evidence into suicide prevention is largely based on high-income countries (HIC) and suggests more than 80 per cent of suicidal behaviour is linked to psychiatric disorders. Prevention initiatives in LMIC have been relatively neglected to date.

Handwriting company Scribeless draws top £25,000 prize at entrepreneurship awards

Scribeless, founded by Robert Van Den Bergh and Alex Robinson, both 23, scooped one of the two top prizes at the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2019.

New centre to train future leaders in cyber security

The interdisciplinary centre will train a new generation of researchers to tackle trust, identity, privacy and security (TIPS) issues in the large-scale, hyper-connected infrastructures of the future.

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