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Bristol University's Vice-Chancellor gives 20% of salary to support Student Hardship Fund

COVID-19: Update from @BristolUni Vice-Chancellor and Executive Board The pay cuts will be 20 percent for the Vice-Chancellor and ten percent for other members of the Executive Board. Fifty percent of the funds will go into the University of Bristol Student Hardship Fund and the remainder will accrue as savings to the University budget.

Bristol researchers set to begin COVID-19 vaccine trials

The study will involve healthy volunteers between 18 and 55 with up to 150 participants to be recruited in Bristol.

Governments urged to act now to prevent coronavirus suicide risk

There is growing concern about the far-reaching impact COVID-19 may have on people's mental health across the globe, with the consequences likely to be present for longer and peak later than the actual pandemic.

University of Bristol produces WHO hand sanitiser for city's key workers

Academics, researchers and technicians from the University have sourced the raw materials, secured the necessary certification and produced around 1000 litres over the past 10 days. This was achieved with support from colleagues across the University, as well as Bristol Waste and raw material suppliers including Merck Group’s Sigma-Aldrich. Fifty boxes, to help deliver the hand sanitiser, were also donated by Aiden Bell from DBM Wines.

5 ways parents and children can win in lockdown

That’s why it’s essential to have a coping strategy and @edpsydan, an educational psychologist at the @BristolUni - has identified five key points to keep in mind.

University of Bristol accommodation given to NHS staff

One hundred rooms in the University’s student accommodation at 33 Colston Street will be occupied by NHS workers and volunteers. Just moments from the Bristol Royal Infirmary, the accommodation will be used by recently qualified doctors from the University of Bristol’s Medical School, as well as third- and fourth-year medical students who have stepped up to volunteer for the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic. The rooms will be available to them, at a subsidised cost, for as long as they need.

£5 million boost to Bristol research projects from European Research Council

The two Bristol scientists are among 185 academics from across Europe to be awarded an annual ERC Advanced Grant.

Five ways to create household harmony during lockdown

Fortunately, there are ways to manage the stresses and strains of being cooped up together for so long. Dr Angela Rowe, a social psychologist at the University of Bristol, has dedicated her research to understanding how we behave towards our nearest and dearest, especially in tough times. Her tips and advice can help keep your relationships happy and harmonious despite the trying circumstances.

How to stay physically active during coronavirus restrictions

"It's really important to use movement and activity as a way of breaking up your routine, if you feel well enough. Cook, play active games, dance, go into the garden if you've got one.

University of Bristol’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - Term to end early

Coronavirus (COVID-19) represents a very real threat to the health of our students and staff, families and friends, and the citizens of our city. It also represents a threat to our academic activities, campus operations and institutional reputation.

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