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Study investigating effectiveness of The Lightning Process® programme to treat children with mild or moderate CFS or ME finds symptoms improve

The first trial to investigate The Lightning ProcessĀ® is published today in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. In this trial, the effectiveness of LP in addition to specialist medical care was compared to specialist medical care alone in children with mild or moderate chronic fatigue syndrome ).

Bristol researchers awarded over €7M in European Research Council grants

Five early-career researchers from the University of Bristol have been awarded over €7M in European Research Council Starting Grants in recognition of their 'excellent science' and potentially ground-breaking research.

Guess who? Facial expressions can cause confusion

Photos of the same person can look substantially different. For example, your passport photo may look quite different from your driving licence, or your face in holiday photos.

Award-winning mental health campaigners to share their story with students and staff

On Friday 6 October, mental health campaigners Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn will join the University of Bristol as we sign the Time to Change pledge.

Bristol-led grant to harmonise and improve bereavement care research

Dr Danya Bakhbakhi, Academic Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Bristol and Southmead Hospital, has been awarded Ā£367,000 for a National Institute for Health Research Doctoral Research Fellowship to investigate outcomes after stillbirth.

Bristol partners with leading Australian university to offer first dual doctoral award

In a first for the University of Bristol, Vice-Chancellor Professor Hugh Brady today signed an agreement with Australia's Macquarie University to offer a programme of Dual Doctoral Awards, providing cross-global training opportunities for post-graduate researchers.

Eyes that lie: protective deception of eyespots confirmed

The widespread occurrence of eyespots, from butterflies to fish, has intrigued biologists for years but the mechanism behind their function has, until now, remained unclear.

New appointments set the stage for growth in Department of Management

The Department of Management in the University's School of Economics, Finance and Management is entering a significant phase of expansion in both research and teaching.

City lights up as students arrive in Bristol

Buildings on Clifton Triangle and Park Street were lit up in a vibrant greeting to students last weekend as the University of Bristol welcomed over 9,000 new students to the city for the start of the new academic year.

From Beagle to Cassini and beyond: learn about Europe's role in space exploration

In the week that sees the ending of the Cassini international space mission, the University of Bristol has announced a special talk in memory of Colin Pillinger - the Bristol-born scientist best known for leading the Beagle 2 mission which landed on Mars.

City lights up as students arrive in Bristol

Buildings on Clifton Triangle and Park Street will be lit up in a vibrant greeting to students this weekend as the University of Bristol welcomes over 9,000 new students to the city for the start of the new academic year.

Research creates possibilities to design new materials with strange and exotic properties

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics celebrated the rich behaviour of two-dimensional materials, like atoms, molecules, or electrons that are confined to move on a flat surface.

Study finds physical activity outside of school is vital for child health

Children who do activity outside of school in addition to during school hours are much more likely to meet the Government's physical activity guidelines, according to new research from the University of Bristol.

Making sense of it all

Over the last year, it sometimes seems as though society is changing so rapidly that it is hard to keep up. The EU referendum, the election of Donald Trump, the election, austerity… the list of big events keeps growing.

New mentoring scheme connects Economics students to professional economists

A new professional mentoring scheme that supports Economics students by linking them up with professionals working as economists has been launched in the School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol.

Peter Skrine, 1935-2017

Peter Skrine, former Professor of German at Bristol, died on 26 May after a lengthy illness. Dr Mark Allinson, Senior Lecturer in the Department of German, offers an appreciation.

Sobering evidence on drinking during pregnancy: do we know how little is too much?

New research from the University of Bristol suggests that consuming even small amounts of alcohol in pregnancy may be linked with higher chances of having a small baby and delivering prematurely. However, researchers actually found very few studies investigating light drinking during pregnancy.

SYNTHETIC | An exploration of synthetic biology through art

The University of Bristol is hosting an exhibition of the work of four artists as part of BrisSynBio's annual synthetic biology conference.

New report highlights need to improve data on dead and missing migrants to better inform policy and public awareness

A new report released today and co-edited by Bristol academic Ann Singleton has highlighted the global scale of deaths and disappearances of people lost during migration.