University of Bristol

University of Bristol  
Health - Feb 14
After reviewing thousands of case studies going back 25 years across six countries, generalisable survival data is now available for the first time to estimate how long hip and knee replacements are likely to last. The findings of researchers, funded by the National Joint Registry , from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have been published in The Lancet .
Earth Sciences - Feb 14
Earth Sciences

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has used satellite technology provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) to uncover why the Agung volcano in Bali erupted in November 2017 after 50 years of dormancy.

Computer Science - Feb 12

Dating apps and websites could soon use computing algorithms that 'think' like humans to pinpoint fake profiles designed to con victims out of thousands of pounds.

Pharmacology - Feb 12

GPs and pharmacists struggle to find the time to involve patients in medication reviews, despite National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance advising them to do so, according to a study by researchers at the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care.

Life Sciences - Feb 8

What are the heart strings' Where is the hole in your heart? How does the blood circulate? See it all before your eyes when a team of anatomists from the University of Bristol's Centre for Applied Anatomy discuss one of the most important organs in the body - the heart - next week on Valentine's Day [Thursday 14 February].

Health - Feb 13

Depression is common in older age and with an ageing population how late-life depression is managed will become increasingly important. Researchers from the University of Bristol and University College London (UCL) suggest mental health in later life should be given greater priority by healthcare professionals.

Environment - Feb 12

Academy Award-winning actor and producer Jeff Bridges has partnered with the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute for the Environment to produce a short film as part of his new educational programme around climate change.

Pedagogy - Feb 8

Your attitude during pregnancy could have an effect on your child's ability in maths and science, according to a new study published by Frontiers in Psychology today. Using data from Bristol's Children of the 90s study the research is one of a series from the University of Bristol , that examines a parental personality attribute known as the ‘locus of control'.

Environment - Feb 7

Two papers published in Nature this week call into doubt recent predictions of imminent Antarctic ice sheet collapse.

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