Renowned artist Luke Jerram receives honorary degree 21 February 2020
Luke Jerram, the internationally renowned artist famous for his contemporary live arts projects, has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Bristol.
Charity founder recognised for his work with homeless community 20 February 2020
Jasper Thompson, who founded the charity Help Bristols Homeless in 2017, has received an honorary degree from the University of Bristol today[20 February], for his dedicated service to Bristols homeless community.
Mya-Rose Craig becomes youngest Briton to be awarded honorary degree 20 February 2020
A 17-year-old birder, conservationist and environmental campaigner became the youngest British person to be awarded an honorary degree today [20 February].
University divests from investment in fossil fuels companies and calls for sector pension scheme to take more action to combat climate change 20 February 2020
Following a pledge made in March 2018 and being the first UK university to declare a Climate Emergency last year, the University of Bristol is pleased to announce that it has completely divested from all investments in fossil fuel companies.
Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol Thursday 20 February 20 February 2020
Today [20 February 2020], the University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Mya-Rose Craig, Jasper Thompson and Luke Jerram.
Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol Wednesday 19 February 19 February 2020
Today [19 February 2020], the University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Lesley Silvester and Sir Peter Estlin.
Big investment needed to eliminate hepatitis C in Pakistan could deliver huge health benefits 19 February 2020
A large investment of at least US$3.9 billion needed to meet the World Health Organisations (WHO) target for the elimination of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Pakistan could deliver huge benefits in terms of lives saved and reduced ill health, according to University of Bristol led research published in The Lancet Global Health today [19 February].
Could statins lower the risk of ovarian cancer? 18 February 2020
In the UK, ovarian cancer is the sixth most common cancer in females*. A new study has found evidence to suggest that statins could lower the risk of women developing ovarian cancer. The research led by the University of Bristol, and funded by Cancer Research UK, is published today [18 February] in JAMA.
Honorary degrees awarded at the University of Bristol Tuesday 18 February 18 February 2020
The University of Bristol is awarding honorary degrees to Michael de Giorgio and Professor Ineke Sluiter at degree ceremonies taking place today [18 Feb] in the Wills Memorial Building.
CT scanning an ancient armoured reptile 17 February 2020
The aetosaurs were heavily armoured reptiles that lived in many parts of the world in the Triassic period, some 225 million years ago. For the first time, a student at the University of Bristol has CT scanned a specimen to understand how the armour worked.