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  Bristol University - Department of Philosophy - Home
Bristol will be holding the Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and Mind Association (6-8 July 2007) and the annual conferences of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science (5-6 July 2007) and the British Society for Ethical Theory (9-11 July 2007).
In addition, the philosophers of science within the department hold a regular seminars in philosophy and history of science, incorporating joint seminars in philosophy of physics with the Bristol physics department and in philosophy of  mathematics and logic with the mathematics department, as well as seminars in the history and sociology of science.
Surrounding the University are the historic and attractive areas of Clifton, Redland and Cotham, where most of our students choose to live, either in Halls of Residence, postgraduate flats or private accommodation.
www.bris.ac.uk /philosophy   (826 words)

  University of Bristol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol, England.
Bristol is also known for its research strength, having 15 departments gaining the top grade of 5* in the latest RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) in 2001, and for its teaching strength, having an average Teaching Quality Assessment score of 22.05/24 before the TQA was abolished.
Universities are increasingly expected to exploit the intellectual property generated by their research activities and, in 2000, Bristol established the Research and Enterprise Division (RED) to further this cause (particularly for technology-based businesses).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Bristol   (3373 words)

 Bristol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bristol is one of the main centres of culture, employment and education in the region.
Bristol is in a limestone area, which forms to the Mendip Hills to the south and the Cotswolds to the north east.
Bristol is home to two major institutions of higher education: the University of Bristol, a "redbrick" chartered in 1909, and the University of the West of England, formerly Bristol Polytechnic, which gained university status in 1992.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bristol   (4467 words)

 Academic dress of the University of Bristol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The academic dress prescribed by the University of Bristol is a mixture of that prescribed by Cambridge and Oxford.
Bristol also specifies that undergraduates are to wear gowns "of the approved pattern" in certain circumstances, although the pattern itself is not specified.
Although the University does not refer to M.D., D.D.S. or Eng.D. as higher doctorates they are not included in the list that wears the gowns clearly intended for junior doctorates (those with violet).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academic_dress_of_the_University_of_Bristol   (1031 words)

 University of Bristol Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Bristol Union (UBU) is the students' union of Bristol University, England.
The Union has been criticised for its distance from the main university precinct and large halls of residence campus in Stoke Bishop.
Bristol Student Community Action (SCA) is a self-governing activity of UBU with over 30 student run community projects and around 1000 volunteers helping all over the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Bristol_Union   (430 words)

 Institutional audit - University of Bristol
17 The University was audited by the HEQC in 1993.
The report of the audit commended the University in a number of areas, including the balance in its quality assurance processes between central guidance and local responsibility and the clear guidance on the development of new programme proposals and annual monitoring; the report noted that the University was introducing periodic assessment of departmental performance.
The University stated that it required postgraduate students involved in teaching and related duties to undertake some form of training provided by the University, faculty or department; the TLHE programme is not compulsory for students and contract research staff undertaking such duties.
www.qaa.ac.uk /reviews/reports/institutional/bristol04/main.asp   (19150 words)

 University of Bristol
The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is situated on the crest of a hill overlooking the city center.
The University of Bristol Union, a virtually autonomous body which owns and runs the largest Students' Union building in Britain, provides facilities for over 150 clubs and societies.
Bristol is a thriving, modern city, effectively the capital of England's West Country, but it has a long history that can be traced back a thousand years or more.
www.georgetown.edu /programs/oip/os/sites/ukeire/bristol.htm   (377 words)

 Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University : IFSA-Butler Programs : England : University of Bristol
For a warm, integrated, and challenging academic environment, the University of Bristol is hard to beat.
The university is truly integrated into the city, so you'll find your classrooms right in the middle of trendy shops and cafes.
Consider the particularly renowned drama department or one of the university's outstanding special concentrations for visiting students: American studies, biogeographical studies, premedical studies, British studies, engineering studies, medieval studies, and women's/gender studies.
www.ifsa-butler.org /programs/england/bristol   (206 words)

 University of Bristol
Bristol is firmly established as one of the premier universities in the United Kingdom, and has a world-wide reputation for its academic achievement and research.
Bristol is the largest city in the south-west with a population of over 400,000 and is the region's leading centre for business, culture and education.
University Hall bar is quite and has been described as an 'old mans social club' but the alcohol is cheap (though served in plastic cups!) and it's a good place to meet up with people before going into Bristol.
www.chopraconsultants.com /uk/bristol_1/bristol_why.htm   (2950 words)

 EducationGuardian.co.uk | Higher | University of Bristol
Bristol was founded as a university college in 1876, with just 99 students.
The main body of the university is located in the heart of Bristol city centre, which boasts a great live music and club scene.
An active widening participation strategy is in place, however, and last year the university's Law Enrichment Programme won a Universities UK award for Best Practice in Widening Participation.
education.guardian.co.uk /higher/universityguide/profile/story/0,9988,478329,00.html   (259 words)

 Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Bristol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
There are also other University of Bristol undergraduate degrees involving engineering mathematics.
The department is committed to promoting the use of mathematics to study real world problems of direct engineering, scientific and industrial relevance.
There is also a departmental staff home page, and a departmental student home page.
www.enm.bris.ac.uk   (160 words)

 BioApproaches South West - SW Bioprofile - University of Bristol
The University of Bristol has a strong track record in teaching, research and the commercial exploitation of ideas.
As with other universities, Bristol is increasingly focused on the commercial utilisation of academic research, particularly in areas such as identification of funding sources, contract negotiations, protecting and exploiting intellectual property, and the creation of “spin out” companies.
This is an emerging new sector internationally and Bristol as a city and the south west as a region has the potential to become a major player, with a strong research base and good industrial involvement from both new companies and established corporates.
www.bioapproaches.co.uk /bioprofile/Bristol.asp   (626 words)

 Institutional audit - University of Bristol
To arrive at its conclusions the audit team spoke to members of staff throughout the University, to current students, and read a wide range of documents relating to the way the University manages the academic aspects of its provision.
The audit team also recommends that the University should consider further action in a number of areas to ensure that the academic quality and standards of the awards it offers are maintained.
The University is not yet in full alignment with the sections of the Code of practice on postgraduate research programmes and collaborative provision.
www.qaa.ac.uk /reviews/reports/institutional/Bristol04/summary.asp   (921 words)

 Fall 2004 Center for History of Physics Newsletter
Powell, who came to Bristol in 1928, developed the photographic emulsion technique for recording cosmic ray events and was awarded the 1950 Nobel Prize for the technique and the discoveries made with it.
Keller was a postwar refugee from Hungary who came to Bristol in 1955 at the invitation of Frank and pioneered polymer physics, which is documented in an especially comprehensive scientific correspondence.
All the archives are deposited in Bristol University Library, with the exception of the Mott papers, which are in Cambridge University Library.
www.aip.org /history/newsletter/fall2004/bristol.htm   (660 words)

 Bristol University School of Veterinary Science - Veterinary Training and Research Initiative
Over a period of five years from 2004, Bristol University’s School of Clinical Veterinary Science will lead a programme of research and training to look at how the environment affects an animal’s susceptibility to disease.
Bristol’s partners in this initiative will be the Institute of Animal Health, the Institute of Food Research and the Health Protection Agency.
This grant confirms the importance of the University of Bristol as a centre for the study of the infectious diseases of farm animals.
www.vetschool.bris.ac.uk /vtri   (322 words)

 University of Bristol Union - Home Page — University of Bristol Union
University of Bristol Union - Home Page — University of Bristol Union
Check out our wide range of UoB memorabilia at the online UBU Shop so that you can remember your days at Bristol long after you are gone!
If you would like to apply or find out more information, please e-mail the new training and development manager, Sam Marsh.
www.ubu.org.uk   (222 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Bristol | Boycott hits Bristol University
The university was "not surprised" by the fall in applications
Fewer people are applying to attend the University of Bristol after a boycott by private schools.
A university spokesman said he was not surprised by the 5% drop in numbers but added that applications to other universities were also down.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/click/rss/0.91/public/-/1/hi/england/bristol/3504145.stm   (166 words)

 bristol au : Half Marathon News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The inaugural Varsity Hockey day between Bristol and Bath universities is to be held on Wednesday 14 December at the Bristol University Coombe Dingle sports complex.
Bristol will be looking to avenge an earlier season defeat by Bath, with Pete confident that Bristol will run out winners this time.
Bristol University's Women's Hockey club captain, Jo Hayter, is also looking forward to the Varsity matches.
www.bristolau.co.uk /main/news/marathon   (751 words)

 Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Bristol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
There are also other University of Bristol undergraduate degrees involving engineering mathematics.
The department is committed to promoting the use of mathematics to study real world problems of direct engineering, scientific and industrial relevance.
There is also a departmental staff home page, and a departmental student home page.
www.enm.bris.ac.uk /welcome.html   (160 words)

 University of Bristol Experimental Psychology
After graduating from Bristol University with First Class Honours in Psychology, I was awarded a Bristol Studentship to carry out a PhD entitled “An Application of Social Categorisation and Social Identity Theory to Mental Retardation", also in the Department of Psychology, where I am currently employed as Part Time Lecturer.
I have an extremely wide experience of lecturing and supervising research projects in Social and Health Psychology and in health-related research mostly at Bristol University, but also at the Universities of Bath and Cardiff.
I also run Stress Management Workshops for staff, managers and Heads of Departments at the University of Bristol and previously at DERA.
psychology.psy.bris.ac.uk /people/lindsaystclaire.htm   (513 words)

 Bristol University homepage - a place for learning, discovery and enterprise
Bristol University homepage - a place for learning, discovery and enterprise
Benjamin Meaker Lecture - Black holes, spots and streaks: The Dry-Eye Syndrome, 18 Jun 07
Updated 12 June 2007 by the Public Relations Office
www.bris.ac.uk   (92 words)

 School of Economics, Finance & Management - The University of Bristol
School of Economics, Finance and Management - The University of Bristol
Former Bristol graduate student Jameel Khadaroo has been appointed as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mauritius.
This four-minute film gives some of the answers.
www.efm.bris.ac.uk   (357 words)

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