Archive for the ‘Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Category

Politics, fake news & the post-truth era

The IPR’s 2017 symposium will examine public policy and politics on 14 Sep in the current age of disruption

Low-intensity workouts: what lazy fitness dreams are made of

Our research is cited in an article about the benefits of low-intensity steady state (LISS) exercise.

We’ve got to talk: The militarization of biotechnology

Brett Edwards (PoLIS) discusses the debate about the security implications of cutting-edge biotechnology.

What happens when you introduce 4-year-olds to an OAPs' home

An intergenerational experiment has shown that, within a short timeframe, it is possible to bring about significant enhancement in the well-being of older people.

Do we need TripAdvisor for care homes?

Tony Walter shares his experience of trying to find the best geriatric care for his elderly mother

Volunteers aged 20-30 or over 55 wanted

Take part in our new psychology study to help us understand ageing & its effect on decision-making

IPR blog: I’m not English. Oh, yes you are!

A blog post by Anthony Barnett, writer and Founder of openDemocracy.

Research to improve health services

Over 150 delegates from nearly 30 countries convene on campus to discuss future healthcare advances

How sharing can make a hangover less harrowing

Sally Adams, Christine Griffin and Paula Smith, from the Department of Psychology, have co-authored an article for The Conversation.

C4 series sets up old people’s home for four-year-olds

Professor Malcolm Johnson from CDAS is part of tonight's C4's series 'Old People's Home for Four-Year-Olds'

Wali Aslam on Afghan war after Pakistan prime minister ousted

Is Hollywood influenced by Washington?

The US government's role behind the scenes in Hollywood goes deeper than you think

Alumna Fran on top of world as England win Cricket World Cup

Sports Performance graduate Fran Wilson, who scored 159 runs in five matches, helped England win the Women’s Cricket World Cup on an unforgettable Sunday afternoon of high drama at Lord’s.

Civic data gets sexy

A blog post by Jon Poole, Research & Intelligence Manager at Bath & North East Somerset Council, who works with the IPR on the project 'Connecting data across public services in Bath & North East Somerset'.

Public engagement event encourages youngsters into science

I’m a Scientist winner, Sam Carr from our Department of Education, said: “In the end, I believe that 'asking questions' is by far the most critical and important part of any science."

Dr Janet Bultitude talks about CRPS on BBC Bristol

Dr Janet Bultitude (Psychology) interviewed on Radio 4 by Phil Hammond

IPR appoints new Reader in Public Policy

Dr Matt Dickson is to become Reader in Public Policy in the Institute for Policy Research (IPR)

Bryn Clift writes for Fortune Magazine on LA Olympics

Academic contributes to international HE publication on REF

Richard Watermeyer (Education) has written a report titled: Activism over acrimony: Not getting better but getting beyond the UK’s Research Excellence Framework

New study reveals that causes of severe antisocial behaviour may differ for boys and girls

New research from the Department of Psychology has highlighted differences in the causes of the condition conduct disorder in boys and girls.