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Flying far from the nest – the biggest adventure or a mental health disaster? September 30, 2019 - A blog post by Angharad Stell, PhD student, Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol Mental health at university has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Every day seems to bring a new shocking article: “one in four students suffer from mental health problems” [1] “student suicide increase warning” [2] ...
The Beauty of Data 2019 – A JGI data visualisation competition September 16, 2019 - We are excited to announce that the winner of the 2019 JGI Beauty of Data competition is Vincent Cheng from Population Health Sciences with his visualisation project ‘Automated Forward Citation Snowballing using Google Scholar and Machine Learning’. The winning visualisation is a short video, and you can view the full submission below:   About the ...
Loneliness competition winners announced September 3, 2019 - We are pleased to announce that the winners of the competition are Nina Di Cara from Population Health Sciences and Tiff Massey, Analyst from Ernst and Young with their project 'Is loneliness associated with movement for education?'. The specific research question assumes that in most cases, movement for primary and secondary education is associated with ...
Computer Experiments August 21, 2019 - Blog written by Jonathan Rougier, Professor of Statistical Science, University of Bristol In a computer experiments we run our experiment in silico, in situations where it would be expensive or illegal to run them for real. Computer code which is used as an analogue for the underlying system of interest is termed a simulator; often ...