Maddy Russell

ARTICLES BY Maddy Russell

Bristol professor claims coronavirus testing systems have been ‘emaciated’ by Tory austerity

Dr Scally, an Honorary Professor of Public Health at the University of Bristol, stated during an interview on Newsnight that ten years of Conservative budget cuts to public health had left the NHS incapable of carrying out mass contact tracing at the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Former SU officer launches documentary on black students’ mental health

Bristol SU has released a documentary film exploring the mental health and wellbeing experiences of black students at the University.
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Bristol students start review website to bring accountability to landlords

Unirent provides a platform for students from Bristol and Bath University to complete an anonymous survey commenting on their experience of their property and its landlord.
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Vice-Chancellor to take twenty per cent pay cut amid financial concerns resulting from COVID-19

Pro-Vice Chancellor, Hugh Brady has announced he will be taking a 20 per cent pay cut, amid financial pressures brought on by the coronavirus.
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Students criticise UoB 'no detriment' policy as 'unclear' and 'unfairly applied'

Bristol University students have expressed frustration over contingency plans for this year’s summer assessments, following an email from the University’s senior management this afternoon.
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Final years demand academic leniency in open letter to University amid coronavirus uncertainty

In an open letter to Vice Chancellor Hugh Brady, students have called for the implementation of ‘emergency policies’ amid disruption to studies following the outbreak of Covid-19.
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UoB Ski trip cancelled amid closures due to coronavirus

University of Bristol Sports Club has announced that the annual University ski trip to Les Deux Alpes has been cancelled amid the outbreak of Covid-19.
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