Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of the West of England Professor Steve West has announced that it is important that the University remains focused on its ambitions for the future as the indications point to a Conservative second term this morning.
Professor West wants the sector to be represented in Westminster although universities are usually politically neutral.
Bristol's leading the way in human waste recycling. Scientists at the University of the West of England have invented a pee-powered light-up toilet.
Caron Bell reports.
Researchers at the University of the West of England have developed a urinal that generates electricity as you pee.
It's a joint project with Oxfam which it's hoped will provide light for cubicles in refugee camps which can be dark and dangerous places.
The technology is being described as a huge step forward in green power generation.
In a statement, the Inspirational Friends team, who are currently on a cargo ship heading for Canada, said:
A hangover following a night of heavy drinking can impair driving performance as much as driving under the influence of alcohol.
Research from the University of the West of England, and Utrecht University says the findings that driving performance was adversely affected by hangovers should be incorporated into driver safety campaigns.
On Thursday we brought you the story about a Zebra crossing in Bristol that was at a dead end. The crossing is at the bottom of a cul-de-sac and bordered by a large hedge. Motorists couldn’t travel over it if they wanted to.
That prompted one viewer of The West Country Tonight to email photos of a bridge at Swindon station appearing to show a footbridge leading to nowhere. Nic Jansen sent the photo to our news desk. If there's a story you think we should be covering there are a number of ways to contact us.
A Zebra crossing near Bristol has been confusing pedestrians because it's at a dead end. The road used to be open to traffic and now it's blocked, the crossing acts as a guide between two footpaths.