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16 Jul 2020

University Press Redux Sustainability Award

We are delighted to be shortlisted for the University Press Redux Sustainability Award, which celebrates an initiative, publication, product or project aimed at addressing one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Keep reading

29 Jun 2020

Celebrating our 2019 Journal Impact Factors

Bristol University Press, and its imprint Policy Press, are delighted to announce our 2019 Impact Factors. This year has seen us make impressive gains in the Journal Citation Reports. We have also received the first Impact Factor for the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. Keep reading
Celebrating our 2019 Journal Impact Factors

29 Jun 2020

Obituary: David Morgan

A message from Vanessa May and Sue Heath, on behalf of the Morgan Centre, University of Manchester. David was the author of Snobbery, part of the British Sociological Association 21st Century Standpoints series. Keep reading

19 Jun 2020

New books are added to our digital monograph collection Policy Press Scholarship Online

The latest update to our Policy Press Scholarship Online platform is now complete and the introductory chapters of new titles will be free to access until the end of July. Keep reading
New books are added to our digital monograph collection Policy Press Scholarship Online

13 May 2020

New journal announcement: Work in the Global Economy

Bristol University Press is pleased to announce Work in the Global Economy, an exciting new journal launching in 2021. Keep reading

30 Mar 2020

Bristol University Press - supporting our community during COVID-19

To support our research communities at this challenging time, we want you to be able to access our content as easily as possible. Keep reading
Bristol University Press - supporting our community during COVID-19

23 Mar 2020

Women of Power wins the Bertha Lutz Award 2020

Women of Power: Half a Century of Female Presidents and Prime Ministers Worldwide by Torild Skard has been awarded the Bertha Lutz Award 2020. Keep reading
Women of Power wins the Bertha Lutz Award 2020

17 Mar 2020

Day-to-day business during the Covid-19 pandemic

In response to the Government’s latest Covid-19 announcements and the University of Bristol’s recommendations, we will be implementing a home working policy from Wednesday 18th April. Keep reading
Day-to-day business during the Covid-19 pandemic

28 Feb 2020

Launch of The Shame Game

The Shame Game launched last night at the RSA in London. Keep reading
Launch of The Shame Game

11 Feb 2020

The new titles added to our digital monograph collection will be free to access on PPSO until 10/03

January update to Policy Press Scholarship Online is now complete and the introductory chapters of new titles will be free to access until 10th of March. Keep reading
The new titles added to our digital monograph collection will be free to access on PPSO until 10/03

11 Feb 2020

Evidence & Policy: Winner of the 2019 Carol Weiss Prize announced

The 2019 prize has been awarded to Kristen J Mills, Jennifer A Lawlor, Jennifer Watling Neal, Zachary P Neal, and Kathryn McAlindon for their paper ‘What is research? Educators’ conceptions and alignment with United States federal policies’. Keep reading
Evidence & Policy: Winner of the 2019 Carol Weiss Prize announced

21 Oct 2019

Charity danceathon complete!

Thank you so much to everyone who donated over the weekend to support our 24-hour danceathon. Keep reading
Charity danceathon complete!

26 Sep 2019

We have now 700 books on our digital monograph collection, Policy Press Scholarship Online

We are happy to announce that our digital platform in partnership with Oxford University Press now offers access to 700 high-quality monographs. Keep reading
We have now 700 books on our digital monograph collection, Policy Press Scholarship Online

18 Sep 2019

Journal of Poverty and Social Justice article reveals impact of a Special Rapporteur visit

A visit from a UN Special Rapporteur can have an important effect on how seriously poverty and human rights are taken in the country and on policymaking, according to an article published today in the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. Keep reading
Journal of Poverty and Social Justice article reveals impact of a Special Rapporteur visit

11 Sep 2019

2019 WebAward for Best Publishing Website

We are very happy to announce that Bristol University Press has won the Web Marketing Association 2019 WebAward for Best Publishing Website. Keep reading
2019 WebAward for Best Publishing Website

5 Aug 2019

The Class Ceiling on BBC Two's 'How to Break into the Elite'

In BBC Two's recent 'How to Break into the Elite' documentary, Amol Rajan looked at how much class matters in Britain's elite professions. The answer is, a lot. Keep reading
The Class Ceiling on BBC Two's 'How to Break into the Elite'

18 Jul 2019

'Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship' wins the Richard Titmuss Book Award

Congratulations to Daniel Edmiston, whose book 'Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship' won the Richard Titmuss Book Award Keep reading
'Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship' wins the Richard Titmuss Book Award

17 Jul 2019

Fundraising for The Green House

We're very pleased to announce that so far this year we have raised £3,010 for The Green House, our chosen charity for 2019. Keep reading
Fundraising for The Green House

28 Jun 2019

Bristol University Press announces 2018 Impact Factor gains

Bristol University Press, and its imprint Policy Press, are delighted to announce impressive gains in this year’s Journal Citation Reports. Keep reading
Bristol University Press announces 2018 Impact Factor gains

6 Jun 2019

Launching the new journal Emotions and Society – why now?

This week Bristol University Press proudly launches the first issue of Emotions and Society. Editors in Chief Mary Holmes and Åsa Wettergren, and Co-Editor Nathan Manning introduce the inaugural issue out now. Read more on our blog
Launching the new journal Emotions and Society – why now?