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The University of Bristol is a public research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom. One of the British red brick universities, it received its Royal Charter in 1909, although its predecessor institution, University College, Bristol, had been in existence since 1876.
Bristol has been named inside the global top 30 by the QS World University Rankings. It has an average of 14 applicants for each undergraduate place. The University had a total income of £408.8 million in 2010/11, of which £106.7 million was from research grants and contracts. It is the largest independent employer in Bristol.
Current academics include 18 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 10 Fellows of the British Academy, 13 Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 31 Fellows of the Royal Society.
Bristol is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities, the European-wide Coimbra Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, of which the University's Vice-Chancellor Prof. Eric Thomas was Chairman from 2005 to 2007.
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... Notable alumni of the University of Bristol include writers Dick King-Smith, Angela Carter and David Nicholls, author of the novel Starter for Ten, turned into a screenplay set ... include BBC News' Chief Political Correspondent James Landale (who founded the Bristol University independent newspaper, Epigram), Paul Dirac, editor-in-chief of the Telegraph Media ... there, whilst former Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Öpik was President of Bristol University Students' Union during his time there ...
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