Research partnership to improve drought resilience in East Africa receives funding boost 2 May 2019 An international research partnership, led by the University of Bristol, is one of 15 awarded a total of £7million from the UK Government-funded Challenge-led Grants to help address resilience challenges facing developing countries
- Ground-breaking driverless car project showcases vision for a connected transport future 14 May 2019 The multi-organisational team behind the £5.5 million FLOURISH connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) project is today [Monday 13 May] celebrating the completion of three years of collaborative research and development with the launch of its latest findings.
- University wins award for driverless car infrastructure 14 May 2019 A team at the University of Bristol have won an award for their work on the infrastructure required for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs).
- Bristol Eating Better Awards ‘brings positive change’ 10 May 2019 A new report by the University of Bristol evaluating Bristol City Council’s Bristol Eating Better Awards, concludes there is significant benefit to both consumers and food businesses in participating in an officially recognised scheme.
- Cabot Institute Innovation Fund 2019 – apply now! 9 May 2019 We are delighted to announce the annual call for proposals to the Cabot Institute Innovation Fund. A total of ~£30k is available to share between projects under this call. This will be distributed between the highest-ranked projects.
- Rethinking digital service design could reduce their environmental impact 6 May 2019 Digital technology companies could reduce the carbon footprint of services like You Tube by changing how they are designed, experts say.
- New material to pave the way for more efficient electronic devices 2 May 2019 Researchers at the University of Bristol have successfully demonstrated the high thermal conductivity of a new material, paving the way for safer and more efficient electronic devices – including mobile phones, radars and even electric cars.
- Research partnership to improve drought resilience in East Africa receives funding boost 2 May 2019 An international research partnership, led by the University of Bristol, is one of 15 awarded a total of £7million from the UK Government-funded Challenge-led Grants to help address resilience challenges facing developing countries
- The hunger gaps: how flowering times affect farmland bees 1 May 2019 For the very first time, researchers from the University of Bristol have measured farmland nectar supplies throughout the whole year and revealed hungry gaps when food supply is not meeting pollinator demand. This novel finding reveals new ways of making farmland better for pollinators, benefitting the many crop plants and wildflowers that depend on them.
- New research to explore peer-to-peer ‘free trade’ in excess energy 1 May 2019 Households and businesses that generate their own power through micro-renewables, such as solar panels and wind turbines, may soon be able to decide where to distribute their extra energy thanks to funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
- Bristol researchers venture to the Chernobyl Red Forest 26 April 2019 A multidisciplinary group of researchers from the University of Bristol, as part of the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics, recently travelled to Chernobyl exclusion zone, 33 years after the nuclear accident at the power plant in Ukraine.