What are you doing to help make Bristol more sustainable? 19 March 2019 Researchers from the Cabot Institute at the University of Bristol are undertaking a consultation to better understand how public, private and non-profit organisations across Bristol are contributing to building a more sustainable global future through local action.
- What are you doing to help make Bristol more sustainable? 19 March 2019 Researchers from the Cabot Institute at the University of Bristol are undertaking a consultation to better understand how public, private and non-profit organisations across Bristol are contributing to building a more sustainable global future through local action.
- ‘Get engaged to save planet’ Sir David Attenborough urges young people as he receives a Lifetime Achievement award 13 March 2019 Sir David Attenborough has urged young people to ‘get engaged, come together and do something’ about the threats facing the natural world.
- Winners of 2018/19 Cabot Institute Innovation Fund announced 12 March 2019 Winners of 2018's Cabot Institute Innovation Fund have been announced. The funds are aimed at supporting bold, ambitious, and impactful ideas, that transcend disciplinary boundaries. It offers us an opportunity to invite new ideas from our research community – those that might not receive funding from traditional sources, but which show real intellectual or practical promise.
- Driverless car project researches advances in vehicle connectivity 12 March 2019 The £5.5m FLOURISH driverless car project has successfully completed the latest phase of its investigations into the requirements of the cyber-physical infrastructure of the future.
- First images of fuel debris fallout particles from Fukushima Daiichi 7 March 2019 A joint UK-Japan team has used innovative visualisation techniques to analyse forensic materials in order to understand the sequence of events of the Fukushima nuclear accident.
- Fossilised palm leaves give new insights into the geographical landscape of prehistoric central Tibet 6 March 2019 A team of scientists from the UK and China have uncovered new evidence, using recently-discovered 25-million-year-old fossilised palm leaves, that Tibet’s geography was not as ‘high and dry’ as previously thought.
- Bristol launches unique Master’s programme in Global Environmental Challenges 5 March 2019 The University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute for the Environment has launched an innovative new Master’s programme for student entry in September 2019.
- Molecular heaters to boost crop growth thanks to €4.9 million project 26 February 2019 A €4.9 million EU H2020 grant will enable a consortium of researchers from across Europe, to embark on a project called 'Boostcrop'. They will use state-of-the-art experimental and theoretical methodologies to design molecular heaters which will enhance crop growth under cold and freezing stress.
- Diving into Earth’s interior helps scientists unravel secrets of diamond formation 22 February 2019 Understanding the global carbon cycle provides scientists with vital clues about the planet’s habitability.
- New degree will train next generation of plant biologists 21 February 2019 A new Plant Sciences degree that will train the next generation of plant researchers to tackle major issues such as global food security for a growing population has been launched by the University of Bristol.