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Bristol presenting environmental solutions at EU conference 23 May 2018 Bristol will be building on its legacy as European Green Capital 2015 this week at the high-profile EU Green Week conference (22-24 May), as progress continues to ensure the city is carbon neutral by 2050.
  • Polymer crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport 25 May 2018 Scientists from the universities of Bristol and Cambridge have found a way to create polymeric semiconductor nanostructures that absorb light and transport its energy further than previously observed.
  • Bristol presenting environmental solutions at EU conference 23 May 2018 Bristol will be building on its legacy as European Green Capital 2015 this week at the high-profile EU Green Week conference (22-24 May), as progress continues to ensure the city is carbon neutral by 2050.
  • African conference confirms growing strength of plant disease research network 18 May 2018 A plant science conference in Uganda which drew together dozens of world-class researchers from across Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK this month has confirmed the growing strength of a network whose collaborations promise to deliver solutions to devastating crop diseases in the years ahead.
  • Find out how flowers attract pollinators at the Botanic Garden NGS Open Day 17 May 2018 The University of Bristol Botanic Garden will hold its National Garden Scheme (NGS) Open Day this Sunday [20 May]. Visitors to the Garden will be able to hear how flowers use a variety of features to attract pollinators.
  • Bristol signs framework agreement with EDF for nuclear research, education and innovation 16 May 2018 A delegation from the University of Bristol, led by Pro-Vice Chancellor Dr Erik Lithander, visited the research laboratories of EDF France near Paris in late April in order to cement its longstanding relationship with the energy company.
  • 500-year-old Leaning Tower of Pisa mystery unveiled by engineers 15 May 2018 Why has the Leaning Tower of Pisa survived the strong earthquakes that have hit the region since the middle ages? This is a long-standing question a research group of 16 engineers has investigated, including a leading expert in earthquake engineering and soil-structure interaction from the University of Bristol.
  • Cabot Institute Innovation Fund 2018 – apply now! 14 May 2018 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.
  • Special issue on how oceans are changing 9 May 2018 The seas adjacent to the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) are biologically highly productive, but are strongly climatically sensitive, having experienced some of the fastest warming globally in recent decades. Dr Kate Hendry (University of Bristol, Cabot Institute) is lead editor of a special issue which addresses some of the most important and pressing questions surrounding marine system variability in this region.
  • 500-year-old Leaning Tower of Pisa mystery unveiled by engineers 9 May 2018 Why has the Leaning Tower of Pisa survived the strong earthquakes that have hit the region since the middle ages? This is a long-standing question a research group of 16 engineers has investigated, including a leading expert in earthquake engineering and soil-structure interaction from the University of Bristol.
  • Deteriorating Great Barrier Reef hushed - young fish no longer hear their way home 2 May 2018 Degraded coral reefs are far quieter than five years ago, and no longer sound like suitable habitat to young fish searching for a place to live and breed, according to research co-authored by the University of Bristol and published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.
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