Global research projects co-designed with experts in East Africa awarded UKRI funding 17 October 2019 From helping schools improve earthquake mitigation plans, to enabling farmers to detect fish stocks and seasonal droughts, researchers are collaborating with regional partners in a bid to deliver strategic responses to prescient challenges.
- Climate models and geology reveal new insights into the East Asian monsoon 30 October 2019 A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, have used climate models and geological records to better understand changes in the East Asian monsoon over long geologic time scales.
- Engineering researcher Rainer Groh wins Philip Leverhulme Prize 29 October 2019 Rainer Groh, Senior Research Associate in the University of Bristol’s Department of Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded £100,000 by the Leverhulme Trust in recognition of his outstanding work and exceptional future prospects.
- Scientists reveal how the fossil fuel industry misled the public about climate change, and what we can do about it now 21 October 2019 An international group of scientists show that fossil fuel corporations have, for decades, denied the public’s right to be accurately informed about climate change by funding efforts to deceive people about the dangers of their product. A report* illustrating how the industry “polluted the information landscape” and how the damage could be undone is published today [Monday 21 October].
- Global research projects co-designed with experts in East Africa awarded UKRI funding 17 October 2019 From helping schools improve earthquake mitigation plans, to enabling farmers to detect fish stocks and seasonal droughts, researchers are collaborating with regional partners in a bid to deliver strategic responses to prescient challenges.
- How ocean ecosystems recovered after mass extinction event 66 million years ago 17 October 2019 An international team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, have produced an unprecedented record of the biotic recovery of ocean ecosystems that followed after the last mass extinction, 66 million years ago.
- DEEP PURPLE – future biological darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet 11 October 2019 An ERC (European Research Council) Synergy grant of €11 million over six years (2020-2026) has been awarded to an international group of scientists coordinated by the University of Bristol to examine the role of glacier algae in progressively darkening the Greenland Ice Sheet surface in a warming climate.
- Scientists 'must be allowed to cry' about destruction of nature 10 October 2019 Scientists witnessing the destruction of the natural world must be supported and "allowed to cry", researchers say.
- Bristol scientists awarded £1.25 million to study antimicrobial use and resistance in Argentinian farms 7 October 2019 What drives the risks of antimicrobial resistance in Argentinian livestock farms? How can these risks be minimised through effective regulation? These are just some of the questions that an interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Bristol, led by the Bristol Veterinary School, will answer, thanks to a £1.25 million grant from the Global AMR Innovation Fund, managed by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and UK Aid, administered by BBSRC.
- New Global Animal Welfare Assurance launched to improve lives of farmed animals 4 October 2019 A new Global Animal Welfare Assurance initiative to improve the lives of farmed animals launches today [4 Oct] on World Animal Day. Led by the University of Bristol, it aims to share knowledge and best practice with farmers and food businesses to increase the proportion of animals farmed to high-welfare standards.
- Botanic gardens could help mitigate against climate change and biodiversity loss 2 October 2019 The Secretary General of the world's largest plant conservation network, with over 600 members, that links botanic gardens around the world in a shared commitment to save threatened plant species and raise awareness about the importance of plants will give a talk organised by the University of Bristol Botanic Garden next week [Monday 7 October].