18 June 2013
Images taken from space have indicated that some of the world’s unmonitored volcanoes may not be as peaceful as we might like to think. Satellite radar has shown that the surfaces of a number of volcanoes within the East African Rift are deforming – inflating and deflating.
14 June 2013
Bristol is celebrating after it was revealed as the winner of a hotly contested international competition to be European Green Capital in 2015.
11 June 2013
The University of Bristol’s efforts to be environmentally friendly and ethical are first class, according to a new league table which ranks it as one of the greenest universities in the country.
11 June 2013
We are delighted to announce the fourth annual call for funding from the Cabot Institute. A total of ~£20k is available under this call to pump-prime research bids, and for seminars, workshops and conferences.
9 June 2013
Flood risk is projected to increase in humid areas in Asia and Africa and decrease in most regions of Europe except the UK and northern France by the end of this century, according to a new model published today in Nature Climate Change.
6 June 2013
A tri-university project entitled ‘The Power and the Water: Connecting Pasts with Futures’, led by Professor Peter Coates of the Department of Historical Studies, has been awarded £836,000 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
31 May 2013
A working group, established by BBSRC's Food Security Strategy Advisory Panel, has made recommendations for a 5-year Strategy to help shape BBSRC funded wheat research and comments are invited from the Cabot Institute community.
31 May 2013
Policy-makers and the off-setting industry worldwide need to re-think the idea that planting trees can offset carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels, says an international study published today in Nature Climate Change.
30 May 2013
Humans, like other animals, compare things. We care not only how well off we are, but whether we are better or worse off than others around us, or than we were last year. New research by scientists at the University of Bristol shows that such comparisons can give individuals an evolutionary advantage.
17 May 2013
An ambitious scientific project which aims to transform Bristol’s urban environment for pollinating insects, while making Bristol more attractive for residents and visitors, has been shortlisted for this year's Bristol Genius Award.