New Fellow of the Royal Society 29 April 2016 Katharine Cashman, Professor of Volcanology in the School of Earth Sciences, has achieved the rare distinction of being elected Fellow of the world's most eminent and oldest scientific academy in continuous existence: the Royal Society.
- Meet the future: businesses invited to research showcase 29 April 2016 Business leaders from across the region are being invited to explore the work of more than 100 University of Bristol postgraduate researchers at a special showcase.
- New Fellow of the Royal Society 29 April 2016 Katharine Cashman, Professor of Volcanology in the School of Earth Sciences, has achieved the rare distinction of being elected Fellow of the world's most eminent and oldest scientific academy in continuous existence: the Royal Society.
- Birds of prey constrained in the beak evolution race 29 April 2016 How birds’ beaks evolved characteristic shapes to eat different food is a classic example of evolution by natural selection.
- School students ‘graduate’ from unique university taster course 28 April 2016 Over 600 students from schools and colleges across the Bristol area have ‘graduated’ from a unique scheme which gives them an insight into studying at university.
- Sandy Benefield, 1962-2016 26 April 2016 Sandy Benefield, a student in the Department of English, died in April after a long illness. Tom Sperlinger, one of her tutors, remembers her.
- Ancient marine sediments provide clues to future climate change 25 April 2016 Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration was the major driver behind the global climatic shifts that occurred 53 to 34 million years ago, according to new research led by the University of Southampton, the University of Bristol and Cardiff University.
- Light: can you feel the force? 25 April 2016 A ground-breaking technique capable of measuring the extremely weak forces exerted by light – forces smaller than one piconewton – has been developed by scientists at the University of Bristol.
- Mental health ‘first aid’ for teachers focus of new study 25 April 2016 Researchers from the University of Bristol have begun a trial to find out how well a training and support package for teachers works in recognising and combatting mental health problems.
- Major funding to develop slow-releasing antimicrobial agent for dentistry and medicine 25 April 2016 A University of Bristol spin-out company working to advance the treatment and prevention of bacterial infection by developing a solution to improve the efficacy of chlorhexidine-based products has received major investment to progress the technology.
- Shakespeare celebrated in two new exhibitions 22 April 2016 The University of Bristol Theatre Collection is making its contribution to the Shakespeare 400 celebrations, marking the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death on 23 April, with two new exhibitions, both of which opened this week.