There’s still time to be amazed by the Impossible Garden 19 September 2018 The Impossible Garden is a set of experimental sculptures, by Bristol artist Luke Jerram, inspired by visual phenomena. The exhibition, open to the public until Sunday 25 November at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden, aims to enhance our understanding of vision.
- Children found capable of using the ‘wisdom of crowds’ 24 September 2018 Children, like adults, can improve their response to difficult tasks by the power of group work, new research led by the University of Bristol has found.
- Think e-bikes are cheating? Think again! 24 September 2018 Local charity Life Cycle has been supporting Bristol residents to cycle for many years, teaching them the skills and confidence they need to get cycling. In a move to help even more people get on bikes, Life Cycle teamed up with researchers from the University of Bristol to explore the benefits of electric bikes (also known as e-bikes).
- Kevin Elyot Award 2018 20 September 2018 Spoken word poet, writer and performer Deanna Rodger has been selected as the third recipient of the annual Kevin Elyot award by the University of Bristol’s Theatre Collection.
- Lights on for Welcome Week 2018 20 September 2018 Celebrating our new and returning students
- Connecting Langford to the Clifton Campus — The U2 bus service 20 September 2018 Brand new Unibus service launches in Welcome Week.
- New report shows universities are failing to address vital issues of race equality in arts and humanities research 20 September 2018 Existing practices and funding regimes exacerbate the structural inequalities faced by black and minority ethnic (BME) groups, a new report has found. The finding comes from a ground-breaking two-year Common Cause Research collaboration which explored how universities and BME communities* work together.
- There’s still time to be amazed by the Impossible Garden 19 September 2018 The Impossible Garden is a set of experimental sculptures, by Bristol artist Luke Jerram, inspired by visual phenomena. The exhibition, open to the public until Sunday 25 November at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden, aims to enhance our understanding of vision.
- 'High-yield' farming costs the environment less than previously thought – and could help spare habitats 18 September 2018 New findings suggest that more intensive agriculture might be the "least bad" option for feeding the world while saving its species – provided use of such "land-efficient" systems prevents further conversion of wilderness to farmland.
- Tiny fossils reveal how shrinking was essential for successful evolution 17 September 2018 A new study published today in Nature, using research carried out at the University of Bristol, shows that getting smaller was a key factor contributing to the exceptional evolution of mammals over the last 200 million years.
- ‘Life of Breath’ wins ‘Inspiration Award’ at inaugural Health Humanities Medal awards 13 September 2018 A project which has carried out research into breathlessness in local communities has won the ‘Inspiration Award’ at the first ever Health Humanities Medal awards.