Open Day at Langford Vets14 September 2016Langford Vets, the clinical arm of the University of Bristol's Vet School, will open its doors to the public on Sunday 18 September for a family and dog-friendly Open Day.
Pioneering research paves the way towards exascale optical networks14 September 2016In the face of increasing bandwidth demands, ground-breaking research between the University of Bristol and the National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT) in Japan, has demonstrated solutions for network infrastructure to address the looming network capacity crunch.
Research in Bristol boosted by £21 million award over five years14 September 2016University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol) in partnership with the University of Bristol has been awarded more than £20 million over five years by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to fund cutting-edge research.
Finding things in complex environments14 September 2016Have you ever looked for something in a teenager's bedroom? Tough, isn't it? Everyday experience tells us that when the background is cluttered, it's harder to find an object. But how should we define "complexity" and can we apply the same concepts to other animals?
New Hub opens for nuclear energy research and education12 September 2016A new Hub for nuclear energy that will become a leading centre in the South West for academic research, education and innovation will be officially opened at the University of Bristol today, Monday 12 September.
Tour of Britain rolls into Bristol9 September 2016The Tour of Britain’s penultimate stage, co-sponsored by the University, takes place in Bristol this Saturday [10 September] – followed closely by Cycle to Work Day.
Conserving Messel's magic for future generations 8 September 2016The University of Bristol Theatre Collection has received £73,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to catalogue, conserve and ultimately make available to the public, the personal archive of one of the last century's foremost theatrical designers, Oliver Messel (1904-1978).
15,000 people to visit Bristol for latest open day6 September 2016Up to 15,000 visitors will be attending the University of Bristol’s latest undergraduate open day on Friday [9 September], for a taste of university life and an insight into what the University and city has to offer.
Should we sample time series more frequently?6 September 2016A team of statisticians from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and the Office for National Statistics have been chosen to present a prestigious Read (Discussion) Paper at a plenary session of the Royal Statistical Society’s international conference in Manchester today (Tuesday, September 6).
Hypertension: releasing the pressure at its source5 September 2016Researchers at the University of Bristol and Afferent Pharmaceuticals have identified a potential new way of treating high blood pressure, or hypertension, by targeting aberrant nerve signals in the carotid bodies, which sit on the common carotid arteries on each side of the neck.
Literary archaeology: what was it like to be enslaved? 5 September 2016A new project led by the University of Bristol, is bringing together archaeological scientists, writers and literary scholars for the first time to uncover and create a uniquely personal perspective on what it was like to be enslaved.
Bristol researcher goes ‘In Search of Eden’2 September 2016Paul Howard-Jones, Professor of Neuroscience and Education at the Graduate School of Education, will be exploring the downsides of knowledge while searching for the Garden of Eden in a new 5-part mini-series for BBC Radio Four.
What happens in your garden at twilight?31 August 2016Why do some flowers, such as evening primrose, shimmer at dusk while others close at night and why are some flowers brightly coloured and release scents during the day while others are pale and only reveal their perfume in the evening? A Festival this weekend will answer these questions together with explaining how bees, butterflies, moths, bats and birds are vital for people and the planet.
Wind energy expert appointed visiting professor24 August 2016A world-leading expert in wind turbine design and analysis has been appointed a Visiting Industrial Professor at the University of Bristol within the Department of Aerospace Engineering. This will involve working with staff across the Faculty of Engineering and the Cabot Institute’s Low Carbon Energy Research Group.
Bristol team’s mission to improve engineering education24 August 2016A team of Engineering Design graduates from the University of Bristol has been awarded £20,000 and free business mentoring to launch their educational product that could increase student access to previously expensive manufacturing machines.