Bristol awarded EPSRC funding for nuclear robotics 8 November 2017 The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) today announced four national research hubs for the latest ground-breaking research and innovation projects in robotics and artificial intelligence systems.
  • Wind energy project receives a boost with £1.2 million award 22 November 2017 A collaboration between University of Bristol engineers and a company founded by Bristol graduates has been awarded a £1.2 million to develop a surface inspection system for offshore wind turbines using drones.
  • Opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders in earth and environmental sciences 22 November 2017 Applications are now open for funded places on an exciting range of projects offered to PhD students at the University of Bristol on the themes of solid earth, living world and changing planet under the NERC GW4+ Doctoral Training Programme.
  • Bristol ranked 1st class in People & Planet’s University League 20 November 2017 People & Planet’s University League is the only comprehensive and independent league table of UK universities ranked by environmental and ethical performance. It is compiled annually by the UK’s largest student campaigning network.
  • Sir David King slides now available 20 November 2017 Due to popular demand the slides from Sir David's talk "Science, politics, industry and the role of future cities in managing the risks of climate change" are now available.
  • Cabot Institute Innovation Fund winners 2017 20 November 2017 Winners of this year's Cabot Institute Innovation Fund have been announced. The funds are aimed at supporting bold, ambitious, and impactful ideas, that transcend disciplinary boundaries. It offers us an opportunity to invite new ideas from our research community – those that might not receive funding from traditional sources, but which show real intellectual or practical promise.
  • Bristol Vet School leading the way to change antimicrobial (AM) use on farms 17 November 2017 Researchers from the Bristol Veterinary School at the University of Bristol are leading the way to inspire and change antimicrobial (AM) use on farms and in veterinary prescribing practices.
  • Antibiotic Discovery in the Abyss 17 November 2017 Combining the innovations of synthetic biology with robotic environmental sampling, a team of University of Bristol researchers are travelling to some of the most ‘extreme’ environments on Earth, including Atlantic depths of 4.5km, to find new leads which could help in the global fight against antimicrobial resistance.
  • Exploring the environmental impact of conflict 17 November 2017 A multi-disciplinary team of academics, led by the University of Bristol, is investigating the long-term environmental and social impact of conflict in dryland environments.
  • The Cabot Institute SDGs Research and Engagement Associate 17 November 2017 The Cabot Institute SDGs Research and Engagement Associate will play a central role in grappling with the challenge of ‘Localising the Sustainable Development Goals for Bristol’, a collaborative project between the Cabot Institute, Bristol Green Capital Partnership (BGCP) and Overseas Development Institute.
  • Jo House presents at the Royal Institute for Science in London 15 November 2017 Jo House, co-Lead of Cabot Global Environmental Change Theme will be a guest speaker at the Royal Institute for Science in London today on 'Balancing the climate equation: How to remove carbon from the atmosphere."
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