Faculty of Science

World leading Science with global impact

The Faculty of Science is ranked 3rd in the UK for Research.  REF 2014 results

Did you know that bees can discriminate between flowers by detecting the differences in their electrical fields?

Bristol ranked among top ten

The University of Bristol is ranked within the top 5 for research excellence.

Bristol research rankings

Psychology globalwarming

Why is this pervasive consensus not shared by the public?

Rejection of scientific propositions can involve conspiratorial thinking.  How misinformation spreads through society.

Geographical Sciences Newsletter

The latest newsletter from the School of Geographical Scienes.  Geographical Sciences May 2015 Newsletter (PDF, 1,065kB)


Some of the most significant discoveries of both this and the last century are associated with research carried out in Bristol, reflecting the faculty’s strong international profile and our outstanding portfolio of people and facilities.

We seek to challenge and excite students, and to innovate and broaden the courses we offer. In research, the faculty offers a potent combination of world-class people and outstanding facilities.

Tim Gallagher, Dean of Science