Cabot Institute for the Environment welcomes new Chair 2 August 2022 On the 1 August 2022, the Cabot Institute welcomed Professor Louise Heathwaite to Chair our Strategic Advisory Board and we also bid a fond farewell to outgoing Chair Dame Professor Julia Slingo.
- Volcanic super eruptions are millions of years in the making – followed by swift surge 3 August 2022 Researchers at the University of Bristol and Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre have discovered that super-eruptions occur when huge accumulations of magma deep in the Earth’s crust, formed over millions of years, move rapidly to the surface disrupting pre-existing rock.
- SW England and South Wales to become the UK’s first Hydrogen Ecosystem 3 August 2022 The Western Gateway partnership and the GW4 Alliance, of which the University of Bristol is a member, have unveiled a vision for South West England and South Wales to become the UK’s first Hydrogen Ecosystem, to lead development of low carbon energy and meet goals to slow climate change.
- Cabot Institute for the Environment welcomes new Chair 2 August 2022 On the 1 August 2022, the Cabot Institute welcomed Professor Louise Heathwaite to Chair our Strategic Advisory Board and we also bid a fond farewell to outgoing Chair Dame Professor Julia Slingo.
- Bristol academics elected as Fellows to The British Academy 22 July 2022 Two University of Bristol academics have been elected to The British Academy as Fellows in recognition of their outstanding contributions to social sciences and humanities.
- Subjects taught at Bristol ranked among best in the world 22 July 2022 Research and teaching at the University of Bristol is among the best in the world, new figures have revealed.
- Global plant health network CONNECTED receives £500K grant from UKRI-International for impact realisation 15 July 2022 The Community Network for Vector-Borne Plant Viruses (CONNECTED), based at the University of Bristol, has been awarded half a million pounds from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) International from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).
- Environmental stability on Earth allowed marine biodiversity to flourish 13 July 2022 Modern ocean biodiversity, which is at its highest level ever, was achieved through long-term stability of the location of so-called biodiversity hotspots, regions of especially high numbers of species, scientists have found.
- Plankton will store more carbon as Earth’s climate warms – but storage beyond end of century uncertain 11 July 2022 The amount of carbon stored by microscopic plankton will increase in the coming century, predict researchers at the University of Bristol and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC).
- Contribute to the design of a full-scale Martian House in Bristol 5 July 2022 Space scientists from the University of Bristol have consulted on a pioneering public art project to build a ‘Martian House’ at Harbourside - and now the people of Bristol are invited to create the interior.
- ‘Groundbreakers’ Awards presented to young Bristol climate and social justice heroes 4 July 2022 Awards have been given to local young people for their ideas to help the city reach the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.