New leadership for the Bristol Composites Institute
14 September 2021
Professor Michael Wisnom will step down from his role as Director of the Bristol Composites Institute in September 2021. The Institute welcomes new co-directors, Professor Ole Thomsen and Professor Stephen Hallett.
Successful Seminar on Sustainable Composite Materials for Wind Turbine Blades
9 September 2021
Bristol Composites Institute and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) hosted a virtual research seminar on Sustainable Composite Materials for Wind Turbine Blades on 6 September 2021. The event was a success, with 200 attendees across six continents.
Bristol’s most promising scientists awarded £4.5M UK Government funding to bring pioneering ideas to market
8 September 2021
Promising future science and research leaders at the University of Bristol will benefit from a £4.5 million cash boost to convert their innovative ideas to transformational products and services, the Science Minister Amanda Solloway announced today.
Engineering Design gains top results in latest National Student Survey
23 August 2021
Riccardo Manno from Bristol Composites Institute wins EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account funding
12 August 2021
Riccardo Manno, a final year PhD student from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT), has been awarded a £40,000 Impact Acceleration Account grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Work by Bristol Composites Institute researchers heads to the International Space Station
10 August 2021
Materials developed by Bristol Composites Institute researchers and PhD students will be sent to the International Space Station.
Dr Bassam Elsaied from Bristol Composites Institute receives EPSRC New Investigator Award
5 August 2021
Dr Bassam Elsaied, Vice Chancellor's Fellow in the University's Department of Aerospace Engineering and a member of the Bristol Composites Institute, has been awarded a £330,000 New Investigator Award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
ACCIS CDT student wins award at the 48th World Polymer Congress
1 July 2021
Konstantina Kanari, a final year PhD student from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT), won the "Outstanding Online Short Talk Award" at the MACRO 2020+ World Polymer Congress in May
Mayra Rivera Lopez from Bristol Composites Institute wins Three Minute Thesis People's Choice Award
24 June 2021
Mayra Rivera Lopez, a final-year PhD student from the Bristol Composites Institute, won the People’s Choice Award at the University of Bristol’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition final.
Three new Visiting Professors to help lead the case for advanced nuclear and energy decarbonisation
14 June 2021
The University of Bristol is delighted to welcome three leading figures from the nuclear sector as Visiting Professors, enhancing its standing as a leading
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