Bristol’s High Performance Computing Group focuses on Performance Portability as new Intel oneAPI Center of Excellence26 May 2022The University of Bristol’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Research Group has established an Intel oneAPI Center of Excellence, building on its history of close collaboration with Intel on performance portability and advanced computer architectures. The Center is developing best practices for achieving performance portability at exascale using oneAPI open cross-architecture programming and the Khronos Group’s SYCL abstraction layer for cross-platform heterogeneous programming, ensuring that scientific codes can achieve high performance on massive heterogeneous supercomputing systems.
£2.5m grant boosts carbon reduction for Bristol’s newest research hub16 May 2022The University of Bristol’s commitment to sustainability took a significant step forward today (Monday 16 May) with a £2.5 million grant to embed carbon reduction technologies and practices in its first research and innovation hub at Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus.
Bristol behind world’s massive egocentric dataset14 October 2021Professor Dima Damen and her group in computer vision are part of an international consortium of 13 universities in partnership with Facebook AI that has built the world’s most diverse egocentric dataset - officially released 14th October.
Bristol Engineering courses named best in the country9 September 2020Our General Engineering [covering Engineering Design and Engineering Mathematics] and Mechanical Engineering [covering both Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering] have been named the best in the country by The Guardian’s annual university guide.
The future of the UK's Cyber Security Research Position in the World7 September 2020The UK is currently recognised as one of the leading countries in the world in cyber security research, evidenced by research outputs in leading international venues, research collaborations with major international organisations and a UK presence on international advisory bodies and global policy forums.
Ultra-low power computing in spacecraft to IoT nodes7 May 2020The ZeroAMP project is a collaborative effort to push beyond the limits of transistors by developing the first large-scale integrated nanoelectromechanical relay-based computers that will work in extreme environments.
Robertson’s ‘Time Machine’ gets a new lease of life 11 October 2019Last night saw the official unveiling of the newly restored Robertson Clock, a notable timepiece that previously graced the Wills Memorial Building and controlled the chiming of Great George, the huge bell at the top of the tower, from its inauguration in 1925 to the 1960s. The ceremony took place in the Pugsley Lecture Theatre Foyer in the Faculty of Engineering’s Queen’s Building where the newly functioning clock takes pride of place (though it no longer controls Great George).
New centre to train future leaders in cyber security 1 October 2019The University of Bristol, in partnership with the University of Bath, has launched a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Cyber Security, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
QKD over 5GUK11 September 2019Demonstrating the ability of the University of Bristol's 5GUK Test Network to host a quantum key distribution (QKD) secured network.
Bristol Researcher Wins Nesta’s Tipping Point Prize30 May 2019Bristol researcher, Dr Edmund Hunt has won the prestigious Nesta Tipping Point Prize for the best article written about technologies whose time has come, but which might be overlooked in the media and investor hype cycle.
Success for the Futebol Project24 May 2019The High Performance Networks Research Group at the University of Bristol contributed to the deployment of facilities in Europe and Brazil to access the external experimenters for experimentation that requires integration of wireless and optical technologies in its most recent successfully completed H2020 project collaboration, Futebol (Federated Union of Telecommunications Research Facilities for an EU-Brazil Open Laboratory).