The gift of a lifetime: Half-a-million to boost engineering16 February 2017The foundations of John Partridge’s life and career were laid here at Bristol, and now he is laying down the foundations for future generations of engineers with a record half-a-million-pound donation towards the new £13 million facility at the University of Bristol.
Finding love at Bristol9 February 2017With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we asked if you found love while studying at Bristol. From literally tying the knot to stolen handbags, here's what you told us...
Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life by Liz Kalaugher (PhD 1998) and Matin Durrani (BSc 1989)30 January 2017The animal world is full of mysteries. Why do dogs slurp from their drinking bowls while cats lap up water with a delicate flick of the tongue? How does a tiny turtle hatchling from Florida circle the entire northern Atlantic before returning to the very beach where it hatched? And how can a Komodo dragon kill a water buffalo with a bite only as strong as a domestic cat's?
A Question of Worth by Chris Steed (MSc 2004)30 January 2017How do we measure worth and success? Can we economically quantify human value, flourishing and satisfaction? In a market economy, is it true that we must also have a market society?
Alumni in Queen's New Year's honours 201719 January 2017Following the announcement of the Queen’s New Year's Honours list, we're delighted to congratulate Bristol alumni who have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and service.
Top 7 reasons to come back to Bristol in 20174 January 2017Throughout the year, Bristol's alumni and friends flock from all corners of the globe to reconnect with their city. Steeped in history with a thriving culture of arts, engineering and innovation, it's not hard to see why students choose Bristol - or why they keep coming back after graduation. Here are our top picks for 2017:
'Tis the season14 December 2016A festive song performed by the award-winning student a capella group, The Bristol Suspensions, with season’s greetings from all of us at the University of Bristol.
Bristol’s top six discoveries in 20161 December 2016Some of the most important historical discoveries of the last century happened at Bristol, and this year has been no exception. From 3D printing human tissue to robots that feed on waste, Bristol continues to open doors to discoveries that will shape our future for the better.
What makes the University of Bristol unique?24 November 2016This month, we launched a bold, new strategy for the University. Thanks to support from our alumni and friends, our plans for the future have students, staff and alumni at their heart. Here’s what you had to say about what you think makes Bristol unique…