News in 2010

  • BCCS team success at iGEM 2010 competition 9 November 2010 Competing against 128 universities at the MIT, the BCCS team were awarded third place in the finals of one of the most prestigious international events in Synthetic Biology, the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition. They also received a Gold Medal and the award for the Best Food or Energy Project.
  • PhD student wins award at International Conference on Systems Biology 19 October 2010 Tom Gorochowski, a PhD student at the Bristol Centre for Complexity Sciences, has been commended for his work at the world's leading systems biology conference.
  • Students go for gold at MIT 17 August 2010 A student team from the University of Bristol will be competing against 128 universities at an international synthetic biology competition (iGEM 2010) hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the USA's leading academic institutions.
  • PhD student to become voice for UK science and engineering campaign 9 August 2010 A PhD student has been chosen to lead a nationwide campaign communicating the impact of science, engineering and maths on our everyday lives.
  • Turning innovative research into successful business 8 July 2010 Discoveries made by research postgraduates could one day become the winning businesses of the future, thanks to a new programme from the University of Bristol.