Bristol bone biologists are a force to be reckoned with in hypergravity competition 23 March 2018 A team of student biologists have been selected to take part in the European Space Agency (ESA) Education Office Spin Your Thesis! 2018 programme, which will take place in the Netherlands this September.
- Bristol bone biologists are a force to be reckoned with in hypergravity competition 23 March 2018 A team of student biologists have been selected to take part in the European Space Agency (ESA) Education Office Spin Your Thesis! 2018 programme, which will take place in the Netherlands this September.
- Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence to help drive translation of Bristol’s world-leading synthetic biology research 22 March 2018 Dr David Tew, Director, Advanced Manufacturing Technology and GSK Senior Fellow at GlaxoSmithKline, will join the University of Bristol as a Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence from September 2018.
- Zurich-Kyoto-Bristol-Heidelberg Workshop on Plant Development and Evolution 15 March 2018
- Plastic fantastic – researchers turn plastic pollution into cleaners 9 March 2018 Scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered a way to re-use a common plastic to break down harmful dyes in our waste water.
- Animals shield their families from a harsh world 8 March 2018 Animals living in volatile habitats can gain major evolutionary benefits by shielding their families from the changing environment, new research suggests.
- Extraordinary history revealed in new book on Bristol Zoo 7 March 2018 Our changing relationship with the wild and animals at the world’s oldest surviving provincial zoo is uncovered in a new book published today (Tuesday 6 March) by Dr Andy Flack, Teaching Fellow in Modern History at the University of Bristol.
- Sell-out theatre production Invincible returns to a secret location in Bristol 6 March 2018 After a sell-out run in 2017, ground-breaking theatre production, Invincible, is back in Bristol once again posing ethical questions and plunging audiences into a moral dilemma about the role – good and bad – science can play in our lives.
- Caterpillar warning system also helps it disappear 27 February 2018 The distinctive orange and black striping of the cinnabar moth caterpillar not only acts as a warning, but helps it disappear from potential predators at a distance, University of Bristol researchers have discovered.
- Plants are given a new family tree 16 February 2018 A new genealogy of plant evolution, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, shows that the first plants to conquer land were a complex species, challenging long-held assumptions about plant evolution.
- Stephen Fry backs Bristol student’s appeal to save fruit bats 13 February 2018 Broadcaster and author Stephen Fry has generously given his support to help pay for vital research by a University of Bristol PhD student to safeguard the future of Livingstone’s fruit bats.