Bristol PhD students take science to Parliament4 March 2015PhD students from across the University are attending Parliament to present their science to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of SET for Britain on Monday 9 March, including Kyriakos Georgiou and his work on computer programming for lower energy consumption.
The foggiest idea: bringing green issues to life13 February 2015Named as ‘Britain’s coolest art installation’ by The Telegraph, Bristol's Pero’s Bridge will be shrouded in fog to highlight how climate change will affect our day-to-day lives. We interviewed Dr Anna Rutherford (PhD 2007), Executive Director of the In Between Time festival (IBT), who brought the IBT art installation, Bristol’s Cabot institute and the Bristol 2015 European Green Capital together to make a dramatic and powerful impact.
Estimating flood behaviour on a global scale12 February 2015Characterising flood behaviour for any river in the world is now becoming a possibility, according to new research from the University of Bristol published this month in Water Resources Research.
Study shows urban habitats provide haven for UK bees11 February 2015Urban environments might not seem the best habitat for pollinators at first glance but a new study, led by the University of Bristol, suggests that bees and other pollinating bugs actually thrive as well in towns and cities as they do in farms and nature reserves.
Bristol Is Open to hit the ground running9 February 2015The city’s first joint venture between Bristol City Council and the University of Bristol can begin thanks to approval at the city council’s cabinet last week [Tuesday 3 February]. Bristol Is Open received unanimous support from cabinet members and enables University research and council owned infrastructure to come together for the first time.