19 September 2014
New light has been shed on one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in the last 500 years – the so-called 'Unknown eruption' – thanks to an unusual collaboration between a historian and a team of earth scientists at the University of Bristol.
15 September 2014
How should we address the scientific, cultural, health, and social issues arising from climate change when there is uncertainty about its effects? Experts from around the world will meet in Bristol this month to discuss how best to respond to climate change in an uncertain world.
11 September 2014
Cabot Institute member, Prof Jonathan Bamber from the School of Geographical Sciences, is appearing on international radio and television to discuss his latest research on sea level rise and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
10 September 2014
Over 20 properties will be taking part in this weekend’s Bristol Green Doors open home event [Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September] and visitors will have the opportunity to take full advantage of them thanks to the Digital Green Doors Android and iPhone smartphone and tablet application.
10 September 2014
The self-cleansing power of the atmosphere does not differ substantially between the northern and southern hemisphere according to surprising new findings, based on observational data and modelling, published in Nature today.
8 September 2014
Depictions of animals in ancient Egyptian artefacts have helped scientists assemble a detailed record of the large mammals that lived in the Nile Valley over the past 6,000 years. A new analysis of this record shows that species extinctions, probably caused by a drying climate and growing human population in the region, have made the ecosystem progressively less stable.