Make Sunday Special takes science and history to the streets19 August 2015Visitors to future Make Sunday Special events can expect to learn about science and history, as experts from the University of Bristol bring their research to the popular street parties. Upcoming neighbourhood events in Easton, Hartcliffe and Avonmouth will include the opportunity to get involved with some of the ground-breaking projects happening on their doorstep.
Most comprehensive projections for West Antarctica’s future revealed18 August 2015A new international study, led by the University of Bristol, is the first to use a high-resolution, large-scale computer model to estimate how much ice the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could lose over the next couple of centuries, and how much that could add to sea-level rise.
Planting for pollinators12 August 2015Pollinator-friendly planters are being installed in locations across Bristol, including on the University campus, as part of the ‘Get Bristol Buzzing’ initiative to encourage bees, butterflies and other pollinators in the city.
‘Withdrawn’ comes to a close with fish and chips event10 August 2015To mark the end of art installation ‘Withdrawn’ by Luke Jerram at Leigh Woods, academics from the University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute will talk about how our seas are changing at a final event with fish and chips cooked by Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton on Sunday 23 August.
New book highlights global volcanic hazards and risks7 August 2015Three University of Bristol volcanologists – Professor Steve Sparks, Dr Susanna Jenkins and Dr Sarah Brown – are lead editors and authors of a new book, Global Volcanic Hazards and Risks, published this month.