Rising CO2 may increase dangerous weather extremes, whatever happens to global temperatures 11 June 2018 New research from the University of Oxford and collaborators at several other institutions, including the University of Bristol, provides compelling evidence that meeting the global warming target of 1.5°C may not be enough to limit the damage caused by extreme weather.
- Bristol scientists discover a new way to find mass extinctions 18 June 2018 During the history of the Earth, there were many mass extinctions, when huge numbers of species died out. They are usually easy to identify because of the sudden extinctions, followed by a gap, and then the recovery of life.
- Bristol researchers to benchmark medicine use across UK beef farms 18 June 2018 Researchers at the University of Bristol are to quantify and compare farm animal medicine use within and across UK beef operations. The project aims to help demonstrate and communicate the gains made to consumers, processors, retailers and policy makers.
- Rising CO2 may increase dangerous weather extremes, whatever happens to global temperatures 11 June 2018 New research from the University of Oxford and collaborators at several other institutions, including the University of Bristol, provides compelling evidence that meeting the global warming target of 1.5°C may not be enough to limit the damage caused by extreme weather.
- UWE and Cavendish Nuclear join the South West Nuclear Hub 11 June 2018 The South West Nuclear Hub, based at the University of Bristol, has welcomed two new members: the University of the West of England (UWE) and Cavendish Nuclear.
- French Ambassador visits the South West Nuclear Hub 1 June 2018 The French Ambassador to the UK, Jean-Pierre Jouyet, visited the South West Nuclear Hub recently for the signing of a strategic partnership agreement between the University of Bristol and the École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers (Arts et Métiers).
- Polymer crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport 25 May 2018 Scientists from the universities of Bristol and Cambridge have found a way to create polymeric semiconductor nanostructures that absorb light and transport its energy further than previously observed.
- Bristol presenting environmental solutions at EU conference 23 May 2018 Bristol will be building on its legacy as European Green Capital 2015 this week at the high-profile EU Green Week conference (22-24 May), as progress continues to ensure the city is carbon neutral by 2050.
- African conference confirms growing strength of plant disease research network 18 May 2018 A plant science conference in Uganda which drew together dozens of world-class researchers from across Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK this month has confirmed the growing strength of a network whose collaborations promise to deliver solutions to devastating crop diseases in the years ahead.
- Find out how flowers attract pollinators at the Botanic Garden NGS Open Day 17 May 2018 The University of Bristol Botanic Garden will hold its National Garden Scheme (NGS) Open Day this Sunday [20 May]. Visitors to the Garden will be able to hear how flowers use a variety of features to attract pollinators.
- Bristol signs framework agreement with EDF for nuclear research, education and innovation 16 May 2018 A delegation from the University of Bristol, led by Pro-Vice Chancellor Dr Erik Lithander, visited the research laboratories of EDF France near Paris in late April in order to cement its longstanding relationship with the energy company.