Carbon uptake in re-growing Amazon forest threatened by climate and human disturbance 19 March 2021 Large areas of forests regrowing in the Amazon to help reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, are being limited by climate and human activity.
- The Internet brings people into big cities, new study suggests 16 April 2021 The widespread proliferation of the internet and information and communication technologies (ICT) has drawn people into urban centres, according to new research.
- Festival presents unique opportunity to hear from world-leading researchers tackling today's global challenges 16 April 2021 Reaching net zero carbon dioxide emissions, eliminating hunger and poverty, tackling misinformation and vaccine hesitancy, decolonisation, and overcoming the digital divide are among key topics set to take centre stage at the inaugural University of Bristol Festival of International Research and Partnerships, which starts next week.
- The Cabot Institute position regarding the cuts in the UKRI budget for ODA research 13 April 2021 UKRI has had a substantial cut in its budget for Official Development Assistance (ODA) research. This has now caused serious shortfalls in the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), with substantial impacts on the quality of international research and the reputation of the UK research community with partners across the world.
- Bristol researchers tackle effect of climate change on health 9 April 2021 Climate change affects many of the social and environmental determinants of health including clean air, safe drinking water, sufficient food and secure shelter. Global challenges can only be addressed by multi-disciplinary teams of researchers bringing skills and expertise form different fields to find solutions to complex problems.
- University of Bristol announces £7.6 million partnership with EDF to improve design and performance of nuclear power plants 2 April 2021 The University of Bristol will join forces with EDF, The University of Manchester, Imperial College London and the Science and Technology Facilities Council to develop new ways to assess the condition of nuclear power stations.
- Bristol gets top marks in transport sustainability rankings 30 March 2021 The University of Bristol has been ranked as one of the best UK universities for sustainable transport.
- University of Bristol academic awarded prestigious position at UK's national academy of engineering 24 March 2021 Cabot Institute co-lead for Low Carbon Energy - Professor Tom Scott - has been appointed as Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Advancing the Fusion Energy Fuel Cycle.
- Carbon uptake in re-growing Amazon forest threatened by climate and human disturbance 19 March 2021 Large areas of forests regrowing in the Amazon to help reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, are being limited by climate and human activity.
- New study investigates how life on land recovered after “The Great Dying” 17 March 2021 Over the course of Earth’s history, several mass extinction events have destroyed ecosystems, including one that famously wiped out the dinosaurs. But none were as devastating as “The Great Dying,” which took place 252 million years ago during the end of the Permian period.
- World class: Rankings confirm University of Bristol’s global status 3 March 2021 Courses at the University of Bristol are among the very best in the world, according to a global survey released today.