Award-winning Cabot Institute flood-risk expert and Engine Shed director receive Queen’s Birthday Honours 7 June 2019 Ex-Cabot Institute Director Professor Paul Bates and Engine Shed Director Nick Sturge, have both received awards in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours which recognises the achievements of extraordinary people across the UK.
- Clouds dominate uncertainties in predicting future Greenland melt 24 June 2019 New research led by climate scientists from the University of Bristol suggests that the representation of clouds in climate models is as, or more, important than the amount of greenhouse gas emissions when it comes to projecting future Greenland ice sheet melt.
- How tides can trigger earthquakes 18 June 2019 An international team of scientists – including a volcanologist from the University of Bristol – have uncovered why underwater earthquakes are linked with the tides.
- 2019 Bristol Teaching Awards winners announced 13 June 2019 Nominees, winners and supporters of the 2019 Bristol Teaching Awards gathered in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building yesterday (Wednesday 12 June) to celebrate colleagues' outstanding contributions to teaching, student support and enhancement of the student learning experience.
- Andrew Garrad CBE FREng appointed as a Visiting Professor in Renewable Energy 12 June 2019 The University of Bristol's growing activity in renewable energy teaching has received a major boost with the appointment of Andrew Garrad CBE FREng as a Visiting Professor.
- Award-winning Cabot Institute flood-risk expert and Engine Shed director receive Queen’s Birthday Honours 7 June 2019 Ex-Cabot Institute Director Professor Paul Bates and Engine Shed Director Nick Sturge, have both received awards in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours which recognises the achievements of extraordinary people across the UK.
- Adjusting carbon emissions to the Paris climate commitments would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths 5 June 2019 Thousands of annual heat-related deaths could be potentially avoided in major US cities if global temperatures are limited to the Paris Climate Goals compared with current climate commitments, a new study led by the University of Bristol has found.
- Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions 23 May 2019 Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by around 7,000 tonnes from eastern China, according to new research published in Nature today [Wednesday 22 May] by an international team of scientists from the UK, South Korea, Japan, USA, Australia and Switzerland.
- Expert judgement provides better understanding of the effect of melting ice sheets 22 May 2019 Melting ice sheets in Greenland and the Antarctic, and subsequent sea level rise (SLR) this will cause, is widely recognised as posing a significant threat to coastal communities and ecosystems.
- Ground-breaking driverless car project showcases vision for a connected transport future 14 May 2019 The multi-organisational team behind the £5.5 million FLOURISH connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) project is today [Monday 13 May] celebrating the completion of three years of collaborative research and development with the launch of its latest findings.
- University wins award for driverless car infrastructure 14 May 2019 A team at the University of Bristol have won an award for their work on the infrastructure required for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs).