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Cabot Institute smart cities research highlighted on Government Office for Science website 28 August 2015 Dr Theo Tryfonas, from the Faculty of Engineering has had his smart cities research highlighted on the Government Office for Science website and blog today [28/08/2015].
  • Jon Hawkins' Greenland glacier research features in New Scientist 28 August 2015 Research by Jon Hawkings in the School of Geographical Sciences that suggests meltwater from Greenland’s glaciers could be a huge source of silicon to the polar regions was featured in New Scientist.
  • Cabot Institute smart cities research highlighted on Government Office for Science website 28 August 2015 Dr Theo Tryfonas, from the Faculty of Engineering has had his smart cities research highlighted on the Government Office for Science website and blog today [28/08/2015].
  • Sampling CO2 and methane over Ascension Island using UAVs 26 August 2015 A team of scientists and engineers have been able to sample methane and CO2 gases in the remote South Atlantic thanks to the redesign of an autonomous UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) octocopter.
  • Cabot Institute scientist receives Wolfson Research Merit Award 25 August 2015 Professor Daniela Schmidt from the School of Earth Sciences is the recipient of a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award for a project on the future of shelf-sea ecosystems.
  • Join our pool of event volunteers 24 August 2015 We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable volunteers to help make this year's Cabot events a resounding success.
  • Make Sunday Special takes science and history to the streets 19 August 2015 Visitors 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 revealed 18 August 2015 A 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 pollinators 12 August 2015 Pollinator-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 event 10 August 2015 To 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 risks 7 August 2015 Three 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.
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