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Bristol’s Cabot Institute launches new Venture 18 March 2015 Professor Nishan Canagajarah, Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of Bristol, will launch the Cabot Institute’s new corporate partnership programme today [Wednesday 18 March] to help develop innovative responses to 21st Century challenges.
  • Vet School academic wins Farm Animal Welfare Award 14 April 2015 An academic from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences is one of the winners of the 2015 Ceva Animal Welfare Awards. The awards commend and recognise volunteers, charity workers and veterinary professionals for their outstanding contribution to animal welfare around the world.
  • Ice pigging technology offers dairy industry significant savings 14 April 2015 New analysis published by the Carbon Trust quantifies the benefits of introducing ‘ice pigging’, an innovative way of cleaning pipework using ice slurries that was invented and developed at the University of Bristol, into commercial dairies to improve profitability and reduce environmental impact.
  • Warming seas pose habitat risk for fishy favourites 13 April 2015 Popular North Sea fish such as haddock, plaice and lemon sole could become less common on our menus because they will be constrained to preferred habitat as seas warm, according to a study by researchers from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol published today in Nature Climate Change.
  • Engineers to showcase leading research to industry 9 April 2015 Renewable energy technologies, future cities and novel in-car parameter estimators are just some innovative research from the University of Bristol’s Faculty of Engineering that will be showcased to industry later this month.
  • Rolls-Royce to create composite technology hub in Bristol 1 April 2015 Rolls-Royce has announced that Bristol will be the location for a centre of advanced fan system composite technology development, creating a hub of composite knowledge in the UK. The hub will benefit from manufacturing techniques being developed in partnership with the National Composites Centre (NCC), part of the University of Bristol.
  • Bristol student among first to study on microbial diversity throughout ice sheet melt season 31 March 2015 Researchers in the School of Geographical Sciences recently published the first ever study of the effects of snow and wind on the ecology of micro-organisms on the Greenland Ice Sheet.
  • Universities awarded £138 million for UK infrastructure research 30 March 2015 The University of Bristol is one of 13 university partners that have been awarded funding of £138 million for UK infrastructure research. The UK Collaboration for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) investment was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Budget on 18 March 2015.
  • New University tree planting project looks set to make Bristol even greener 25 March 2015 Hundreds of new trees will be planted across the city thanks to a project being launched by the University of Bristol to ensure the European Green Capital legacy lives on for future generations.
  • The forgotten flies: study finds insects are key to pollination 25 March 2015 Flies play an important role as pollinators and should no longer be neglected in pollination studies, according to a new study led by University of Bristol researchers, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
  • Prof Steve Sparks features on BBC Radio 4 volcano programme 23 March 2015 Cabot Institute Distinguished Fellow, Prof Steve Sparks, features on BBC Radio 4's Costing the Earth programme - Lava: A dangerous game.
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