Opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders in agricultural science 2 November 2018 Applications are now open for funded places to become part of the Farming Futures Doctoral cohort. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an interdisciplinary cohort of PhD students tackling one of the most serious issues facing the world today – how can we feed the world sustainably and ensure global food security?
- Celebrating 10 years of the Green Impact Awards 6 December 2018 Today the iconic Wills Memorial Building will be lit in green to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Green Impact Awards, a University of Bristol-born environmental initiative, which has gone on to have national impact, having been adopted by over 400 UK organisations.
- Volcanoes fed by ‘mush’ reservoirs rather than molten magma chambers 5 December 2018 Volcanoes are not fed by molten magma formed in large chambers finds a new study, overturning classic ideas about volcanic eruptions.
- £1 million donation to establish a 'living laboratory' for livestock 4 December 2018 A groundbreaking 'living laboratory' for livestock will be established at the Bristol Veterinary School thanks to a £1 million donation from the John Oldacre Foundation. The John Oldacre Centre for Sustainability and Welfare in Dairy Production will tackle the global challenge of ethical food security and train the next generation of vets and agriculturalists to help address the major issues facing agriculture.
- Bristol academics named among the most highly cited in global list 27 November 2018 Eighteen researchers at the University of Bristol including three Cabot Institute members have been named in the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List, which recognises influential researchers around the world.
- Could ‘Iron Man’ style suit be the answer to the world’s biggest nuclear challenge? 23 November 2018 If wearable technologies are the future, a radioactive-busting robotic suit could represent yet one more dramatic step into the beyond.
- UK team shares drone expertise to help Guatemalans better prepare for volcanic eruptions 9 November 2018 A team of scientists and engineers from the Universities of Bristol and Birmingham have returned from Guatemala where they have been teaching local scientists how to use drones to map the Fuego volcano which violently erupted earlier this year.
- UK and Colombian researchers working together for sustainable peace 9 November 2018 Ten new research projects announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will address issues facing Colombia’s transition from conflict to peace.
- Cabot Institute academics win Philip Leverhulme Prizes 5 November 2018 Dr Juliet Biggs and Dr John Russo of the Cabot Institute have each been awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize for their research.
- Opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders in agricultural science 2 November 2018 Applications are now open for funded places to become part of the Farming Futures Doctoral cohort. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an interdisciplinary cohort of PhD students tackling one of the most serious issues facing the world today – how can we feed the world sustainably and ensure global food security?
- Location of large ‘mystery’ source of banned ozone depleting substance uncovered 26 October 2018 Researchers from the University of Bristol have found significant ongoing emissions of a potent ozone-depleting substance from eastern China.