Living with Volcanoes in the 21st Century 17 February 2017 Recording of the Queen's Anniversary Lecture now available.
  • Living with Volcanoes in the 21st Century 17 February 2017 Recording of the Queen's Anniversary Lecture now available.
  • Funding boosts Bristol’s inclusive approach to climate change uncertainty 14 February 2017 Bristol should adopt a more inclusive approach to tackling the uncertainty of climate change following the publication of a key report by the University of Bristol Cabot Institute and announcement of continued funding for the city's Green & Black Ambassadors programme.
  • Cabot Institute Research Lead contributes to new Ladybird book on Climate Change 6 February 2017 With the rise of ‘alternative facts’, it seems more important than ever to provide trusted sources of information to the public. Ladybird have taken on the task, and launched a bold new book series called ‘Ladybird Expert’, which offers clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to Climate Change, Evolution, and Quantum Mechanics. The Climate Change book, which was co-authored by Prince Charles, Tony Juniper, and Emily Shuckburgh was peer reviewed by seven experts, including Dr Jo House of the Cabot Institute.
  • Research review shows that safety is valued too low 3 February 2017 New research has shown that the benchmark used by the Office for Nuclear Regulation for judging how much should be spent on nuclear safety has no basis in evidence and places insufficient value on human life. The review suggests it may need to be ten times higher - between £16 million and £22 million per life saved.
  • Economic study explains sheep disease treatment choices 30 January 2017 Research from the University of Bristol has developed new insights into how farmers treat their sheep for disease.
  • New project aims to improve diversity in arts and humanities research 30 January 2017 How universities and black and minority ethnic communities work together will be the focus of a new UK-wide project. Common Cause is a new collaborative arts and humanities initiative will map routes to greater inclusion that enable the UK’s diverse population to fully participate in research and collaborations.
  • New project aims to build resilience to earthquakes in the remote Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan 30 January 2017 A new interdisciplinary project led by researchers at the University of Bristol aims to develop resilience and research capacity in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan to cope with earthquakes and their cascading effects on the country's environment, business, infrastructure, and society.
  • Stewardship policy reduces antimicrobial use on farms 16 January 2017 Evidence suggests the frequent use of certain antimicrobials (AM) in food-producing animals may reduce their effectiveness as treatments for both animals and humans. Researchers at the University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences are finding novel ways to address these concerns, working with farmers to empower them to develop policies to promote more responsible use of medicines on farms.
  • Testing how species respond to climate change 11 January 2017 Predicting how species will respond to climate change is a critical part of efforts to prevent widespread climate-driven extinction, or to predict its consequences for ecosystems.
  • Bristol professor’s volcano research recognised in New Year Honours 5 January 2017 The Queen has bestowed a special honour on a University of Bristol professor whose volcanology research has helped to protect people living on the Caribbean island of Montserrat.
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