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Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica detected 21 May 2015 A group of scientists, led by a team from the University of Bristol, has observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica. The research is published today in Science.
  • Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica detected 21 May 2015 A group of scientists, led by a team from the University of Bristol, has observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica. The research is published today in Science.
  • Women take science to the streets to challenge gender stereotypes 15 May 2015 SoapboxScience Festival celebrates its fifth year supporting women in Science and Engineering with events around the UK.
  • Celebrating research 15 May 2015 More than 250 students and staff attended the recent Bristol Doctoral College Festival of Postgraduate Research, an annual event designed to raise awareness of the range of research taking place at Bristol and to bring the postgraduate research community together.
  • Bovine TB infection depends on feedback between cattle and badgers 14 May 2015 Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is an infectious disease affecting cattle and badgers. New research from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge has found that BTB is most likely to be nearly under control in both species taken in isolation, however together, control is likely to be considerably more challenging.
  • What’s in a name? 13 May 2015 Have you ever wondered how plants are classified and named? This question and many more will be answered this Sunday [May 17] when the University of Bristol Botanic Garden celebrates the third international Fascination of Plants Day.
  • How dangerous liaisons between human and animal parasites generate new strains of disease 13 May 2015 New strains of the human pathogen responsible for African sleeping sickness can arise by swapping genes between human and animal variants of the parasite, new research from the University of Bristol has found.
  • CIRE book launch at the University of the South Pacific 11 May 2015 Friday 24 April saw the formal launch of Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Bloomsbury 2015, edited by Cabot Institute members Professor Michael Crossley & Terra Sprague, at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji, by their vice chancellor Prof. Rajesh Chandra.
  • How climate science denial affects the scientific community 7 May 2015 Climate change denial in public discourse may encourage climate scientists to over-emphasise scientific uncertainty and is also affecting how they themselves speak – and perhaps even think – about their own research, a new study from the University of Bristol, UK argues.
  • Rock the boat: Luke Jerram’s 'Withdrawn' in Leigh Woods 30 April 2015 This summer, Professor Rich Pancost, Director of the University of Bristol Cabot Institute, will climb aboard an abandoned fishing boat deep within Bristol’s Leigh Woods to talk about some of the pressing issues affecting our oceans – and how we can all help turn the tide on climate change.
  • £3.3m research facilities for synthetic biology open in Bristol 30 April 2015 New £3.3 million synthetic-biology research facilities at the University of Bristol were officially opened today by representatives from the UK research councils and the University. The research carried out there will have numerous applications, including helping to speed up drug discovery and development, and improving the yield of wheat.
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