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EU Marie Curie ITN project to train researchers in integrated water quality modelling

4 July 2014

A collaborative European Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) project that includes researchers from the University of Bristol aims to train high calibre PhD and postdoctoral researchers with a comprehensive understanding of water quality processes, uncertainty issues and decision making strategies for integrated water catchment management.

Construction work complete on ‘truly remarkable’ Life Sciences building

1 July 2014

Construction work to create a new £54 million world-class building for science research and teaching in the heart of Bristol is now complete.

High CO2 levels cause warming in the tropics

29 June 2014

Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere cause warming not only at high latitudes but also across tropical regions, according to new research by scientists at the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute and their collaborators.

New video answers questions about postgraduate study at the Cabot Institute

24 June 2014

IIUNAM have kindly produced a video of the Cabot Institute during its visit to Mexico in November 2013 discussing opportunities for studying and collaboration with the Cabot Institute.

Cabot Open Call 2014 open for applications - apply now!

18 June 2014

We are delighted to announce the annual call for funding from the Cabot Institute.  A total of ~£20k is available to share between projects under this call to pump-prime research bids, and for seminars, workshops and conferences.

How marine life is responding to ocean acidification

15 June 2014

A new study by researchers at the University of Bristol and Plymouth Marine Laboratory has shed light on how different species of marine organisms are reacting to ocean acidification.

Research project wins national award

12 June 2014

A research project from the University of Bristol have has won a national Engage Competition run by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE).

'Microbial garden' takes the shine off glaciers

12 June 2014

The first ecological study of an entire glacier has found that microbes drastically reduce surface reflectivity and have a non-negligible impact on the amount of sunlight that is reflected into space.

Cabot Institute member wins award for promoting learning of quantitative methods

11 June 2014

The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) has awarded the 2014 Taylor & Francis Award for excellence in the promotion and practice of teaching quantitative methods to Dr Richard Harris in the School of Geographical Sciences.

Festival of Nature sends city wild

6 June 2014

Bristol Festival of Nature Wild Weekend unleashes a diverse range of activities and entertainment onto the Harbourside on 14 and 15 June.