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University to host new Hub for nuclear energy research and education

26 September 2014

The University of Bristol will host a new Hub for nuclear energy research and education in the south of the UK thanks to catalyst funding of £2.43 million from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), alongside the University’s own investment of over £5.3 million.

Funding boost for research at GW4 institutions

25 September 2014

Research projects across the South West and Wales, including Bristol, were given a boost this week, with the announcement of the latest round of funding from the GW4 Alliance.

Bristol expert appointed to Smart Cities parliamentary group

24 September 2014

Cabot Institute member Dr Theo Tryfonas, Senior Lecturer in Systems Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering, has been appointed an associate member of the all-party parliamentary group Smart Cities.

University of Bristol commits to delivery and legacy of European Green Capital 2015

23 September 2014

Today [23 September] marks the start of a 100 day countdown until Bristol becomes the European Green Capital 2015.

Jonathan Bamber talks sea level rise on Emmy Award winning show

22 September 2014

Cabot Institute member, Prof Jonathan Bamber from the School of Geographical Sciences and director of the Bristol Glaciology Centre, is appearing on Emmy Award winning Brian Lehrer's show to discuss his latest research on sea level rise and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

Dr Sutton appointed a University Research Fellow

22 September 2014

Dr Gregory Sutton, a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the School of Biological Sciences, is one of 43 UK academics to be appointed University Research Fellows for 2014 by the Royal Society.

First eyewitness accounts of mystery volcanic eruption

19 September 2014

New light has been shed on one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in the last 500 years – the so-called 'Unknown eruption' – thanks to an unusual collaboration between a historian and a team of earth scientists at the University of Bristol.

Responding and adapting to climate change

15 September 2014

How should we address the scientific, cultural, health, and social issues arising from climate change when there is uncertainty about its effects? Experts from around the world will meet in Bristol this month to discuss how best to respond to climate change in an uncertain world.

Jonathan Bamber talks sea level rise with global media

11 September 2014

Cabot Institute member, Prof Jonathan Bamber from the School of Geographical Sciences, is appearing on international radio and television to discuss his latest research on sea level rise and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

App helps people to plan for Bristol Green Doors

10 September 2014

Over 20 properties will be taking part in this weekend’s Bristol Green Doors open home event [Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September] and visitors will have the opportunity to take full advantage of them thanks to the Digital Green Doors Android and iPhone smartphone and tablet application.