Off-Grid Microgrids Workshop in Belém, Brazil28 September 2018Dr Sam Williamson from the University of Bristol’s Electrical Energy Management Group recently attended the British Council funded Off-grid Microgrids for the Electrification of Remote Communities Workshop, in the northern Brazilian city of Belém on edge of Amazon rainforest. The workshop was organised by Cardiff University and Universidade Federal do Pará. 30 researchers from the UK and Brazil across disciplines from engineering to social science and policy attended, with the aims to develop new and stronger research links between the two countries.
Year in Industry Success - Joe McFarlane4 September 2018Engineering Design student Joe McFarlane has just returned from a Year in Industry working with EA Piling in Kenya and Uganda where he project managed a slipway into the Indian Ocean as well as contributing to several successful bids.
ACCIS CDT Imetrum DBT project prize26 July 2018Five ACCIS CDT PhD students (“Team Wilbur”) have been awarded the annual Imetrum prize for the best team performance in the ACCIS CDT Design Build and Test project.
The Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS) graduation success13 July 2018The Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS), the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT), and the Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture (IDC) celebrate the success of their recent graduates.
Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS) success at ECCM1812 July 2018The 18th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM18) was held in Athens, Greece from 24 to 28 June 2018 and attracted a large presence of Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS) research students and staff, who presented both posters and oral presentations to academic and industrial researchers from around the world.
Top 50 Women in Engineering - Rachel De'Ath25 June 2018Rachael De’Ath, a senior teaching associate at the University of Bristol and a senior structural engineer at Arup Bristol, has been announced as a winner in ‘The Telegraph Top 50 Women in Engineering’ 2018.
Engineering images: competition winners25 April 2018Last year we asked staff, students and researchers in our faculty to share their digital images that represent different aspects of engineering. Keep an eye out for these works appearing on the walls of the faculty in the coming months.
South West Nuclear Hub/MAI student exchange18 April 2018Two students on the MSc Nuclear Science and Engineering programme undertook a week-long exchange at the Material Ageing Institute (MAI), EDF Lab Les Renardières, Paris in early 2018.
ACCIS CDT conference 201818 April 20187th Annual Conference of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science
Rolls-Royce links up to explore potential of very high energy storage technology5 April 2018A possible alternative to traditional batteries has moved a step closer following the announcement that Rolls-Royce has signed a collaboration agreement with Superdielectrics Ltd, in partnership with the Universities of Bristol and Surrey, to explore the potential of using polymers to create next generation high energy storage technology.