Forests to provide a quarter of Paris agreement's pledged mitigation28 February 2017Forests are expected to provide a quarter of climate mitigation efforts pledged by countries under the Paris Climate Change Agreement according to a study published in Nature Climate Change, co-authored by Dr Jo House from the School of Geographical Sciences.
Jo House contributes to new Ladybird book on Climate Change26 January 2017Jo was one of seven academics to peer review the content of the Ladybird Book on Climate Change, co-authored by Prince Charles, Tony Juniper and Emily Shuckburgh. The book is part of a new Ladybird 'Expert' series, with two other books on Quantum Mechanics and Evolution and was launched on 25 January 2017.
UAV atmospheric sampling on Ascension Island wins UK Engineering Prize9 September 2016Dr Tom Richardson, Prof Jim Freer (Geographical Sciences) and Dr Colin Greatwood from the University of Bristol have won a Collaborate-to-Innovate UK engineering award along with their NERC funded academic partners from the University of Birmingham (Dr Rick Thomas and Prof Rob MacKenzie) and Royal Holloway, University of London (Prof Euan Nisbet, Rebecca Brownlow and Dr David Lowry).
Flood data and expertise enhances new World Bank risk reduction tool20 May 2016Global flood hazard data has been incorporated into a new World Bank tool called ThinkHazard! by University of Bristol spin-out company, SSBN. The new tool, produced by the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), aims to improve disaster risk awareness and response.
Professor Alex Anesio, 2016 EAG Distinguished Lecturer15 April 2016We are proud and delighted to announce that Professor Alex Anesio has been chosen as the 2016 Distinguished Lecturer by the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG). The distinguished lecturer is selected each year based on a combination of outstanding research contributions to geochemistry and the ability to clearly communicate these contributions to a broad audience.