11 March 2014
PFRC have launched a report jointly written with the International Longevity Centre (ILC-UK) and funded by the ESRC. This has been a culmination of 15 months of research to present evidence relevant to policy and practice.
11 March 2014
Michaela Musilova, a PhD student in the School of Geographical Sciences, has returned from a successful astronauts-on-Mars simulation. The mission was conducted at the <a href="http://marscrew134.org/">Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS)</a> in the high-altitude Utah desert - one of the most Mars-like environments on Earth. Michaela was the crew astrobiologist and geologist in this team of six UK analogue astronauts and one filmmaker. The aims of the expedition were to conduct research that would help prepare for future missions to Mars and to do outreach with schools around the world.
7 March 2014
A new ESRC Seminar series on ‘Behaviour Change and Psychological Governance’ will be launched at the School of Geographical Sciences on 24 March 2014. Organising committee: Jessica Pykett (Birmingham), Maria Fannin and JD Dewsbury (Bristol), Ben Anderson and Joe Painter (Durham), Rhys Jones and Mark Whitehead (Aberystwyth).
6 March 2014
Dr Merle Patchett is the academic-lead on one of six project teams to have been awarded a prestigious AHRC-REACT Hub Knowledge Exchange Research Grant as part of REACT's 'Objects Sandbox'. During the Objects Sandbox the project teams (made up of academics, creatives and product design entrepreneurs) will design and produce new prototype connected objects and together break new ground in understanding human experience in the Internet of Things.
28 February 2014
University of Bristol researchers study genomic data of cyanobacteria to shed new light on how complex life evolved on Earth