News in 2016
- Geographers in The Times with an open letter about Brexit 13 October 2016
- UAV atmospheric sampling on Ascension Island wins UK Engineering Prize 9 September 2016 Dr 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).
- Professor Kelvyn Jones elected to Fellow of the British Academy 15 July 2016 Professor Kelvyn Jones of the School of Geographical Sciences and the Centre of Multilevel Modelling has achieved the distinction of being elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
- Marking Malthus’s Quarter Millennium 23 June 2016
- Flood data and expertise enhances new World Bank risk reduction tool 20 May 2016 Global 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 Lecturer 15 April 2016 We 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.