News in 2016

  • Seven-year strategy: Megan 14 December 2016 On 29 November 2016, the University of Bristol launched its seven-year strategy. It outlines the University’s vision for educational innovation that will nurture skilled, adaptable and resilient graduates; graduates like Megan. Megan is studying Psychology with Innovation and is in the first cohort of students accepted into the new Centre for Innovation. Megan was invited to speak at the strategy launch event, here is what she had to say about what drew her to Bristol University’s Innovation programme.
  • Seven-year strategy: Holly 14 December 2016 On 29 November 2016, the University of Bristol launched its seven-year strategy. It outlines the University’s vision for educational innovation that will nurture skilled, adaptable and resilient graduates; graduates like Holly. Holly is studying Anthropology with Innovation and is in the first cohort of students accepted into the new Centre for Innovation. Holly was invited to speak at the strategy launch event, here is what she had to say about her experience in the programme thus far.
  • University of Bristol’s innovation and entrepreneurship courses featured on CNN Money 7 December 2016 Programme broadcast 2 December 2016 Dr. Kirsten Cater from the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship appeared on CNN Money with Will Dean, Founder and CEO of Tough Mudder to discuss the University’s unique approach to entrepreneurial education.
  • Bristol was named alongside London as the two Leaders in the first UK Smart Cities Index. 17 May 2016 Bristol was listed as 2nd in the Assessment of Strategy and Execution of the UK’s Leading Smart Cities report by Huawei.
  • Government announces new consortium to lead R&D in secure wireless connectivity for autonomous vehicles 1 February 2016 The University of Bristol, as part of the FLOURISH consortium, is among the recipients of the government’s multi-million pound research grant to fuel development in user-centric autonomous vehicle technology and connected transport systems. The new programme, co-funded by the UK’s innovation agency - Innovate UK, will focus on the core themes of wireless connectivity, security and customer interaction.
  • Students challenged to ‘build something cool in 24 hours’ 27 January 2016 Students from the University of Bristol have been challenged to build anything using development boards during a 24-hour hackathon this weekend.
  • Delivering the internet of the future - at the speed of light and open sourced 26 January 2016 New research has found, for the first time, a scientific solution that enables future internet infrastructure to become completely open and programmable while carrying internet traffic at the speed of light.
  • It’s a 3D printer, but not as we know it 18 January 2016 3D printing techniques have quickly become some of the most widely used tools to rapidly design and build new components. A team of engineers at the University of Bristol has developed a new type of 3D printing that can print composite materials, which are used in many high performance products such as tennis rackets, golf clubs and aeroplanes. This technology will soon enable a much greater range of things to be 3D printed at home and at low-cost.
  • University of Bristol 4th most targeted university by top UK employers 18 January 2016 A major new report out today [18 January] has revealed that students at the University of Bristol are among the most targeted by Britain’s top 100 employers. Bristol has been ranked ahead of Oxford and Cambridge at 4th in the table, which was compiled as part of the ‘Graduate Market in 2016’ study.
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