Bristol Bright Night illuminates city science1 August 2014Bristol’s streets are set to be transformed into a living laboratory of innovation and experimentation as Bristol Bright Night sweeps through the city for the very first time.
Mathematicians analyse new 'racetrack memory' computer device1 August 2014Competition to create the smallest, lightest and cheapest laptop on the market is motivating the ongoing search for a better computer-memory device then the current, conventional 2D hard-disk technology. Mathematicians from the University of Bristol have been analysing the potential of one such initiative: the 'racetrack memory' device, proposed by researchers at IBM.
Reform of AS-levels was based on ‘shaky’ evidence1 August 2014The Government’s justification for its decision to reform AS-levels was based on flawed data analysis, according to University of Bristol academics who have shown that one in five students could have their chances to fulfil their potential on a degree course damaged.
Corresponding with Conflict at the Theatre Collection 31 July 2014As part of this year’s First World War centenary commemorations, a new exhibition which aims to breathe new life into archival material dating from the 1914-1918 period and encourage fresh encounters with it, opens this Friday at the University of Bristol Theatre Collection.
Verifying the future of quantum computing30 July 2014Physicists are one step closer to proving the reliability of a quantum computer – a machine which promises to revolutionise the way we trade over the internet and provide new tools to perform powerful simulations.