Massive MIMO, massive win for Bristol student at NI Engineering Impact Awards 3 August 2016 A postgraduate student from the University of Bristol is the joint recipient of five separate awards in recognition of their world record achievement in 5G wireless spectrum efficiency using Massive MIMO. The announcement was made at the 22nd annual NIWeek conference in Austin, Texas, USA, at the National Instruments (NI) Engineering Impact Awards ceremony last night.
- Dance artist is Feel It! Festival's first performer 26 August 2016 The first open commission for the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute’s Feel It! Festival has been announced as a performance by dance artist Viv Gordon.
- How Bristol engineers helped cyclists on the road to Olympic success 25 August 2016 Research carried out by the University of Bristol has helped in the development of bikes used by the victorious Team GB cyclists at Rio 2016.
- Wind energy expert appointed visiting professor 24 August 2016 A world-leading expert in wind turbine design and analysis has been appointed a Visiting Industrial Professor at the University of Bristol within the Department of Aerospace Engineering. This will involve working with staff across the Faculty of Engineering and the Cabot Institute’s Low Carbon Energy Research Group.
- Bristol team’s mission to improve engineering education 24 August 2016 A team of Engineering Design graduates from the University of Bristol has been awarded £20,000 and free business mentoring to launch their educational product that could increase student access to previously expensive manufacturing machines.
- Reef castaways: Can coral make it across Darwin’s 'impassable' barrier? 23 August 2016 An international team of researchers have shown that vulnerable coral populations in the eastern tropical Pacific have been completely isolated from the rest of the Pacific Ocean for at least the past two decades.
- Two golds and a silver for Bristol alumni in Rio 22 August 2016 University of Bristol graduate Georgie Twigg became a double Olympic medal winner on Friday after the Team GB women’s hockey team took gold in Rio.
- Record-breaking student takes on Scottish kayak challenge 22 August 2016 A Bristol student is preparing to kayak continuously for 13 hours, covering 120km of Scotland’s fastest flowing river to raise money for charity.
- Unravelling the biology of parkinsonism 19 August 2016 Scientists have taken another step towards understanding the causes of parkinsonism by identifying what's happening at a cellular level to potentially help develop future treatments.
- Unhealthy diet during pregnancy could be linked to ADHD 19 August 2016 New research led by scientists from King's College London and the University of Bristol has found that a high-fat, high-sugar diet during pregnancy may be linked to symptoms of ADHD in children who show conduct problems early in life.
- University of Bristol goes green with four electric vans 19 August 2016 Four electric vehicles are now being used by the University of Bristol as it aims to cut its carbon footprint.