Robotics goes micro-scale16 April 2014The development of light-driven 'micro-robots' that can autonomously investigate and manipulate the nano-scale environment in a microscope comes a step closer, thanks to new research from the University of Bristol. Such devices could be used for high-resolution imaging, allowing the investigation of delicate biological samples such as cells in new ways.
Historic boost for academic-industrial collaboration in Engineering16 April 2014The Faculty of Engineering hosted a meeting of Industrial Advisory Boards from all of its six departments earlier this month to discuss how best to work with industrial partners and further promote engagement opportunities between the Faculty and engineering and technology companies.
The Big Give is back16 April 2014The annual ‘Bristol Big Give’ returns next month after a record breaking year in 2013. Big Give is a city-wide collection and recycling scheme which encourages everyone to donate their unwanted items to charity.
New approach needed to deal with increased flood risk16 April 2014Considering the impacts of climate change on flood risk may not be effective unless current risk is managed better, according to new research from the University of Bristol published today in the Journal of Hydrology.
From pomegranate seeds to soaring swans 15 April 2014Ceramic pomegranate seeds, a Rust-o-saurus, soaring swans and botanical art including Indonesian floral batik and water colour and ink hellebores are just a few of the designs that will be on display this Easter at the University of Bristol’s Botanic Garden Art and Sculpture Exhibition.