Innovative research presented at world leading technology event11 March 2014Research on 5G mobile communications, e-health care and smart cities will be showcased by researchers from the University of Bristol at the world’s largest technology convention, CeBIT 2014, in Germany this week [Monday 10 to Friday 14 March].
£150,000 collaborations explore the Internet of Things6 March 2014Three new collaborations between University of Bristol academics and creative companies have been awarded £50,000 each as part of REACT Objects Sandbox, an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded initiative to explore the interactions and experiences we have with our physical and virtual worlds.
Professor Ronald Milne, 1930-20143 March 2014Ronald Milne, former Dean of Engineering and a major contributor to research in aeronautics, died recently. Professor Gareth Padfield and Professor Dick Clements offer a tribute.
Scientists sought to help put science in the news25 February 2014The British Science Association is inviting applications for its 2014 Media Fellowship scheme, which gives scientists a chance to gain first-hand experience of how science is reported.
Dr Yon Richard Mayhew, 1924-201317 February 2014Dr Yon (‘John’) Mayhew, who taught in the Department of Mechanical Engineering for some 40 years, died in late 2013. Professor Robert Adams offers a tribute to an engineer who co-authored a highly influential textbook on engineering thermodynamics.
Quantum Engineers make a major step towards a quantum computer30 January 2014An international research group of scientists and engineers led by the University of Bristol, UK, has made an important advance towards a quantum computer by shrinking down key components and integrating them onto a silicon microchip.
Build your own games at a free ‘Digimakers’ workshop29 January 2014Members of the public have the opportunity to get on the first step to become the games designer of the future at a DigiMakers event, organised by the University's Faculty of Engineering, the BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT) and At-Bristol, this Saturday, 1 February.
New Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthetic Biology announced10 January 2014Postgraduate training in a wide range of engineering and scientific fields important to the UK’s economy received a boost this week when 19 new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) were announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts.
No need to feel left out if there’s a robot about11 December 2013Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) is joining other leading research institutions in a new project looking at how remotely operated robots could enable people to take part in public spaces – without actually being there.
Engineering student wins Ian Marshall’s Award10 December 2013Rainer Groh, a PhD student in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT), has been awarded the Ian Marshall’s Award for Best Student Paper at the 17th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS17).