£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.