15 November 2013
University of Bristol researchers have unveiled a large semi-autonomous drone called the ARM system which could be used to provide visual and thermal monitoring of radiation after a release of nuclear material.
13 November 2013
With the UK facing a national skills shortage in electrical and electronic engineering and computer science, members of the public have the opportunity to learn more about these areas and have fun at the same time at a free event this Saturday [November 16].
7 November 2013
The future of space exploration will be placed in the hands of three engineers and scientists from the University of Bristol when they embark on a special expedition to experience life on Mars. Aerospace engineering PhD student Ashley Dale is leading the six-strong team, who were selected to spend two weeks at the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in the high-altitude Utah desert - one of the most Mars-like environments on Earth.
6 November 2013
An international research team from the University of Bristol, the Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems and the US Geological Survey have developed mathematical tools that can estimate which species are most influential in a food web.
5 November 2013
New research led by the University of Bristol has found traffic jams and accidents could be reduced by controlling the reaction times of robotic cars.
4 November 2013
A University of Bristol student has beaten off competition from 87,000 people to reach the final of a worldwide competition to travel into space. Jocelino Rodrigues, 19, is one of four UK finalists who will fly to Florida next month for astronaut training at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre.
4 November 2013
Current chip technology used for purchasing items via credit and debit cards in shops was developed in the mid-1990s. EMVCo, the standard body which manages, maintains and advances EMV Specifications, is in the process of designing the next generation payment technology to meet long-term industry requirements. The activity will establish a common, robust technology platform for supporting contact and contactless/mobile interfaces for both online and offline transactions.
30 October 2013
Cyber security experts from the University of Bristol have advised the European Union's Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) on how to protect the personal data of millions of citizens.
29 October 2013
The University of Bristol and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in areas of advanced composite research and education.
25 October 2013
The interaction between humans and robots and the integration of robots into our society will be discussed when world-leading experts come to Bristol for an International Conference on Social Robotics.