21 May 2013
A project to plant flower meadows across the city has won the Mayor’s Bristol Genius Award for its efforts to transform the urban environment for pollinating insects, while making Bristol more attractive for residents and visitors. Mayor George Ferguson announced the winner at last night’s Festival of Ideas awards evening, marking the second year in a row that a project at the University of Bristol has scooped top honours.
21 May 2013
Professor Kelvyn Jones is to receive a prestigious award from the Royal Geographical Society.
21 May 2013
Eleven research teams in eight of the University's Schools have received grants totalling £170,000 to accelerate the impact of their research. These awards were made through pilot funding schemes from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
13 May 2013
Dr Catherine O'Rawe in the Department of Italian, with colleagues at Exeter and Oxford Brookes universities, has been awarded a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council for a study of Italian Cinema audiences in the 1940s and 1950s.
9 May 2013
The UK’s healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges. A pioneering new collaboration, led by the University of Bristol, hopes to address these challenges by developing a 24/7 digital home health assistant thanks to a grant awarded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) of £12 million.
7 May 2013
Professor Jeremy Henley, from the School of Biochemistry, has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
29 April 2013
Four academics in Bristol’s School of Chemistry have received individual prizes from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), and a project involving academics from the Schools of Chemistry, Biological Sciences and Biochemistry has picked up a fifth award for 'world-leading collaborative research'.
26 April 2013
Two Bristol academics are among the 27 new Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders.
10 April 2013
Dr Séverine Tasker from the Bristol Veterinary School has become the 2013 recipient of the Petplan Charitable Trust Research Award, which recognises a person, or team, who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of veterinary research.
8 April 2013
Professor Guy Nason in the School of Mathematics has been awarded a prestigious Established Career Fellowship by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).