GW4 launches research fund to tackle world’s grand challenges7 March 2014Academics from across GW4 – an alliance of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter universities – will get the chance to build new research communities focused on tackling some of the world’s biggest research challenges as part of a significant financial commitment from GW4.
Queen's Anniversary Prize28 February 2014Professor Sir Eric Thomas, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, has been presented with the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education on behalf of the University in a ceremony held at St James’s Palace yesterday [27 Feb].
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.
Sports writers take new look at language of sport17 February 2014Leading sports writers, academics and translators will discuss the practise of sports writing and its relationship to sporting cultures at the University of Bristol on 21 February.
Come in from the rain and head to the tropics29 January 2014Ever wanted to visit the Amazon rainforest without leaving Bristol? The University of Bristol Botanic Garden is offering visitors the opportunity during a special winter ‘open Sunday’ this weekend [Sunday 2 February].
On track for growth and innovation: Brunel’s Engine Shed opens for business3 December 2013Brunel’s original train station, once Bristol’s gateway to the world, has opened its doors once again – as the city’s new enterprise hub to drive inward investment, create jobs and encourage a new generation of high growth businesses. The Engine Shed, a Grade I listed building built by the famous engineer in 1841, has had a £1.7 million transformation thanks to a partnership between Bristol City Council, the University of Bristol and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).