Experts call for changes to the law to tackle food poverty in the UK 30 November 2018 Changes to the law could ensure everyone in the UK has the ‘right to food and nutrition’ and help tackle growing levels of poverty and environmental degradation, according to legal experts.
- £3 million for major research study into UK greenhouse gas emissions 13 December 2018 A study to develop new methods for evaluating the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions using atmospheric observations has been awarded £3M by NERC. The project, led by researchers in Bristol’s School of Chemistry, is vital for assessing climate change mitigation measures.
- New £32m global aerospace technology centre announced for Bristol 6 December 2018 A new world-class hub for innovative aerospace technology is to open in Bristol, thanks to a multi-million investment from GKN Aerospace and the UK Government’s Aerospace Technology Institute.
- Dr Clair Gammage speaks to BBC Newsnight about Brexit 6 December 2018 Dr Clair Gammage, Senior Lecturer in Law, provided expertise on EU trade law in an interview with BBC Newsnight on 30 November, commenting on new trade deals post-Brexit.
- Experts call for changes to the law to tackle food poverty in the UK 30 November 2018 Changes to the law could ensure everyone in the UK has the ‘right to food and nutrition’ and help tackle growing levels of poverty and environmental degradation, according to legal experts.
- Bristol academics named among the most highly cited in global list 27 November 2018 Eighteen researchers at the University of Bristol have been named in the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List, which recognises influential researchers around the world.
- Psychotic experiences could be caused by trauma in childhood 26 November 2018 Researchers at the University of Bristol have established greater evidence for a causal link between trauma in childhood and psychotic experiences at 18 years old.
- Reverse ‘Question Time’ event gives policymakers chance to quiz academics 23 November 2018 How can we build closer working relationships between academics and policymakers? The evidence points towards using a relational approach – building long-term and trusting relationships between individuals. Our second Policymakers’ Question Time event, held on 7th November with an invited audience of policymakers and academics, aimed to spark new connections and bridge the gap between research and policy.
- Clean water linked to rising birth rates in Africa: calls for development initiatives to consider women’s reproductive services 20 November 2018 A researcher from the University of Bristol presented research at Parliament yesterday that recommends the consideration of more holistic interventions in the world’s poorest countries.
- Commons Select Committee calls for ideas from the public 14 November 2018 The Science and Technology Committee has decided again to create an open opportunity for the science community and the wider public to suggest science and technology areas for scrutiny.
- University to launch new interdisciplinary antimicrobial resistance research network 14 November 2018 Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an escalating global health emergency with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimating that 'superbugs' will kill 1.3 million people in Europe by 2050, including more than 90,000 in the UK, unless we can halt the rise in antibiotic-resistant infections. The University of Bristol is committed to tackling this global challenge and today [Wednesday 14 November] a new cross-faculty and interdisciplinary AMR research network will be launched, funded by the University's Elizabeth Blackwell Institute (EBI).