2 July 2013
The high-tech solution to one of the great mysteries of palaeontology will be revealed by University of Bristol scientists when they showcase their latest research at the prestigious Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.
1 July 2013
Bristol professor wins 2013 Martha T Muse Prize
21 June 2013
A project pursuing new approaches to harvesting thermal energy using nanodiamond has been awarded funding by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
18 June 2013
Images taken from space have indicated that some of the world’s unmonitored volcanoes may not be as peaceful as we might like to think. Satellite radar has shown that the surfaces of a number of volcanoes within the East African Rift are deforming – inflating and deflating.
13 June 2013
Professor Kelvyn Jones, from the School of Geographical Sciences, has received two prestigious awards in a single week.
11 June 2013
Professor Peter Rogers from the University’s School of Experimental Psychology features in today’s Times [June 11] about his research into the addictive qualities of caffeine. He talks about the strength of withdrawal effects and powerful impact caffeine had on 370 volunteers who were asked to give it up for two to three weeks in a recent study.
7 June 2013
Wendy Larner has been elected Chair of the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers conference for 2014. The RGS-IBG annual international conference attracts over 1,200 geographers from around the world. The conference will be held at the Royal Geographical Society in London, and the theme is 'co-production'.
7 June 2013
Dr Heather Whitney, ERC Research Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, featured in Episode 8 of BBC TWO's Springwatch describing her recent research on how bees can sense floral electrical fields.
30 May 2013
Humans, like other animals, compare things. We care not only how well off we are, but whether we are better or worse off than others around us, or than we were last year. New research by scientists at the University of Bristol shows that such comparisons can give individuals an evolutionary advantage.
27 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).