Trailblazing artist channels creative talents to raise awareness of potential answers to climate change 20 July 2021 An acclaimed Black artist is harnessing her lifelong passion for art to address some of the biggest challenges – and possible solutions – facing humanity and the environment, as the countdown to COP26 continues.
- UK ‘meat tax’ would cost economy almost £250 million a year 22 July 2021 A 'meat tax' would cost the UK £242 million a year according to a new study, adding a surprising economic rationale to the National Food Strategy's dismissal of the idea on political grounds.
- Trailblazing artist channels creative talents to raise awareness of potential answers to climate change 20 July 2021 An acclaimed Black artist is harnessing her lifelong passion for art to address some of the biggest challenges – and possible solutions – facing humanity and the environment, as the countdown to COP26 continues.
- Spectacular recreation of Mars lands in Bristol 19 July 2021 Travel 226 million miles in a day as a stunningly accurate recreation of the planet Mars comes to Bristol.
- Bioengineering discovery paves way for improved production of bio-based goods using Baker’s yeast 19 July 2021 Scientists have uncovered a way to control many genes in engineered yeast cells, opening the door to more efficient and sustainable production of bio-based products.
- The Robot A-Team vital to the future of offshore wind and Net Zero 15 July 2021 One of the UK’s most ambitious robotics projects has proven the concept for robotic teams repairing offshore wind farms. The project paves the way for human-robot teams at wind farms within 10 years and wind farms designed for robotic maintenance by 2050 – a scenario that will be vital to the UK achieving its Net Zero targets.
- University wins Fairtrade and Zero Waste awards within week of each other 14 July 2021 The University of Bristol has won two major sustainability awards in the space of a week.
- New interim Director for Cabot Institute for the Environment 13 July 2021 The University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute for the Environment has appointed as interim Director, Professor Guy Howard, for the next six months while we recruit for the new Director.
- University of Bristol’s 900 laboratories receive green status in world first 9 July 2021 The University of Bristol has become the first university in the world to achieve institutional Green Labs Certification.
- Come and discover the fascinating relationship between pollinating insects and flowers 1 July 2021 How do bees visualise and interact with flowers? A summer art and science exhibition that uses a blend of the most innovative interactive technology, including augmented reality (AR), inspiration from 17th century Dutch flower paintings, and the latest scientific research on the symbiotic relationship of plants and insects, opens at the University of Bristol's Botanic Garden next week [Tuesday 6 July].
- Global climate dynamics drove the decline of mastodonts and elephants, new study suggests 1 July 2021 Elephants and their forebears were pushed into wipeout by waves of extreme global environmental change, rather than overhunting by early humans, according to new research.