Egg Challenge 5.0: Yolker v Splat Man18 December 2019Just when you thought the annual Egg Challenge could not get any more eggstreme! The fifth installment set a whole new standard of depravity and destruction to separate the super heroes from the clowns. More than forty PhD students from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Composites Science, Engineering and Manufacturing embarked on this adventure in the spirit of hope and optimism but only one team would survive the terrible onslaught!
Robertson’s ‘Time Machine’ gets a new lease of life 11 October 2019Last night saw the official unveiling of the newly restored Robertson Clock, a notable timepiece that previously graced the Wills Memorial Building and controlled the chiming of Great George, the huge bell at the top of the tower, from its inauguration in 1925 to the 1960s. The ceremony took place in the Pugsley Lecture Theatre Foyer in the Faculty of Engineering’s Queen’s Building where the newly functioning clock takes pride of place (though it no longer controls Great George).
New centre to train future leaders in cyber security 1 October 2019The University of Bristol, in partnership with the University of Bath, has launched a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Cyber Security, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
Civil congratulates Amy Menzel30 September 2019The Department of Civil Engineering congratulates Amy Menzel for winning the South West Women in Property Student Awards.
Bristol Composites Institute Director awarded prestigious Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials27 September 2019Bristol’s Michael Wisnom, Professor of Aerospace Structures and Director of Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS) has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Medal of Excellence in Composite Materials from the University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials, in recognition of his “significant contributions through leadership and scholarly endeavours to the international field of composite materials”.
Industry recognises University of Bristol contribution14 August 2019The Composites University Technology Centre (UTC) at the University of Bristol has been recognised by Rolls-Royce, at the annual UTC Directors' Conference, for its significant contribution to the company's patent target.
Bristol Researcher Wins Nesta’s Tipping Point Prize30 May 2019Bristol researcher, Dr Edmund Hunt has won the prestigious Nesta Tipping Point Prize for the best article written about technologies whose time has come, but which might be overlooked in the media and investor hype cycle.
Success for the Futebol Project24 May 2019The High Performance Networks Research Group at the University of Bristol contributed to the deployment of facilities in Europe and Brazil to access the external experimenters for experimentation that requires integration of wireless and optical technologies in its most recent successfully completed H2020 project collaboration, Futebol (Federated Union of Telecommunications Research Facilities for an EU-Brazil Open Laboratory).