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New showcase for Bristol research

Press release issued: 16 May 2005

A new website showcasing Bristol University's research capabilities goes live today. 

A new website showcasing Bristol University’s research capabilities goes live today.  At the single click of a mouse from the ‘Research’ link on the University’s home page, visitors to the site can now get a feel for the sheer breadth and depth of Bristol’s research activity. is an easily accessible, regularly updated showcase of articles about current research projects at Bristol.  It is an online ‘sister’ to the University’s re:search publication which appears three times a year and features lively articles by University academics on their current research interests.

The re:search website will provide a wide audience of academics, students, journalists, stakeholders and the general public with an up-to-date window on Bristol’s research activities.  As far as we are aware, Bristol is the first university in the country to have created such a site.

The University also has an online Directory of Experts, a user-friendly database containing the details of more than 200 of the University’s academics who are willing to talk to the media on a wide range of subjects from Aerodynamics to Zanzibar.   The Directory can be found at:  

The re:search website was developed by the University’s Public Relations Office with the Institute for Learning and Research Technology and was funded by Research and Enterprise Development.

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