Experience new music in Bristol 6 May 2016This May, the Bristol New Music weekend returns for its second instalment, taking place across Colston Hall, St George’s Bristol and The Cube Cinema [Thursday 12 – Sunday 15 May].
Data driven: researching the future of financial trading6 May 2016With automated trading systems transforming the face of financial trading, research into how to optimise the vast quantities of data being produced has never been more important. A new partnership between the University of Bristol and Thomson Reuters will ensure the UK remains at the forefront of this industry transformation.
Street science tackles implicit bias in science and society6 May 2016Over 160 female scientists will take their science to the streets of 13 UK cities across England, Wales and Scotland this summer for the Soapbox Science Festival. Now in its sixth year, Soapbox Science challenges perceptions of who a scientist is by celebrating diversity in women in science.
Exploring embodied human interaction in the virtual world6 May 2016Members of the public will have the opportunity to ‘become’ embodied energy fields within a virtual landscape as part of an interactive research residency by University of Bristol graduate student, Lisa May Thomas at the Arnolfini’s Dark Studio next week [Tuesday 10 – Friday 13 May].
Creating a vision for green healthy cities5 May 2016How can we green our cities to make them healthier and more sustainable places to live? A substantial grant awarded to a European collaboration, including researchers at the University of Bristol, will help to develop the best, most cost effective policies to get cities on the path to an environmentally friendly future.
A faster and cheaper way to produce new antibiotics 4 May 2016A novel way of synthesising a promising new antibiotic has been identified by scientists at the University of Bristol. By expressing the genes involved in the production of pleuromutilin in a different type of fungus, the researchers were able to increase production by more than 2,000 per cent.
University EU debate helps the West decide3 May 2016An audience at the University of Bristol was treated to a spirited debate on the pros and cons of remaining in the European Union by a quartet of political big-hitters on Friday.