Bristol welcomes the Ashinaga Foundation13 July 2018The University of Bristol has signed a memoranda of understanding with the Ashinaga foundation, a non-profit organisation who provide educational support to orphaned children worldwide.
Seeing isn’t always believing: The Impossible Garden 12 July 2018The Impossible Garden is a unique set of new experimental sculptures, by artist Luke Jerram, inspired by visual phenomena. The exhibition aims to enhance our understanding of vision and opens to the public tomorrow [Friday 13 July] at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden.
Global migration experts come to Bristol9 July 2018Experts from the UN and other global organisations are meeting in Bristol this week to discuss how to improve the coverage, quality, analysis and reporting of migration data.
Spiders go ballooning on electric fields5 July 2018The aerodynamic capabilities of spiders have intrigued scientists for hundreds of years. Charles Darwin himself mused over how hundreds of the creatures managed to alight on the Beagle on a calm day out at sea and later take-off from the ship with great speeds on windless day.
Swimming bacteria work together to go with the flow 4 July 2018Swimming bacteria can reduce the viscosity of ordinary liquids like water and make them flow more easily, sometimes down to the point where the viscosity becomes zero: the flow is then frictionless.
We’re proud to support Bristol Pride 3 July 2018The University of Bristol is once again delighted to be a sponsor and supporter for this year’s Bristol Pride Festival. The ever-popular event launched last Friday and will run through to Sunday 15 July with Pride Day itself on Saturday 14 July.
Supporting Bristol’s trans community 2 July 2018The University of Bristol is joining with other organisations, community groups and individuals to give full backing to a city-wide pledge to support the local trans community.
Can peer power make teenage girls more active?2 July 2018A new study by the University of Bristol will test whether teenage girls’ activity levels can be increased through deliberate intervention from their peers, rather than their families or teachers.