Forum to address future world water challenges

A major forum focused on the future of innovation, ecosystems and resilience for water security has been announced today on World Water Day.Powered by WPeMatico

Bristol bone biologists are a force to be reckoned with in hypergravity competition

A team of student biologists have been selected to take part in the European Space Agency (ESA) Education Office Spin Your Thesis! 2018 programme, which will take place in the Netherlands...

Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence to help drive translation of Bristol’s world-leading synthetic biology...

Dr David Tew, Director, Advanced Manufacturing Technology and GSK Senior Fellow at GlaxoSmithKline, will join the University of Bristol as a Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence from September 2018.Powered by WPeMatico

Rolls-Royce links up to explore potential of very high energy storage technology

A possible alternative to traditional batteries has moved a step closer following this week's announcement that Rolls-Royce has signed a collaboration agreement with Superdielectrics Ltd, in partnership with the Universities...

Bristol unveils high-fidelity radio models for ultra-reliable 5G deployment

The University of Bristol's Smart Internet Lab unveiled its world-leading 5G radio models to government and members of the public last weekend at the Layered Realities 5G Showcase.Powered by WPeMatico

University of Bristol announces sector-leading fossil free divestment target

The University of Bristol has pledged to divest completely from all investments in fossil fuel companies within two years.Powered by WPeMatico

Research sheds new light on prehistory of Dravidian languages and their speakers

Using new linguistic analyses, a study, co-authored by the University of Bristol, has shown that the Dravidian languages – spoken by 220 million people across South Asia, date back to about...

University brings a little Easter sweetness to Bristol Children’s Hospital

University of Bristol staff have begun their annual chocolate egg collection to donate to children and families staying at Bristol Children’s Hospital over the Easter break.Powered by WPeMatico

Nanocrystalline graphite enables new class of harsh environment electronics

Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton, in collaboration with Microsemi, have demonstrated reliable operation of microelectromechanical relays by coating the contacts with nanocrystalline layers of graphite, to enable ultra-low-power...

Use of complementary and alternative medicines may help reduce over prescribing of antibiotics

GP surgeries with doctors who also have training in complementary and alternative medicines appear to be less likely to prescribe antibiotics to patients and may hold the key to reducing over-prescribing...