Articles from University of Bristol

Pages of 17th century Shakespeare folios gifted to University of Bristol

The four folios were published in 1623, 1632, 1663 and 1685. While around half of the plays they contain had been published previously in individual ‘quarto’ versions, the 1623 Folio was the first to bring Shakespeare’s plays into a single collection.

Partnership with Kenyan university will build data science expertise

The partnership will involve an exchange of ideas and people between the two institutions, sharing expertise, connecting researchers across disciplines and facilitating research projects.

University of Bristol awarded £100m to drive ‘tech for better futures’ research

In a unique collaboration, University of Bristol engineers will work with social scientists and with tech giants, corporations, local government and community partners to answer these big questions and create transformational technologies for the future.

Scientists & students use theatre to interrogate ethics of #VR & Quantum

Qupid and VR100 are the culmination of a six-week collaboration, part of Redland Green’s enrichment programme, designed to connect young people with researchers at the University of Bristol, and encourage them to think critically about the implications of these cutting-edge technologies.

Installation of rainbow steps to celebrate our LGBT+ students and staff

The colourful make-over of the Cantocks Steps, which connect Tankard’s Close/University Walk to the School of Chemistry, has been unveiled during the Bristol Pride festival and at the same time as world-wide commemorations take place for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York.

Scientists get on their soapboxes to tackle gender bias

In the tradition of Hyde Park’s Speaker’s Corner, the scientists will be taking to custom-made wooden ‘soapboxes’ and the festival will include activities, demonstrations and debates to give passers-by a glimpse of the latest in scientific discovery; from camouflage in animals to growing red blood cells in the lab.

Bristol student scoops ‘World Quizzing Champion’ title

Dan, who has just completed his first year of study for a Geology MSci degree at the University of Bristol, beat off stiff competition against 156 other quiz-enthusiasts from across the globe, winning with a clear three-point lead against second place winner.

Prestigious Institute of Physics award for Bristol scientist

The IOP is the UK and Ireland’s professional body for practicing physicists and has a rich history of supporting and nurturing talent, providing learning resources to schools, colleges and higher education institutions (HEIs), and of advising science and education policy makers.

Changemakers: tackling gender diversity in #STEM

Changemakers, organised by the University of Bristol’s Jean Golding Institute, in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science Outreach team and Bristol-based women working in the tech industry, are organising the programme of events to tackle gender diversity in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The event is sponsored by The Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.

Coffee pots, Lego and red cabbage water turn the spotlight on ‘green chemistry’

A team of chemists and engineers from the Universities of Nottingham, Bristol and Southampton, is gearing up to showcase their innovative work at this year's Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition (1-7 July) in London.

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