The University of Bristol received its Royal Charter in 1909. However, the university has a rich history going back to 1595. Today, the University of Bristol has nearly 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is ranked as one of the top ten universities in the U.K. The University of Bristol is located in Bristol, England and draws students from all over Europe. World ranking panels rate the University of Bristol in the top 100 of all universities world-wide. Acclaim for the Computer Science, Electronics and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biological Sciences and Mathematics schools of the University of Bristol in rating by the Times Higher Education Supplement is noted.
Quantum teleportation on a chip
The core circuits of quantum teleportation, which generate and detect quantum entanglement, have been successfully integrated into a photonic chip by an international team of scientists from the universities of Bristol, Tokyo, ...
Virtual reality helps make sense of complex scientific data
Virtual reality (VR) is a billion-dollar industry familiar to gamers but recently VR technology has been used to make sense of the enormous scientific dataset that is the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parent and Children (ALSPAC).
Improving the experience of the audience with digital instruments
Researchers have developed a new augmented reality display that allows the audience to explore 3D augmentations of digital musical performances in order to improve their understanding of electronic musicians' engagement.
International consortium hopes to unlock spectrum above 6 GHz
The University of Bristol is part of an international consortium that aims to develop concepts and key components for a new 5G mobile radio access technology. The technology is expected to operate in a range of frequency ...
Ancient life in three dimensions
Hidden secrets about life in Somerset 190 million years ago have been revealed by researchers at the University of Bristol and the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI) in a new study of some remarkable fossils. ...
Reducing flood risk around the world
How global flood risk models are being used to reduce flood impacts around the world is the subject of a new review by an international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Bristol.
Stegosaurus plates may have differed between male, female
Stegosaurus, a large, herbivorous dinosaur with two staggered rows of bony plates along its back and two pairs of spikes at the end of its tail, lived roughly 150 million years ago during the Late Jurassic in the western ...
Unexplained gap in global emissions of potent greenhouse gases resolved
Reported emissions of a group of potent greenhouse gases from developed countries are shown to be largely accurate, but for the wrong reasons, according to new findings from an international team, led by researchers at the ...
New book highlights global volcanic hazards and risks
Three University of Bristol volcanologists – Professor Steve Sparks, Dr Susanna Jenkins and Dr Sarah Brown – are lead editors and authors of a new book, Global Volcanic Hazards and Risks, published this month.
New insight into lethal fungus infection in wildlife
The introduction of a lethal fungus infection that could threaten the UK's amphibian populations has not been caused by exposure to infected colonies of African clawed frogs, according to new research from the Universities ...