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.
Study identifies prevalence of rickets among 16th century sailors
The bones of sailors who sailed on Henry VIII's Mary Rose ship have been analysed with the help of new laser technology to identify evidence of bone disease.
Breakthrough shows how DNA is 'edited' to correct genetic diseases
An international team of scientists has made a major step forward in our understanding of how enzymes 'edit' genes, paving the way for correcting genetic diseases in patients.
New research could transform high speed optical networks
There is an ever growing demand for high speed internet communication systems. New research has shown optical switching technology built on nanoantenna reflectarrays and tunable materials could transform high speed optical ...
It's sound—Bristol Pound encourages community unity
There is a rapidly growing momentum driving the development of mobile payment systems. New research has shown systems, such as the Bristol Pound, can have a positive effect on the local community by encouraging consumers ...
Site of SS Great Britain 'shipwreck' located in Northern Ireland
Archaeologists have located the exact position where the SS Great Britain was grounded for nearly a year during her fifth voyage to New York in 1846.
Hot tropical oceans during Pliocene greenhouse warming
The impact of the greenhouse gas CO2 on the Earth's temperature is well established by climate models and temperature records over the past 100 years, as well as coupled records of carbon dioxide concentration and temperature ...
Discrimination keeps Muslim women out of the workplace, according to study
Discrimination by employers has meant that Muslim women are much more likely to be unemployed than white Christian women even when they have the same qualifications and language abilities, new research from the University ...
Lichen to thrill as rare Golden-eye is discovered in South Wales
A rare, bright yellow lichen, which until recently was believed to be extinct in the UK, has been found by University of Bristol postgraduate students during a recent field trip to South Wales.
SensaBubble: It's a bubble, but not as we know it (w/ video)
Multi-sensory technology that creates soap bubbles, which can have images projected onto them or when the bubbles are burst release a scent, will be unveiled at an international conference later this month.
A tale of two seas: Last Ice Age has shaped sharks across Europe
Shark populations in the Mediterranean are highly divided, an international team of scientists, led by Dr Andrew Griffiths of the University of Bristol, has shown. Many previous studies on sharks suggest they move over large ...