Minister for Universities and Science opens the Bristol Robotics Laboratory

10thMay 2012

The Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities and Science, comes to Bristol today to open the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), a partnership between the University of Bristol and UWE Bristol, and to visit the EPSRC Bristol Chemical Synthesis Centre for Doctoral Training in the University’s School of Chemistry.

New book puts Olympics in the picture

10thMay 2012

The first-ever book to offer an in-depth analysis of images and objects relating to the greatest sports show on earth is published this month by an art historian at the University of Bristol.

Olympic Visions by Dr Mike O’Mahony examines a fascinating array of visual materials that have been made to advertise, celebrate or commemorate the Games, ranging from paintings, drawings and sculptures to documentary film and photographs, posters, mascots and medals.

Motion tracker wins SETsquared student scholarship

9thMay 2012

Aspiring entrepreneur will attend Kauffman Global Scholars Program

The SETsquared Partnership, one of the UK’s most successful university collaborations, has announced the results of its competition to find a student to take part in the Kauffman Global Scholars Program, an entrepreneurship learning opportunity.