University of Bristol
03/24/2017 at 13:14. Facebook
Lots of magical moon photos were captured last night as the wonderful Instagramers Bristol crowd captured #museumofthemoon by Luke Jerram in the Wills Memorial Building. Check out these ethereal snaps and visit for yourself this weekend: 10am to 8pm on Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday.
University of Bristol
03/23/2017 at 10:20. Facebook
Glamorous, fun, traditional, dramatic...last night's Chancellor installation ceremony, held under the ethereal glow of the moon, was a special moment in the University's history.

Bristol University's Nobel Prize-winning chancellor
University of Bristol
03/22/2017 at 12:59. Facebook
Meet Sir Paul Nurse, our Nobel Prize-winning new Chancellor. Here he talks to PhD student Leanne Melbourne ahead of his installation ceremony in the Wills Memorial Building tonight.
University of Bristol
03/21/2017 at 13:14. Facebook
Don Cameron, founder of Cameron Balloons, chair of the International Balloon Fiesta, and honorary graduate of the University of Bristol, is our latest Bristol Face.

What first introduced you to ballooning?

It is a rather odd profession; I usually put it down to drink! It was in the bar of the gliding club where a few of us started to discuss this new modern ballooning which had just started...
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University of Bristol
03/20/2017 at 12:10. Facebook
Something out of this world has come to the Great Hall...Bristol artist Luke Jerram's installation Museum of the Moon!

Gaze upwards and see detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface, all from the comfort of the Wills Memorial Building.

The exhibit will be on public display this Saturday and Sunday.

March: Museum of the Moon lands in iconic Bristol building | News | University of Bristol
University of Bristol
03/19/2017 at 10:51. Facebook
"Cool, classy and supremely creative." Great news today as Bristol is named the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times ????

Bristol named best place to live in the UK | News | Bristol 24/7
Varsity 2017 gets underway tomorrow. Will we manage to retain our crown against Team UWE? Lots of events taking place over the next few weeks, including the boat race this Saturday:
Can we really stop terror? Dr Brad Evans discusses the politics of violence with Russell Brand in this iTunes chart-topping podcast.

Bristol’s Brad Evans gets under the skin in Russell Brand’s new podcast
Spring is in the air
One of our young researchers, Dr Nick Russell, tragically lost his life in a climbing accident last year. Read how his research will continue to have a significant impact on the field of quantum computing for many years to come:

Legacy of brilliant young scientist is a major leap in quantum computing
The QS World University Rankings released its latest rankings today, identifying which universities are globally renowned for different subjects. We're very happy to report that 29 of our subjects make the top 100

Subjects at the University of Bristol are world-class, new league table confirms
To celebrate International Women's Day, today's Bristol Face is one of our female leaders, Samantha Budd, Chief Executive of Bristol Students' Union (SU).

What's the best part of your job?

The variety and the energy, no day is the same. The breadth and complexity of the issues I face is motivating and inspiring but perhaps most importantly I am blessed to be working with staff and students...
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Thanks to Matthew Price Artist for sharing this soggy yet beautiful shot of the Victoria Rooms. Now home to the Department of Music, did you know the landmark building was given to the University in 1920 to become a student club? It used to house two gyms, a refectory, common rooms and a games room until the Students’ Union was relocated to the Richmond Building in 1965.
Bristol isn’t just intellectually challenging - ‘it opened my eyes to see the whole world!’ Our wonderful students, staff and alumni share what they think is the point of university. Tell us what you think too, using the hashtag #BristolEdge.
Our Bristol Face this week is Gareth Carless, a second year Computer Science student, who secured a three-month internship with Apple.

What was involved in getting your internship?
The application was oddly informal. I sent in my CV and I got invited to interview. There were 17 of us and the day was made up of interviews and group work. We had to create a calculator in three hours, build a...
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It's been a crazy week weather-wise here You wouldn't know it from this calm and tranquil shot of the Suspension Bridge, expertly taken by Engineering student Patrick Metcalfe. Have a good weekend everyone!
Today's #BristolFace is Keri McNamara, a PhD student in the School of Earth Sciences and a member of the Cabot Institute’s Press Gang.

Tell us about your research.

I’m doing a PhD on volcanoes in Ethiopia. These volcanoes haven’t been studied much, even though people live on and around them. I’m looking at volcanic ash deposits left by previous volcanic eruptions to work out how often they...
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We hope all our recent graduates had a brilliant time celebrating on Wednesday and Thursday. Here is a selection of shots from #bristolgrad. Be sure to keep in touch via University of Bristol alumni and friends
It's been a wonderful week here as we've celebrated the graduation of over 1,500 students. Among those crossing the stage at #bristolgrad was Little Britain star and former Bristol student Matt Lucas.

Little Britain star Matt Lucas awarded honorary degree
Yesterday Don Cameron, the founder of Cameron Balloons - the world's largest hot air balloon manufacturer – was recognised with an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree at #bristolgrad

Today we are pleased to announce that Cameron Balloons are in the process of building our brand new hot air balloon! We’ll be showing pictures of our current balloon and sharing some insights into the world of...
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