Research Without Borders

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Join Research without Borders for a showcase exhibition to discover the latest postgraduate research emerging at the University of Bristol.

Research without Borders celebrates the pioneering work being conducted across a vast range of topics — from the latest advancements in health research, quantum engineering and robotics, to cutting-edge work related to the environment, socioeconomics and culture.

On May 15th, more than 50 interactive, hands-on displays at Colston Hall will feature the most recent developments at the cutting edge of research from the University of Bristol. Visitors are invited to explore some of the latest pioneering ideas underway behind the University’s doors and connect with the latest generation of researchers working to tackle some of the complex challenges facing the world.

From robots to nanoparticles, from prehistoric life to cultural cooking, visitors will be invited to:

  • Become a biological engineer for the day
  • Join a citizen science scheme to promote cat health and welfare
  • Eavesdrop on crocodiles
  • Discover the big ideas behind tiny nanoparticles
  • Learn how to fold proteins
  • Discover how the Romans cooked and ate
  • Explore Earth before the dinosaurs lived on it

…and much more!

The exhibition will also feature local artists’ interpretations of research, including a large-scale public installation created by a group of researchers in conjunction with acclaimed Bristol-based artist Zoe Cameron.




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