PhD Student Placements

By | Building, Engineering, Growing, Thinking

A new initiative launched by the Bristol Doctoral College is inviting organisations to participate in the Bristol Industrial PhD Placement scheme. This involves sending Doctoral Researchers on funded three-month science and engineering placements in a range of sectors – from startups and SMEs to larger companies, government…

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By | Engineering, Supporting
Vestability is a non-profit organisation founded by students in the Enactus Society which teaches fishers in developing countries how to make buoyancy vests out of local waste materials. 34 million fishers worldwide are using traditional boats using sails and oars, unfortunately in rough waters these...
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By | Building, Growing
Bristol Parkhive is a collaborative project between the University of the West of England (UWE) and the Bristol Parks Forum (BPF), Bristol's network of volunteer parks groups, and the support of other local partners, who, in the age of ever-shrinking budgets, play an increasingly important...
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Hands On Bristol

By | Architecture, Building
Hands On Bristol gives local groups and specialists the unique opportunity to transform spaces across Bristol. Previous projects have included self-built pocket parks, light installations, densification proposals, a community cinema, recycling clothes shop, community art interventions and greening the high street. The possibilities are broad and endless. For...
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Engineering Design

By | Building, Engineering, Thinking
The degree programme in Engineering Design aims to prepare and equip people to become leaders in industry, the professions and public service. In particular, the programme aims to develop students's skills, meaning they are able to lead large scale projects by working in placements with...
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