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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Soil & Water Quality Research

By | Conservation

Geography students from University of Bristol spent February working on soil and water quality research projects for local organisations and community groups, including Bristol Green Capital Partnership members. Below is a summary of each project, the findings and next steps. If your organisation would benefit…

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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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Volunteers hold up letters reading 'Growing Support'

Growing Support

By | Community, Growing, Growing & Clearing, Supporting
Growing Support is an award winning social enterprise tackling loneliness, social isolation and inactivity. They work to deliver social and therapeutic gardening activities for people with dementia; this includes things such as weekly gardening clubs, supported by trained volunteers, where people with dementia can work...
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Way to Grow

By | Growing, Growing & Clearing
Way to Grow works to transform green areas across Bristol, whether this is maintaining flowerbeds, weeding, planting and maintaining green spaces. They are committed to supporting community groups; schools and individuals who are struggling to make the most of their gardens or green spaces. In 2014, Way to Grow worked...
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