University of Bristol
Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK and was ranked within the top 5% of universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2019. At the cutting edge of global research, we have made innovations in areas ranging from cot death prevention to nanotechnology.
The University has had a reputation for innovation since its founding in 1876. Our research tackles some of the world’s most pressing issues in areas as diverse as infection and immunity, human rights, climate change, and cryptography and information security.
The University currently has 40 Fellows of the Royal Society and 15 of the British Academy We have built a significant reputation for multidisciplinary research, largely through our University Research Institutes.
We aim to bring together the best minds in individual fields, and encourage researchers from different disciplines and institutions to work together to find lasting solutions to society’s pressing problems.
We are involved in numerous international research collaborations and integrate practical experience in our curriculum, so that students work on real-life projects in partnership with business, government and community sectors.
Our PolicyBristol team aims to enhance the influence and impact of research from across the University of Bristol on policy and practice at the local, national and international level.
PolicyBristol specialises in bringing together academic, policymaker and practitioner expertise in innovative collaborations and is pleased to be a part of UPEN. Our faculty-specific coordinators work with academics across the University, supporting translational activities in numerous ways.
Contact: Dr Lindsey Pike and Alexia Macdonald, Coordinators for Social Sciences and Law, Arts and Humanities