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  • Students target career in new medical profession as UWE launches physician associate course - 30/09/2016

    Fifteen students have become the first to join a course at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) training learners for roles in a new healthcare profession.

  • 'Love Where You Live: Our House, Our Street, Our Community' - 30/09/2016

    A partnership campaign called 'Love Where You Live: Our House, Our Street, Our Community' will be running across Bristol this autumn.

    Bristol Student Community Partnerships campaign aims to welcome students to Bristol and provide those that are new, and those that are returning, to the city with essential information on settling in, getting involved and being a good neighbour. The campaign is a partnership between both Universities in Bristol and their respective Student Unions, Bristol City Council and the Police Service.

  • UWE Bristol to mark Black History Month - 30/09/2016

    Students and staff at UWE Bristol are joining the city-wide celebrations to mark Black History Month. A full programme of activities will start with an 'everyone welcome' celebration of Nigerian Independence at the UWE Student Union on 1 and 2 October, followed by a performance of theBreathing Fire Theatre Company performing at Bower Ashton on the 4 October. It will end with a marking of the Bristol Bus Boycott with the original Bristol double-decker bus on Frenchay campus the 27 and 28 October and 'The Politics of Black Leadership, Activism and Active Citizenship' at M Shed on 24 November.

  • New report shows how universities and creative sector can collaborate to drive innovation - 28/09/2016

    Creative hubs encourage collaboration, share knowledge between disciplines and are vital to innovation in the creative sector. Universities can play a pivotal role in this process, but, the REACT Report argues, culture change is essential to ensure that happens.

  • “Making a campus in the city.” UWE Bristol and the City Campus at Arnolfini one year on - 27/09/2016

    Alex Gilkison, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education (ACE), is to give the inaugural Distinguished Professional Address lecture in the newly refurbished Arnolfini Auditorium at the University's City Campus at Arnolfini.

  • Today's students and the digital revolution; Baroness Dido Harding to explore importance of intrapreneurship at Bolland - 26/09/2016

    Technology is transforming our economy, our lives and our politics. How does Britain adapt to thrive? Is Britain winning or losing the race? What does it mean for today's graduates and how do we ensure that the technology revolution benefits the whole of Britain, rather than creating new divisions.

    This is the theme of the University of the West of England's (UWE Bristol) Annual Bolland Lecture, delivered by Baroness Dido Harding, Chief Executive of TalkTalk Group at the UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre, on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

  • Rise of 13 places for UWE Bristol in The Times Good University Guide 2017 - 26/09/2016

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has climbed 13 places in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, published yesterday.

    UWE Bristol has risen to 60th position nationally in the overall league table and has been ranked fifth among 12 universities in the South West.

  • Future Space at UWE Bristol opens for business - 23/09/2016

    The state-of-the-art Future Space business workspace at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)Frenchay Campus has been handed over to the management team at Oxford Innovation.

    Future Space at UWE Bristol provides a unique destination for science and technology companies and includes shared and co-working offices, an equipped lab, upgradeable workshops and dedicated offices. Occupants will also access support from business advisers to help their companies grow.

  • Film created for UWE history project in running for prestigious award - 21/09/2016

    A film documenting a University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) research project about 18th century public executions has been shortlisted for a national prize.

  • Family of woman saved by UWE Bristol graduate treat him to return theatre visit - 20/09/2016

    A nursing graduate from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will be treated to a night out by the family of a woman whose life he saved while at the theatre.

  • Social mobility pioneer Clive Lewis OBE appointed to Board of Governors - 16/09/2016

    A business psychologist who pioneered a national scheme to increase social mobility and employability among young males from disadvantaged backgrounds has been appointed a member of the Board of Governors at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Developing the right skills for the future of the UK aerospace industry - 16/09/2016

    With a 17 percent share of the market, the UK is Europe's largest aerospace manufacturing sector and is second only to the United States globally. Airbus' plants in Filton, near Bristol, and Broughton, North Wales, play a vital role in the design and production of some of the world's most popular and technologically advanced aircraft and make a significant contribution to the success of the UK's aerospace sector which supports around 128,000 high value, highly skilled jobs.

    In the opening lecture of this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series, Mark Stewart, General Manager and Human Resources Director, Airbus Operations Ltd and HR Director Airbus Group UK, will set out how the UK aerospace industry is meeting the challenge to get the best people with the right skills to design and manufacture the next generations of civil aircraft in the UK.

  • Healthcare manufacture brought into our living rooms - 16/09/2016

    Imagine a future where patients are enabled to print tablets designed to their genetic makeup or where bespoke prosthetics could be printed locally on demand.

    A research network called 'Redistributed Manufacturing in Healthcare Network' (RiHN) led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has won Engineering and Physical Services Research Council (EPSRC) funding to investigate how technology advances could mean manufacturing of healthcare products are brought closer to users; in some cases as close as their own front room.

  • Parents sought for university study on child burn injuries - 16/09/2016

    Parents whose children have suffered burn injuries are being sought for a research project being led by an academic from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • Prostate Cancer UK awards researchers crucial grant for pioneering prostate cancer study - 09/09/2016

    Researchers from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have received a grant of over £136,000 to develop and test a new potential treatment which could be effective in treating as many as half of men with advanced prostate cancer.

  • Business and Law Clinic launches at UWE Bristol's £16.5m Enterprise Zone 'Future Space' - 08/09/2016

    As part of its new University Enterprise Zone ("UEZ") activity, the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is launching a pro bono legal service for small businesses in collaboration with Bristol law firm Gregg | Latchams Ltd and international legal practice Osborne Clarke LLP. This support will be provided within the new Future Space Centre on Frenchay Campus.

  • UWE Bristol and WECIL working together to improve support to disabled employees - 08/09/2016

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is working with the West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL), an organisation that specialises in support for disabled staff and their managers, to help to make the very best working environment for UWE's disabled employees.

  • Experiences of small businesses in flood-stricken town help shape new internet tool - 07/09/2016

    The experiences of small businesses in a town struck by severe flooding twice in the past 10 years have been used to create an internet tool designed to strengthen flood resilience among similarly sized firms nationwide.

  • UWE Bristol academic wins national wildlife photography award - 06/09/2016

    Dr Jeanette Sakel, a University of the West of England Linguistics lecturer and National Teaching Fellow, scooped the top prize in the 'Close to Nature' category of this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards, with a photo of tadpoles taken on the University's Frenchay Campus.

  • Blacklisted book highlighted at Massive Attack gig in Bristol - 02/09/2016

    A researcher from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will be talking about his co-written book 'Blacklisted' at the Massive Attack gig on the Bristol Downs on Saturday 3 September.

    Phil Chamberlain, author and Associate Head of Broadcast and Journalism at UWE Bristol, said, “My talk will be based in the Information Tent where people will be talking about social injustice issues. Blacklisted is about to be printed in second edition with an extra 100 pages give the background on the successful high court action, the ongoing public inquiry and has new documents and revelations.”

  • BRL projects featuring robotics using puppetry and avatars at Being There showcase - 02/09/2016

    Tuesday 13 September 10:00 to 16:00 at Watershed digital creativity centre, Bristol

    Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) projects will feature at the 'Being There' showcase on Tuesday 13 September 2016, at Watershed digital creativity centre in Bristol.

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