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  • UWE Bristol events to inspire next generation of student engineers - 21/06/2018

    A week of engineering events organised by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) at the end of June is set to showcase the creativity of current and future engineers across the South West. On 28 June, activities for young people will celebrate women in engineering and inspire schoolgirls interested in the sciences. On 29 June, judges will announce winners of The Primary Engineer and Secondary Engineer Leaders Awards, and the following day families can view the schoolchildren's exhibited designs.

  • 19th century Poet Laureate's Kingsdown home discovered through UWE Bristol research - 20/06/2018

    A blue heritage plaque has been unveiled in Bristol to denote the house where a famous 19th Century Romantic poet once lived. While researching a new online course about writers in the west country, a Professor of English Literature at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) discovered that former Poet Laureate Robert Southey lived in 87 Kingsdown Parade from 1802-1803.

  • £500k funding for businesses in the West of England - 18/06/2018

    Grants of £10,000 to £75,000 are being made available to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the West of England, thanks to the relaunch of a highly successful funding scheme.

  • Institute of Directors award for UWE Bristol Pro Vice-Chancellor - 15/06/2018

    A Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has been awarded a prestigious Institute of Directors (IoD) prize.

  • Student designed Gromit to go on display at Bower Ashton as part of arts trail - 15/06/2018

    A Gromit sculpture painted by two UWE Bristol graduates is to go on display at the University's Bower Ashton campus, as part of the Gromit Unleashed 2 public arts trail, which takes place in Bristol over the summer. The artists decorated the dog – one half of the Wallace and Gromit duo in the eponymous animation films – after winning a competition to design the canine character.

  • Appearance research in spotlight as international experts gather for conference - 08/06/2018

    A world-leading academic conference organised by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will bring the best research and debate on the psychology of appearance to Bath next week.

  • Giant diesel sculpture reveals what city dwellers breathe in - 07/06/2018

    A sculpture designed to make air pollution visible to the public will be on display as part of a UWE Bristol public engagement project.

    Artist Luke Jerram's Inhale sculpture depicts a diesel soot particle three million times its actual size. The 3m-high artwork commissioned by the University will make its first public appearance at the Festival of Nature in Bristol on the weekend of June 9-10.

  • UWE Bristol rated GOLD in Government assessment - 06/06/2018

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has been awarded gold status in the latest Government rankings for higher education providers.

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March

  • Participants wanted for hormonal treatment, bodily changes and exercise study - 29/03/2018

    The Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) is looking for 20 men diagnosed with prostate cancer to take part in a research study about hormonal treatment, bodily changes and exercise.

  • The Duke of York opens Bristol Business School - 22/03/2018

    The University of the West of England's flagship £55 million business building has been opened by The Duke of York.

  • Student entrepreneurs selected for South Korea trade visit - 19/03/2018

    Student technology entrepreneurs from Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) have been selected to take part in an Innovate UK business trip to South Korea.

  • Symposium to explore how documentaries can better engage audiences using technology - 16/03/2018

    The fifth edition of the i-Docs symposium, which is dedicated to the expanding and evolving field of interactive documentaries, is to take place from 21-23 March at the Watershed. The bi-annual event is hosted by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)'s Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC).

  • Creative Media Design student wins Bristol Pound competition - 16/03/2018

    BA Creative Media Design student Radley Attwell Cook has had his design chosen to represent Bristol on the new Bristol Pound notes that will enter circulation later this year. His design, 'Power in Numbers!' representing the Protest and Rebellion culture in Bristol, was selected from over 300 designs by an online vote and a panel of judges made up of community leaders and artists including Massive Attack's Grant Marshall and civil rights activist Paul Stephenson OBE. The judges were tasked with choosing winning designs that take into account designs what would be workable on a small paper note.

  • Drone racing event invites families to build autonomous RAF airship or fly in a simulator - 14/03/2018

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is to launch the second of its indoor drone events, where families have the chance to build a remote-controlled plane, have a go in a simulator, or construct an autonomous airship with the Royal Air Force (RAF). Budding coders can also take part in a hackathon to programme a drone, while engineers will do the same to get their machines to fly unaided and race each other.

  • Africa Week comes to UWE Bristol - 07/03/2018

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will come to life with five days of exciting activities to mark the third Africa Week (#AfricaWeek2018), running from 12-16 March. Highlights will include a sports day, a night of arts and culture, an educational forum, and a health forum.

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