- Does AI pose a threat to society? Full house for British Academy Debate - 23/02/2017
Wednesday 1 March, 18.30-20.00, UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre
Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics at UWE Bristol will call for greater regulation of AI and awareness of safety and ethical concerns at a free event debating the hot topic of whether robots will ever take over from humans.
- Thousands of UWE Bristol students make a difference – Student Volunteering Week 2017 - 20/02/2017
Thousands of students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are making a difference in their local communities through volunteering.
- Report recommends BME led voluntary and community organisations for older people work closely with statutory services - 20/02/2017
Research funded by Bristol City Council and carried out by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in collaboration with local groups found that BME (Black and other Minority Ethnic) community leaders are increasingly aware of how dementia affects many people from BME communities. The research found that community led VCSOs (Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations) are open to training and partnership working to enable them to provide better service to their members.
- UWE Bristol Alumni designs artwork and animations for Elbow album 'Little Fictions' - 17/02/2017
An illustrator who graduated from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in 2007 has created artwork and animations for the latest Elbow album Little Fictions.
- Intrepid Wildlife Filmmaker takes on the ultimate endurance challenge - 16/02/2017
Katy Parrott, a recent MA Wildlife Filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol signed up for the experience of a life time, beating off 1000s of other applicants to fly off to South Africa to star in the current BBC Two series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week.
- Student talent applauded at UWE Bristol awards - 15/02/2017
Signing up for TV's toughest endurance challenge, painting an 80 sq. community mural and leading a successful art therapy club are just some of the successes of the finalists at this year's Celebrating UWE Talent awards.
- Lego at the ready as UWE Bristol prepares to host national robotics contest final - 10/02/2017
Aspiring young roboticists and engineers will gather at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to compete in the national finals of a Lego-based robotics contest.
- UWE Bristol students triple win at Regional RTS Awards - 09/02/2017
Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) swept the board this year with a triple win in all three categories of factual, drama and animation at the Regional RTS West of England Awards.
- Stage set for world's first autonomous drone racing competition - 07/02/2017
Drone enthusiasts will descend on the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) for a world-first competition.
- UWE Bristol sees strong uplift in the proportion of 'First in Family' students - 02/02/2017
In a boost to social mobility, the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has seen an increase in the proportion of students who come from families with no previous experience of higher education in the last 4 years. Data published today from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows the proportion of students from low participating neighbourhoods entering the University has increased from 11.5% to 14.6%. This exceeds the current 11.3% university average and the 12.3% funding council benchmark.
- Growth in applications for places as UWE Bristol bucks national trend - 02/02/2017
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has reported a strong year-on-year increase in applications for places as numbers have fallen nationally.
- UWE Bristol joins city-wide drive to reduce sugar consumption - 01/02/2017
Students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will be encouraged to shun sugar as part of the city's Sugar Smart programme.
- Self-build projects can transform lives of homeless veterans, researchers find - 01/02/2017
A unique self-build project undertaken by homeless former military personnel has the potential to be expanded nationwide, according to experts from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).