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  • Bristol Business School shortlisted for Business School of the Year

    07/09/2017

    Bristol Business School has been shortlisted for Business School of the Year category of the Times Higher Education Awards 2017.

    This nomination is welcomed by the Executive Dean Donna Whitehead who said that making the Times Higher Shortlist is the culmination of a fantastic year.

  • UWE Bristol academic wins “We are the City” 2017 rising star award

    26/06/2017

    Janice St. John-Matthews, Associate Head of the Department for Allied Health Professions (AHP) at UWE Bristol, has won a national award celebrating rising stars in education and academia.

  • MA Curating student wins Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise

    07/06/2017

    Isaac Blease, an MA/MFA Curating student at UWE Bristol has won the prestigious 2017 Deutsche Bank Arts and Creative Enterprise (DBACE) award for Fine Art and Photography.

  • Student Batsford Prize winner is awarded surprise book deal at prizegiving ceremony

    01/06/2017

    Final year UWE Bristol Illustration student Katie Cottle got more than she was expecting at the Batsford Prize awards ceremony. Delighted to be the winner in the Children's book category, the judges amazed Katie with the surprise announcement that she'd secured her first book deal with Pavillion Children's books.

  • Talented UWE Bristol Creatives to make an IMPRINT at Graduate Degree Show

    01/06/2017

    The next generation of artists, designers and media practitioners will showcase their final pieces of work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. Over 500 new graduates will celebrate their achievements alongside family, friends and industry professionals. IMPRINT takes place across UWE Bristol's City Campus locations at Arnolfini, Bower Ashton and Spike Island from 2 to 8 June 2017. Admission is free.

  • UWE Bristol links up with Glastonbury Festival to promote sustainability

    31/05/2017

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is delighted to announce a five-year official partnership with Glastonbury Festival.

  • Sophie's Wild Cornwall – 300 mile coastal trek to showcase nature and the environment through social media

    30/05/2017

    Sophie Pavelle, an MSc Science Communication Student from UWE Bristol will use social media this June to document her month long trek along the 300 mile coastline of Cornwall. Sophie's Wild Cornwall aims to highlight how the way we use social media can be changed, to spread the word about nature, the environment and pollution as part of her MSc project.

    Starting on 11 June, Sophie's 22 day adventure along the South West Coastal Path will start in Bude and end on 2 July in Plymouth.

  • Researcher to develop bio-inspired 'smart' knee for prosthetics

    30/05/2017

    A researcher at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is developing a bio-inspired 'smart' knee joint for prosthetic lower limbs.

    Dr Appolinaire Etoundi, based at Bristol Robotics Laboratory, is leading the research and will analyse the functions, features and mechanisms of the human knee in order to translate this information into a new bio-inspired procedure for designing prosthetics.

  • Applied Sciences at UWE Bristol retain Athena SWAN Bronze Award for commitment to gender equality

    09/05/2017

    The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has announced the renewal of the Athena SWAN Bronze Award granted to the Department of Applied Sciences in recognition of its continued efforts to challenge gender inequality.

  • New approach to tackle air pollution

    03/05/2017

    Citizens across the Bristol region are being invited to give their views on the future of work, travel, and leisure in our city.

    Researchers from the ClairCity project (Citizen-led Air Pollution Reduction in Cities) at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) are working with Bristol City Council to find out what citizens want from their future city. By working together, it's hoped the joint community approach will help to tackle the causes of air pollution.

  • VC Steve West addresses UWE Bristol students and staff before Article 50 triggered

    28/03/2017

    UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor, Steve West, has written to UWE Bristol students and staff ahead of Article 50 being triggered:

    “As you will be aware the prime minister is likely to trigger Article 50 – the formal process for the UK to leave the European Union - on Wednesday. I am very conscious that for staff and students from the EU the next couple of years may be unsettling. I would like to start by stating again that all staff and students are welcome and that we are one community all supporting the University's ambition and strategy.

  • UWE Bristol celebrates Royal Television Society West of England Awards

    23/03/2017

    There was a strong showing for UWE Bristol at the glitzy Royal Television Society West of England awards at the Bristol Old Vic.

    Hosted by Countryfile presenter Anita Rani, the ceremony honoured the best in film and television production from Bristol with 28 awards from excellence in sound and special effects to the best of drama and factual programmes.

  • Fashion student honoured by the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters

    21/03/2017

    Eleana Burrows, a final year BA Hons Fashion student from UWE Bristol, has been awarded a bursary from the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters, one of the historical City of London's livery companies.

  • Virtual Futures: Where is Virtual Reality taking us?

    21/03/2017

    Virtual Reality – or VR - has long been the idea of science fiction but now it is happening and the impact on society is potentially huge. The Digital Cultures Research Centre at UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol are sponsoring a special track at this year's VR World Congress [Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 April 2017] to encourage debate into what this may mean for everyone.

  • Africa Week: a celebration of diversity, heritage and progress

    16/03/2017

    UWE Bristol is recognising the value African staff and students bring to the city with a weeklong showcase of events. Africa Week (27 to 31 March 2017) aims to highlight the work of Africans in diverse fields in the UK and to challenge, explore and celebrate the heritage, diversity and progress made by Africans both at the University and beyond.

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