- UWE Bristol Careers launch Undergraduate Internship Scheme for Summer 2014
UWE Bristol's renowned Undergraduate Internship Scheme is now open for business this summer to students and employers.
- Bristol's Universities launch the 20th Anniversary Varsity Boat Race 2014
On Saturday 26 April 2014 Bristol's floating harbour will once again play host to the annual Varsity Boat Race that pits UWE Bristol against neighbours the University of Bristol.
- Research conference prepares UWE Bristol Business students for workplace
1 April 2014, 16:00-18:00, UWE ECC
Year One Business students from UWE Bristol will showcase their research to the business community at a student conference, as part of a research module dedicated to developing the skills needed by employers.
- Stool samples provide marker for bowel disease
A novel method for distinguishing different types of bowel disease using the stool samples of patients has been created by a group of researchers from UWE Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary and the University of Liverpool.
- Ethics of routine treatment to pregnant women questioned
Routine treatment given to pregnant women who have a RhD negative blood group is being questioned on ethical grounds in a recent report published in Biomedical Central.
A group of researchers from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), the Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust are calling for an ethical review in light of developments that enable clinicians to detect the blood group of the foetus which may be the same as that of the mother.
- UWE Bristol Law students in top four at International Mediation Competition
A trio of Law students from UWE Bristol were crowned fourth in the world at the International Mediation Competition held by the InterNational Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) at Loyola University, Chicago in March 2014.
- UWE Bristol hosts Sir Winfried Bischoff, Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group
Sir Winfried Bischoff, Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group, is the latest speaker to address the business community at the Bristol Distinguished Executive Address Series (BDEAs).
- BRL to be Exhibitor at Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India to Showcase Advancements that Improve Sanitation and Health
The BioEnergy Team from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), a collaboration between the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the University of Bristol in the UK, announced today that they will be an exhibitor at the Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India event which will be co-hosted by the Government of India's Department of Biotechnology and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in March 2014.
Dr Ioannis Ieropoulos will showcase a smart toilet that aims to help bring sanitation to those who need it most, entitled Urine-tricity. The fair is also supported by the Indian Ministry of Urban Development.
- UWE Bristol and Milestones Trust launch Creative Club
UWE Bristol and Milestones Trust have launched a 'Creative Club' in which vulnerable adults from the Trust undertake creative projects with support from UWE Bristol students.
- UWE Bristol's careers and employability service wins top national award for helping students into work
It's official – UWE Bristol's careers and employability service is the best in the country. The team won the prestigious National Undergraduate Employability Award 2014 for Best University Careers/Employability Service in recognition of the outstanding contributions they make in helping students make the most of work experience opportunities.
- BBC News at Six broadcasts from Bristol Robotics Lab
The BBC News at Six will be broadcast from the Bristol Robotics Lab (BRL), the largest multi-disciplinary Lab in the UK, tonight, Wednesday 12 March at 18:00.
This BRL feature is the third of a three part series of pre-budget features - fronted by BBC News at Six anchor, George Alagiah and Chief Economics Correspondent Hugh Pym.
- UWE Bristol self-help app for anxiety goes global
Anxiety is one of the most common problems in health centres and counselling services. The chances are that in a group of 10 people, up to two will suffer from moderate to severe anxiety.
Now sufferers from around the world are learning how to manage their anxiety through a free, self-help smartphone app developed by a team of psychologists and computer scientists at UWE Bristol.
- UWE Bristol presents Soho Cinders
From 12 – 15 March 2014
Redgrave Theatre, Percival Road, Clifton, Bristol
This year's student production at UWE Bristol is the new musical by Stiles and Drewe, Soho Cinders.
The show can be seen at the Redgrave Theatre in Clifton from 12 to 15 March at 19:30 with a matinee on Saturday 15 March at 14:30.
- Solar panels raised on the roof of a school in South Africa thanks to Project Zulu and UWE Bristol
The last of the 53 solar panels that will light up a school in South Africa have now been put into place thanks to the efforts of Project Zulu and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
In 2012 a group of students and a lecturer from UWE Bristol set up Project Zulu to fundraise and to enable an extraordinary choir from Sithobelumthetho School in South Africa to perform to audiences around the UK.
- UWE Bristol and local libraries team up to offer wider access
UWE Bristol and South Gloucestershire libraries have teamed up to make it even easier for the public and students to access library services.