- New milestone for prostate cancer urine diagnostic test
A research team from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the University of Liverpool has reached an important milestone towards creating a urine diagnostic test for prostate cancer that could mean that invasive diagnostic procedures that men currently undergo eventually become a thing of the past.
- Stand up and celebrate LGBT History Month at UWE Bristol
UWE Bristol and The Students' Union will highlight their continued commitment to LGBT equality this February, as staff and students celebrate LGBT History Month.
LGBT History Month is a month-long (01 February - 29 February 2016) celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history.
- 'Immigration sanctions do not work' – new research
Tough sanctions against companies who take on undocumented migrants do not stop the exploitation of foreign workers, according to new research.
Professor Sonia McKay, from the University of West of England (UWE Bristol), and Professor Alice Bloch, a sociologist at The University of Manchester, say that the government fails to recognise that for most migrants there is 'no going back' – and that penalties are not enough to stop them seeking and taking on low paid or exploitative work.
- Bristol Business School graduate organises UWE Bristol's first TEDx talk
The University of the West of England's (UWE Bristol) Student Union is preparing to host the University's first TEDx talk, which will take place on Saturday 23rd January 2016, 11:00 – 16:00.
- Why do we British find the EU so hard to swallow and why does it matter to business?
Britain, Business and Europe 2016 Series
Sir Stephen Wall, the former foreign policy advisor to John Major and Tony Blair, sets out his thoughts on Britain's often difficult relationship with Europe and why it matters to British business and the UK economy at UWE Bristol's Exhibition and Conference Centre, on Wednesday 20 January 2016.
- London Fashion Week:Fashion Student shortlisted for 2016 FAD Finals
Eleana Burrows, a year two Fashion student from UWE Bristol, will showcase her work at a catwalk final at London Fashion Week (19-23 Feb). She's one of 17 finalists from 16 universities across the UK, competing in a competition organised by the fashion charity, Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD).
- Numbers capture Green Capital success at UWE Bristol
As Bristol's European Green Capital Year draws to a close, UWE Bristol has been reflecting on a hugely successful calendar of events engaging students, staff and the general public in the barriers and initiatives to achieving a healthy and sustainable city region.
From the University's first ever MOOC to concerts and art exhibitions, beach cleans and a beehive on campus, the figures below capture the buzz at UWE Bristol for Green Capital.
- 'Most influential Bristolians under 24' features UWE Bristol rising stars
UWE Bristol Filmmaker, Isabelle Rose Neill and Samantha Payne, COO, Open Bionics, have been included in Rife Magazine's 2015 24 Most Influential Bristolians under 24.
- BPIF:Best Student Book – Three Graphic Design students shortlisted
Graphic Design students from UWE Bristol continue to shine at the highest level, with three out of five submissions shortlisted for Best Student Book at the recent British Book Design and Production Awards 2015.
- UWE Bristol scoops Times Higher Award
UWE Bristol won the Outstanding International Student Strategy award at the Times Higher Education | Awards 2015, held in association with Santander Universities. The awards, now in their eleventh year, are widely recognised as the Oscars of the higher education sector, shining a spotlight on the outstanding achievements of institutions, teams and individuals in the UK higher education sector.
- UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Malcolm Shepherd CBE
UWE Bristol has awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technology to Malcolm Shepherd CBE in recognition of his contribution towards Transport, Society and the Environment.
- Back to Square One – support UWE graduate in rowing's toughest transatlantic challenge
UWE Bristol's Sean Lannon, a BSc Computing for Real-Time Systems graduate from Newcastle-upon-Tyne is about to experience a Christmas with a difference. On 15 December 2015, SquareOne Atlantic will be one of 26 crews to take on the 3,000 nautical miles, Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge from La Gomera to Antigua, in support of charities Rape Crisis England & Wales.
- Bristol Distinguished Address Series:The Rt Hon Sir Richard Needham, The Earl of Kilmorey, is latest guest speaker
'A tale of two cities Bristol and Belfast past, present and future, is the theme of the next lecture in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series, delivered by The Rt Hon Sir Richard Needham, The Earl of Kilmorey, at UWE Bristol's Exhibition and Conference Centre, on Thursday 12 November 2015.
- How often do we really check our Smartphones? 85 times daily, new study reveals.
People use their smartphones for an average of five hours a day – about a third of the time they are awake – and check it about 85 times a day, research suggests.
- The Rooms – A celebration of inventions to change and brighten the world
5-7 November 2015, Silver Street, Bristol
A playground filled with battling robots and fabulous beasts, a bio-activated maze and an interactive light garden are just some of the 53 imaginative inventions, including more than 11 projects from UWE Bristol, which will take over the old Fire Station, Magistrates Courts and Police Station in Bristol City Centre for a three day festival this November.