- High-quality traffic-free routes encourage more walking and cycling
New study finds overall physical activity is increased by proximity to routes
The provision of new, high-quality, traffic-free cycling and walking routes in local communities has encouraged more people to get about by foot and by bike, according to a new study published today in the American Journal of Public Health.
- UWE wins QAA award for best Access to Higher Education provider in UK
UWE Bristol has been named Higher Education Provider of the Year in the recent QAA Access to HE Awards.
This award recognises UWE's excellent practice in work with Access to HE Diploma Students.
- UWE Bristol students gear up for world's largest student motorsport competition
Students from UWE Bristol are readying themselves to race in Formula Student, an international motorsport competition taking place at Silverstone from 9-13 July.
UWE Spires Racing, comprised of 70 students from multiple disciplines across the University, will be one of the 114 teams from 38 different countries lining up on the grid at the event run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
- UWE Bristol to lead high-tech Enterprise Zone
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today announced that UWE Bristol has won government funding to set up one of four 'University Enterprise Zones' to be supported by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
- Work with employers pays off - best employment figures for UWE Bristol students yet
A focused effort to collaborate with regional employers to develop the skills graduates need is paying dividends in graduate employment prospects for students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
- Cinematographer Ben Smithard to speak at UWE Bristol London Graduate Show
Guest Lecture: Saturday 21 June from 13:00 – 15:00
Venue: The Bargehouse (4th Floor) South Bank, London SE1 9PH
London Graduate Show: 19 – 22 June 2014,The Bargehouse, South Bank, London SE1 9PH
Talented graduates from UWE Bristol's BA (Hons) Photography, Filmmaking and Creative Media (FCM) and Animation courses will be joined by renowned Cinematographer Ben Smithard BSC at their London Graduate Show as part of celebrations to mark 20 years of graduating students from the FCM course.
- Bristol UWE at Festival of Nature
From robots vs animals to bioluminescent bacteria, UWE Bristol experts will bring their passion and knowledge to this year's Festival of | Nature this weekend (14-15 June 2014).
- UWE Bristol researcher to feature in Horizons programme as it returns to BBC World News
Mobile phone runs on urine power – check out the video
A researcher from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is to feature in the new series of Horizons on BBC World News this weekend. The new series of Horizons uncovers technology that could change the world.
- UWE professor leads panel appointed to explore concept of development bank for Wales
An independent panel appointed to explore the feasibility of a development bank for Wales held its inaugural meeting this week chaired by Professor Dylan Jones-Evans of UWE's Bristol Business School.
- OmniDynamics launch crowdfunding campaign to support innovative 3D printer accessory
A chance meeting at the UWE Bristol canteen has brought together two sets of entrepreneurial students to launch a crowdfunding campaign, to bring to market an innovative 3D printer accessory.
Strooder, a plastic filament extruder has been designed by year two robotic engineering students, David Graves and Gregory Gruzecki, founders of OmniDynamics. This cost effective, versatile device aims to bring down the cost of home 3D printing, by enabling users to produce their own filament (3D printing ink).
- Qatari high school students visit UWE Bristol and Bristol Robotics Laboratory
A team of high school students from the Tarek Bin Zeyad Secondary School, Qatar recently visited UWE Bristol and Bristol Robotics Laboratory as prize-winners of a competition to visit the UK to discover more about the British engineering industry. The trip was organised by Professor Saud Ghani, Associate Dean of Development and Industrial Relations and Communications Manager, Oasma Omar from College of Engineering, Qatar University.
- First-ever international representatives conference held at UWE Bristol
UWE Bristol will warmly welcome over 80 delegates from across the globe to the University to attend the Inaugural International Representatives Conference (07-09 and 14-16 May 2014).
Two three day conferences on 07-09 and 14-16 May 2014 will mark the first-ever meeting of UWE Bristol's international representatives from over 25 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.
- easyJet partners with Bristol Robotics Laboratory to apply latest, cutting-edge technology for first time in aviation
easyJet, the UK's largest airline, has today announced it is working with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), a partnership between the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), to modify existing technology so that drones can be employed to inspect its fleet of 220 Airbus aircraft. The innovative technology will help the airline to operate even more efficiently, reducing delays while maintaining its industry leading punctuality and safety records.
- Crisis, what crisis? UWE hosts debate on meaning of Europe
A free event to debate important questions on the role of Europe is being held in Bristol ahead of the European Parliamentary elections. The event will take place at the Watershed on 9 May from 18:30 to 20:00.
- It's the green light for Luke Jerram's Park and Slide in Bristol
Internationally renowned artist and UWE Bristol visiting senior research fellow, Luke Jerram is delighted to announce that his latest installation – Park and Slide will go ahead this Sunday 4 May from 11:00-17:00 subject to a final health and safety sign off on the day.