- 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.
- Chief engineer gives Bloodhound SSC Annual Lecture 2014
Date: 12 March 2014
Venue: UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol
Chief Engineer Mark Chapman of the Bloodhound Project will give the annual Bloodhound lecture at 18.00 on 12 March 2014 at UWE Bristol.
- Cow and gait: 3D monitoring of animal health could reduce stock losses
A new link-up between UWE Bristol and independent dairy specialists Kingshay will use the latest 3D imaging technology to monitor cow health in a stress-free and unobtrusive way.
- How do you make a computer with slime mould?
A unique event, bringing together the research of Andy Adamatzky, (Professor of Unconventional Computing, UWE Bristol) with artist Theresa Schubert, takes place on 24 January at the Art Laboratory, Berlin.
- From pond to cup - UWE Bristol project resolves global clean water crisis
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Researchers at UWE Bristol have developed a portable and mobile water treatment system capable of delivering clean drinking water at source. The system has been developed for use in remote or undeveloped areas of the world to provide clean water for disaster relief and humanitarian emergencies. Such technology could help transform the lives of people who currently have no access to clean drinking water.
- Bristol Robotics Lab receives Phase II Grand Challenges Exploration Funding
The Bristol Robotics Lab, a collaboration between the University of the West of England and the University of Bristol announced today that it will receive Phase II funding through Grand Challenges Explorations , an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that enables individuals worldwide to test bold ideas to address persistent health and development challenges. Principal Investigator Dr Ioannis Ieropoulos will continue to pursue an innovative global health research project, entitled 'Urine–tricity'
- UWE's new research network will shape innovation in indie video games
Dr Patrick Crogan from UWE Bristol's Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC) has just been awarded £40,000 to lead an international research network into independent video game development.
The new network is one of six announced by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), which will help shape the future of innovation in the video game industry.
- UWE offers courses on tissue culture techniques that provide alternative to live animal lab tests
Specialist courses that will train postgraduate research students in essential tissue culture techniques are being offered at CATIM, a recently launched Business Technology Centre at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
Tissue culture enables models of animal tissue to be constructed for use as alternatives to live animal testing.The courses are believed to be the first of their kind offered by a technology centre in the south-west and will help research students to improve their practical proficiency using live mammalian cell systems.
- UWE Professor named as 'outstanding innovator' for work on food safety
The Royal Academy of Engineering has awarded a prestigious Engineering Enterprise Fellowship to Professor Janice Kiely from UWE Bristol. It is one of five awards that the Academy has just made to outstanding innovators at UK universities.
Professor Kiely won the accolade for her work in developing bio-sensing systems for rapid, automated detection of food contaminations such as salmonella, e. coli and listeria, which are harmful to human health. This is at the interface of engineering and biochemistry and results from a long standing collaboration with Professor Richard Luxton.
- Latest Videos from Sustainable Severn Conference
UWE successfully hosted the Sustainable Severn event looking at the different ways to generate power from the Severn and investigating a stakeholder led approach.
Tom Appleby a senior lecturer in law from the Faculty of the Environment and Technology who helped organise the event said:
'This was an excellent conference and generated a realistic vision of how we might harness the huge power potential of the Severn and maximise the benefit for jobs and the environment along the way.'
For those who missed the Sustainable Severn Conference we have uploaded much of the information, including videos from the event onto the Conference website:
- UWE Bristol Centre for Alternative Testing launches at ss Great Britain
A new venture for UWE Bristol, the Centre for Alternative Testing and In-Vitro Monitoring (CATIM), will launch this evening on board the ss Great Britain.
- Dr Who themed virtual learning brings science and technology to life for Bristol schools at UWE Bristol
Bristol school students will take part in a Dr Who themed virtual learning event at UWE Bristol on 20 March, for one of the many events celebrating National Science and Engineering Week. The students will learn about astronomy, the weather, 3D modelling of car engines, the human heart and much more.
- Richard Noble gives Bloodhound SSC Annual Lecture 2013 at UWE
BLOODHOUND SSC Annual Lecture 2013
Date:20 March 2013
Venue: Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol
BLOODHOUND SSC is well into its build phase, according to project director Richard Noble OBE. The Bloodhound SSC Annual Lecture 2013, taking place at UWE Bristol on 20 March, will highlight the building and testing of the supersonic car.
- UWE Bristol gets ready to welcome Ibadan Vice-Chancellor
UWE Bristol is getting ready to welcome Professor Isaac Folorunso Adewole, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, who will be arriving at the Frenchay campus on Monday 18 February with his management team.
- UWE Bristol joins forces with BIME to improve life for people with disabilities
UWE Bristol and the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering (BIME) have recently announced a partnership bringing together UWE's expertise in information technology and medical engineering with BIME's practical experience of working with people who have healthcare problems. The five-year research project will develop smart technologies to support the health and wellbeing within a home environment.