Students aiming to engineer triumph over uni rivals in drone 'fly off'
Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will see their engineering skills put to the test when they go head-to-head with undergraduates from 11 other unis in a drone competition.
Television viewers shun mobile devices when watching favourite shows, says 'second screens' researcher
Television viewers are turning their noses up at using mobile devices to enhance their favourite programmes, according to research carried out at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
Professor hails 'world-changing' technology proven to extend shelf life of fruit and veg
Trials of potentially 'world-changing' technology aimed at prolonging the life of fresh produce have proved successful.
International Science Writing Competition 2016 launched
From 31 March to 24 June 2016 – aspiring science writers from across the globe are invited to write and submit a 700-word article on “The Next Big Thing in Science” to this year's 2016 UWE SCU Science Writing Competition.
Organised by the Science Communication Unit at UWE Bristol in conjunction with BBC Focus Magazine and the Royal Institution, the competition is a high profile opportunity for non-professional science writers to showcase their talent.
Bristol primary pupils to hit the skies with cool aeronautics
On Friday 18 March, 100 children from Wrington Church of England Primary, St Theresa's Roman Catholic Primary and Hillcrest Primary School (Totterdown) – will experience the fascinating world of flying, aerospace and engineering at a day-long Cool Aeronautics event at the University of the West of England (UWE) organised by the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Wing Commander Andy Green to give Bloodhound SSC lecture
Wing Commander Andy Green will give this year's Bloodhound Supersonic Car Lecture at UWE Bristol's Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC).
Student design project with Hft inspires innovative personalised technology solutions
Students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have been given a unique opportunity to design personalised technology (also known as assistive technology) to support people with learning disabilities by Hft, a leading national charity and major provider of services across England, based in Bristol.
Drones to take centre stage as aviation students show off work
Drones piloted by students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will take flight at a popular visitor attraction in the city at the weekend.
Breathtaking innovation: New device could end blood test agony for thousands
Patients could be spared the unpleasant ordeal of having blood taken in future thanks to the work of a University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) academic who has devised a new breath testing device.
Bristol students put their heads together for BBC Radio 6 Music hack event
A collaboration between the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the University of Bristol has enabled students and young people from across Bristol to get together and draw on the power of music and technology at an exciting 'hack' event, part of The Fringe supported by BBC Radio 6 Music Festival.
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.
Work underway on 'University Enterprise Zone'
Construction work has started on one of the first University Enterprise Zones (UEZ) in the country at UWE Bristol.
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.
Helping airlines clean up their act: Dirt detector could slash emissions
Airlines could significantly reduce their fuel bills and carbon footprint thanks to a new device being developed with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
Wearable energy generator uses urine to power wireless transmitter
A pair of socks embedded with miniaturised microbial fuel cells (MFCs) and fuelled with urine pumped by the wearer's footsteps has powered a wireless transmitter to send a signal to a PC. This is the first self-sufficient system powered by a wearable energy generator based on microbial fuel cell technology.