UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Airbus' Tom Williams CBE
Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Tom Williams CBE, has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his contribution to operations, manufacturing and business.
Pertinax Pharma moves to Future Space at UWE Bristol
Pertinax Pharma is the latest company to take up office and laboratory spaces at the state of the art Future Space based at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). The company is a spin out from the University of Bristol and a team of research scientists and commercial management will occupy a laboratory and two office units.
Call for government investment to strengthen advanced engineering and digital innovation in SW England and SE Wales
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has formed part of an important consortium of major businesses, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and higher education institutions that has found that the South West England and South East Wales region can lead the UK and compete with the world in the areas of advanced engineering and digital innovation, and has called for targeted government investment to drive innovation in these areas.
Shadow Robot Company opens office at Future Space at UWE Bristol
Bristol's newest workspace for the tech/science community welcomes esteemed robotics company.
One of the UK's longest-running robotics companies, Shadow Robot, has opened a new office in Bristol's Future Space which is based at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), adjacent to the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL).
Exclusive view of the Living Brick
Members of the press are invited to an exclusive preview of a prototype 'Living Brick' which could transform the way we live and work.
The blocks, which contain a microbial fuel cell filled with natural -potentially programmable- microorganisms, which will act as a digestive system for buildings, are being designed as part of the €3.2m LIAR (Living Architecture) project.
Graduate raises £80k to launch world's first magnetically-controlled pencil
An award-winning graduate from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has set his sights on a career as a top-selling designer after inventing the world's first magnetically-controlled pencil.
Future Space at UWE Bristol opens for business
The state-of-the-art Future Space business workspace at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)Frenchay Campus has been handed over to the management team at Oxford Innovation.
Future Space at UWE Bristol provides a unique destination for science and technology companies and includes shared and co-working offices, an equipped lab, upgradeable workshops and dedicated offices. Occupants will also access support from business advisers to help their companies grow.
Healthcare manufacture brought into our living rooms
Imagine a future where patients are enabled to print tablets designed to their genetic makeup or where bespoke prosthetics could be printed locally on demand.
A research network called 'Redistributed Manufacturing in Healthcare Network' (RiHN) led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has won Engineering and Physical Services Research Council (EPSRC) funding to investigate how technology advances could mean manufacturing of healthcare products are brought closer to users; in some cases as close as their own front room.
"They were so friendly and so kind and they really helped me out..."
An animated Clearing advice video, produced by a UWE Bristol animation alumnus, and voiced by Hannah Regean, a current Biomedical Science student who went through the process, is just one of the many sources of information and advice the University has created, in order to make Clearing as simple and painless as possible for prospective students.
Fuel made from recycled plastic could power ship engines
New research will test whether Plaxx™, a fuel made from mixed plastic waste, can be used as an alternative to crude derived fuels in industrial and marine engines.
Smart bricks will transform how buildings work
Smart bricks capable of recycling wastewater and generating electricity from sunlight are being developed by a team of scientists from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). The bricks will be able to fit together and create 'bioreactor walls' which could then be incorporated in housing, public building and office spaces
Grammy-winning singer and BLOODHOUND SSC duo to be honoured at UWE Bristol Award Ceremonies
Excellence in engineering and technology will be celebrated at the University of the West of England's (UWE Bristol) award ceremonies on Thursday 21 July 2016. Honorary doctorates in engineering will be awarded to BLOODHOUND Super Sonic Car Chief Engineer, Mark Chapman and Driver, Wing Commander Andy Green and international singer-songwriter, Imogen Heap will receive an honorary doctorate of technology.
Flying high:aerospace engineering student honoured by The Royal Aeronautical Society
Charlie Muir, a third year MEng Aerospace Engineering student at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) continues to receive plaudits from the aeronautical community as the current winner of The Royal Aeronautical Society's Under 25 NE Rowe Award.
Revolutionary 'Pee into power' invention takes centre stage at Glastonbury 2016
The Pee Power urinal that turns pee into electricity - designed by researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) - is taking centre stage in the Stone Circle at Glastonbury Festival for the second year running.
Open Bionics to bring 'Deus Ex' inspired augmentations to life
Open Bionics - the multi award-winning robotics start-up, - Eidos®-Montréal - the award-winning video game studio that is the home of the Deus Ex® franchise - and Razer - a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers - have announced a partnership that will see them working together to bring Deus Ex inspired bionic augmentations to life.