New report shows how universities and creative sector can collaborate to drive innovation
Creative hubs encourage collaboration, share knowledge between disciplines and are vital to innovation in the creative sector. Universities can play a pivotal role in this process, but, the REACT Report argues, culture change is essential to ensure that happens.
Film created for UWE history project in running for prestigious award
A film documenting a University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) research project about 18th century public executions has been shortlisted for a national prize.
UWE Bristol academic wins national wildlife photography award
Dr Jeanette Sakel, a University of the West of England Linguistics lecturer and National Teaching Fellow, scooped the top prize in the 'Close to Nature' category of this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards, with a photo of tadpoles taken on the University's Frenchay Campus.
UWE Bristol lecturer and Roald Dahl aficionado pens new essay on author to mark centenary
A lecturer at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has penned an essay about Roald Dahl to coincide with the centenary of the much-loved writer's birth.
The essay co-written by Dr Ann Alston has been included in a new book called Wales of the Unexpected, which has a cover illustration created by the best-selling author's long-time collaborator Quentin Blake.
"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.
Fashion students host catwalk show at the Arnolfini
Over the weekend of the 4 and 5 June UWE Bristol's final year Fashion students will be hosting a dramatic Fashion event at Bristol's leading contemporary art venue, the Arnolfini. The event will showcase the very best of this year's | Fashion, Textile and Fashion Communication students, whose work explores a diversity of ideas and perspectives on the world of fashion.
Talent of the future takes centre stage at the Creative Industries Degree Show
Over 500 Art, Design and Media graduates will showcase their final pieces of work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. 'The Show' is being held at the Bower Ashton Campus, and across the City Campus, at Spike Island in South Bristol and the top floor of the Arnolfini, from Saturday 4 June to Friday 9 June 2016. Admission is free.
Bristol Food Connections: What's on the menu for UWE Bristol?
How does music affect flavour? How do our experiences of food both unite and alienate communities? UWE Bristol researchers will reveal more at the annual Bristol Food Connections (29/4 – 7/5), a unique city-wide food festival bringing together the many vibrant food cultures and communities, the business, culture and education sectors to inspire people to celebrate and engage with good food.
Starting on 29 April 2016, this ten day festival will see Bristol's food culture celebrated through over 180 events across the city. As one of the organising partners, UWE Bristol will present a series of activities set to challenge how we think about food.
Stephen Lawrence Trust and UWE Bristol offer new bursary for young wildlife filmmaker
The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust has partnered with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to offer a unique bursary for a young person wanting to study towards a prestigious MA in Wildlife Filmmaking.
Dr Jeanette Sakel is named Routledge Linguistics Author of the Month
Routledge Language and Linguistics has honoured Dr Jeanette Sakel, a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and researcher in the Bristol Centre for Linguistics with the accolade of Routledge Author of the Month for February 2016.
Animation students bring TV Licence excuses to life
Students from the University of the West of England's (UWE Bristol) School of Animation have teamed up with TV Licensing to create a series of short animations highlighting some of the ludicrous excuses people have given for not having a TV Licence.
Power of 10: Creative Industry students dominate RTS West of England Student Award nominations
UWE Bristol Animation students have made a clean sweep of nominations in the Animation category of the RTS West of England Student Awards 2015, replicating the success of the previous two years.
Illustration students shine in Colston Hall's Lantern project
Third year students on UWE Bristol's Illustration programme have taken part in a project, run by Bristol's | Colston Hall, to produce a bespoke illustration to be utilised in marketing their 350 capacity venue The Lantern.
Reimagining reading; Ambient Literature project to investigate how we read
What happens when the place where you're reading becomes the stage for the story? How can your location shape and alter the story you are hearing? How might writing, reading and the idea of the book itself change when we use technology to design stories, rather than just present them?
Claire Doherty awarded MBE in the New Year honours list
Claire Doherty, founder Director of Situations, and research fellow at UWE Bristol, has been awarded an MBE for services to the arts.