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  • MA Curating student wins Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise

    07/06/2017

    Isaac Blease, an MA/MFA Curating student at UWE Bristol has won the prestigious 2017 Deutsche Bank Arts and Creative Enterprise (DBACE) award for Fine Art and Photography.

  • Talented UWE Bristol Creatives to make an IMPRINT at Graduate Degree Show

    01/06/2017

    The next generation of artists, designers and media practitioners will showcase their final pieces of work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. Over 500 new graduates will celebrate their achievements alongside family, friends and industry professionals. IMPRINT takes place across UWE Bristol's City Campus locations at Arnolfini, Bower Ashton and Spike Island from 2 to 8 June 2017. Admission is free.

  • UWE Bristol links up with Glastonbury Festival to promote sustainability

    31/05/2017

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is delighted to announce a five-year official partnership with Glastonbury Festival.

  • Sophie's Wild Cornwall – 300 mile coastal trek to showcase nature and the environment through social media

    30/05/2017

    Sophie Pavelle, an MSc Science Communication Student from UWE Bristol will use social media this June to document her month long trek along the 300 mile coastline of Cornwall. Sophie's Wild Cornwall aims to highlight how the way we use social media can be changed, to spread the word about nature, the environment and pollution as part of her MSc project.

    Starting on 11 June, Sophie's 22 day adventure along the South West Coastal Path will start in Bude and end on 2 July in Plymouth.

  • Researcher to develop bio-inspired 'smart' knee for prosthetics

    30/05/2017

    A researcher at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is developing a bio-inspired 'smart' knee joint for prosthetic lower limbs.

    Dr Appolinaire Etoundi, based at Bristol Robotics Laboratory, is leading the research and will analyse the functions, features and mechanisms of the human knee in order to translate this information into a new bio-inspired procedure for designing prosthetics.

  • Inspiring curiosity for an innovative future

    16/05/2017

    Curiosity Connections is a new network being launched this week to connect people inspiring primary STEM learning in the Bristol region.

    Science teachers and communicators across the Bristol region are coming together to share ideas, resources and learning to help inspire Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in primary schools.

  • New approach to tackle air pollution

    03/05/2017

    Citizens across the Bristol region are being invited to give their views on the future of work, travel, and leisure in our city.

    Researchers from the ClairCity project (Citizen-led Air Pollution Reduction in Cities) at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) are working with Bristol City Council to find out what citizens want from their future city. By working together, it's hoped the joint community approach will help to tackle the causes of air pollution.

  • Virtual Futures: Where is Virtual Reality taking us?

    21/03/2017

    Virtual Reality – or VR - has long been the idea of science fiction but now it is happening and the impact on society is potentially huge. The Digital Cultures Research Centre at UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol are sponsoring a special track at this year's VR World Congress [Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 April 2017] to encourage debate into what this may mean for everyone.

  • Black cab trade needs overhaul to compete with Uber, say researchers

    07/03/2017

    London's traditional black cab industry needs regulatory reform to respond to the emergence of Uber, a university study suggests.

  • Does AI pose a threat to society? Full house for British Academy Debate

    23/02/2017

    Wednesday 1 March, 18.30-20.00, UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre

    Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics at UWE Bristol will call for greater regulation of AI and awareness of safety and ethical concerns at a free event debating the hot topic of whether robots will ever take over from humans.

  • Report recommends BME led voluntary and community organisations for older people work closely with statutory services

    20/02/2017

    Research funded by Bristol City Council and carried out by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in collaboration with local groups found that BME (Black and other Minority Ethnic) community leaders are increasingly aware of how dementia affects many people from BME communities. The research found that community led VCSOs (Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations) are open to training and partnership working to enable them to provide better service to their members.

  • Do lemurs love chocolate? New study to understand primate use of cacao plantations in Madagascar

    13/12/2016

    UWE Bristol conservation biologists have teamed up with Bristol Zoological Society, in a Conservation International (CI) funded study to increase understanding of the interaction between lemurs and cacao farms. The study aims to help scientists and farmers develop agricultural and land-use planning practices that favour the conservation of these important and iconic species.

  • Shadow Robot Company opens office at Future Space at UWE Bristol

    26/10/2016

    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

    14/10/2016

    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.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Enriching Britain – through our creativity and heritage

    05/10/2016

    RSA Chairman, Vikki Heywood, will examine the strengths of our creative nation in the new world order post Brexit, at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series to be held at the University's City Campus at Arnolfini.

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