Transport researcher supports National Walking Month
Dr Miriam Ricci, Senior Researcher in the Centre for Transport and Society has been encouraging staff and students to get walking, this National Walking Month, in support of the UK charity Living Streets ' promotional campaign.
UWE Bristol delighted to host the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) 20th Annual Conference
The 20th annual conference organised by the EAUC will be held at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) on 25 and 26 May 2016.
The conference “Learning and Legacy: The Role of Education in Creating Healthier, Happier Cities” will bring 300 sustainability academics, professionals and students to the UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre.
UWE Bristol successful in £5.2 million (€6.7m) EU project tackling air pollution
Thousands of people across Europe will be invited to share their views on how to reduce air pollution and improve public health in six cities as part of a multi-million pound project featuring the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
Pioneers of green aviation: UWE students first in UK to build fully electric aircraft
Students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have begun a project aimed at developing one of the first fully electric research gliders to take flight in the UK.
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.
Going Green in 2016; double win for UWE Bristol at Business Awards
UWE has picked up two awards at the Go Green Business Awards 2016 Ceremony, held on Tuesday 18February at the Bristol Hotel, and organised by Low Carbon South West and Business West.
The Awards recognise organisations and businesses in the South West who have made a commitment to, and are working towards, a sustainable future in the city.
Numbers capture Green Capital success at UWE Bristol
As Bristol's European Green Capital Year draws to a close, UWE Bristol has been reflecting on a hugely successful calendar of events engaging students, staff and the general public in the barriers and initiatives to achieving a healthy and sustainable city region.
From the University's first ever MOOC to concerts and art exhibitions, beach cleans and a beehive on campus, the figures below capture the buzz at UWE Bristol for Green Capital.
Best in the West: Investment in green travel earns UWE regional prize
A commitment to promoting green forms of travel has helped the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) land a regional award.
Green Gown Awards: UWE Bristol nominated across two categories
UWE Bristol has been nominated across two categories in the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Green Gown Awards. The 2015 Awards will be held at Brunel's Passenger Shed on 26 November 2015, and are of particular significance in the year that Bristol is designated European Green Capital.
UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Malcolm Shepherd CBE
UWE Bristol has awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technology to Malcolm Shepherd CBE in recognition of his contribution towards Transport, Society and the Environment.
A journey through UWE's Big Green Week
UWE Big Green Week is the University's annual festival of eco ideas, events and smart living. It is a great opportunity to meet others, learn something new, get inspired and have fun.
WHOLE EARTH? exhibition unveiled at UWE
One of UWE Bristol's busiest thoroughfares has been transformed into a huge outdoor art gallery aimed at encouraging students to think about some of the toughest challenges facing the world.
Students saddle up on bikes named after iconic Bristol streets in UWE's first cycle hire scheme
Cycling provision at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is being expanded as it aims to become one of the most bike-friendly universities in the UK.
Wellcome Trust funds research into healthy urban development
An international academic consortium has been awarded major funding from the Wellcome Trust to identify the factors that will help our cities to thrive against the challenging backdrop of an escalating global population, depleting resources and serious health and environmental concerns.
Massive interest in UWE Bristol's 'Green' MOOC
The first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offered by UWE Bristol 'Our Green City: Global Challenges, Bristol Solutions' is proving to be hugely popular, with almost 700 people registered since the launch in June this year.
The free online course offers community groups and individuals the chance to learn what makes a 'Green City', with the course going live on 14 September 2015. UWE is urging anyone who may not yet have heard about this fantastic free opportunity to sign up and gain a deeper understanding into the many organisations and projects that go into 'greening a city' as well as getting a view of Bristol's year as the European Green Capital.