Triple success: Nursing staff and students shortlisted for Student Nursing Times Awards
Nursing and Midwifery excellence at UWE Bristol has been recognised in the shortlist for the forthcoming Student Nursing Times Awards (28 April 2016) with three nominations.
Adult Nursing Student Shortlisted for Cavell Nurses' Trust Award
Final Year Adult Nursing student, Rebecca Potter has been shortlisted for The Outstanding Academic Achievement Award by the Nursing charity, Cavell Nurses' Trust.
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.
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.
How do people affected by Cleft lip or Palate adjust into adulthood? Participants wanted for new research study
A new study at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is looking to explore the psychological factors that contribute towards adjustment (good or bad) in adults born with a Cleft lip and/or Palate.
Researchers at the world-leading Centre for Appearance Research are looking to interview adults aged 18 or over affected by Cleft lip and/or Palate.
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.
Resilience programme at UWE Bristol helps students to develop 'mental wealth'
An Emotional Resilience (ER) programme launched recently at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) that is helping students to develop 'mental wealth' is going from strength to strength.
New discovery strengthens how bones bond to titanium orthopaedic implants
Scientists at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have discovered a new way of making titanium implants bond better with bones. Successful implant surgery is dependent on this bonding process working so that the implant integrates into the patient's skeleton.
Student nurse star receives standing ovation at Hippodrome for saving life
An adult nursing student from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) received a standing ovation at the Bristol Hippodrome following his successful resuscitation of a woman in the audience who went into cardiac arrest.
UWE nursing and midwifery expert receives Florence Nightingale leadership award
Sarah Green, Head of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Foundation/Council of Deans of Health Leadership Scholarship for Aspiring Deans.
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.
More emotional support needed for children dealing with traumatic distress following injury
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is one of the partners in a major study about child traumatic stress and providing emotional support to children admitted to hospital after injury. Dr Mark Lyttle from UWE Bristol contributed to the study lead by Monash University in Australia.
100,000 Genomes Project heads West
Today the world leading 100,000 Genomes Project has announced the two latest NHS centres to be unveiled, one of which is to be based in the West of England. The West of England Genomic Medicine Centre (WEGMC) involves a multi-disciplinary team from hospitals and universities across the region, including UWE Bristol, which will be led by University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.
Anxiety app designed by UWE experts achieves half a million downloads in over 100 countries
A free self-help app for anxiety (SAM app) conceived and co-designed by experts at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has been downloaded by over 500,000 users from around the globe in more than 100 countries since its launch in July 2013. It has been in the top 100 Health and Fitness Apps in 85 countries and received thousands of positive reviews.
Head-mounted virtual reality could help people with autism learn social skills and develop employment opportunities
Virtual reality technologies (VRTs) using head-mounted displays (HMDs) could help people with autism develop social skills and confidence according to a researcher from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).