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.
UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Wendy Stephenson
Wendy Stephenson has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering in recognition of her contribution to renewable energy engineering and security.
UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to David Relph
David Relph has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his contribution to management and leadership.
The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Monday 18 July 2016 at Bristol Cathedral.
UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Enid Smith
Enid Smith has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of Science in recognition of her contribution to health and social care education.
UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Bristol Zoo's Simon Garrett
Simon Garrett has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of Science in recognition of his contribution to wildlife conservation.
UWE Bristol celebrates graduation of nursing students in Gloucester
Students from the Gloucester campus at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) got together for a celebratory photograph to mark the end of their studies.
Dementia researchers gather in Bristol to share findings with public
UWE Bristol academics Professor Myra Conway and Dr Praminda Caleb-Solly are amongst the regions' experts to contribute to a free public meeting on Monday 4 July 2016 to discuss the latest research findings and boost public understanding of dementia.
UWE Gloucester – Open Day for nursing courses
Saturday 18 June 2016 10:00-15:00
The Open Day is a chance to find out about careers in Adult Nursing and Mental Health Nursing at the Gloucester Campus of the University of the West of England, in the Alexandra Warehouse at Gloucester Docks.
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 welcomes changes to healthcare education funding
In light of ongoing consultations about government funding changes for healthcare education, the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Professor Steven Neill, says that he welcomes the opportunities.
Study findings could help prevent FGM in UK, researchers say
Researchers from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and City University London say the findings of a study on female genital mutilation could help prevent the practise in the UK.
Young people's voices at the heart of campaign to end FGM in Bristol
Bristol's new mayor is joining young people, key organisations, professionals and community figures from across Bristol to renew calls for a zero tolerance approach to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
An official launch event is taking place this week at the University of the West of England (13 May) to kick off a series of activities happening before the summer holidays, when girls are thought to be most at risk.
International Nursing Day – UWE Bristol celebrates 2016 achievements
It is International Nursing day and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has much to celebrate with 2016 already seeing some significant achievements by its nursing students.
Students have been shortlisted for several national prizes already this year and one student received a standing ovation when he gave emergency CPR to a woman who went into cardiac arrest at the Hippodrome theatre.
New research could help would-be A&E attendees
New research funded by the British Red Cross and carried out by UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England) and the University of Bristol aims to discover what information will help people know what to do and where to go when a person is unwell.