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.
New training could help health workers support millions across Europe with body image fears
New training developed by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) could help the next generation of health workers support millions of patients across Europe burdened by 'visible differences' and body image fears.
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.