- Strengthen ties between academia and the "real world", UWE researcher will tell inaugural lecture
Should universities and academics do more to share their leading edge research with the “real world”?
- 'Immigration sanctions do not work' – new research
Tough sanctions against companies who take on undocumented migrants do not stop the exploitation of foreign workers, according to new research.
Professor Sonia McKay, from the University of West of England (UWE Bristol), and Professor Alice Bloch, a sociologist at The University of Manchester, say that the government fails to recognise that for most migrants there is 'no going back' – and that penalties are not enough to stop them seeking and taking on low paid or exploitative work.
- Bristol Business School graduate organises UWE Bristol's first TEDx talk
The University of the West of England's (UWE Bristol) Student Union is preparing to host the University's first TEDx talk, which will take place on Saturday 23rd January 2016, 11:00 – 16:00.
- How do firms build a climate of creativity? Lord Bichard KCB Lecture to explain
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Lord Bichard KCB, Non-Executive Chairman of the National Audit Office, will talk about creative leadership at UWE Bristol's Exhibition and Conference Centre, on Wednesday 27 January 2016. He will address the business community at The Bristol Distinguished Address Series to explain how both large and small organisations can foster a culture of creativity within their teams.
- Why do we British find the EU so hard to swallow and why does it matter to business?
Britain, Business and Europe 2016 Series
Sir Stephen Wall, the former foreign policy advisor to John Major and Tony Blair, sets out his thoughts on Britain's often difficult relationship with Europe and why it matters to British business and the UK economy at UWE Bristol's Exhibition and Conference Centre, on Wednesday 20 January 2016.
- Helping airlines clean up their act: Dirt detector could slash emissions
Airlines could significantly reduce their fuel bills and carbon footprint thanks to a new device being developed with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
- 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.
- 'Most influential Bristolians under 24' features UWE Bristol rising stars
UWE Bristol Filmmaker, Isabelle Rose Neill and Samantha Payne, COO, Open Bionics, have been included in Rife Magazine's 2015 24 Most Influential Bristolians under 24.
- Region's industry elite join UWE ranks as first Business Fellows
Forty senior industry leaders have become the University of the West of England's first Business Fellows in a move which will strengthen ties with the region's foremost organisations.
- Women, Work and the State: UWE professor to tackle gender challenge in inaugural lecture
The role the state plays in gender equality during an age of austerity will be the focus of an inaugural lecture to be delivered at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
- Bristol Distinguished Address Series:The Rt Hon Sir Richard Needham, The Earl of Kilmorey, is latest guest speaker
'A tale of two cities Bristol and Belfast past, present and future, is the theme of the next lecture in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series, delivered by The Rt Hon Sir Richard Needham, The Earl of Kilmorey, at UWE Bristol's Exhibition and Conference Centre, on Thursday 12 November 2015.
- Tech start-ups, business incubators and £16.5m enterprize zone help UWE earn award nomination
A strong focus on fostering an entrepreneurial spirit among students has seen the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) win national recognition.
- Game changer for the building industry? New research project could slash construction waste destined for landfill
A pioneering project which could dramatically reduce the quantity of rubble from demolished buildings going to landfill is being developed at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
- Company keeps it in the UWE Bristol family
Two UWE Bristol students have recently been taken on by a web design and online marketing company, already steeped in UWE Bristol history, thanks to apprenticeships encouraged by the University.
- The Rooms – A celebration of inventions to change and brighten the world
5-7 November 2015, Silver Street, Bristol
A playground filled with battling robots and fabulous beasts, a bio-activated maze and an interactive light garden are just some of the 53 imaginative inventions, including more than 11 projects from UWE Bristol, which will take over the old Fire Station, Magistrates Courts and Police Station in Bristol City Centre for a three day festival this November.