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  • Melanie Watson awarded Honorary Degree

    20/07/2017

    Melanie Watson has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of Science by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in recognition of her commitment to educational leadership.

  • UWE Bristol to establish an Injury Research Centre in Nepal

    14/07/2017

    Today the Department for Health has announced National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding to establish Global Health Research teams across a range of significant health projects led by Universities all over the UK.

  • Honorary Degree awarded to Thomas Foot for support of student education

    14/07/2017

    Thomas Foot was awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of Science (Hon MSc) in recognition of his contribution and loyal support of student education at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) over a number of years.

  • Inspiring curiosity for an innovative future

    16/05/2017

    Curiosity Connections is a new network being launched this week to connect people inspiring primary STEM learning in the Bristol region.

    Science teachers and communicators across the Bristol region are coming together to share ideas, resources and learning to help inspire Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in primary schools.

  • Report recommends BME led voluntary and community organisations for older people work closely with statutory services

    20/02/2017

    Research funded by Bristol City Council and carried out by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in collaboration with local groups found that BME (Black and other Minority Ethnic) community leaders are increasingly aware of how dementia affects many people from BME communities. The research found that community led VCSOs (Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations) are open to training and partnership working to enable them to provide better service to their members.

  • UWE expert comments on Trump inauguration

    20/01/2017

    Dr Stephen McGlinchey from the University of the West of England has offered up commentary today in relation to the inauguration of President Elect Donald Trump at 17:00 GMT today.

  • Police worried they lack powers to probe phone involvement in crashes – new study

    23/11/2016

    Police officers are worried they lack the right powers and resources to properly investigate whether a mobile phone was being used by a driver at the time of a crash, a new study has found.

  • First Blind Student in England to graduate in Music Therapy

    18/11/2016

    Carl Morgan, a mature student from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will become the first blind person in England to have achieved a Masters Degree in Music Therapy. Carl hopes to inspire other visually impaired and disabled people to pursue their dreams, when he graduates on 21 November 2016 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • Centre for Ageing Better commissions evidence review of the role of home adaptations in improving later life

    02/11/2016

    The Centre for Ageing Better has commissioned a team from the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to conduct a review of the evidence into how home adaptations can contribute to a good later life.

  • Students target career in new medical profession as UWE launches physician associate course

    30/09/2016

    Fifteen students have become the first to join a course at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) training learners for roles in a new healthcare profession.

  • UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Enid Smith

    14/07/2016

    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 welcomes changes to healthcare education funding

    20/05/2016

    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

    13/05/2016

    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.

  • Bristol Food Connections: What's on the menu for UWE Bristol?

    29/04/2016

    How does music affect flavour? How do our experiences of food both unite and alienate communities? UWE Bristol researchers will reveal more at the annual Bristol Food Connections (29/4 – 7/5), a unique city-wide food festival bringing together the many vibrant food cultures and communities, the business, culture and education sectors to inspire people to celebrate and engage with good food.

    Starting on 29 April 2016, this ten day festival will see Bristol's food culture celebrated through over 180 events across the city. As one of the organising partners, UWE Bristol will present a series of activities set to challenge how we think about food.

  • EU referendum expert available for media commentary

    24/03/2016

    Dr G√ľnter Walzenbach, a political scientist from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is available for media commentary during the lead up to the EU referendum.

    An expert in comparative European politics and EU external relations, Gunter says that the key elements that we need to consider centre on business opportunities, trade relations and the performance of the economy; freedom of movement between member countries; and overarching foreign policy considerations.

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