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  • UWE Bristol Fellowship to combine traditional printing methods with cutting-edge technology

    08/12/2017

    A T-shirt print capable of warning its wearer when dangerous chemicals are in the air, and pharmaceutical packaging with ink signifying when pills are counterfeit are just two ideas likely to emerge from a new research project involving the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and a leading scientist and print industry expert.

  • VENTURER driverless car trial reveals users' trust levels in autonomous vehicles

    27/11/2017

    Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) driving on our roads will need to operate more cautiously than the average driver in order to foster public trust in the technology. This is the main finding from the second in a series of three trials carried out as part of the VENTURER project, one of the first Connected and Autonomous Vehicle projects to have launched in the UK.

  • UWE Bristol to support government backed centre to minimise impact of scarring

    22/11/2017

    The UK's first ever specialist research centre to minimise the impact of scarring among Armed Forces personnel and civilians wounded in terrorist and other attacks, will be established next year, it was announced in the Autumn Budget today.

  • Older cars in urban areas less to blame for harmful emissions

    16/11/2017

    Research for the RAC Foundation has added weight to the argument that scrapping the oldest cars owned by people living in towns and cities would have negligible effect on air quality.

  • Public support for 20mph limits holds firm, new study reveals

    16/10/2017

    Over seven in every 10 adults in Great Britain support the introduction of 20mph speed limits in busy streets, according to a major new survey.

  • New Envirotron 'Greenhouse' supports conservation research at UWE Bristol

    29/09/2017

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has made a significant investment in a sophisticated new greenhouse called the Envirotron that will transform teaching, research and partnerships in the areas of biodiversity and conservation, global environmental change and food security.

  • MA Curating student wins Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise

    07/06/2017

    Isaac Blease, an MA/MFA Curating student at UWE Bristol has won the prestigious 2017 Deutsche Bank Arts and Creative Enterprise (DBACE) award for Fine Art and Photography.

  • Talented UWE Bristol Creatives to make an IMPRINT at Graduate Degree Show

    01/06/2017

    The next generation of artists, designers and media practitioners will showcase their final pieces of work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. Over 500 new graduates will celebrate their achievements alongside family, friends and industry professionals. IMPRINT takes place across UWE Bristol's City Campus locations at Arnolfini, Bower Ashton and Spike Island from 2 to 8 June 2017. Admission is free.

  • UWE Bristol links up with Glastonbury Festival to promote sustainability

    31/05/2017

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is delighted to announce a five-year official partnership with Glastonbury Festival.

  • Sophie's Wild Cornwall – 300 mile coastal trek to showcase nature and the environment through social media

    30/05/2017

    Sophie Pavelle, an MSc Science Communication Student from UWE Bristol will use social media this June to document her month long trek along the 300 mile coastline of Cornwall. Sophie's Wild Cornwall aims to highlight how the way we use social media can be changed, to spread the word about nature, the environment and pollution as part of her MSc project.

    Starting on 11 June, Sophie's 22 day adventure along the South West Coastal Path will start in Bude and end on 2 July in Plymouth.

  • Researcher to develop bio-inspired 'smart' knee for prosthetics

    30/05/2017

    A researcher at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is developing a bio-inspired 'smart' knee joint for prosthetic lower limbs.

    Dr Appolinaire Etoundi, based at Bristol Robotics Laboratory, is leading the research and will analyse the functions, features and mechanisms of the human knee in order to translate this information into a new bio-inspired procedure for designing prosthetics.

  • 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.

  • New approach to tackle air pollution

    03/05/2017

    Citizens across the Bristol region are being invited to give their views on the future of work, travel, and leisure in our city.

    Researchers from the ClairCity project (Citizen-led Air Pollution Reduction in Cities) at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) are working with Bristol City Council to find out what citizens want from their future city. By working together, it's hoped the joint community approach will help to tackle the causes of air pollution.

  • Virtual Futures: Where is Virtual Reality taking us?

    21/03/2017

    Virtual Reality – or VR - has long been the idea of science fiction but now it is happening and the impact on society is potentially huge. The Digital Cultures Research Centre at UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol are sponsoring a special track at this year's VR World Congress [Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 April 2017] to encourage debate into what this may mean for everyone.

  • Black cab trade needs overhaul to compete with Uber, say researchers

    07/03/2017

    London's traditional black cab industry needs regulatory reform to respond to the emergence of Uber, a university study suggests.

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