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  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Andrew Jackson

    19/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to Andrew Jackson in recognition of his outstanding contribution to international achievements in Natural History programme making.

    The Honorary Degree will be conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education on Thursday 19 July at Bristol Cathedral.

  • Unsentimental look at ships in decay: new art exhibition in Bristol

    13/07/2012

    Architect Thom Gorst from UWE Bristol is holding his first solo art exhibition at Centrespace Gallery, Bristol from Friday 20 July to Wednesday 25 July. The exhibition coincides with the Bristol Harbour Festival, and echoes its maritime theme.

  • AHRC funding boosts creative economy in SW with launch of UWE led hub

    05/07/2012

    The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has launched four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy to connect researchers with the UK's vibrant creative sector, giving a £16m boost to the UK's Creative Economy.

  • UWE Bristol academics celebrate the Dickens legacy

    25/06/2012

    The timeless appeal of the writer Charles Dickens is being celebrated during his bicentenary year at Dickens Day 2012, a sell out free public engagement event organised by The UWE Long Nineteenth Century Network to be held on Saturday 30 June at the Arnolfini, Bristol.

  • 'Have-a-go' graffiti at T4 with UWE Bristol

    25/06/2012

    UWE Bristol is offering T4 festival-goers an exciting opportunity to have-a-go at graffiti with one of Bristol's best known street artists Silent Hobo at T4 on the beach on 1 July 2012 at Weston-super-Mare.

  • Healthy planet indicator bugs and blubber gloves at UWE Bristol's Festival of Nature display

    12/06/2012

    Visitors to UWE Bristol's tent at this year's Bristol Festival of Nature will be able to look for indicator bugs, lichens and micro-organisms under the microscope and learn how their presence or absence reveals the health of the environment.

  • UWE Bristol triumphs for second year running in RSA Student Design Award

    01/06/2012

    UWE Bristol Graphic Design student Rebecca Penmore, has won a national award from the RSA www.thersa.org with her project 'The Pub Hub Club,' a scheme that aims to keep pubs at the heart of local communities by maximising the space and social aspects that already exist. Rebecca won an internship at Waitrose in the Graphic Design Department, under the immediate direction of the Head of Graphic Design.

  • UWE Bristol student gains recognition for wild orchid research

    29/05/2012

    A UWE Bristol student is pursuing a passion for researching wild orchids alongside his undergraduate history degree.

    At 21, Dino Zelenika is used to being the youngest person at the various orchid associations and meetings he attends. Despite his age Dino has already carried out field research into wild orchids in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH) where he was born. This research with his photos will feature in the latest issue of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) journal The Orchid Review. The Orchid Review is the oldest and most influential orchid magazine in the world, and has been published since 1893, when Victorian society was in the grip of orchid mania.

  • Greek God Hermes inspires new music app

    21/05/2012

    The Greek God Hermes is the inspiration behind a new app called On a theme of Hermes designed by SATSYMPH who comprise UWE Bristol lecturer Philip Phelps, composer Marc Yeats and Bristol based poet Ralph Hoyte.

  • UWE Bristol students have Graduate Fashion all sewn up

    04/05/2012
  • UWE Bristol students celebrate the Cultural Olympiad through street art project

    03/05/2012

    April saw the start of an exciting new art project at UWE Bristol celebrating the Cultural Olympiad through a series of sporting street art works.

  • UWE deal to commercialise groundbreaking 3D printable ceramic material

    02/05/2012

    Print experts from UWE Bristol's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) have developed a new 3D printable ceramic material called ViriClay. The team led by Professor Steve Hoskins and Dave Huson has developed and patented the material which allows the printing of ceramic objects directly in 3D, saving time and money.

  • UWE Bristol and M Shed co-host conference on West Country writing

    01/05/2012

    M Shed Bristol 11 and 12 May 2012

    The Regional History Centre at UWE Bristol and the M Shed museum will co-host a two day conference at M Shed on 11 and 12 May 2012 that will explore the historical contribution of writers and writing to the making of the English West Country.

  • UWE Bristol + BBC present unique opportunity to learn how to become a wildlife filmmaker

    11/04/2012

    UWE Bristol and the BBC's world leading Natural History Unit (NHU) in Bristol have teamed up to deliver a pioneering postgraduate degree in Wildlife Filmmaking.

  • UWE graduate exhibits Titanic art in New York and Latvia

    28/03/2012

    Artworks inspired by the hidden impact on her family of the sinking of the Titanic have been created by UWE Bristol fine arts graduate Mary Rouncefield. The evocative works have been selected for international exhibitions in New York and Latvia to mark the 100th anniversary of the tragedy.

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