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  • World's first 'before and after' study of the impact of a Directly Elected Mayor

    16/10/2012

    What impact will a Directly Elected Mayor have on the way Bristol is governed? A team of experts from Bristol's two universities will examine the difference that the introduction of a Directly Elected Mayor will make in what is believed to be a 'world first' in urban studies.

  • UWE Bristol software helped to detect God particle

    05/10/2012

    UWE Bristol experts working in complex software systems development created the software used to help CERN's CMS group detect the God particle in the world's biggest scientific experiment.

  • EMMY nomination for UWE Bristol sound expert

    24/09/2012

    UWE Bristol lecturer Martyn Harries has been nominated for an EMMY at the forthcoming annual awards in October for his sound work on the BBC Natural History Unit documentary 'Madagascar'. The nomination is shared with the score composer Sarah Class.

  • Visitors wear digital 'capes' to create sound in new installation

    17/09/2012

    Visitors to an interactive sound installation, Tracking You at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Digital Design Weekend, 22-23 September [2012], will be invited to put on capes featuring the latest real-time location systems technology. When they move around the installation sounds will be generated as a result of their location in relation to other visitors. The Digital Design Weekend last year attracted over 7,300 visitors.

  • UWE Bristol researchers develop virtual consulting room to help doctors' spot early signs of cancer

    10/09/2012

    An on-line virtual patient simulation called GP Sim, designed to help GPs learn more about the early signs of cancer, has been applauded by doctors at trial stage. The impact of this tool is likely to be significant following recent concerns voiced by Cancer UK and reported in the media about delayed cancer diagnosis.

  • First the Olympic Games, now it's time for Great Britain to welcome the robots

    13/08/2012

    FIRA RoboWorld Cup takes place in Bristol from 20 to 25 August 2012

    No sooner has the curtain come down on London 2012 than Great Britain prepares to welcome its next international sporting event – this time with robots as the competitors.

  • Lorna's Pillpod intelligent medication idea wins £200k Orange business competition

    26/07/2012

    Inventor Lorna Perks has just won top prize worth £200,000 in the Orange Different Business competition with her idea for Pillpod. The Pillpod will only dispense the right medication at the right time and will advise patients in simple language how to take it correctly. With Pillpod, the patient will know what pills they need to take and as importantly, how they should take them, for example with food.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Kate Bellingham

    25/07/2012
  • The Prince's Trust celebrates partnership to boost pupils' technology skills

    18/07/2012

    Youth charity The Prince's Trust has celebrated a partnership with UWE Bristol and HP, the world's largest technology company, which has helped struggling pupils to boost their technology skills.

  • Underwater robot made from recycled materials takes to international waters for SAUC-E competition

    29/06/2012

    View the Underwater robot film here

    View underwater robot images here

    An autonomous underwater robot designed and created by UWE Bristol Robotics students, has been entered for the prestigious SAUC-E competition at La Spezia in Italy this summer.

  • Pioneering Technology and Engineering Academy to open in north Bristol

    28/06/2012

    Employers from across the region will meet today (Thursday 28 June) to help steer the development of the new Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy, the first University Technical College in the South West, which is due to open in September 2013.

  • UWE's Plan+Make Degree Show

    31/05/2012

    A cylindrical fridge, taking the strain out of lifting beer kegs, a cot to make breast feeding easier at night and more at UWE'S Plan + Make Degree Show 2012

    UWE Bristol

    Thursday 7 June 2012 17:00 to 21:00

    A cylindrical take on the fridge designed to help reduce food waste; an ingenious tool to take the back breaking strain out of lifting beer kegs; a beautiful cot and carry case designed to make breast feeding easy at night time and a regeneration project for Stroud inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy are just a snapshot of the products and projects that will be exhibited at UWE Bristol's amazing Plan + Make Degree Show.

  • 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.

  • Virtual worlds can end the loneliness of the long distance learner

    10/05/2012

    Watch video here to find out more

    Learn more about new teaching and learning innovations at UWE Bristol at a special lecture that will be delivered from the Glendinning Lecture Theatre on the main Frenchay Campus on 16 May 2012. If you can't attend the lecture in the physical world, you can be there in the virtual world Second Life. Details of how to attend in the virtual world are on the booking form available at the link above.

  • An environmentally friendly robot

    01/05/2012

    Robots that decompose once they have reached the end of their mission could soon be deployed in the environment, thanks to a Research Project Grant of over £200,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.

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