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  • UWE Bristol students and staff give sound inspiration to BBC Radio 4 Festival

    28/02/2012

    As part of UWE Bristol's collaborative civic ethos, staff and students from across the University are making significant contributions to the BBC Radio 4 'More Than Words' festival, celebrating the art of sound, storytelling and the art of listening. Radio 4 hosts this exciting free festival in Bristol from 16–18 March to mark the BBC's strong and enduring partnership with the city.

  • Extreme wave art on show at RWA Bristol

    27/02/2012

    Dramatic artworks showing storms, extreme waves and unstable weather patterns are currently on show at a new exhibition, Extremes and Instabilities, at the Bristol Royal West of England Academy.

  • UWE Bristol Photography student wins Black Swan Open Arts Competition

    20/02/2012

    Mary Roe, a UWE Bristol final year photography student, has won the bi-annual open arts competition held by Frome's Black Swan Arts Centre.

  • Hacking scandal? – twas ever thus, says media expert

    13/02/2012

    The first authoritative book on the 'Hackgate' scandal includes a revealing chapter by Mike Jempson and Wayne Powell from Mediawise based at UWE Bristol. Entitled 'Blame not the mobile phone, twas ever thus' it catalogues many previously untold stories about harm done by an intrusive press behaviour. Phone hacking, they argue, is just the latest underhand tactic used to invade privacy in order to sell newspapers.

  • UWE Bristol graduate designs book cover for Philip Pullman's latest edition of his 'Dark Materials'

    23/01/2012

    A UWE Bristol Illustration Graduate has designed the front cover for world famous author, Philip Pullman's latest edition of 'His Dark Materials' published by Everyman library.

  • Was St Edmund killed by the Vikings in Essex?

    19/12/2011

    Keith Briggs, a visiting research fellow in linguistics at the University of the West of England, has proposed a new site for the battle in which King Edmund of East Anglia was killed in 869. If confirmed, the new proposal would change our understanding of the early history of Suffolk and especially of the town and abbey of Bury St Edmunds.

  • UWE Bristol Illustration students spread Christmas cheer with beautifully crafted cards

    15/12/2011

    A group of entrepreneurial Illustration students from UWE Bristol have produced a series of unique and beautifully crafted Christmas Cards on sale to the public to raise funds for their final year London degree show.

  • Colourful future for UWE in EU print project

    14/12/2011

    The University of the West of England's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) has been named as a partner in a major European network to research the future direction of colour printing. Potential innovations include exploration of the possibilities of using more than the conventional four colours of cyan, magenta, yellow and black to create multi-channel printers.

  • Family fun day marks first anniversary of Migrant Rights Centre Bristol

    09/12/2011

    The Migrants Rights Centre will celebrate its first anniversary on Human Rights Day, Saturday 10 December, with a Family Fun Day at Easton Community Centre.

    The Migrant Rights Centre Bristol (MRCB) was set up by the Bristol Counter Trafficking Coalition and UWE Bristol's Human Rights Unit, and its creation was endorsed by Bristol City Council. MRCB is run by volunteers to promote human rights among migrants and their families and eliminate the risk of poverty, exclusion, exploitation and discrimination in Bristol and the greater Bristol area.

  • UWE Bristol graduate photographer gets national recognition for amazing photos of nuns and street scenes

    30/11/2011

    A graduate from UWE Bristol, Ibolya Feher, is getting significant recognition for her work. She was runner up in the Guardian Student Media Awards Student Photographer of the Year and a finalist in the London Street Photography Festival earlier this year. Ibolya was also a finalist in the South West Graduate Photography Prize organised by Foto Now.

  • Experiencing disability:the right to be impaired versus the legacy of eugenics

    29/11/2011

    A public debate

    Wednesday 14 December 2011, 18:30 – 20:00 The Watershed, Bristol

    Should governments and public health institutions endeavour to take the direction of human evolution into our own hands? If it became feasible would it be in humanity's best interest to use genetic technology to do away with 'disability'? These are some of the questions that will be discussed at a free public debate co-organised by UWE Bristol and The Royal Institute of Philosophy on the topical subject of disability and eugenics.

  • UWE perform music from Westminster to the Wild West

    29/11/2011

    Bristol Cathedral, Saturday 3 December 2011 at 19:30

    Join the UWE Bristol Orchestra and Singers on a musical journey, from the regal setting of Westminster Abbey to the sumptuous tones of the Goldschmidt Clarinet Concerto, ending with a rousing orchestral suite featuring American folk songs and cowboy tunes from the Wild West.

  • Animation by UWE Bristol student will help to save lives

    18/11/2011

    Could a 40-second clay animation of a cartoon character with a hole in his side, designed and created in a student's bedroom in Bristol save thousands of lives?

    UWE Bristol third year Animation student Hywel Roberts has created a short animated film featuring a character called TRAN MAN, that explains the benefits of a cheap drug called tranexamic acid which helps reduce clot breakdown. The animation will be promoted to doctors worldwide.

  • UWE Bristol Illustration student wins prize at Cheltenham Illustration Awards

    16/11/2011

    A student from UWE Bristol has won the student prize at the internationally acclaimed Cheltenham Illustration Awards.

    Brittany Molineux, a year 2 Illustration student, was presented with first prize for her winning entry, "Heavenly Reindeer Tale" at a recent awards ceremony hosted by the University of Gloucestershire and received an Apple IMac computer.

  • UWE Bristol animations selected for Encounters Short Film Festival

    15/11/2011

    Second year MA animation student Emma Windsor from UWE Bristol has had a short animated film 'MiLK HaRE' selected for screening at the 17th Encounters Bristol International Film Festival this November.

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