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  • Tasty tie-up between UWE and The Bart Ingredient Company aims to increase product range


    A new partnership signed between UWE Bristol and Bristol-based company The Bart Ingredient Company will lead to a wider product range, more efficient manufacturing and improved stock control.

    The government supported Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is worth £120,000 over a two-year period. KTPs involve a three-way link-up between a company, a University and a recent graduate to undertake a specific project.

  • Digital music: 28% is pirated - how the industry can fight back


    New research estimates that 28% of digital music world-wide is pirated using illegal file-sharing. The findings shed light on financial difficulties in the music industry experienced by companies such as HMV.

    Recently published results from ten countries showed the level of illegal downloads ranged from 14% in Germany to 44% in Spain.

  • Secret City sells out screenings


    A film by a current lecturer and former professor from UWE Bristol, that lifts the lid on the inner workings of the city of London, has sold out three screenings in Bristol and London.

    Secret City was written by Lee Salter, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at UWE, and directed by Michael Channan, Professor of Film and Video at the University of Roehampton. The film uncovers the hidden history of the institutions at the heart of the economic crisis and shines a spot light on the complex relationships between these corporations, the Government, the Monarchy, the Church and Greater London, in terms of the global economy.

  • Approval for Sainsbury's at Memorial means UWE Stadium will be built


    Last night majority approval of 6 votes to 3 was given at City Hall at a meeting to discuss plans to build a Sainsbury's supermarket on the site of the current Memorial ground, the home of Bristol Rovers. The deal now gives Bristol Rovers the funding to build the stadium.

    The approval means that, subject to Secretary of State sign off, the work will begin on the new UWE Stadium this summer.

  • Tenner Tournament challenges UWE Bristol students and staff to 'grow money' for Deki microloan charity


    Students and staff from UWE Bristol are being encouraged to take part in an unusual fundraising event, 'the Tenner Tournament', organised by Bristol based microloan charity Deki, that starts off with the charity donating a 'tenner' to those who agree to participate.

    The challenge is to make as much money as possible from £10 in the month of February. The team or individual raising the most money with the initial £10 will win a prize of £250 in vouchers from Love2shop.

  • Intelligent 3D image technology could enable targeted out-of-home advertising


    Directed advertising is common in online shopping and in social media but is not currently an option in the out-of-home digital environment due to the technical challenges involved.

  • UWE Bristol becomes CISI Centre of Excellence


    The University of the West of England has signed an agreement with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) which recognises the University as a Centre of Excellence in Finance teaching.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Professor Dato' Dr. Hassan Said


    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Professor Dato' Dr. Hassan Said.

  • Robotics set to 'revolutionise the UK economy in the next 20 years'


    Britain's desire to be at the forefront of robotics research has been reinforced by universities minister David Willetts, who saw world-leading technology when he visited the Bristol Robotics Lab yesterday [Monday, 12 November].

  • UWE Bristol celebrates student internship success


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    UWE Bristol's talented crop of student interns and entrepreneurs were celebrated at a recent award ceremony to mark their achievements.

    The awards mark the success of three new initiatives launched by the University's Employer Partnership Services Team this year: 2012 Undergraduate Internships Scheme, Green Internship Scheme and Enterprise Internship Scheme.

  • UWE graduate makes Shell Live WIRE's 'Hot 40' entrepreneur's list


    Tom Anderson-Dixon, 25, from Bedminster, Bristol is in the running for £10,000 Young Entrepreneur of the Year prize. Tom who studied Business Enterprise at UWE Bristol has been named on Shell LiveWIRE's annual 'Hot 40' entrepreneur list, a shortlist of the best and most innovative business people under the age of 30 years old in the UK.

  • UWE Bristol strengthens industry partnership with Aardman


    Pitch Fest and Talent Showcase brings students together with leading creatives

    As part of the growing partnership with Aardman Animations, BA and MA Animation students at the Bristol School of Animation, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are invited for the first time to take part in Aardman's annual Pitch Fest for Broadcast and Digital.

  • Bristol businesses to benefit from academic expertise


    Businesses in Bristol are set to benefit from a new scheme led by a team of UWE Bristol academics with funding from the ESRC [Economic and Social Research Council]. The UWE team, led by Professor Nicholas O'Regan, will work closely with local businesses to find out what businesses need to enhance their competitiveness. The team includes marketing expert Dr Tim Hughes and business transformation specialist Dr Glenn Parry.

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


    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.

  • Bus tour to deliver business StartUp message to UWE students


    A double-decker bus organised by national enterprise campaign StartUp Britain will help to mobilise UWE students' enterprise potential by taking a team of entrepreneurs, business authors and experts to Frenchay campus on Thursday October 18.

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