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  • Scaffolder turned UWE art student wins Jerwood Drawing Prize

    27/09/2011

    Student Kristian Fletcher from the University of the West of England has just won the Jerwood Visual Art's prestigious Student Drawing Prize.

  • UWE law graduate organises concert to raise awareness of child abuse

    09/09/2011

    Gloryfest 2011 Colston Hall Bristol Sunday 18 September 2011

    Rebecca Berryman, a Law graduate from the University of the West of England, has co-organised a major concert, 'Gloryfest 2011' that will highlight awareness of child abuse and its impact on our community.

    'Gloryfest 2011' brings together people from all backgrounds and takes place at the Colston Hall in Bristol on Sunday 18 September at 19:00.

  • UWE historians launch new Cricklade book as part of Wiltshire VCH series

    01/09/2011

    Launch of A History of Wiltshire XVIII: Cricklade and Environs

    Cricklade United Church Hall, Calcutt Street, Cricklade, SN6 6AZ

    Saturday 10 September 2011, 2.00 – 5.00pm

    The latest volume in the Wiltshire Victoria County History (VCH) series, on Cricklade and its Environs, is about to be launched on 10 September by Wiltshire Council and historians from the University of the West of England. The Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire, John Bush OBE, will formally present a copy of the new volume to the leader of Wiltshire Council, Councillor Jane Scott, at the United Church Hall in Cricklade.

  • Royal Photographic Society awards Saxby Medal to UWE Fine Print researcher

    31/08/2011

    David Huson, research fellow in the University of the West of England's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR),has been awarded the Saxby Medal by the Royal Photographic Society in their annual awards.

  • UWE shares £16 million as leader of new SW UK creative industries hub

    16/08/2011

    The University of the West of England (UWE) has been chosen to lead one of four prestigious Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

  • UWE's 3D print experts link up with engineering firm Renishaw

    15/08/2011

    Art meets science with the start of a three-year £178,000 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between print experts from the University of the West of England and precision engineering firm Renishaw. UWE's expertise in 3D printing will help Renishaw reduce costs and enter new markets by making full use of its rapid 3D prototyping equipment in the design and manufacture of new products.

  • UWE animation students win Crazy Horse short film competition in Stuttgart

    25/07/2011

    Final year students from the University of the West of England's Bristol School of Animation, Constantinos Mavromichalis and Dane Winn, have won the Crazy Horse Session, a competition at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. They competed with other teams of international animators to create a short film using the festival mascot – a Crazy Horse - in just 48 hours.

  • UWE Gospel Choir runner up in national competition

    20/07/2011

    The University of the West of England Gospel Choir has come second in a national competition to find the University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY). Eight choirs sung their hearts out at the final on 16 July at the Peacock Theatre at Sadler's Wells and as runners up UWE's Gospel Choir, which currently comprises 15 students and staff, will perform alongside the London Community Gospel Choir at a special event this coming Autumn.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Michael Rosen

    20/07/2011

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters to Michael Rosen in recognition of his significant contribution to and impact on primary education and English literature.

  • UWE student leads the fashion pack

    18/07/2011

    UWE Fashion Design student Emily Smeaton has won the Warehouse Design Competition, which is awarded in association with the British Fashion Council.

  • Sea, air and light come to life in Extreme Wave exhibition

    14/07/2011

    Dramatic seascapes by visiting University of the West of England Research Fellow Dr Janette Kerr are on show this summer focussing on the seas around Shetland. The exhibition of works in paint, graphite, charcoal and chalk is at the Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland, until 14 August.

  • Magical musical gloves make debut at TED Edinburgh

    08/07/2011

    Imogen Heap will quite literally have an audience eating out of the palm of her hand when she takes to the stage next week at the TED conference Edinburgh, to perform with her 'magical musical gloves' which have been developed by Dr Tom Mitchell, a lecturer and researcher from the University of the West of England.

  • Feminism in Action conference comes to UWE

    04/07/2011

    The University of the West of England's Gender Studies Research Group will mark its first anniversary by bringing some of the world and UK's foremost feminist thinkers to the University on Monday 11 July 2011 for a free one day seminar – Feminism in Action.

  • UWE fashion student wins Chevrolet design prize

    29/06/2011

    Fashion student Lucy Lambert from the University of the West of England has come first in the national rounds of the Chevrolet international art and design competition. Lucy will receive the 1200 euro award for her 'retro' evening wear design at a prize-giving during the Moving Motor Show at Goodwood's Festival of Speed on 30 June.

  • UWE's Centre for Fine Print Research shaping our future

    22/06/2011

    The Centre for Fine Print Research, part of the Department of Art and Design at UWE, has been cited in a report by Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Universities UK (UUK) to mark Universities Week 2011.

    The report, Big Ideas for the Future, uncovers the top 100 pieces of research that will shape our future. CFPR is referred to twice in the report, in relation to how research can inform and enhance the commercial sector by working in partnership with businesses organisations.

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