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  • UWE celebrates CASE Europe matched funding success

    14/05/2012

    UWE Bristol has been named one of the outstanding fundraising universities in 2010-11 in the recent CASE Europe Matched Funding Awards.

  • How nurses were trained in the 1950's - UWE donates archive to Bristol Record Office

    10/05/2012

    UWE Bristol is marking International Nurse's Day by donating its collection of unique records of the training undergone by nurses sixty years ago to Bristol Record Office.

  • Travellers facing disruption from rain and floods required for study

    02/05/2012

    Following the wettest April on record in the UK, researchers at UWE, Bristol and the University of Leeds are calling for travellers who have faced disruption due to the recent wind, rain and flooding to share their experiences.

  • New interactive exhibit in At-Bristol challenges assumptions about appearance

    27/04/2012

    Researchers from UWE Bristol Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) are embarking on a new project that will result in an interactive exhibit 'Does Appearance Matter?' that challenges us all to think about assumptions we make about people on the basis of how they look.

  • UWE offers training to help people with facial disfigurement

    04/04/2012

    A training day for health professionals on Face IT, a new online psychological support tool for people with altered appearance, is being held at UWE Bristol on 17 April.

  • World's biggest ever cleft lip and palate research programme

    27/03/2012

    Parents of children born with a cleft lip and/or palate are being invited to enrol in the world's largest ever cleft research programme, launched in London today (Tuesday 27 March). Academics from the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) at UWE Bristol will bring their expertise in the psychology of appearance to the research project. The Universities of Bristol and Manchester will lead the research in partnership with a number of other universities and NHS partners including UWE Bristol.

  • Have I got cancer or haven't I? Medical staff confuse women with ductal carcinoma in situ

    21/03/2012

    Women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) need clear communication and tailored support to enable them to understand this complex breast condition, which has divided the medical profession when it comes to its perception and prognosis. That is the key finding of a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

  • UWE Bristol Science Communication Unit is a Centre of Excellence

    20/03/2012

    Groundbreaking research, innovative practical projects and world class postgraduate programmes have won the UWE Bristol Science Communication Unit (SCU) recognition as a Centre of Excellence.

  • UWE enhances student and staff health with smoke-free clinic

    08/03/2012

    UWE is supporting staff and students to cut down and give up smoking in a new partnership with NHS Smokefree Bristol and South Gloucestershire. UWE's health promotion strategy includes the introduction of a new smoke-free clinic which will be launched on Monday 12 March. The new clinic is based on successful models run by the NHS, which allow people to find the help and support they need in a straightforward and accessible way.

  • Researchers develop paper-thin device to test cholesterol levels

    28/02/2012

    Paper-thin sensors that use the latest technology in miniaturisation and printing could revolutionise the way point of care testing is carried out for cholesterol and lead to further applications and developments of the technology.

  • Cardiac arrest treatment study exceeds paramedic recruitment targets

    20/02/2012

    A pilot study by emergency care experts at UWE Bristol to test the best method of airway management to resuscitate out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients has exceeded target recruitment of paramedics from Great Western Ambulance Service (GWAS). The research team had hoped to recruit 150 paramedics but over 180 have signed up to be involved.

  • February is the month to 'Feel Good' at UWE Bristol

    02/02/2012

    Students from UWE Bristol will spring into action this month with a series of health and wellbeing events as part of 'Feel Good February'.

    Now in its sixth successful year, 'Feel Good February' is an opportunity for students and staff to focus on their health, fitness and wellbeing through a wide range of activities, taster sessions and events to help them get active and 'feel good'.

  • Cleft lip and palate in children: what is the impact on fathers?

    02/02/2012

    Fathers of children with the condition of cleft lip and palate are being sought for a study aimed at identifying the impacts of this on their lives, and if appropriate, their specific information and support needs. The research is being conducted by Nicola Stock, who is studying for an MSc while working at UWE Bristol's Centre for Appearance Research.

  • Health research showcased at UWE Bristol conference

    30/01/2012

    Wednesday 1 February 2012 09:30-13:00 Exhibition and Conference Centre

    UWE Bristol is hosting a conference that will showcase current health research in a range of specialist areas on Wednesday 1 February at the Exhibition and Conference Centre. The conference is the first of its kind to he hosted by UWE Bristol's Centre for Health and Clinical Research.

  • Flower power is route to health and employment

    26/01/2012

    Senior occupational therapy lecturer Jon Fieldhouse from UWE Bristol is leading an evaluation of South Gloucestershire's Organic Routes horticultural vocational rehabilitation service for mental health service users.

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