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  • Health Integration Team (HIT) proposal success!

    01/10/2012

    Marcus Grant, Deputy Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Cities and Urban Planning has co-led a successful application to establish a Health Integration Team in Bristol focussing on the nature and quality of residential built environments as wider determinants of health.

    Marcus co-led the bid with Suzanne Audrey, Research Fellow with the DECIPHer (Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health improvement) UKCRC research centre of excellence in the School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol. The bid was supported by a strong team of representatives from public health, local government and academia who have already been central in establishing Bristol as a centre of excellence for research on the impact of the built environment on the wider determinants of health.

  • UWE graduate launches biography of the 'best president Nigeria never had'

    01/10/2012

    Recent graduate Adedara Oduguwa is launching his book, Chief Obafemi Awolowo: The Political Moses, on 1 October (today) at UWE Bristol.

  • Could ancient Egyptians hold the key to 3D printed ceramics?

    06/09/2012

    A 7,000 year old technique, known as Egyptian Paste (also known as Faience), could offer a potential process and material for use in the latest 3D printing techniques of ceramics, according to researchers at UWE Bristol.

  • New Director of Finance for UWE Bristol

    30/08/2012

    William Liew will join UWE Bristol as Director of Finance on 12 November. He is currently Deputy Director of Finance at the University of Bristol. He will lead a strong team in Finance and will be joining the Vice-Chancellor's Executive.

  • UWE Bristol to host 20th anniversary celebration event

    13/08/2012

    UWE Bristol alumni and staff are invited to reminisce and celebrate the achievements of the University at a special 20th anniversary celebration event. The all day event will take place on Saturday 6 October 2012 at UWE's Frenchay Campus.

  • 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.

  • UWE boosts business for sports wheelchair charity Motivation

    07/08/2012

    UWE Bristol business studies graduate Jason Williams is helping international charity Motivation increase its income-generating activities, so it can support more disabled people across the world. The charity's work is being showcased at an event to be held on 16 August at the Pump Rooms in Bath, celebrating links between West of England businesses and the Paralympics.

  • UWE Bristol cheer on student Andrew Pozzi on his Olympic debut

    03/08/2012

    UWE Bristol staff and students will be cheering on Business student Andrew Pozzi as he makes his Olympic debut next week. Andrew will compete in the opening round of the 110 metres hurdles at the Olympic Stadium on the morning of Tuesday 7 August.

  • UWE Bristol and HP partner to bring clean energy to Kenyan orphanage

    27/07/2012

    UWE Bristol in partnership with HP, has unveiled a new biodigester* at Baraka Children's Home, an orphanage in Nguu Tatu village just north of Mombasa, Kenya. This is the first step in a wider initiative to improve the quality of life for Kenya's children: the Empower Kenya project.

  • UWE Bristol bamboo clothing entrepreneur has TV debut

    24/07/2012

    Young entrepreneur, Ed Cheney and his bamboo T-shirt business, Maboo will feature in a new business show, The Angel, which launches on Sky 1 at 20:00 tonight [24 July 2012]. The Angel is fronted by billionaire investor John Caudwell of Phones4U fame and presented by Amanda Byram of the Total Wipeout show.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Gerald Lee

    24/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Master of Business Administration to Gerald Lee in recognition of his leadership and transformation of St Monica Trust and for its role in providing groundbreaking services to the elderly and those with dementia.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Ken Hames

    23/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Ken Hames in recognition of his outstanding achievements in leadership and motivation and, in particular, his work supporting young people with disabilities faced with extraordinary challenges.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Stephen Lansdown

    20/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Stephen Lansdown in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Bristol, noting the success of Hargreaves Lansdown plc, his contribution to sport - especially his involvement with Bristol City Football Club - and his help and advice to UWE Bristol in respect of its investment fund and Investment Committee.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Richard Pendlebury MBE DL

    20/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Richard Pendlebury MBE DL in recognition of his social entrepreneurship and services to the charitable sector.

  • Masculinity and the link with the banking crisis

    17/07/2012

    An article on the role of masculinity in the ongoing financial crisis has been published in the July issue of Organisation journal. The article, entitled 'Managing Masculinity/Mismanaging the Corporation' is, according its co-author, Professor David Knights from UWE Bristol, highly topical due to the range of current issues surrounding banking, the LIBOR rate and executive bonuses.

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