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  • 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.

  • UWE Bristol in top 12 universities for lowest levels of graduate unemployment

    12/07/2012

    UWE Bristol has maintained its strong position for graduate employment according to the latest figures on graduate destinations. The latest Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education figures, published by the Higher Education Statistics Authority, show that despite the recession and a very challenging year for graduate jobs, unemployment levels among UWE graduates only went up by 0.1% from 6.6% to 6.7%.

  • Golden Olympic trade opportunities for Bristol businesses

    21/06/2012

    Businesses in the South West are urged to make the most of golden Olympic opportunities for trade, with the London 2012 Games giving an estimated £21 billion boost to the British economy.

    UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) South West, in partnership with the RELAYS Project, is running a series of events in Plymouth, Bristol and Gloucester in July, for companies to learn about trade opportunities with sub-Saharan nations keen to do business with the UK.

  • UWE and HP pilot new project to digitally reconnect North Bristol communities

    13/06/2012

    Communities in Lockleaze are the first to benefit from a new initiative from neighbours UWE Bristol and HP aimed at reconnecting groups that are digitally excluded in a rapidly expanding technological age.

  • Single parents need more support in search for jobs, says new research

    11/06/2012

    Despite wanting to work, single parents on Job Seeker's Allowance (JSA) are not getting the support and training they need to gain quality employment, according to major new research by the Single Parent Action Network (SPAN) and UWE Bristol. The report's Bristol launch will take place at UWE on 21 June 2012.

  • UWE Professor leads Bristol bid for EU Green Capital Award

    30/05/2012

    Professor Martin Bigg, Chair of the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, Professor of Environmental Technology Innovation at UWE Bristol and Director of the Environmental iNet (a UWE sponsored initiative supporting green businesses in the South West), will be part of a team on a unique mission to Brussels on 8 June 2012.

  • An environmentally friendly robot

    01/05/2012

    Robots that decompose once they have reached the end of their mission could soon be deployed in the environment, thanks to a Research Project Grant of over £200,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.

  • UWE Bristol and M Shed co-host conference on West Country writing

    01/05/2012

    M Shed Bristol 11 and 12 May 2012

    The Regional History Centre at UWE Bristol and the M Shed museum will co-host a two day conference at M Shed on 11 and 12 May 2012 that will explore the historical contribution of writers and writing to the making of the English West Country.

  • Bristol mayor referendum:UWE Bristol expert available

    01/05/2012

    Professor Robin Hambleton from UWE Bristol is available for media interviews relating to the Directly Elected Mayoral debate.

    Robin Hambleton is Professor of City Leadership in the Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments, UWE, Bristol. He is an international expert on civic leadership and local governance, and has provided advice to local authority leaders and Directly Elected Mayors (DEMs) in many countries

  • Get Paid: UWE Bristol researcher, Dr Salima Paul, provides trade credit advice for small businesses

    05/04/2012

    UWE Bristol's Dr Salima Paul, in collaboration with Professor Rebecca Boden (University of Roehampton), has published a report, 'Getting Paid: lessons for and from SMEs', commissioned and funded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This was the first major qualitative study of the problems faced by UK businesses being paid late. Dr Paul interviewed 40 UK firms and their larger suppliers to gain a better understanding of the factors that influence payment arrangements and relationships between companies.

  • National Employee Savings Trust (NEST): Who gains, who loses?

    26/03/2012

    National Employee Savings Trust (NEST): Who gains, who loses? was the topical subject of a recent one day event at UWE Bristol exploring the impact of the National Employee Savings Trust initiative to be introduced in 2012.

  • £1,000 subsidy to help environmental business employ 'green undergraduates'

    26/03/2012

    A new funding initiative providing environmental businesses with £1,000 towards the temporary recruitment of an undergraduate has been launched by UWE Bristol and the Environmental Technologies iNet.

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