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  • 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.

  • New Banksy book – The Bristol Legacy

    26/03/2012

    Banksy: The Bristol Legacy

    Edited by Paul Gough

    Redcliffe Press

    Published April 2012

    160pp 100 (mainly colour) illustrations softback £14.99

    The Banksy v Bristol Museum exhibition held in 2009 was arguably the most successful exhibition held in the city attracting record numbers of visitors who queued for hours to witness what some may consider to be the most anarchic ever takeover of an established regional museum.

  • UWE Bristol students and staff get ready to carry the Olympic Flame as part of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

    20/03/2012

    Students and staff from UWE Bristol are celebrating today as it was announced that a quartet of Torchbearers have been chosen to represent the University as part of Samsung's nomination programme for the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

  • Meet the leaders of industry at UWE Bristol

    19/03/2012

    Thursday 22 March 2012, 18:00-20:30, Frenchay Campus

    Christine Hodgson, CEO of Capgemini will explain how businesses can benefit from embracing technology at the next Distinguished Executive Address at UWE Bristol.

    'Embracing Technology for Success' will address: Digital Transformation – how technology is moving from the 'engine room' to helping businesses connect with their customers. Christine will explain how successful organisations are using technology to drive efficient business and better customer experiences.

  • UWE debate to focus on legalisation of prostitution

    16/03/2012

    A debate organised by the Women Law Students Forum at UWE Bristol will feature Julie Bindel, a renowned feminist freelance journalist who will argue against the legalisation and decriminalisation of prostitution and Jean Johnson, a WI Representative campaigning for the legalisation of brothels in the UK. The debate will take place at the Frenchay Campus of UWE at 16:30 on Monday 2 April 2012.

  • UWE Bristol wins two Intellectual Property Awards

    12/03/2012

    UWE Bristol has received two prestigious awards from the Intellectual Property Office for the Bloodhound@University project and a joint win for the Knowing and Growing project which is a collaboration with the University of York, the University of Sheffield and Southampton Solent University. UWE Bristol is the only university in the UK to pick up two Intellectual Property Awards.

  • UWE Bristol are double winners in Fairtrade Business Awards

    12/03/2012

    UWE Bristol has won two awards in the first ever Fairtrade Business Awards held in Bristol and sponsored by The Co-operative. The Awards were presented by the BBC's George Alagiah at a ceremony at Leigh Court on Friday 9 March [2012].

  • UWE Bristol and Bristol Law Society launch Legal Practice Work Placement Scheme 2012

    24/02/2012

    UWE Bristol and Bristol Law Society have jointly launched the 2012 work placement scheme exclusively for UWE Bristol Legal Practice Course students.

    UWE Bristol's LPC students will again be placed with firms in Bristol and beyond. Last year a number of students were able to secure legal employment on the basis of the scheme.

  • Meet the leaders of industry at UWE Bristol

    20/02/2012

    Wednesday 22 February 2012, 18:00-20:30, Frenchay Campus

    Peter Rogers, CEO of Babcock plc, will share his experience of transforming a business at the next Distinguished Executive Address at UWE Bristol.

  • 'From screen stands to headphones, understanding the customer is key to great design' say UWE Bristol graduates

    14/02/2012

    UWE Bristol graduates, David Hayhurst and Gemma Beeching, have combined their expertise to form Product by Design, a company based in Bristol that specialises in putting the user at the heart of the product design process.

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