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  • Research team says 'talking bollocks' could save your life

    18/06/2012

    UWE Bristol Social Marketing Centre, patient support group 'It's in the Bag' and Bristol Testicular Cancer Service based at Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC) are working in partnership to encourage young male students to get involved in designing a campaign to build awareness of the symptoms of testicular cancer.

  • Reorganisation of NHS cleft services shows improved care for children

    13/06/2012

    A new study has found the reorganisation of NHS services for children in the UK with cleft lip and palate has improved standards of care. It has also led to a co-ordinated approach to national cleft research that has the potential to improve health and treatment worldwide. Professor Nichola Rumsey from UWE Bristol's Centre for Appearance Research is one of the authors of the paper.

  • Healthy planet indicator bugs and blubber gloves at UWE Bristol's Festival of Nature display

    12/06/2012

    Visitors to UWE Bristol's tent at this year's Bristol Festival of Nature will be able to look for indicator bugs, lichens and micro-organisms under the microscope and learn how their presence or absence reveals the health of the environment.

  • 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 hosts breast cancer conference to highlight local and international clinical and service developments

    11/06/2012

    Friday 15 June 2012 09:00 to 16:00

    UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre

    Scientists, clinicians and cancer care service providers will present a range of initiatives happening locally and internationally, at a special conference about breast cancer. Breast Cancer- United Care will highlight how co-ordination between services and clinicians is the key to providing the best service to breast cancer patients.

  • Queen receives new Wiltshire history volume to mark Diamond Jubilee

    11/06/2012

    UWE Bristol historian Dr Virginia Bainbridge has presented a beautiful specially-inscribed copy of the Victoria County History of Wiltshire to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The new volume, on Cricklade and Environs, is part of the definitive history of Wiltshire which has been underway since 1947, with research led by UWE's history department since 2004.

  • UWE Bristol student gains recognition for wild orchid research

    29/05/2012

    A UWE Bristol student is pursuing a passion for researching wild orchids alongside his undergraduate history degree.

    At 21, Dino Zelenika is used to being the youngest person at the various orchid associations and meetings he attends. Despite his age Dino has already carried out field research into wild orchids in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH) where he was born. This research with his photos will feature in the latest issue of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) journal The Orchid Review. The Orchid Review is the oldest and most influential orchid magazine in the world, and has been published since 1893, when Victorian society was in the grip of orchid mania.

  • Greek God Hermes inspires new music app

    21/05/2012

    The Greek God Hermes is the inspiration behind a new app called On a theme of Hermes designed by SATSYMPH who comprise UWE Bristol lecturer Philip Phelps, composer Marc Yeats and Bristol based poet Ralph Hoyte.

  • 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.

  • UK's largest robot lab opens for business

    10/05/2012

    Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), the largest robotics laboratory of its type in the UK was officially opened on 10 May 2012 by the Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities and Science.

  • UWE deal to commercialise groundbreaking 3D printable ceramic material

    02/05/2012

    Print experts from UWE Bristol's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) have developed a new 3D printable ceramic material called ViriClay. The team led by Professor Steve Hoskins and Dave Huson has developed and patented the material which allows the printing of ceramic objects directly in 3D, saving time and money.

  • 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.

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