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  • UWE Bristol supports plans for region's University Technical College

    10/10/2011

    UWE Bristol is helping City of Bristol College with the plans for a University Technical College (UTC), which have been given the go-ahead to progress to the next stage. The UTC, which is proposed to be known as Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy, plans to offer up to 600 students from the age of 14 an innovative approach to learning through full-time study linked to real projects.

  • Paul Moore to speak at UWE's St Matthias Lecture

    10/10/2011

    Monday 17 October 2011, 19:30-22:00

    Chapel Lecture Theatre, St Matthias Campus

    Paul Moore, former Head of Group Regulatory Risk at HBOS, will deliver The St Matthias Lecture on Monday 17 October 2011, 19:30 – 22:00 at the University of the West of England's St Matthias Campus.

  • UWE brings together world leading experts in bio-sensing technology to Amsterdam

    03/10/2011

    Amsterdam will be the focus for the international bio-sensing technology community in October when the University of the West of England's, Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology (IBST) and scientific publisher, Elsevier host the '2nd International Conference on Bio-sensing Technology' (10-12 October 2011).

  • David Willetts meets RoboThespian™ at UWE

    26/09/2011

    The Minister for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts, dropped in on the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) at the University of the West of England today [26 September 2011] where he was greeted by a robot called RoboThespian™.

  • Universities essential to government's growth plans

    19/09/2011

    Today (Monday 19 September) the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and University Alliance has published, 'Growing the Future: universities leading, changing and creating the regional economy,' which argues that the government needs to take steps to ensure that universities are central to its growth strategy.

  • UWE shares £16 million as leader of new SW UK creative industries hub

    16/08/2011

    The University of the West of England (UWE) has been chosen to lead one of four prestigious Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

  • UWE's 3D print experts link up with engineering firm Renishaw

    15/08/2011

    Art meets science with the start of a three-year £178,000 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between print experts from the University of the West of England and precision engineering firm Renishaw. UWE's expertise in 3D printing will help Renishaw reduce costs and enter new markets by making full use of its rapid 3D prototyping equipment in the design and manufacture of new products.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Sir John Bourn KCB

    21/07/2011

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Sir John Bourn KCB in recognition of his outstanding contribution to public service and in recognition of his active relationship with the University.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Miles Templeman

    21/07/2011

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Miles Templeman in recognition of his significant contribution to the regeneration and competitiveness of regional business along with his representation of UK business directors both nationally and internationally.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Ruby McGregor-Smith

    21/07/2011

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Ruby McGregor-Smith in recognition of her significant national and local contribution to business through the distinctive culture she has created within MITIE.

  • Family businesses: 'Success and Familiness Go Hand in Hand' according to new research

    15/07/2011

    Against the backdrop of the toughest economic times in living memory, family businesses seem to be not only surviving, but thriving, according to research conducted by law firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards and the University of the West of England (UWE).

  • Healthy living, fair-trade and robotics workshops win top prizes at UWE's theBizIdea competition

    12/07/2011

    An inspiring opening to this year's theBizIdea awards ceremony by keynote speaker Fraser Doherty set the tone for this celebration of the enterprising achievements of a record number of graduates, students and staff who took part in this year's newly formatted competition. It's never too soon to set up your own business, according to Fraser, who at the age of 21 already has many years of experience behind him with his successful company SuperJam. Fraser continues to grow his business and profits from his recipe book, which includes his grandmother's famous recipes, are funding a charity providing tea dances for pensioners.

  • UWE student wins RSA prize for innovative toaster design

    04/07/2011

    A student from the University of the West of England has won a prestigious RSA Student Design Award prize, ‘the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Award' of £700 for an innovative take on the humble toaster.

    James Eelbeck is in his final year of the Product Design Technology course at UWE and has won the award for his design called ‘Love Toast'. The category brief was ‘Make something disappear: use design to eliminate waste, overproduction or excessive consumption'.

  • UWE + Chinese partners hold workshop on innovative technologies for the food industry

    28/06/2011

    Food quality and safety is the global issue that will be addressed at a free two day workshop hosted by the University of the West of England (UWE) on 21-22 July 2011, bringing together academics and business leaders from the UK and China to discuss innovative technologies for the food industry.

  • UWE's Centre for Fine Print Research shaping our future

    22/06/2011

    The Centre for Fine Print Research, part of the Department of Art and Design at UWE, has been cited in a report by Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Universities UK (UUK) to mark Universities Week 2011.

    The report, Big Ideas for the Future, uncovers the top 100 pieces of research that will shape our future. CFPR is referred to twice in the report, in relation to how research can inform and enhance the commercial sector by working in partnership with businesses organisations.

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