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  • £1.2million study to help children with speech problems

    21/02/2011

    A major new research study that will identify and evaluate the types of treatment available for pre-school children with speech and language difficulties has been launched at Frenchay Hospital.

  • UWE radiography student wins top overseas placement

    09/02/2011

    University of the West of England radiotherapy student David Evans has won a prestigious international elective placement in the 2010 Society of Radiographers Work the World Competition.

  • 'Feel Good' at UWE during February

    07/02/2011

    Students from the University of the West of England are set to keep the winter blues at bay this month with a series of health and wellbeing events as part of 'Feel Good February'. Now in its fifth successful year, Feel Good February is an opportunity for students and staff to focus on their health, fitness and wellbeing through a wide range of activities, taster sessions and events to help them get active and 'feel good'.

  • Breast cancer study seeks BME and Caucasian women

    01/02/2011

    A researcher from the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) at the University of the West of England (UWE) would like to explore Black, South Asian and Caucasian women's experiences of being diagnosed and treated for breast cancer.

  • Do female footballers ignore pain to stay in the game?

    25/01/2011

    There are key sociological and psychological factors that affect the way girl and women footballers experience pain, injury and risk according to a new study by a researcher at the University of the West of England.

  • 'Keep moving if you have joint pain' says UWE researcher

    24/01/2011

    A researcher from the University of the West of England has been awarded two grants to fund work that will encourage people with serious joint conditions to move and excercise more.

  • Placements lead to homeless Occupational Therapy service

    24/01/2011

    A student placement partnership between the University of the West of England and charity Places for People has been so successful that the charity has recognised the value of occupational therapy (OT) and now employs two full time occupational therapists.

  • UWE offers unique Masters by Research degree in Bio-sensing

    14/12/2010

    The University of the West of England has just announced a ground-breaking Masters by Research degree in Bio-Sensing Technology. It is being aimed at new graduates, research scientists or scientists from commercial companies who wish to expand their expertise or solve practical issues related to development of these novel technologies.

  • UWE Professor shows how many bugs make light work

    29/11/2010

    Inaugural lecture - Thursday 16 December 18:00 Room 2D07 Frenchay Campus A professor from the University of the West of England will present her inaugural lecture on bioluminesence and give insight into how this natural phenomenon has been used to make biomarkers that are making exciting breakthroughs in several areas of health research.

  • Cycling is all about 'me time'and a return to childhood

    24/11/2010

    A ground breaking study into the image of cycling in Britain by a research team from the University of the West of England has revealed that people who regularly make small trips by bike are primarily motivated to get on their bikes by the sense of freedom, the opportunity for a bit of 'me time' and feelings that bring about memories of childhood.

  • £7.5 million won by UWE to create growth in SW

    23/11/2010

    The University of the West of England will lead three out of five iNets granted to the South West region. An investment of £13 million including European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) will create opportunities for businesses and researchers in the South West to develop networks to support job creation and product development. The iNets will run for three years from 2010 – 2013.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Professor Eric Thomas

    10/11/2010

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Professor Eric Thomas in recognition of his considerable leadership in higher education, and, more specifically, his role in leading Bristol's Science City and in developing sustainable partnerships between the University of Bristol and UWE.

  • UWE animation students promote cancer research

    26/04/2010

    A team of Animation students from the School of Creative Arts at the University of the West of England (UWE) have won first prize in a competition organised by the charity, Killing Cancer.

  • UWE + Malaysia partnerships cemented during recent visit

    17/03/2010

    A recent visit by a research team from the Institute for Bio Sensing Technology (IBST) at the University of the West of England to Malaysia has lead to further collaborations with universities and industry contacts in the country.

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