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  • World's first 'before and after' study of the impact of a Directly Elected Mayor

    16/10/2012

    What impact will a Directly Elected Mayor have on the way Bristol is governed? A team of experts from Bristol's two universities will examine the difference that the introduction of a Directly Elected Mayor will make in what is believed to be a 'world first' in urban studies.

  • UWE Bristol celebrates 20th birthday as a University

    02/10/2012

    Memories, Milestones and Moving forward

    UWE Bristol celebrates 20th birthday as a University

    UWE Bristol is celebrating 20 successful years as a University in October, with a raft of memorable achievements to look back on and great hopes for the future.

  • UWE graduate launches biography of the 'best president Nigeria never had'

    01/10/2012

    Recent graduate Adedara Oduguwa is launching his book, Chief Obafemi Awolowo: The Political Moses, on 1 October (today) at UWE Bristol.

  • EMMY nomination for UWE Bristol sound expert

    24/09/2012

    UWE Bristol lecturer Martyn Harries has been nominated for an EMMY at the forthcoming annual awards in October for his sound work on the BBC Natural History Unit documentary 'Madagascar'. The nomination is shared with the score composer Sarah Class.

  • Student Finance hotline at UWE Bristol

    17/09/2012

    Student Finance Day – 20 September 2012

    UWE Bristol is providing a special hotline on 20 September 2012 -Student Finance Day - for students considering entry to university in autumn 2013. The hotline (0117) 328 1111 is open to all young people wanting to find out more about the costs of going to university, not just those who are applying to UWE Bristol.

  • UWE appoints Gabriel Scally as director of WHO research centre

    11/09/2012

    Professor Gabriel Scally has been appointed as Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments, which is based at UWE Bristol.

  • UWE Bristol researchers develop virtual consulting room to help doctors' spot early signs of cancer

    10/09/2012

    An on-line virtual patient simulation called GP Sim, designed to help GPs learn more about the early signs of cancer, has been applauded by doctors at trial stage. The impact of this tool is likely to be significant following recent concerns voiced by Cancer UK and reported in the media about delayed cancer diagnosis.

  • Could ancient Egyptians hold the key to 3D printed ceramics?

    06/09/2012

    A 7,000 year old technique, known as Egyptian Paste (also known as Faience), could offer a potential process and material for use in the latest 3D printing techniques of ceramics, according to researchers at UWE Bristol.

  • Emergency ambulance redesign wins international award

    28/08/2012

    UWE Bristol researcher Professor Jonathan Benger provided the clinical expertise for a radical design overhaul of the ambulance interior that has won an international design award. The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has awarded the Emergency Ambulance Project a Silver Award for Research in its 2012 International Design Excellence Awards.

  • Bristol holds welcoming reception for Kenyan Paralympic athletes

    15/08/2012

    A squad of 14 athletes and six guide runners is being welcomed to Bristol at a special reception today as the countdown begins to the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The Kenyan athletes will be based in UWE Bristol's student village for a week in the lead-up to the Paralympic Games which take place from 28 August to 9 September.

  • UWE Bristol to host 20th anniversary celebration event

    13/08/2012

    UWE Bristol alumni and staff are invited to reminisce and celebrate the achievements of the University at a special 20th anniversary celebration event. The all day event will take place on Saturday 6 October 2012 at UWE's Frenchay Campus.

  • UWE Bristol and HP partner to bring clean energy to Kenyan orphanage

    27/07/2012

    UWE Bristol in partnership with HP, has unveiled a new biodigester* at Baraka Children's Home, an orphanage in Nguu Tatu village just north of Mombasa, Kenya. This is the first step in a wider initiative to improve the quality of life for Kenya's children: the Empower Kenya project.

  • UWE and Kaplan welcome international students to Bristol

    28/06/2012

    The University of the West of England, (UWE Bristol) and Kaplan, the educational and career services provider are to create a new international college, based at UWE's Frenchay Campus in Bristol.

  • UWE alumnus elected Chief Executive of Hong Kong

    03/04/2012

    Dr Leung Chun-ying, Pro Chancellor and alumnus of UWE Bristol, has been chosen as Hong Kong's new leader. The self-made business man, who graduated from UWE's precursor, Bristol Polytechnic, in the late 1970s, has been elected as the new Chief Executive of Hong Kong.

  • 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.

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