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  • Leggings to improve running speed, seed saver + hand massager feature at UWE's design show

    08/06/2011

    Plan + Make' 10 June 2011, 17.00 - 21.00
    R Block, UWE Frenchay Campus

    Final year degree projects that feature an array of innovative ideas including a hand massager for people with arthritis, leggings designed to improve running speed and a nifty device for gardeners to save seeds will be on display at ‘Plan + Make' at the University of the West of England on 10 June.

  • Universities and businesses must work together to shape tomorrow's workforce

    31/05/2011

    This is the key message of a lecture given by Nick Wilson, (Managing Director, Hewlett Packard UK and Ireland) at the University of the West of England on Wednesday 1 June at 18.00.

    Nick Wilson, who leads the UK and Ireland operations of the world’s largest technology company, says that partnerships between universities and businesses are essential in delivering skilled innovators who can quickly make a contribution into the UK workforce.

  • It's a virtual life for students at UWE's new Education Innovation Centre

    31/05/2011

    UWE's new Education Innovation Centre will be launched at Frenchay Campus on 1 June 2011 at 15.15.

    Students can now learn in simulated work and home settings thanks to a new state-of-the-art Education Innovation Centre (EIC) at the heart of the University of the West of England's expanding Frenchay Campus.

  • Meet the leaders of industry at UWE

    23/05/2011

    Sam Laidlaw, CEO, Centrica plc will share his views on socially responsible business leadership at the next talk in the University of the West of England’s Distinguished Executive Address Series on Tuesday 24 May 2011, 18.00 –20.30 at the University of the West of England's Frenchay Campus.

  • Team UWE triumph in national business challenge

    03/05/2011

    Six enterprising students from the University of the West of England have won the £3000 top prize in the Grand Finals of FLUX500, an intense national business challenge competition. The UWE team triumphed against 31 teams from universities across the UK at the event which was hosted by City of Bristol College at its South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove, and sponsored by Experian.

  • University know-how to help SW business grow

    07/04/2011

    Businesses in the South West are set to benefit from a new initiative to help their businesses grow by engaging with academics from Bristol Business School who will share their latest research, understanding and insights.

  • Meet the leaders of industry at UWE

    06/04/2011

    Brendan Barber, General Secretary of TUC will share his views on the current budget deficit at the next talk in the University of the West of England’s Spring Distinguished Executive Address Series on Wednesday 6 April 2011, 18:00 –20:30 at the Future Inns Cabot Circus Hotel, Bristol.

  • Dr Martin Bigg appointed as Director of the Environmental Technologies iNet

    05/04/2011

    The University of the West of England is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Martin Bigg as Director of the Environmental Technologies iNet. He joins the £2 million UWE-led project, which provides support to businesses in the South West’s cleantech sector, from the Environment Agency, where he was Head of Industry and Waste Regulation.

  • UWE Ventures ® Wins UKBI Achievement in Business Incubation Award 2011

    04/04/2011

    The support that the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE) provides its clients and the innovative services it offers has been recognised by UKBI, the leading professional body on the development and support of business incubation environments.  UWE Ventures has been awarded the 2011 Achievement in Business Incubation Award at the UKBI annual conference.

  • Burges Salmon choose UWE for legal training

    30/03/2011

    The Bristol Institute of Legal Practice (BILP) at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE) has been confirmed by leading Bristol law firm, Burges Salmon as one of its preferred providers for the study of the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice course by its prospective trainees.

  • Meet the leaders of industry at UWE

    30/03/2011

    Susan Taylor Martin, President, Global Investment Focus Accounts of Thomson Reuters will share her expertise on key global business trends at the next talk in the Spring Distinguished Executive Address Series on Thursday 31 March 2011, 18:00-20:30 at the University of the West of England's Frenchay Campus.

  • UWE + Denby Pottery push the boundaries in 3D ceramic print

    28/03/2011

    The University of the West of England is collaborating with Denby Pottery to push the boundaries in new techniques to print in 3D in ceramics. The Centre for Fine Print Research at UWE has been awarded almost £100k (£97,861) from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to further develop a technology which enables ceramic objects to be printed in 3D.

  • UWE Chancellor celebrates partnership success in SE Asia

    23/03/2011

    The University of the West of England in Bristol, United Kingdom is marking its longstanding partnership with Universities in South East (SE) Asia with a tour of Malaysia and Vietnam.

  • Meet the leaders of industry at UWE

    23/03/2011

    David Flory CBE, Deputy Chief Executive of NHS England, will share his expertise on change management at the next talk in the Spring Distinguished Executive Address Series on Thursday 24 March 2011, 18:00 –20:30 at the University of the West of England's Frenchay Campus.

  • Scanner helps Bristol team lead the way in Cancer research

    23/03/2011

    The delivery of a Veridex Circulating Tumour Cell (CTC) Scanner at the School of Clinical Sciences at Southmead Hospital is providing an exciting opportunity for a team of Bristol scientists and clinicians, to undertake potentially groundbreaking research into what controls cancer tumour cells and causes them to spread around the body.

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