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  • What would it take to grow giving in the UK?

    14/10/2011

    Much more can be done to grow giving in the UK, say the authors of a report 'Growing Philanthropy in the United Kingdom' published today by researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE) and Indiana University's Centre on Philanthropy.

  • 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™.

  • Call for UK and international entries for FIRA RoboWorld Cup 2012

    06/09/2011

    Robots playing football and basketball, climbing, or running a marathon will all be on display at the FIRA RoboWorld Cup in Bristol from 20-25 August 2012. This is the first time the RoboWorld Cup has been held in the UK.

  • UWE historians launch new Cricklade book as part of Wiltshire VCH series

    01/09/2011

    Launch of A History of Wiltshire XVIII: Cricklade and Environs

    Cricklade United Church Hall, Calcutt Street, Cricklade, SN6 6AZ

    Saturday 10 September 2011, 2.00 – 5.00pm

    The latest volume in the Wiltshire Victoria County History (VCH) series, on Cricklade and its Environs, is about to be launched on 10 September by Wiltshire Council and historians from the University of the West of England. The Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire, John Bush OBE, will formally present a copy of the new volume to the leader of Wiltshire Council, Councillor Jane Scott, at the United Church Hall in Cricklade.

  • Royal Photographic Society awards Saxby Medal to UWE Fine Print researcher

    31/08/2011

    David Huson, research fellow in the University of the West of England's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR),has been awarded the Saxby Medal by the Royal Photographic Society in their annual awards.

  • International construction management experts gather at UWE

    31/08/2011

    International experts in construction management will gather at the University of the West of England from 5 – 7 September 2011 for the 27th Annual ARCOM Conference.

  • 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 environmental experts advise on sustainability for Durban's new airport city

    15/08/2011

    Experts from the University of the West of England's Faculty of Environment and Technology have developed a framework to ensure the long-term sustainable development of the land and infrastructure around Durban's new King Shaka International Airport.

  • Experts investigate best way to treat cardiac arrest

    01/08/2011

    The University of the West of England, the Great Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust (GWAS) and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, will conduct an investigation to ensure paramedics employ the best possible techniques when treating a patient who has suffered a cardiac arrest.

  • UWE research reveals travel time of rail passengers is increasingly well spent

    27/07/2011

    What do rail travellers do with their time on the move? How worthwhile do they consider this time to be? How do they equip themselves for using their time and do they plan in advance how to get the most out of their travel time?

    These are questions that the University of the West of England's Centre for Transport and Society (CTS) has explored through a national survey of over 20,000 rail passengers comparing the answers with the results from a similar study six years ago. The findings provide a unique insight into the experience of rail travel in Britain and how this is evolving in the face of rapid developments in information and communication technologies (ICTs).

  • Pregnant women support routine enquiry by midwives about domestic violence

    20/07/2011

    New research conducted at UWE, Bristol confirms that pregnant women believe that routine enquiry by midwives into domestic violence is a positive move forward. Midwives also report that domestic violence training has increased their confidence in dealing with positive disclosures and working collaboratively with other agencies. The research identified barriers to disclosure remain, often connected to the presence of a partner during consultations or language barriers.

  • Feminism in Action conference comes to UWE

    04/07/2011

    The University of the West of England's Gender Studies Research Group will mark its first anniversary by bringing some of the world and UK's foremost feminist thinkers to the University on Monday 11 July 2011 for a free one day seminar – Feminism in Action.

  • Year 12s get their hands on Bloodhound SSC at UWE

    30/06/2011

    Around 40 Year 12 students from across the UK will be among the first UK teenagers to see close up the latest developments on the groundbreaking Bloodhound SSC project in Bristol.

    Bloodhound SSC is a UK-led internationally renowned engineering initiative which aims to achieve 1000mph land speed record. The current land speed record, held by a British team, is 763mph.

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