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  • "Disabled architects - Unlocking the potential for practice"

    18/11/2011

    The architecture profession urgently needs to make significant changes to increase the diversity and equality of the profession and to enable equal opportunities for disabled people in the profession.

    This is the conclusion of a three year study at UWE Bristol entitled, 'Supporting diversity in the architectural profession; developing a climate of success for disabled designers'. The research was commissioned by RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and jointly funded by RIBA and UWE.

  • How do lesbians' and gay women experience anorexia and bulimia?

    10/11/2011

    A psychology PhD student at UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) is researching lesbians' experiences of anorexia and bulimia and how these experiences may be similar to and different from those of heterosexual women.

  • Could 'wee-power' be the future of electricity generation?

    08/11/2011

    Scientists at UWE Bristol have published the world's first research paper on work that tested the viability of urine as a potential fuel for Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) in order to directly produce electricity.

  • Bristol Robotics Laboratory Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Funding

    08/11/2011

    Bristol Robotics Laboratory, Bristol, UK (a research partnership between UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol) announced today that it will receive funding through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that enables researchers worldwide to test unorthodox ideas that address persistent health and development challenges. Dr Ioannis Ieropoulos, Senior Research Fellow, (UWE Bristol) will pursue an innovative global health research project, titled “Urine-tricity: Electricity from urine”.

  • UWE Bristol leads UK in professional recognition for Healthcare Science education

    31/10/2011

    UWE Bristol is the first University in the UK to gain professionally recognised accreditation from the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), Medical Education England and the Health Professions Council for its new Healthcare Science degree.

  • UWE Bristol's KTP with Blue Sheep is rated 'outstanding'

    25/10/2011

    A joint project between Blue Sheep, a marketing data company based in Cheltenham, and UWE's Bristol Business School has been classed as 'Outstanding' by the funders, the Technology Strategy Board.

  • UWE Bristol opens pain management research centre in Bath

    24/10/2011

    Launch event Friday 28 October 2011 17:00 at RNHRD

    UWE Bristol and the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (RNHRD) NHS Foundation Trust are joining forces to open a new Pain Management Research Centre that will be based in Bath at the RNHRD. The Centre will be launched at the RNHRD on Friday 28 October at 17:00.

  • 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).

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