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  • UWE Bristol academic wins “We are the City” 2017 rising star award


    Janice St. John-Matthews, Associate Head of the Department for Allied Health Professions (AHP) at UWE Bristol, has won a national award celebrating rising stars in education and academia.

  • UWE Bristol links up with Glastonbury Festival to promote sustainability


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is delighted to announce a five-year official partnership with Glastonbury Festival.

  • Researcher to develop bio-inspired 'smart' knee for prosthetics


    A researcher at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is developing a bio-inspired 'smart' knee joint for prosthetic lower limbs.

    Dr Appolinaire Etoundi, based at Bristol Robotics Laboratory, is leading the research and will analyse the functions, features and mechanisms of the human knee in order to translate this information into a new bio-inspired procedure for designing prosthetics.

  • Applied Sciences at UWE Bristol retain Athena SWAN Bronze Award for commitment to gender equality


    The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has announced the renewal of the Athena SWAN Bronze Award granted to the Department of Applied Sciences in recognition of its continued efforts to challenge gender inequality.

  • New approach to tackle air pollution


    Citizens across the Bristol region are being invited to give their views on the future of work, travel, and leisure in our city.

    Researchers from the ClairCity project (Citizen-led Air Pollution Reduction in Cities) at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) are working with Bristol City Council to find out what citizens want from their future city. By working together, it's hoped the joint community approach will help to tackle the causes of air pollution.

  • Report recommends BME led voluntary and community organisations for older people work closely with statutory services


    Research funded by Bristol City Council and carried out by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in collaboration with local groups found that BME (Black and other Minority Ethnic) community leaders are increasingly aware of how dementia affects many people from BME communities. The research found that community led VCSOs (Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations) are open to training and partnership working to enable them to provide better service to their members.

  • UWE Bristol joins city-wide drive to reduce sugar consumption


    Students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will be encouraged to shun sugar as part of the city's Sugar Smart programme.

  • Just what the doctor ordered: Study praises new approach to GP visits


    A cultural shift in how patients access care through their GPs is one step closer after a university study highlighted the benefits of an emerging approach known as 'social prescribing'.

  • First Blind Student in England to graduate in Music Therapy


    Carl Morgan, a mature student from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will become the first blind person in England to have achieved a Masters Degree in Music Therapy. Carl hopes to inspire other visually impaired and disabled people to pursue their dreams, when he graduates on 21 November 2016 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • Music Therapy student volunteers applauded for UWE Bristol ReVoice Choir success


    UWE Bristol ReVoice Choir, a singing group for stroke survivors with the speech and language disorder aphasia, has been hailed a success thanks to the enthusiasm and dedication of student volunteers from the MA Music Therapy programme at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • Centre for Ageing Better commissions evidence review of the role of home adaptations in improving later life


    The Centre for Ageing Better has commissioned a team from the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to conduct a review of the evidence into how home adaptations can contribute to a good later life.

  • Shadow Robot Company opens office at Future Space at UWE Bristol


    Bristol's newest workspace for the tech/science community welcomes esteemed robotics company.

    One of the UK's longest-running robotics companies, Shadow Robot, has opened a new office in Bristol's Future Space which is based at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), adjacent to the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL).

  • Post Brexit how do we define UK regulatory framework for healthcare?


    14 October 2016 Medical Research Council - 13th Floor One Kemble Street, London, Time: 9:00 - 17:00

    The fragility of development, manufacture, supply and demand in healthcare product manufacture, and the anticipation of more complex trading arrangements that might impact the supply chain post Brexit will be discussed at a symposium in London organised by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) on 14 October.

  • 'Heart Starters' campaign trains next generation of lifesavers


    Heart Starters – Press launch at UWE Bristol Glenside Campus, Child nursing simulation suite Tuesday 18 October 2016 October 09:00

    What would you do if someone you loved went into cardiac arrest and stopped breathing? It's something you don't want to think about, but the reality is early intervention can save lives.

  • Healthcare manufacture brought into our living rooms


    Imagine a future where patients are enabled to print tablets designed to their genetic makeup or where bespoke prosthetics could be printed locally on demand.

    A research network called 'Redistributed Manufacturing in Healthcare Network' (RiHN) led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has won Engineering and Physical Services Research Council (EPSRC) funding to investigate how technology advances could mean manufacturing of healthcare products are brought closer to users; in some cases as close as their own front room.

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