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  • 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).

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: The future of nuclear: Lady Barbara Judge CBE, Chair of the Institute of Directors


    Successive governments have claimed support for renewing the UK's ageing nuclear energy infrastructure, but progress to date has been slow. Hinkley Point C will be a massive engineering challenge, requiring significant funding from China, but it can only be the first of a new generation of nuclear stations.

    Lady Barbara Judge CBE will look at the state of play when it comes to nuclear power, and the issues governments face when deciding to build new power plants at the next lecture in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

  • 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).

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series:Post-Brexit Britain – the road ahead


    Vicky Pryce, Board Member, Centre for Economics and Business Research, will look ahead at the fractious relationship between politics and economics and its role as the UK navigates the difficult road ahead post-Brexit at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: the certain challenge of managing in uncertain times


    People and organisations are living in uncertain times. Brexit has compounded this uncertainty. Lucy Armstrong, Chief Executive of The Alchemists, will urge people to take the long view: plan for the future and prepare for changes at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Enriching Britain – through our creativity and heritage


    RSA Chairman, Vikki Heywood, will examine the strengths of our creative nation in the new world order post Brexit, at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series to be held at the University's City Campus at Arnolfini.

  • UWE Bristol academic wins national wildlife photography award


    Dr Jeanette Sakel, a University of the West of England Linguistics lecturer and National Teaching Fellow, scooped the top prize in the 'Close to Nature' category of this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards, with a photo of tadpoles taken on the University's Frenchay Campus.

  • Impact of road transport on air quality not given sufficient priority in UK transport planning


    UK transport planning is not sufficiently taking into account the environmental impacts of transport choices according to researchers from the Centre for Transport and Society and Air Quality Management Resource Centre at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • Want free rail travel? New initiative offers complimentary GWR rail journeys to community groups in the West of England


    Low income residents from the West of England area are set to enjoy a free day out by train this summer, thanks to a new initiative led by The Centre for Transport and Society at UWE Bristol.

    Group day trips by rail to the seaside and many other popular attractions in the West of England will be even more attainable for residents of some of the region's most disadvantaged communities, through to February 2017.

    The project, 'Days Out By Train in the West of England', is funded by GWR as part of a £2.2 million communities' improvement fund launched in 2015 to support areas of real social need, and is being delivered in collaboration with the Severnside Community Rail Partnership.

  • UWE scientist discovers new specimens of 'living fossil', shedding new insights into evolution of scaly-tailed squirrels


    A conservation biologist from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has secured three specimens of the very rare and elusive flightless scaly-tailed squirrel (Zenkerella insignis), uniquely found in the forests of Cameroon, Gabon, C.A.R and Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea that has barely evolved for over 30 million years.

  • "They were so friendly and so kind and they really helped me out..."


    An animated Clearing advice video, produced by a UWE Bristol animation alumnus, and voiced by Hannah Regean, a current Biomedical Science student who went through the process, is just one of the many sources of information and advice the University has created, in order to make Clearing as simple and painless as possible for prospective students.

  • Fuel made from recycled plastic could power ship engines


    New research will test whether Plaxx™, a fuel made from mixed plastic waste, can be used as an alternative to crude derived fuels in industrial and marine engines.

  • Smart bricks will transform how buildings work


    Smart bricks capable of recycling wastewater and generating electricity from sunlight are being developed by a team of scientists from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). The bricks will be able to fit together and create 'bioreactor walls' which could then be incorporated in housing, public building and office spaces

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Wendy Stephenson


    Wendy Stephenson has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering in recognition of her contribution to renewable energy engineering and security.

  • Did you experience drought of '76? University researchers want to hear tales of historic dry summer


    Researchers are urging people who experienced the 1976 drought to share their stories for an academic project.

    On the 40th anniversary of the country's most severe water shortage in living memory, academics from a team led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are seeking accounts of how Britons coped.

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