New green initiatives launched as Festival of Nature takes centre stage in Green Capital year
13-14 June 2015, Bristol Harbourside
Two major new green initiatives are being launched at this year's Festival of Nature Wild Weekend to celebrate Bristol's year as European Green Capital.
UWE Bristol's Regional History Centre launches its first film
The Ballad of Johny Walford, is the first film from UWE Bristol's Regional History Centre. It marks a landmark development in the centre's approach to historical research, which is strongly focused on public engagement and knowledge exchange with partners in the arts, heritage and cultural sectors.
Media regulators go head to head for first time
The Bristol School of Film and Journalism at UWE is hosting the first head to head debate between two rival media regulators this week.
On Thursday Matt Tee, Director of IPSO, and Jonathan Heawood, Director of IMPRESS, the two competing post-Leveson press regulators, will be at UWE's Bower Ashton campus.
National Photography award success for UWE Bristol's, Angus Fraser
Angus Fraser, Senior Lecturer – Photography at UWE Bristol has won the Bar Tur Photobook Award 2014 in its inaugural year. The annual award offers an emerging photographer a publishing deal to the value of £20,000 and the opportunity to work with The Photographers' Gallery and Trolley Books over the course of a year to produce their first book in 2015. The winner was recently announced at a special ceremony in The Photographers' Gallery.
UWE graduate works on BBC's ground-breaking new documentary
UWE Bristol graduate, James Dalby, recently finished working as an Edit Assistant on the BBC's ground-breaking new natural history documentary, The Snow Wolf Family and Me, which will be aired on BBC2 on 29 and 30 December at 21:00.
UWE's world-leading research increases by 170%
The volume of world-leading research at UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England, Bristol) has gone up by 170%, according to the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 out today.
UWE's Digital Cultures Research Centre launches cookbook of recipes for creating new tech platforms
How can a hop, skip and a jump unlock a story?
How could the spirits of a place send you a text?
What would it be like to have a social media pet?
Anyone who has ever asked a question like this needs The Pervasive Media Cookbook – a collection of tech recipes where designers, engineers, artists and performers create new platforms to deliver art, entertainment and education to new audiences in new ways.
Creativity can boost UK prosperity, says CEO of Creative England
4 December 2014, The Watershed at 18:00
What links Christopher Columbus, Punk Rock, and the banking industry? Creative enterprise – something that Creative England CEO Caroline Norbury will argue should be at the heart of economic thinking.
Animation interns celebrate Children's BAFTA film nomination for Disney film with Arthur Cox
Animation graduates from UWE Bristol are delighted that 'Nina needs to Go' a film they worked on with a team from BAFTA winning animation studio Arthur Cox in Bristol, was recently nominated for a British Academy Children's Award.
UWE Bristol team create a Silver Rose
Dr Liz Lane, Senior Lecturer in Music Technology, Composition and Performance at UWE Bristol, has been commissioned by Bristol City Council to compose a new work which will be conducted by Ian Holmes, Director of the UWE Centre for Performing Arts.
We Live in Curious Times - award success for Graphic Design publication at ISTD International Typographic Awards
Students and staff on BA(Hons)Graphic Design have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for their course publication – We Live in Curious Times at the recent ISTD International Typographic Awards.
Three projects from UWE Bristol win funding in latest REACT Play Sandbox
Digitally enhanced swings, intelligent toys and a flat pack cinema are three of the six latest REACT Play Sandbox projects announced today that involve collaborations between academics from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and creative businesses.
Cary Comes Home - UWE Bristol supports first festival for Bristol screen icon
Vintage clothing, red carpets and paparazzi, students and staff from UWE Bristol are helping to recreate some old style Hollywood glamour in bringing Bristol's favourite son, Cary Grant back to our screens at the Bristol Hippodrome, as part of a two day festival in the city, Cary Grant Comes Home For The Weekend (11-12 October 2014).
UWE Bristol is a major festival sponsor, working with The Bristol Hippodrome and Watershed to host this inaugural festival celebrating how Bristol-born, Archie Leach changed his name and his fortunes to become internationally famous film star Cary Grant, yet never forgot his Bristol roots. The event includes talks, tours, cocktails and film-making challenge.
Fashion graduate helps 'reclaim pink'
An image created by Nia Samuel-Johnson, a UWE Bristol Fashion graduate, has been included as the lead image in a recent article in the influential Life and Style section of the Guardian.
UWE Bristol student wins £1,000 in UCAS Love Learning competition
A student from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has won £1,000 as runner up in a national competition called Love | Learning run by UCAS that attracted over 2,500 entrants. Emma Leaper is studying Fine Art and she specialises in conceptual sculpture that looks at the intersection between art therapy and contemporary art.