- UWE Bristol strengthens industry partnership with Aardman
Pitch Fest and Talent Showcase brings students together with leading creatives
As part of the growing partnership with Aardman Animations, BA and MA Animation students at the Bristol School of Animation, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are invited for the first time to take part in Aardman's annual Pitch Fest for Broadcast and Digital.
- Surfing the Avon to bring South African Choir to Bristol in 2013
An Education lecturer from UWE Bristol will paddle a surf board from Bradford on Avon 26 miles to the Arnolfini in Bristol in one day to raise funds for Project Zulu on Saturday 27 October.
- Secret City film on inner workings of City of London comes to Bristol
The film Secret City, which unveils how the City of London works, will be shown at Bristol's Watershed on Saturday 15 December at 13.00pm. To book tickets visit the Watershed website
- 'Alpine chic' design wins top wool prize for UWE fashion graduate
Eleanor Cox is jumping for joy as her prizewinning design for a stylish men's cardigan will be launched in Hackett stores nationwide as part of Wool Week 2012.
- Affordable editions: UWE's new digital print publishing studio exhibits at London art fair
A 3D rainbow-coloured manta ray, and 'bar-code' colour images recording a timeline of Vogue magazine covers over the last 30 years, are just some of the wide range of digitally printed artworks from UWE Bristol's Centre for Fine Print Research on show at this year's Multiplied contemporary art fair.
- Mapping Bristol's cinematic past and Ghosts in the Garden feature in REACT Heritage Sandbox showcase
Mapping Bristol's cinematic past and Ghosts in the Garden feature in REACT Heritage Sandbox showcase
28 September 2012 Watershed Bristol 13:00
Two of the six REACT Heritage Sandbox projects that will be showcased at the Watershed on 28 September have involved collaborations between industry partners and researchers at UWE Bristol.
- EMMY nomination for UWE Bristol sound expert
UWE Bristol lecturer Martyn Harries has been nominated for an EMMY at the forthcoming annual awards in October for his sound work on the BBC Natural History Unit documentary 'Madagascar'. The nomination is shared with the score composer Sarah Class.
- Visitors wear digital 'capes' to create sound in new installation
Visitors to an interactive sound installation, Tracking You at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Digital Design Weekend, 22-23 September , will be invited to put on capes featuring the latest real-time location systems technology. When they move around the installation sounds will be generated as a result of their location in relation to other visitors. The Digital Design Weekend last year attracted over 7,300 visitors.
- UWE Bristol students help make 'Life Out There'
UWE Bristol Filmmaking students have been working alongside professional film makers VS1 Productions on a half hour drama commissioned by British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust. The drama 'Life Out There' was broadcast on Film4 on Monday 10 September at 08:00.
- Could ancient Egyptians hold the key to 3D printed ceramics?
A 7,000 year old technique, known as Egyptian Paste (also known as Faience), could offer a potential process and material for use in the latest 3D printing techniques of ceramics, according to researchers at UWE Bristol.
- UWE Bristol film-maker shows stunning 360 degree film at Weymouth Cultural Olympiad
Cluna Donnelly-Porter, a film maker and senior media instructor at UWE Bristol, is showing her film Wildwood as part of Weymouth's Cultural Olympiad.
- UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Andrew Jackson
UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to Andrew Jackson in recognition of his outstanding contribution to international achievements in Natural History programme making.
The Honorary Degree will be conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education on Thursday 19 July at Bristol Cathedral.
- AHRC funding boosts creative economy in SW with launch of UWE led hub
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has launched four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy to connect researchers with the UK's vibrant creative sector, giving a £16m boost to the UK's Creative Economy.
- UWE Bristol academics celebrate the Dickens legacy
The timeless appeal of the writer Charles Dickens is being celebrated during his bicentenary year at Dickens Day 2012, a sell out free public engagement event organised by The UWE Long Nineteenth Century Network to be held on Saturday 30 June at the Arnolfini, Bristol.
- 'Have-a-go' graffiti at T4 with UWE Bristol
UWE Bristol is offering T4 festival-goers an exciting opportunity to have-a-go at graffiti with one of Bristol's best known street artists Silent Hobo at T4 on the beach on 1 July 2012 at Weston-super-Mare.