- 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.
- Healthy planet indicator bugs and blubber gloves at UWE Bristol's Festival of Nature display
Visitors to UWE Bristol's tent at this year's Bristol Festival of Nature will be able to look for indicator bugs, lichens and micro-organisms under the microscope and learn how their presence or absence reveals the health of the environment.
- UWE Bristol student wins bursary from the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters
Eleanor Cox, a final year Fashion Textiles student from UWE Bristol has been honoured with a David Bethal Bursary from the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters, one of the historical City of London's livery companies.
- UWE Bristol triumphs for second year running in RSA Student Design Award
UWE Bristol Graphic Design student Rebecca Penmore, has won a national award from the RSA www.thersa.org with her project 'The Pub Hub Club,' a scheme that aims to keep pubs at the heart of local communities by maximising the space and social aspects that already exist. Rebecca won an internship at Waitrose in the Graphic Design Department, under the immediate direction of the Head of Graphic Design.
- UWE Bristol's largest ever Creative Industries Degree Show 2012
Over 500 undergraduate and postgraduate students will present their work at this year's Creative | Industries Degree Show at the Bower Ashton Campus of UWE Bristol from Saturday 9 June to Thursday 14 June*. The Show takes place at Bower Ashton Campus near Ashton Court, Spike Island Studios, and BV Studios in Windmill Hill. Admission is free.
- UWE Bristol student gains recognition for wild orchid research
A UWE Bristol student is pursuing a passion for researching wild orchids alongside his undergraduate history degree.
At 21, Dino Zelenika is used to being the youngest person at the various orchid associations and meetings he attends. Despite his age Dino has already carried out field research into wild orchids in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH) where he was born. This research with his photos will feature in the latest issue of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) journal The Orchid Review. The Orchid Review is the oldest and most influential orchid magazine in the world, and has been published since 1893, when Victorian society was in the grip of orchid mania.
- Greek God Hermes inspires new music app
The Greek God Hermes is the inspiration behind a new app called On a theme of Hermes designed by SATSYMPH who comprise UWE Bristol lecturer Philip Phelps, composer Marc Yeats and Bristol based poet Ralph Hoyte.