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  • UWE Bristol expert invited to chair Environment and Global Change Panel

    07/11/2012

    The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) have invited UWE Bristol's eminent air quality and climate change expert, Professor Jim Longhurst to chair its Environmental and Global Change panel.

  • Window onto the world of MSc Sustainable Development in Practice

    07/11/2012

    A new website will provide a unique window onto to the experiences, activities, ideas and reflections of the students and staff of MSc Sustainable Development in Practice.

  • UWE professor chairs Bristol Mayorial candidates' debate on green issues

    18/10/2012

    Professor Martin Bigg from UWE Bristol will be in the chair during a free Q&A session to find out candidates' views on sustainability ahead of the Bristol Mayorial Elections. The debate will take place at 7.30pm on 24 October at the Watershed and will be streamed live on the internet.

  • ISHE rolls out carbon support package for green SMEs

    09/10/2012

    Rose Bailey has been working with South West SMEs on a range of carbon related business support activities through the Environmental Technologies iNet. The Environmental Technologies iNet provides support to the most promising environmental goods and services businesses in the South West of England, to help develop, protect and commercialise ideas, products and services, exploit new markets and grow sales.

  • Bristol's hidden river to be celebrated with weekend of community events

    20/09/2012

    Capturing stories about the flood history of the River Frome, learning about its wildlife including the European eel and a special dance-circus finale are just some of the events that will take place on 29 and 30 September to celebrate Bristol's hidden River Frome.

  • UWE Bristol to host 20th anniversary celebration event

    13/08/2012

    UWE Bristol alumni and staff are invited to reminisce and celebrate the achievements of the University at a special 20th anniversary celebration event. The all day event will take place on Saturday 6 October 2012 at UWE's Frenchay Campus.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Dr Paul Leinster CBE

    24/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Dr Paul Leinster CBE in recognition of his leadership role in protecting the environment of England and Wales.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Professor Gabriel Scally

    17/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Professor Gabriel Scally in recognition of his outstanding and innovative achievements in promoting public health in South West England and, in particular, his encouragement and support working with the University to build practical programmes linking health, environment, sustainability and planning.

  • UWE day on Education for Sustainable Development in Practice

    05/07/2012

    UWE staff gained practical insight and inspiration for bringing sustainable development into learning and teaching with a day on Education for Sustainable Development held on June 29th. Attendees were introduced to the principles and issues of bringing sustainable development into teaching across a range of subject areas.

  • Changing Lives, Changing Society

    04/07/2012

    This year's inspiring conference from ISHE brought together a wide range of professionals, policy makers and academics to debate how we can support the widespread transition to healthy and sustainable behaviours. Over a hundred people attended on 28 June to hear a range of excellent presentations and work togther to explore new approaches to encouraging sustainable behaviour.

  • UWE Professor leads Bristol bid for EU Green Capital Award

    30/05/2012

    Professor Martin Bigg, Chair of the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, Professor of Environmental Technology Innovation at UWE Bristol and Director of the Environmental iNet (a UWE sponsored initiative supporting green businesses in the South West), will be part of a team on a unique mission to Brussels on 8 June 2012.

  • Professor Jim Longhurst to serve on FCT Environment and Global Change Panel

    25/05/2012 The Portuguese Scientific Council for Natural & Environmental Sciences has recommended Jim Longhurst to serve as a member of the Environment and Global Change panel.
  • Travellers facing disruption from rain and floods required for study

    02/05/2012

    Following the wettest April on record in the UK, researchers at UWE, Bristol and the University of Leeds are calling for travellers who have faced disruption due to the recent wind, rain and flooding to share their experiences.

  • Bristol mayor referendum:UWE Bristol expert available

    01/05/2012

    Professor Robin Hambleton from UWE Bristol is available for media interviews relating to the Directly Elected Mayoral debate.

    Robin Hambleton is Professor of City Leadership in the Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments, UWE, Bristol. He is an international expert on civic leadership and local governance, and has provided advice to local authority leaders and Directly Elected Mayors (DEMs) in many countries

  • £1,000 subsidy to help environmental business employ 'green undergraduates'

    26/03/2012

    A new funding initiative providing environmental businesses with £1,000 towards the temporary recruitment of an undergraduate has been launched by UWE Bristol and the Environmental Technologies iNet.

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