- Colourful future for UWE in EU print project
The University of the West of England's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) has been named as a partner in a major European network to research the future direction of colour printing. Potential innovations include exploration of the possibilities of using more than the conventional four colours of cyan, magenta, yellow and black to create multi-channel printers.
- UWE Bristol graduate photographer gets national recognition for amazing photos of nuns and street scenes
A graduate from UWE Bristol, Ibolya Feher, is getting significant recognition for her work. She was runner up in the Guardian Student Media Awards Student Photographer of the Year and a finalist in the London Street Photography Festival earlier this year. Ibolya was also a finalist in the South West Graduate Photography Prize organised by Foto Now.
- Animation by UWE Bristol student will help to save lives
Could a 40-second clay animation of a cartoon character with a hole in his side, designed and created in a student's bedroom in Bristol save thousands of lives?
UWE Bristol third year Animation student Hywel Roberts has created a short animated film featuring a character called TRAN MAN, that explains the benefits of a cheap drug called tranexamic acid which helps reduce clot breakdown. The animation will be promoted to doctors worldwide.
- UWE Bristol Illustration student wins prize at Cheltenham Illustration Awards
A student from UWE Bristol has won the student prize at the internationally acclaimed Cheltenham Illustration Awards.
Brittany Molineux, a year 2 Illustration student, was presented with first prize for her winning entry, "Heavenly Reindeer Tale" at a recent awards ceremony hosted by the University of Gloucestershire and received an Apple IMac computer.
- UWE Bristol animations selected for Encounters Short Film Festival
Second year MA animation student Emma Windsor from UWE Bristol has had a short animated film 'MiLK HaRE' selected for screening at the 17th Encounters Bristol International Film Festival this November.
- Bristol UWE Fellow Janette Kerr elected President of the RWA
Janette Kerr, a visiting fellow from UWE Bristol, has been elected as the fourth female president of the Royal West of England Academy. Janette Kerr studied for her PhD in Fine Art at UWE Bristol and was supervised by Professor Paul Gough who is Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
- UWE Bristol student raises awareness of lymphatic cancer through viral video
UWE Bristol alumna, Kathryn Fish, who studied Media and Cultural studies, has taken part in a video to raise awareness of lymphoma, the most common cancer in the under 30's.
- UWE student wins prize for sonic sculpture
A student from UWE Bristol has designed an amazing sonic sculpture that makes music when viewers move around it.
Harriet Bowman, a level 2 Fine Arts student has won a £1000 Ideas Fund Innovators award for a project entitled 'Field Song' that she has created in collaboration with London based musician Ben Socrates.
- Scaffolder turned UWE art student wins Jerwood Drawing Prize
Student Kristian Fletcher from the University of the West of England has just won the Jerwood Visual Art's prestigious Student Drawing Prize.
- Royal Photographic Society awards Saxby Medal to UWE Fine Print researcher
David Huson, research fellow in the University of the West of England's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR),has been awarded the Saxby Medal by the Royal Photographic Society in their annual awards.
- UWE tops the region for student satisfaction in key areas
The satisfaction level of UWE students has topped the region in a number of subject areas, covering courses such as Radiotherapy and Oncology, Law, and Management.*
The National Student Survey published today (Wednesday, August 17) also reveals an increase in UWE's performance across all the themes in the NSS.**
- UWE shares £16 million as leader of new SW UK creative industries hub
The University of the West of England (UWE) has been chosen to lead one of four prestigious Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
- UWE's 3D print experts link up with engineering firm Renishaw
Art meets science with the start of a three-year £178,000 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between print experts from the University of the West of England and precision engineering firm Renishaw. UWE's expertise in 3D printing will help Renishaw reduce costs and enter new markets by making full use of its rapid 3D prototyping equipment in the design and manufacture of new products.
- UWE animation students win Crazy Horse short film competition in Stuttgart
Final year students from the University of the West of England's Bristol School of Animation, Constantinos Mavromichalis and Dane Winn, have won the Crazy Horse Session, a competition at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. They competed with other teams of international animators to create a short film using the festival mascot – a Crazy Horse - in just 48 hours.
- UWE student leads the fashion pack
UWE Fashion Design student Emily Smeaton has won the Warehouse Design Competition, which is awarded in association with the British Fashion Council.