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  • Tragedy at Sea: UWE Bristol Professor comments on Shipwrecks

    05/12/2013

    Madge Dresser, Associate Professor in History at UWE Bristol, is set to appear on an exciting new BBC series entitled Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History.

    Presented by maritime historian Dr Sam Willis, 'Shipwrecks' is a three part series that discovers how and why the shipwreck came to loom so large in the consciousness and history of the British Isles. Britannia may have ruled the waves of the past, but the cost of doing so from an island hemmed in by treacherous rocks resulted in a coastline that is home to the heaviest concentration of shipwrecks in the world.

  • Dr Catherine Butler's tour of Taiwan

    12/11/2013

    The UWE Associate Professor of English Literature has been invited to Taiwan by the Taiwan Children's Literature Research Association. She'll give lectures on children's literature at several universities, culminating in a keynote address at a one-day conference on Teaching Children's Literature at Tunghai University in Taichung.

  • UWE Bristol awards Honorary Degree to Katie Alcott

    18/07/2013

    UWE Bristol is awarding the Honorary Degree of Master of Business Administration to Katie Alcott in recognition of her pioneering work in setting up a social enterprise and registered charity to fund life-saving clean drinking water projects.

  • UWE Bristol awards Honorary Degree to Tom Morris

    18/07/2013

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to Tom Morris in recognition of his significant contribution to the arts, arts heritage and creative design.

    The Honorary Degree will be conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education on Tuesday 23 July at Bristol Cathedral.

  • City Strata App poster wins prize at international conference

    21/02/2013

    The City Strata 'Cinemapping' app, a collaboration between UWE Bristol's Digital Cultures Research Centre, Bristol City Council and creative technology company Calvium has recently won a poster prize at the Media | Communications and Cultural Studies Annual Conference in Derry.

  • UWE Bristol Graphic Design students enjoy award success

    10/01/2013

    UWE Bristol's Sophie Balch, Fanny Wacklin-Nilsson and Kathryn Evans-Prosser are the latest Graphic Design students to have their work recognised by London's top industry professionals.

    At the world famous St Bride Library, in London, it was Sophie and Fanny's design industry-themed zine, Fond that beat off stiff industry competition to receive the accolade of 'Best in Show'.

  • Locative storytelling and interactive library projects win REACT funding

    09/01/2013

    Two lecturers from UWE Bristol will each work with media industry partners on projects that will create exciting new ways of authoring and consuming literature through location based storytelling and transforming a library space into a beautiful interactive experience.

  • UWE helps save 'integral part of English ceramic history' by combining late 19th century and digital print techniques

    15/11/2012

    UWE Bristol's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) is helping retain traditional English pottery decorating skills by finding ways of combining them with digital print techniques.

    Professor Steve Hoskins, director of the CFPR, and Mr Dave Huson are collaborating with Burleigh Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent, the last remaining company to produce ceramic tableware decorated using the traditional printed underglaze tissue method. The pottery was saved from the threat of closure by the Princes' Regeneration Trust in June 2011.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Andrew Jackson

    19/07/2012

    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

    05/07/2012

    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's largest ever Creative Industries Degree Show 2012

    30/05/2012

    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 students have Graduate Fashion all sewn up

    04/05/2012
  • UWE Bristol graduate designs book cover for Philip Pullman's latest edition of his 'Dark Materials'

    23/01/2012

    A UWE Bristol Illustration Graduate has designed the front cover for world famous author, Philip Pullman's latest edition of 'His Dark Materials' published by Everyman library.

  • Was St Edmund killed by the Vikings in Essex?

    19/12/2011

    Keith Briggs, a visiting research fellow in linguistics at the University of the West of England, has proposed a new site for the battle in which King Edmund of East Anglia was killed in 869. If confirmed, the new proposal would change our understanding of the early history of Suffolk and especially of the town and abbey of Bury St Edmunds.

  • Family fun day marks first anniversary of Migrant Rights Centre Bristol

    09/12/2011

    The Migrants Rights Centre will celebrate its first anniversary on Human Rights Day, Saturday 10 December, with a Family Fun Day at Easton Community Centre.

    The Migrant Rights Centre Bristol (MRCB) was set up by the Bristol Counter Trafficking Coalition and UWE Bristol's Human Rights Unit, and its creation was endorsed by Bristol City Council. MRCB is run by volunteers to promote human rights among migrants and their families and eliminate the risk of poverty, exclusion, exploitation and discrimination in Bristol and the greater Bristol area.

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