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  • UWE Bristol historians advise BBC's World War One at Home project


    World War One at Home started on Monday February 24 in the West, and began broadcasting the first of 100 stories on BBC Radio Bristol, BBC Radio Gloucestershire, BBC Wiltshire and BBC Somerset, BBC Points West and on the BBC's dedicated World War One website.

    The BBC series tells the story of the First World War through the people whose lives were transformed – for example in their homes, schools, churches, theatres, streets and factories. The stories are being broadcast on the regional BBC radio stations, with tales and events specific to that region.

  • Avon and Somerset Constabulary and UWE Bristol receive funding to strengthen collaboration between policing and academia


    Avon and Somerset Constabulary along with UWE Bristol (the University West of England, Bristol) are pleased to announce that both organisations were successful in winning funding to help strengthen collaboration between policing and academic establishments.

    The funding has been made available from both the College of Policing and Home Office with the intention of strengthening research within policing to help better inform operational policy.

  • The Tobacco Factory provides workshop for UWE Shakespeare students


    On 5 February 2014, Chris Donnelly, an actor from The Tobacco Factory – the independent theatre space in South Bristol – came to UWE to deliver a practice-based workshop to level 2 English students taking the module 'Shakespeare's World of Words'.

  • Merchant's account book sheds new light on Bristol's slave trade and domesticity in a Georgian Bristol home


    UWE Bristol academic, Dr Madge Dresser, has been looking into a 270-year old book of accounts, once owned by Cranfield Becher, a prominent Merchant Venturer who lived at 12 College Green, Bristol. The book was recently acquired for Bristol City Council's historic collections and is now revealing new insights into Bristol's slave trading past.

  • UWE Bristol MA student filmmakers capture all the fun of Chinese New Year


    Chinese New Year celebrations were in full swing at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery at the weekend. Now Bristolians can relive the fun by watching a short film of the community events captured by UWE Bristol MA student filmmakers.

  • Tragedy at Sea: UWE Bristol Professor comments on Shipwrecks


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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.

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