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  • UWE expert delivers technology for danceroom Spectroscopy Festival


    Passenger Shed Temple Meads 25 and 26 October 2013

    Dr Tom Mitchell from the University of the West of England is part of a multidisciplinary team that will be bringing the danceroom Spectroscopy Festival to the Bristol Passenger Shed this weekend.

    In a unique and innovative fusion of digital art and science, danceroom Spectroscopy is an interactive visualisation of the nano world that combines physics, high performance computing, music, dance and digital art.

  • UWE wins Sheepdog Gromit in nail-biting Gromit Unleashed Auction


    UWE Bristol has purchased Sheepdog Gromit in support of the Gromit Unleashed auction that raised £2.3 million towards the Wallace and Gromit Grand Appeal for the Bristol Children's Hospital.

  • Transforming Tourette's: the sonification of 'tics'


    Dr Tom Mitchell, senior lecturer in Computer Music at UWE Bristol, has created a unique piece of music based on data experienced and recorded by Jessica Thom who has Tourette's. The composition, a collaboration between Dr Mitchell and Professor Joseph Hyde of Bath Spa University, is a sonification, the process of conveying information through non-speech audio, of Jess's 'ticking fits', and will be played as part of a talk by Jess at TEDxAlbertopolis which takes place at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday 23 September.

  • From boring to brilliant: UWE student transforms Webmart's reception area


    Jamie Powell, a UWE Bristol student about to enter the second year of his BA in Graphic Design, spent the summer as the artist in residence at Webmart, one of Britain's leading, independent print and digital media companies.

    Jamie was based at the company's headquarters in Oxford where he was tasked by Webmart's founder and CEO, Simon Biltcliffe, with bringing some life to the building's foyer, through the design and creation of a mural.

  • UWE Bristol Graduate leads public photography and archiving event in Old Market


    10 to 10 Community Photo Shoot Day by IC Visual Lab

    1:00 to 22:00 58 Old Market Street Bristol 19 September

    An award winning photography graduate from the UWE Bristol is leading a free public event inviting people to help archive the Old Market area of Bristol.

  • Bristol artist unveils unique sculpture of young girl at Temple Meads Station


    An intriguing experimental sculpture of a young girl standing alone and gazing at her mobile phone will be installed on Platform 3 at Bristol's Temple Meads Station on Thursday 25 July.

    'Maya' is a unique three-dimensional pixelated portrait created by internationally renowned artist, Luke Jerram, who is a visiting Senior Research Fellow at UWE Bristol. From a distance, the sculpture is clear to see but as you move closer, it disconcertingly appears to fragment into cubes.

  • UWE Bristol photography students help at National Portrait Exhibition at M Shed


    Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012

    Organised by National Portrait Gallery, London

    M Shed, Bristol

    20 July to 3 November, 2013

    Five UWE Bristol photography students joined a group of 13 Young Curators aged between 18 and 25 from Knowle West Media Centre and Young Arnolfini, who helped to help develop and market the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 for the Bristol museum.

  • 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.

  • Paisley pooch: UWE Bristol student Nia's Gromit is unveiled in Bedminster


    Talented student Nia Samuel-Johnson is delighted to see the Gromit she designed in his new home, as the Gromit Unleashed charity arts trail starts today in Bristol.

    Her gorgeous paisley-painted Gromit, which is sponsored by UWE Bristol, has been revealed in all his glory at North Street, Bedminster.

  • Five UWE students celebrate success at London Graduate Fashion Week


    Fashion design, illustration and photography students from UWE Bristol have won national recognition for their work at this year's Graduate Fashion Week in London.

    In five out of six awards students won accolades. The winner and runner-up for the GFW prize for Fashion Photography were both UWE students – Dean Stephen Davies and Faye Johnson. The ID Magazine 'diversity now' award for Fashion Illustration was won by Nicole McCartney.

  • Tom Archer inaugural lecture at the Watershed


    13 June 2013 at the Watershed, Bristol Harbourside 19:00

    Commissioners in British television have never been more powerful or more numerous; but has this led to better programmes, increased audience satisfaction or budding creativity? This question will be posed and discussed at the inaugural lecture by Tom Archer, former controller of Factual Production for the BBC and visiting professor at the University of the West of England.

  • Video Nation pioneer is new director of UWE's digital culture hub


    Mandy Rose, the producer of award-winning digital media initiatives including the BBC's ground-breaking Video Nation project is the new Director of UWE Bristol's Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC).

  • UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show 2013


    Over 500 art, design and media graduates will showcase their final year work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. The show is held at the Bower Ashton Campus near Ashton Court and at Spike Island in South Bristol from Saturday 8 June to Thursday 13 June 2013. Admission is free.

  • A tractor that peels apples and sole searching scales


    UWE Bristol Plan and Make Degree Show Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 June 2013

    R block Frenchay Campus

    Two of the most exciting exhibits at the Plan and Make Show at UWE Bristol include an innovative take on the Victorian apple peeler, designed to appeal to children and help them eat more healthily, and smart scales that are designed to monitor diabetes related foot ulceration.

  • Vintage clothing, crystals and geology inspire UWE fashion graduates


    Fashion and textile students from UWE Bristol are busy getting ready to show their final year's work at exhibitions in Bristol and London. Their work will be on display at UWE's Bower Ashton campus as part of this year's Creative Industries Degree Show starting on 7 June.

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