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

    04/10/2013

    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'

    23/09/2013

    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

    16/09/2013

    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

    12/09/2013

    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

    22/07/2013

    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

    19/07/2013

    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

    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.

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

    01/07/2013

    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

    10/06/2013

    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

    07/06/2013

    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

    06/06/2013

    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

    04/06/2013

    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

    31/05/2013

    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

    30/05/2013

    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.

  • UWE Bristol student finalist in ID Magazine 'Diversity Now' competition

    09/05/2013

    A Fashion student from UWE Bristol has won a place in the finals of a prestigious competition run by ID Magazine called 'Diversity Now'.

    Nicole McCartney created a fashion illustration using an amputee and a post-chemo woman. Talking about her rationale for the subject choice she said, “I wanted my illustration to celebrate the diverse notions of beauty. I did the illustration because women who embrace difference represent real beauty.”

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