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  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Kate Bellingham

    25/07/2012
  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Dr Paul Leinster CBE

    24/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Dr Paul Leinster CBE in recognition of his leadership role in protecting the environment of England and Wales.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Richard Pendlebury MBE DL

    20/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Richard Pendlebury MBE DL in recognition of his social entrepreneurship and services to the charitable sector.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Professor Gabriel Scally

    17/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Professor Gabriel Scally in recognition of his outstanding and innovative achievements in promoting public health in South West England and, in particular, his encouragement and support working with the University to build practical programmes linking health, environment, sustainability and planning.

  • UWE day on Education for Sustainable Development in Practice

    05/07/2012

    UWE staff gained practical insight and inspiration for bringing sustainable development into learning and teaching with a day on Education for Sustainable Development held on June 29th. Attendees were introduced to the principles and issues of bringing sustainable development into teaching across a range of subject areas.

  • Changing Lives, Changing Society

    04/07/2012

    This year's inspiring conference from ISHE brought together a wide range of professionals, policy makers and academics to debate how we can support the widespread transition to healthy and sustainable behaviours. Over a hundred people attended on 28 June to hear a range of excellent presentations and work togther to explore new approaches to encouraging sustainable behaviour.

  • UWE Bristol researcher plays key role in DNA bar-coding of native flowering plants in Wales

    26/06/2012

    A researcher from UWE Bristol has contributed to a groundbreaking project that has succeeded in generating DNA barcoding for all the native flowering plants in Wales.

  • Professor Jim Longhurst to serve on FCT Environment and Global Change Panel

    25/05/2012 The Portuguese Scientific Council for Natural & Environmental Sciences has recommended Jim Longhurst to serve as a member of the Environment and Global Change panel.
  • Sharing or separation - UWE hosts debate on traffic and people on our streets

    08/05/2012

    UWE Bristol is hosting a debate entitled 'Sharing or Separation: Which Way for Streets of the Future?' on Tuesday 22 May at its Frenchay campus.

    The debate will be between senior lecturer in transport and planning Dr Steve Melia from UWE and design consultant Ben Hamilton-Baillie. Steve initiated the Living Heart for Bristol campaign, which aims to remove through traffic from the centre of Bristol, and is co-author of a research paper which questions recent guidance from the Department for Transport on shared space. Ben Hamilton-Baillie is generally regarded as the leading proponent of shared space, whose work has increased the influence of these ideas in the UK and elsewhere.

  • Travellers facing disruption from rain and floods required for study

    02/05/2012

    Following the wettest April on record in the UK, researchers at UWE, Bristol and the University of Leeds are calling for travellers who have faced disruption due to the recent wind, rain and flooding to share their experiences.

  • An environmentally friendly robot

    01/05/2012

    Robots that decompose once they have reached the end of their mission could soon be deployed in the environment, thanks to a Research Project Grant of over £200,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.

  • Bristol mayor referendum:UWE Bristol expert available

    01/05/2012

    Professor Robin Hambleton from UWE Bristol is available for media interviews relating to the Directly Elected Mayoral debate.

    Robin Hambleton is Professor of City Leadership in the Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments, UWE, Bristol. He is an international expert on civic leadership and local governance, and has provided advice to local authority leaders and Directly Elected Mayors (DEMs) in many countries

  • UWE Bristol + BBC present unique opportunity to learn how to become a wildlife filmmaker

    11/04/2012

    UWE Bristol and the BBC's world leading Natural History Unit (NHU) in Bristol have teamed up to deliver a pioneering postgraduate degree in Wildlife Filmmaking.

  • £1,000 subsidy to help environmental business employ 'green undergraduates'

    26/03/2012

    A new funding initiative providing environmental businesses with £1,000 towards the temporary recruitment of an undergraduate has been launched by UWE Bristol and the Environmental Technologies iNet.

  • UWE Bristol Science Communication Unit is a Centre of Excellence

    20/03/2012

    Groundbreaking research, innovative practical projects and world class postgraduate programmes have won the UWE Bristol Science Communication Unit (SCU) recognition as a Centre of Excellence.

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