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  • Koestler Highly Commended Award for Music in Time Project

    17/03/2011

    Music in Time, a creative music programme developed by Superact, in collaboration with the University of the West of England and the Age Concern Older Offenders Project (ACOOP), recently won a Koestler Highly Commended Award for their work with Dartmoor Prison. The music programme won a Singer-Songwriter category commendation for the production of a music CD with prisoners entitled 'No Rhyme or Reason'.

  • Social Care course praised by students

    25/02/2011

    A long standing partnership between the University of the West of England and Somerset County Council Social Services is helping Social Care workers develop more confidence at carrying out challenging roles with a growing set of demands.

  • £1.2million study to help children with speech problems

    21/02/2011

    A major new research study that will identify and evaluate the types of treatment available for pre-school children with speech and language difficulties has been launched at Frenchay Hospital.

  • iNets South West launched at UWE

    07/02/2011

    Over the next three years five iNets or 'innovation networks' will have a significant impact on the South West region by making links that foster creativity and knowledge exchange supported by funding that will act as a springboard for innovative new products and services.

  • Improved social care for offenders could benefit all society

    26/01/2011

    A national conference on building links between criminal justice and the voluntary and community sectors will explore ways of reducing reoffending and improving health and well-being of offenders. The one-day event at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol will feature prominent speakers, including Juliet Lyon, Director of the Prison Reform Trust and Secretary General of Penal Reform International, and Professor Rod Morgan, former Chair of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.

  • Do female footballers ignore pain to stay in the game?

    25/01/2011

    There are key sociological and psychological factors that affect the way girl and women footballers experience pain, injury and risk according to a new study by a researcher at the University of the West of England.

  • 'Keep moving if you have joint pain' says UWE researcher

    24/01/2011

    A researcher from the University of the West of England has been awarded two grants to fund work that will encourage people with serious joint conditions to move and excercise more.

  • Placements lead to homeless Occupational Therapy service

    24/01/2011

    A student placement partnership between the University of the West of England and charity Places for People has been so successful that the charity has recognised the value of occupational therapy (OT) and now employs two full time occupational therapists.

  • Public concerns can be aired at Social Science cafe

    09/11/2010

    Public Seminar Series Autumn 2010 Venue: Tart Café and Food Store, 16 The Promenade, Gloucester Road, Bristol Time: 18.00 -19.30 (Café open from 17.30) Date: 11 November: Community Relationships in Crisis Are you concerned about the breakdown of communities, the work-life balance and the city as a space to think and dream as well as to live? Do you have questions about the role of education, or the personal and social consequences of globalisation, especially at a time of cutbacks? A public series of social science seminars is taking place at the Tart Café, Gloucester Road, Bristol to tackle such questions. The seminars are a chance for the wider community to share in the ideas, interests and research being pursued by staff and affiliates of the University of the West of England.

  • UWE + Malaysia partnerships cemented during recent visit

    17/03/2010

    A recent visit by a research team from the Institute for Bio Sensing Technology (IBST) at the University of the West of England to Malaysia has lead to further collaborations with universities and industry contacts in the country.

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