Recent media coverage for UWE Bristol

Issue date: 30 March 2012


The world's largest ever cleft research programme, which parents of children born with a cleft lip and/or palate are being invited to enrol in, was covered by BBC News health online, ITV the West Country Tonight,Evening Post, the Financial the Press Association, Babyworld and a number of online websites.

Professor Nichola Rumsey from UWE Bristol was interviewed on BBC Radio Bristol and Jack FM.

Professor Jonathan Sandy, lead researcher for the Bristol gene bank, was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 Todayprogramme, BBC World Service and BBC Radio Bristol.

UWE Bristol is working in partnership with the University of Bristol, the University of Manchester and NHS partners. The project is funded by the Healing Foundation.

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Deputy Vice Chancellor Paul Gough's edited book on 'Banksy: the Bristol Legacy' was reported on ITV West, Bristol 24/7 and the Bristol Evening Post. The new book celebrates Banksy's amazing Bristol exhibition held during the summer of 2010 as works go up for sale (features contributions by UWE Bristol's Paul Gough, Anthony Plumridge, Andrew Mearman, Steve Poole)

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Bristol Robotics Laboratory's Ecobot continues to attract coverage in Wired magazine.

Phillipa Diedrich's international research into male body image was highlighted in a Metro feature on body confidence.

As reported in The Sun, Huffington Post and, UWE Bristol graduate and Aardman animator Ricky Martin brought 80's children's favourite Morph back to our screens on CBBC.

Anaesthesia UK reported on the confusion facing women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), research carried out at UWE Bristol and published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

The Centre for Performing Arts musical events day at the Colston Hall received a great review in This is Bristol

Marie-Annick Gournet (Schools Link Co-ordinator) was interviewed on the Paul Moss show on BBC Radio Bristol on Sunday about widening participation. Moira Plant (HSC) gave interviews to BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Bristol, BBC TV news, BBC World Service and the Bristol Evening Post regarding the government proposal to put a minimum price level on alcohol.

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