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  • Research to tackle growing problem of road traffic injuries in Nepal


    A programme of research will address the growing problem of road traffic injuries in Nepal. The Safe systems approach for enabling traffic injury prevention in Nepal (SAFETRIP Nepal) project has been funded through a grant from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). It is a collaboration between UWE Bristol and Kathmandu Medical College Public Limited, Nepal, in cooperation with the two NGOs; Mother and Infant Research Activities (MIRA) and Safe and Sustainable Travel Nepal (SSTN).

  • Ambulance donated by UWE Bristol delivered to Ukraine


    An ambulance donated by UWE Bristol has been delivered to Ukraine as part of a mission to help train emergency service workers and deliver medical equipment to the front line.

  • UWE Bristol sponsors Bangladesh team in Street Child Cricket World Cup


    An international cricket tournament for street children taking place in England in the first week of May is to include a team from Bangladesh, which the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is sponsoring. Children involved will play in matches at two cricket grounds in Cambridge during the one-week Street Child Cricket World Cup, which culminates in the final at Lord's cricket ground in London.

  • Voluntary work through UWE Bristol helps inmates in Kenya get a law degree


    Law students from UWE Bristol have helped inmates and wardens in prisons in Kenya to study for a law degree, by giving them access to course materials and providing legal tuition through a volunteer project over the summer.

  • Bristol Business School shortlisted for Business School of the Year


    Bristol Business School has been shortlisted for Business School of the Year category of the Times Higher Education Awards 2017.

    This nomination is welcomed by the Executive Dean Donna Whitehead who said that making the Times Higher Shortlist is the culmination of a fantastic year.

  • UWE Bristol academic wins “We are the City” 2017 rising star award


    Janice St. John-Matthews, Associate Head of the Department for Allied Health Professions (AHP) at UWE Bristol, has won a national award celebrating rising stars in education and academia.

  • MA Curating student wins Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise


    Isaac Blease, an MA/MFA Curating student at UWE Bristol has won the prestigious 2017 Deutsche Bank Arts and Creative Enterprise (DBACE) award for Fine Art and Photography.

  • Student Batsford Prize winner is awarded surprise book deal at prizegiving ceremony


    Final year UWE Bristol Illustration student Katie Cottle got more than she was expecting at the Batsford Prize awards ceremony. Delighted to be the winner in the Children's book category, the judges amazed Katie with the surprise announcement that she'd secured her first book deal with Pavillion Children's books.

  • Talented UWE Bristol Creatives to make an IMPRINT at Graduate Degree Show


    The next generation of artists, designers and media practitioners will showcase their final pieces of work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. Over 500 new graduates will celebrate their achievements alongside family, friends and industry professionals. IMPRINT takes place across UWE Bristol's City Campus locations at Arnolfini, Bower Ashton and Spike Island from 2 to 8 June 2017. Admission is free.

  • UWE Bristol links up with Glastonbury Festival to promote sustainability


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is delighted to announce a five-year official partnership with Glastonbury Festival.

  • Sophie's Wild Cornwall – 300 mile coastal trek to showcase nature and the environment through social media


    Sophie Pavelle, an MSc Science Communication Student from UWE Bristol will use social media this June to document her month long trek along the 300 mile coastline of Cornwall. Sophie's Wild Cornwall aims to highlight how the way we use social media can be changed, to spread the word about nature, the environment and pollution as part of her MSc project.

    Starting on 11 June, Sophie's 22 day adventure along the South West Coastal Path will start in Bude and end on 2 July in Plymouth.

  • Researcher to develop bio-inspired 'smart' knee for prosthetics


    A researcher at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is developing a bio-inspired 'smart' knee joint for prosthetic lower limbs.

    Dr Appolinaire Etoundi, based at Bristol Robotics Laboratory, is leading the research and will analyse the functions, features and mechanisms of the human knee in order to translate this information into a new bio-inspired procedure for designing prosthetics.

  • Applied Sciences at UWE Bristol retain Athena SWAN Bronze Award for commitment to gender equality


    The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has announced the renewal of the Athena SWAN Bronze Award granted to the Department of Applied Sciences in recognition of its continued efforts to challenge gender inequality.

  • New approach to tackle air pollution


    Citizens across the Bristol region are being invited to give their views on the future of work, travel, and leisure in our city.

    Researchers from the ClairCity project (Citizen-led Air Pollution Reduction in Cities) at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) are working with Bristol City Council to find out what citizens want from their future city. By working together, it's hoped the joint community approach will help to tackle the causes of air pollution.

  • VC Steve West addresses UWE Bristol students and staff before Article 50 triggered


    UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor, Steve West, has written to UWE Bristol students and staff ahead of Article 50 being triggered:

    “As you will be aware the prime minister is likely to trigger Article 50 – the formal process for the UK to leave the European Union - on Wednesday. I am very conscious that for staff and students from the EU the next couple of years may be unsettling. I would like to start by stating again that all staff and students are welcome and that we are one community all supporting the University's ambition and strategy.

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