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  • Gestural musical gloves now available on pre-order

    21/05/2019

    Gestural musical gloves, technology originally developed at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) by Dr Tom Mitchell, are now available for pre-order through a company called MI.MU. The gloves use motion capture and AI to enable wearers to create music with their movements.

  • Three immersive documentaries commissioned to research effects of Virtual Reality in nonfiction

    01/03/2019

    The University of Bristol, University of Bath and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), in partnership with Watershed, are delighted to announce the commissioning of three new bold and distinctive VR documentary works.

  • Fashion students awarded bursaries from historic City of London livery company

    14/02/2019

    Three Fashion students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have been awarded prestigious bursaries from the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters, one of the historical City of London's livery companies.

  • Sir Peter Bazalgette launches state-of-art digital facilities at Bower Ashton campus

    08/10/2018

    Sir Peter Bazalgette, who is Executive Chairman of ITV, hosted the official opening of the Digital Media Studios at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) on Monday. The award-winning £9 million building on the Bower Ashton campus houses industry standard production film making, animation and photography facilities for creative industries students.

  • Bristol and Bath to lead the way in inclusive innovation and growth

    07/09/2018

    A collaboration between universities and businesses in the creative technology sector is to receive a multi-million pound investment from the Arts and Humanities Research Council's (AHRC) Creative Industries | Clusters Programme, to support, connect and amplify the brilliant work that takes place in the region.

  • Honorary degree awarded to John Akomfrah

    20/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to John Akomfrah in recognition of his contribution and commitment to arts and moving images.

  • Honorary degree awarded to Professor Lubaina Himid

    20/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to Professor Lubaina Himid in recognition of her contribution to British contemporary art and advocacy of Black artists and their creativity.

  • Honorary degree awarded to David Olusoga

    18/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to David Olusoga in recognition of his contribution to the public understanding of the past as an author, TV presenter and producer. He is a public intellectual who offers a nuanced and sensitive approach to contested histories which resonate today.

  • Symposium to explore how documentaries can better engage audiences using technology

    16/03/2018

    The fifth edition of the i-Docs symposium, which is dedicated to the expanding and evolving field of interactive documentaries, is to take place from 21-23 March at the Watershed. The bi-annual event is hosted by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)'s Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC).

  • Creative Media Design student wins Bristol Pound competition

    16/03/2018

    BA Creative Media Design student Radley Attwell Cook has had his design chosen to represent Bristol on the new Bristol Pound notes that will enter circulation later this year. His design, 'Power in Numbers!' representing the Protest and Rebellion culture in Bristol, was selected from over 300 designs by an online vote and a panel of judges made up of community leaders and artists including Massive Attack's Grant Marshall and civil rights activist Paul Stephenson OBE. The judges were tasked with choosing winning designs that take into account designs what would be workable on a small paper note.

  • Pervasive Media Studio celebrates 10 years

    16/02/2018

    Bristol's Pervasive Media Studio, a creative space at Watershed that hosts artists, creative companies, technologists and academics exploring experience design and creative technology, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary on Saturday 17 February. Members of the public of all ages are invited to visit the Studio to explore some of the projects created by its residents.

  • Filmmaking and animation students the best in the West

    08/02/2018

    UWE's filmmaking and animation students have dominated at this year's Royal Television Society (RTS) West of England Student Awards. In a strong field of nominations from colleges across the region, UWE students won the Animation, Factual, Comedy, Entertainment and Short Feature categories. The RTS also recognised the exceptional craft contributions of many individual students to the winning films. In total UWE had 10 out of the 17 nominations.

  • UWE Bristol Fellowship to combine traditional printing methods with cutting-edge technology

    08/12/2017

    A T-shirt print capable of warning its wearer when dangerous chemicals are in the air, and pharmaceutical packaging with ink signifying when pills are counterfeit are just two ideas likely to emerge from a new research project involving the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and a leading scientist and print industry expert.

  • UWE Bristol forms partnership with acclaimed photographer Martin Parr's new Bristol-based Martin Parr Foundation

    27/10/2017

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has announced a new collaborative partnership between its Photography degree courses and the Martin Parr Foundation.

  • UWE Bristol to host Cary Grant walking tour for national humanities festival

    02/10/2017

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will host a walking tour of Cary Grant's Bristol as part of the UK's only national festival of the humanities.

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