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  • Researcher wins top international criminology award for County Lines study

    23/02/2022 A UWE Bristol academic has been awarded a prestigious international criminology prize. Dr Jack Spicer, who is also a UWE Bristol alum, has received the 2021 Radzinowicz Prize, given annually by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies and the editors of the British Journal of Criminology. It is awarded to the researcher judged to have made the greatest contribution to the development of criminology during the course of the year.
  • Animation series by UWE Bristol graduate to air in the USA

    15/10/2021 Animation series, Dodo, created by UWE Bristol graduate Jack Bennett, is to be broadcast on two of the USA's biggest TV networks.
  • Attenborough film involving UWE Bristol graduate is most watched on Apple TV+

    25/05/2021 A nature programme worked on during lockdown by former UWE Bristol student Lindsey Parietti has become the most watched documentary on Apple TV+. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, The Year Earth Changed looks at nature's response to the global lockdown. Lindsey, who graduated with a master's degree in wildlife filmmaking in 2017, worked as assistant producer on the programme as part of BBC Studios Natural History Unit (NHU).
  • Why Jack wants you to know about the Wallscourt Scholarships


    Meet Jack, a final year BA(Hons) Criminology student.

    Jack is pleased to have the opportunity to tell you his story; he’s keen for more people to know about the he received.

  • Zero waste shopping at UWE Bristol


    The UWE Bristol Fund has supported the creation of two Zero Waste shops through Student Experience Grants.

    A Zero Waste shop was successfully opened on Frenchay campus last year. The grant enabled the purchase of high-quality scales and containers to make this idea a reality.

  • Community Fund supports new oral history podcast


    Community Fund supports new oral history podcast

    Bristol Community Radio Station BCfm has launched 12 Communities 1 Bristol - a new 12-part podcast series bringing to life stories of the people and communities that make Bristol a special and unique place.

  • Anu Mohindru QC appointed to Queen's Counsel


    LLM/PGDip Bar Training Course alum Anu Mohindru QC was appointed Queen’s Counsel in early 2020, in recognition of his excellence and experience in the field of law.

  • Graphic Design alum partners with UWE Bristol to create Showcase 2020

    14/08/2020 BA(Hons) Graphic Design alum, and Creative Director of Rhombus Studio, James Ratcliffe has partnered with UWE Bristol this summer to create the unique Showcase 2020.

  • Uncomfortable Truths project at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery led by alum


    Bristol Museum and Art Gallery have launched a project to uncover uncomfortable truths behind certain museum objects. Many object labels in museums do not tell the full story.

  • Filmmaking graduate wins Student BAFTA for Blood Island documentary


    UWE Bristol graduate Lindsey Parietti has won a Student BAFTA award for her nature documentary Blood Island. The film director picked up the gong at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Student Film Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday evening.

  • Student designed Gromit to go on display at Bower Ashton as part of arts trail


    A Gromit sculpture painted by two UWE Bristol graduates is to go on display at the University's Bower Ashton campus, as part of the Gromit Unleashed 2 public arts trail, which takes place in Bristol over the summer. The artists decorated the dog – one half of the Wallace and Gromit duo in the eponymous animation films – after winning a competition to design the canine character.

  • UWE Bristol celebrates Royal Television Society West of England Awards


    There was a strong showing for UWE Bristol at the glitzy Royal Television Society West of England awards at the Bristol Old Vic.

    Hosted by Countryfile presenter Anita Rani, the ceremony honoured the best in film and television production from Bristol with 28 awards from excellence in sound and special effects to the best of drama and factual programmes.

  • Graduate Filmmaker nominated for RTS West of England Award


    Hugo Pettitt, a filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol has been shortlisted for a RTS West of England Award in the Digital Creativity category. This success comes just two years afte Hugo was nominated for a RTS Student Award for his graduate film 'The Invisible School'.

    Hugo was producer on the shortlisted 'Slavery Street', a BBC Three project on modern slavery and goes 'head to head' with the BBC Natural History Unit's 'Attenborough and the Dinosaur'. Hugo also worked on 'Making a Slave' nominated in the Best Short category.

  • Intrepid Wildlife Filmmaker takes on the ultimate endurance challenge


    Katy Parrott, a recent MA Wildlife Filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol signed up for the experience of a life time, beating off 1000s of other applicants to fly off to South Africa to star in the current BBC Two series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week.

  • Student talent applauded at UWE Bristol awards


    Signing up for TV's toughest endurance challenge, painting an 80 sq. community mural and leading a successful art therapy club are just some of the successes of the finalists at this year's Celebrating UWE Talent awards.

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