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  • Honorary degree awarded to Maggie Williams

    29/11/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Maggie Williams in recognition of her commitment to providing genetics and genomic service to the UK and internationally, for delivering the 100,000 genomes project as our partners in the WoE Genomics Medicine Centre and for supporting UWE's genetics and genomics education and research.

  • Innovation in health education helping children ride ups and downs of life, study shows

    24/10/2018

    A new study by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) into work going on in Gloucestershire schools shows that young people are becoming more responsible for looking after their own health.

  • Honorary degree to be awarded to Suzanne Rastrick

    26/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Suzanne Rastrick in recognition of her exceptional contribution made to the education and development of Allied Health Professions, nationally and at UWE.

  • Honorary degree to be awarded to Eileen Roberts

    26/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Eileen Roberts in recognition of her commitment to providing genetics and genomic service to the UK and internationally, for delivering the 100,000 genomes project as our partners in the WoE Genomics Medicine Centre and for supporting UWE's genetics and genomics education and research.

  • Colouring reduces stress and boosts creativity, study finds

    03/05/2018

    Taking up colouring can help reduce stress and improve creativity in adults, a study by a researcher at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has revealed.

  • Dr Caroline Flurey appointed President of the British Society of Health Professionals in Rheumatology

    02/05/2018

    Dr Caroline Flurey, Senior Lecturer in Public Health at the University of the West of England is to be appointed President of the British Society of Health Professionals in Rheumatology (BHPR), a section of the British Society for Rheumatology. The appointment will be conferred at the British Society for Rheumatology's annual conference taking place in Liverpool this week (1-3 May).

  • Small changes to homes can improve quality of life and relieve pressure on NHS and social care

    29/11/2017

    A new report published today finds that making small changes to older people's homes, such as installing handrails, ramps and level-access showers, alongside carrying out simple home repairs, could play a significant role in relieving pressure on the NHS and social care and reduce costs by millions of pounds each year.

  • Melanie Watson awarded Honorary Degree

    20/07/2017

    Melanie Watson has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of Science by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in recognition of her commitment to educational leadership.

  • UWE Bristol to establish an Injury Research Centre in Nepal

    14/07/2017

    Today the Department for Health has announced National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding to establish Global Health Research teams across a range of significant health projects led by Universities all over the UK.

  • Honorary Degree awarded to Thomas Foot for support of student education

    14/07/2017

    Thomas Foot was awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of Science (Hon MSc) in recognition of his contribution and loyal support of student education at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) over a number of years.

  • Inspiring curiosity for an innovative future

    16/05/2017

    Curiosity Connections is a new network being launched this week to connect people inspiring primary STEM learning in the Bristol region.

    Science teachers and communicators across the Bristol region are coming together to share ideas, resources and learning to help inspire Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in primary schools.

  • Report recommends BME led voluntary and community organisations for older people work closely with statutory services

    20/02/2017

    Research funded by Bristol City Council and carried out by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in collaboration with local groups found that BME (Black and other Minority Ethnic) community leaders are increasingly aware of how dementia affects many people from BME communities. The research found that community led VCSOs (Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations) are open to training and partnership working to enable them to provide better service to their members.

  • UWE expert comments on Trump inauguration

    20/01/2017

    Dr Stephen McGlinchey from the University of the West of England has offered up commentary today in relation to the inauguration of President Elect Donald Trump at 17:00 GMT today.

  • Police worried they lack powers to probe phone involvement in crashes – new study

    23/11/2016

    Police officers are worried they lack the right powers and resources to properly investigate whether a mobile phone was being used by a driver at the time of a crash, a new study has found.

  • First Blind Student in England to graduate in Music Therapy

    18/11/2016

    Carl Morgan, a mature student from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will become the first blind person in England to have achieved a Masters Degree in Music Therapy. Carl hopes to inspire other visually impaired and disabled people to pursue their dreams, when he graduates on 21 November 2016 at Bristol Cathedral.

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