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  • Research to assess possibility of producing healthcare products like PPE at point of need

    26/06/2020

    Medics attending an incident or humanitarian crisis could be one step closer to manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical healthcare products, thanks to research beginning next month. Led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), the research programme will support feasibility studies and bring together experts to determine the technology, supply chain and training required for Redistributed Manufacturing (RDM) of a range of healthcare products and treatments.

  • Voice-activated AI system could improve construction worker safety, productivity and efficiency

    14/10/2019

    Construction workers could soon benefit from voice-activated technology that beams real-time audio instructions in their earpiece, and augmented reality (AR) graphics onto their helmet visor, thanks to technology being developed at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). Using artificial intelligence (AI), the system will voice and display information, thereby removing the need for walkie-talkies or consulting hard copies of blueprints.

  • Top executives announced for autumn business lecture series

    21/08/2019

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has announced a new line-up of evening lectures from 9 October to 13 November as part of its Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAS). The talks are given by top executives from across the industry and hosted in UWE Bristol's £55m Bristol Business School building.

  • New Fintech Master's to prepare students for sector's challenges

    30/05/2019

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is to launch a Fintech Master's degree in September. The course is set to prepare students for the regulatory and ethical challenges likely to arise around new disruptive technologies, and will give them the chance to gain in-depth knowledge on subjects including cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology, and financial crime.

  • Mentoring platform for women in aerospace and aviation to help reduce gender inequality in the industry

    08/03/2019

    A new online mentoring platform could help professional women working in the aerospace and aviation industry progress their careers by connecting them with female mentors in the sector. Launched on 8 March, International Women's Day 2019, the platform is part of the 'alta' mentoring scheme, which began four years ago and is a partnership between the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), the Royal | Aeronautical Society (RAeS), Airbus, Little Blue Private Jets and the Royal Air Force, with additional support from Collins Aerospace.

  • Think tank praises Ofsted's changes but says more can be done

    18/01/2019

    Members of a pioneering institute set up to shape national education policy on enterprise skills has welcomed The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) new draft inspection framework. However it believes some of the new measures should be more ambitious.

  • Free public lecturer series brings top level business leaders to Bristol

    09/01/2019

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is pleased to announce the latest programme of speakers for the forthcoming Bristol Distinguished Address Series. The lecture series has now been certified in principle for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes by the CPD Certification Service*.

  • Disruptive technology to predict faults on train tracks and in stations

    07/01/2019

    Train delays could be a thing of the past, thanks to a system that predicts when part of a train track, signalling equipment or other devices at a station are likely to fail. It does this by using thousands of sensors and 3D modelling that taps into big data.

  • UWE Bristol shortlisted for Times Higher Awards

    06/09/2018

    Bristol Business School has made it onto the shortlist for Business School of the Year at this year's Times Higher Education Awards, building a submission around impactful research, engagement with business and innovation in entrepreneurship.

  • Free public lecture series brings top level business leaders to Bristol

    06/09/2018

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is pleased to announce the latest programme of speakers for the forthcoming Bristol Distinguished Address Series. The lecture series has now been certified for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes by the CPD Certification Service*.

  • Honorary degree awarded to Kalpna Woolf

    18/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Kalpna Woolf in recognition of her contribution and commitment to economic and social equality and diversity initiatives in Bristol.

  • Honorary degree awarded to Vanessa Moon

    17/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Vanessa Moon in recognition of her contribution and commitment to enterprise development, the third sector and the local community.

  • Honorary degree awarded to Rob Law MBE

    17/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Rob Law MBE, in recognition of his contribution and commitment to enterprise and entrepreneurship.

  • Honorary degree to be awarded to John Pullinger

    16/07/2018

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to John Pullinger in recognition of his contribution to the communication of statistics and economics, particularly for the advice, support and engagement of the Civil Service with the higher education system.

  • Honorary degree awarded to Alderman Timothy Hailes, JP

    16/07/2018

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws to Alderman and Sheriff of the City of London, Timothy Hailes, JP, in recognition of his contribution to the legal profession and to public service.

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