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  • Dr Who themed virtual learning brings science and technology to life for Bristol schools at UWE Bristol


    Bristol school students will take part in a Dr Who themed virtual learning event at UWE Bristol on 20 March, for one of the many events celebrating National Science and Engineering Week. The students will learn about astronomy, the weather, 3D modelling of car engines, the human heart and much more.

  • When does an elephant become a dinosaur?


    Music Technology students from UWE Bristol have been working in collaboration with the Natural History Museum on a series of six podcasts to highlight some of the exhibits in the Treasures Gallery at the museum. The team worked with podcast producer John Ruthven and Museum editor, Vicky Paterson.

  • Intelligent 3D image technology could enable targeted out-of-home advertising


    Directed advertising is common in online shopping and in social media but is not currently an option in the out-of-home digital environment due to the technical challenges involved.

  • puts depth back into robot reporting


    A new website, created and written by leading thinkers and experts in robotics, aims to give an in depth and balanced perspective on reporting of robotics in the popular media.

    Through thoughtful articles and commentaries explores the wider impacts of robots and robotics on society. Each report is written by a robotics expert in direct response to an article published in the popular media.

  • Robotics set to 'revolutionise the UK economy in the next 20 years'


    Britain's desire to be at the forefront of robotics research has been reinforced by universities minister David Willetts, who saw world-leading technology when he visited the Bristol Robotics Lab yesterday [Monday, 12 November].

  • Fastest car and robots inspire UWE Bristol's latest ad campaign


    UWE Bristol has launched an exciting new advertising campaign to highlight the University to prospective students in the region.

  • UWE Bristol software helped to detect God particle


    UWE Bristol experts working in complex software systems development created the software used to help CERN's CMS group detect the God particle in the world's biggest scientific experiment.

  • EMMY nomination for UWE Bristol sound expert


    UWE Bristol lecturer Martyn Harries has been nominated for an EMMY at the forthcoming annual awards in October for his sound work on the BBC Natural History Unit documentary 'Madagascar'. The nomination is shared with the score composer Sarah Class.

  • Visitors wear digital 'capes' to create sound in new installation


    Visitors to an interactive sound installation, Tracking You at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Digital Design Weekend, 22-23 September [2012], will be invited to put on capes featuring the latest real-time location systems technology. When they move around the installation sounds will be generated as a result of their location in relation to other visitors. The Digital Design Weekend last year attracted over 7,300 visitors.

  • UWE Bristol to host 20th anniversary celebration event


    UWE Bristol alumni and staff are invited to reminisce and celebrate the achievements of the University at a special 20th anniversary celebration event. The all day event will take place on Saturday 6 October 2012 at UWE's Frenchay Campus.

  • First the Olympic Games, now it's time for Great Britain to welcome the robots


    FIRA RoboWorld Cup takes place in Bristol from 20 to 25 August 2012

    No sooner has the curtain come down on London 2012 than Great Britain prepares to welcome its next international sporting event – this time with robots as the competitors.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Kate Bellingham

  • The Prince's Trust celebrates partnership to boost pupils' technology skills


    Youth charity The Prince's Trust has celebrated a partnership with UWE Bristol and HP, the world's largest technology company, which has helped struggling pupils to boost their technology skills.

  • UWE's Plan+Make Degree Show


    A cylindrical fridge, taking the strain out of lifting beer kegs, a cot to make breast feeding easier at night and more at UWE'S Plan + Make Degree Show 2012

    UWE Bristol

    Thursday 7 June 2012 17:00 to 21:00

    A cylindrical take on the fridge designed to help reduce food waste; an ingenious tool to take the back breaking strain out of lifting beer kegs; a beautiful cot and carry case designed to make breast feeding easy at night time and a regeneration project for Stroud inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy are just a snapshot of the products and projects that will be exhibited at UWE Bristol's amazing Plan + Make Degree Show.

  • Greek God Hermes inspires new music app


    The Greek God Hermes is the inspiration behind a new app called On a theme of Hermes designed by SATSYMPH who comprise UWE Bristol lecturer Philip Phelps, composer Marc Yeats and Bristol based poet Ralph Hoyte.

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