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  • Food 4 Thought: UWE helps reveal our carbon footprint

    13/06/2013

    Bristol Festival of Nature, Bristol Harbourside

    Saturday June 15 10.00 – 18.00

    Sunday June 16 11.00 – 17.00

    UWE Bristol is taking part in the UK's largest free natural history event, the Bristol Festival of Nature, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this summer.

  • Down by the riverside: Eastville school hosts River Frome film festival

    05/06/2013

    More films from the River Bank

    Saturday 8 June 2013 13.00 – 16.00

    Glenfrome Primary School, Eastville, Bristol

    A festival of films on the challenges and benefits of living by the River Frome in Eastville is on show at Glenfrome Primary School on Saturday 8 June.

  • Latest Videos from Sustainable Severn Conference

    02/05/2013

    UWE successfully hosted the Sustainable Severn event looking at the different ways to generate power from the Severn and investigating a stakeholder led approach.

    Tom Appleby a senior lecturer in law from the Faculty of the Environment and Technology who helped organise the event said:

    'This was an excellent conference and generated a realistic vision of how we might harness the huge power potential of the Severn and maximise the benefit for jobs and the environment along the way.'

    For those who missed the Sustainable Severn Conference we have uploaded much of the information, including videos from the event onto the Conference website:

    http://www.sustainablesevern.co.uk/

  • Shifting Gears: Making cycling a policy priority for health and sustainability

    07/03/2013

    Institute for Sustainability, Health and Environment conference

    This national one-day conference responds to the new opportunities created by the changing policy landscape for cycling in the UK and the challenge of increasing population levels of physical activity.

    It brings together professionals, policy makers and academics to explore the interface between research and the radical shifts in policy, culture and 'infrastructure' provision that are required to support the large-scale uptake of cycling for transport and leisure. By drawing on evidence from research and practice, the conference will explore the benefits of cycling for health and sustainability and the role that public health, built environment and sustainability sectors can play in bringing about wholesale change in the cycling culture of the UK.

  • Turning the tide: a new vision for the Severn Estuary

    28/02/2013

    Bristol Port, Regen SW and The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) will be hosting a conference at UWE Bristol in April to develop a sustainable approach to tidal energy generation on the Severn Estuary. The conference will bring together key decision makers and influencers from both sides of the Estuary and nationally.

  • Has your journey been disrupted by recent floods?

    27/11/2012

    Travellers whose journeys have been disrupted by recent rain and flooding are asked to share their experiences through this online survey.

  • 341 environment and global change research proposals in 5 days

    14/11/2012

    The Environment and Global Changes Panel of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) met in Lisbon between the 7th and 9th of November 2012. The international expert panel, chaired by Jim Longhurst, evaluated 341 research proposals and made recommendations for funding to FCT.

  • UWE Bristol expert invited to chair Environment and Global Change Panel

    07/11/2012

    The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) have invited UWE Bristol's eminent air quality and climate change expert, Professor Jim Longhurst to chair its Environmental and Global Change panel.

  • Window onto the world of MSc Sustainable Development in Practice

    07/11/2012

    A new website will provide a unique window onto to the experiences, activities, ideas and reflections of the students and staff of MSc Sustainable Development in Practice.

  • UWE professor chairs Bristol Mayorial candidates' debate on green issues

    18/10/2012

    Professor Martin Bigg from UWE Bristol will be in the chair during a free Q&A session to find out candidates' views on sustainability ahead of the Bristol Mayorial Elections. The debate will take place at 7.30pm on 24 October at the Watershed and will be streamed live on the internet.

  • ISHE rolls out carbon support package for green SMEs

    09/10/2012

    Rose Bailey has been working with South West SMEs on a range of carbon related business support activities through the Environmental Technologies iNet. The Environmental Technologies iNet provides support to the most promising environmental goods and services businesses in the South West of England, to help develop, protect and commercialise ideas, products and services, exploit new markets and grow sales.

  • Bristol's hidden river to be celebrated with weekend of community events

    20/09/2012

    Capturing stories about the flood history of the River Frome, learning about its wildlife including the European eel and a special dance-circus finale are just some of the events that will take place on 29 and 30 September to celebrate Bristol's hidden River Frome.

  • UWE Bristol to host 20th anniversary celebration event

    13/08/2012

    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.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Dr Paul Leinster CBE

    24/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Dr Paul Leinster CBE in recognition of his leadership role in protecting the environment of England and Wales.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Professor Gabriel Scally

    17/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Professor Gabriel Scally in recognition of his outstanding and innovative achievements in promoting public health in South West England and, in particular, his encouragement and support working with the University to build practical programmes linking health, environment, sustainability and planning.

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