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  • Black cab trade needs overhaul to compete with Uber, say researchers


    London's traditional black cab industry needs regulatory reform to respond to the emergence of Uber, a university study suggests.

  • Stadium becomes latest learning environment as sports degree launches


    Students will swap a traditional campus for a state-of-the-art sports stadium when the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) runs a new degree programme from September.

  • US - Mexico borderland communities are resilient - says researcher


    An academic from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) who has extensively studied communities on the borderlands between the US and Mexico, says these communities' strong cross-border cultural identity and economic ties make them undaunted by the possibility of a physical wall.

  • Self-build projects can transform lives of homeless veterans, researchers find


    A unique self-build project undertaken by homeless former military personnel has the potential to be expanded nationwide, according to experts from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

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


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) announces the programme of speakers for the forthcoming Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

    Now in its eighth year, the Bristol Distinguished Address Series is well regarded by the City's business community as the leading place to hear about the challenges, issues and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Airbus' Tom Williams CBE


    Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Tom Williams CBE, has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his contribution to operations, manufacturing and business.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: What does it take for a creative small business to thrive?


    Simon Belsham, CEO,, will speak about what it takes for creative small businesses to thrive in today's world at the next address in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series welcome Harrods MD, Michael Ward


    Why luxury is relevant to the UK economy and the barriers faced by developing companies? This is the theme of the next lecture to be delivered by Michael Ward, Managing Director of Harrods at the next Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: The future of nuclear: Lady Barbara Judge CBE, Chair of the Institute of Directors


    Successive governments have claimed support for renewing the UK's ageing nuclear energy infrastructure, but progress to date has been slow. Hinkley Point C will be a massive engineering challenge, requiring significant funding from China, but it can only be the first of a new generation of nuclear stations.

    Lady Barbara Judge CBE will look at the state of play when it comes to nuclear power, and the issues governments face when deciding to build new power plants at the next lecture in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series:Post-Brexit Britain – the road ahead


    Vicky Pryce, Board Member, Centre for Economics and Business Research, will look ahead at the fractious relationship between politics and economics and its role as the UK navigates the difficult road ahead post-Brexit at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: the certain challenge of managing in uncertain times


    People and organisations are living in uncertain times. Brexit has compounded this uncertainty. Lucy Armstrong, Chief Executive of The Alchemists, will urge people to take the long view: plan for the future and prepare for changes at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Post Brexit how do we define UK regulatory framework for healthcare?


    14 October 2016 Medical Research Council - 13th Floor One Kemble Street, London, Time: 9:00 - 17:00

    The fragility of development, manufacture, supply and demand in healthcare product manufacture, and the anticipation of more complex trading arrangements that might impact the supply chain post Brexit will be discussed at a symposium in London organised by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) on 14 October.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Enriching Britain – through our creativity and heritage


    RSA Chairman, Vikki Heywood, will examine the strengths of our creative nation in the new world order post Brexit, at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series to be held at the University's City Campus at Arnolfini.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Developing the right skills for the future of the UK aerospace industry


    With a 17 percent share of the market, the UK is Europe's largest aerospace manufacturing sector and is second only to the United States globally. Airbus' plants in Filton, near Bristol, and Broughton, North Wales, play a vital role in the design and production of some of the world's most popular and technologically advanced aircraft and make a significant contribution to the success of the UK's aerospace sector which supports around 128,000 high value, highly skilled jobs.

    In the opening lecture of this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series, Mark Stewart, General Manager and Human Resources Director, Airbus Operations Ltd and HR Director Airbus Group UK, will set out how the UK aerospace industry is meeting the challenge to get the best people with the right skills to design and manufacture the next generations of civil aircraft in the UK.

  • Healthcare manufacture brought into our living rooms


    Imagine a future where patients are enabled to print tablets designed to their genetic makeup or where bespoke prosthetics could be printed locally on demand.

    A research network called 'Redistributed Manufacturing in Healthcare Network' (RiHN) led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has won Engineering and Physical Services Research Council (EPSRC) funding to investigate how technology advances could mean manufacturing of healthcare products are brought closer to users; in some cases as close as their own front room.

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