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

    08/11/2016

    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

    18/10/2016

    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

    11/10/2016

    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?

    07/10/2016

    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

    05/10/2016

    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

    16/09/2016

    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

    16/09/2016

    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.

  • Business and Law Clinic launches at UWE Bristol's £16.5m Enterprise Zone 'Future Space'

    08/09/2016

    As part of its new University Enterprise Zone ("UEZ") activity, the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is launching a pro bono legal service for small businesses in collaboration with Bristol law firm Gregg | Latchams Ltd and international legal practice Osborne Clarke LLP. This support will be provided within the new Future Space Centre on Frenchay Campus.

  • UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Robert Bourns

    20/07/2016

    Robert Bourns, has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws in recognition of his support of the work UWE Bristol does to reach out to the community, supporting the ambitions of so many members of our diverse and strong community.

  • UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Lord Michael Bichard

    20/07/2016

    Lord Michael Bichard has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his service to Government.

  • UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Penny Gane

    19/07/2016

    Penny Gane has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of her commitment to inclusivity and equality.

  • UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to David Relph

    19/07/2016

    David Relph has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his contribution to management and leadership.

    The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Monday 18 July 2016 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Christopher Curling

    19/07/2016

    Chris Curling has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws in recognition of his work in environmental conservation and education in the region.

    The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Monday 18 July 2016 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • First students on course which has become hotbed for start-ups poised to graduate

    14/07/2016

    The first group of students to embark on a pioneering degree course which has produced a flurry of new ventures and start-up companies are preparing to graduate.

  • Faculty of Business and Law attracts regional business leaders to new advisory team

    08/07/2016

    Donna Whitehead, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean at UWE Bristol's, Faculty of Business and Law has unveiled an impressive new advisory team of 21 regional business leaders.

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