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  • Bristol Food Connections: What's on the menu for UWE Bristol?


    How does music affect flavour? How do our experiences of food both unite and alienate communities? UWE Bristol researchers will reveal more at the annual Bristol Food Connections (29/4 – 7/5), a unique city-wide food festival bringing together the many vibrant food cultures and communities, the business, culture and education sectors to inspire people to celebrate and engage with good food.

    Starting on 29 April 2016, this ten day festival will see Bristol's food culture celebrated through over 180 events across the city. As one of the organising partners, UWE Bristol will present a series of activities set to challenge how we think about food.

  • Television viewers shun mobile devices when watching favourite shows, says 'second screens' researcher


    Television viewers are turning their noses up at using mobile devices to enhance their favourite programmes, according to research carried out at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • Dr Jeanette Sakel is named Routledge Linguistics Author of the Month


    Routledge Language and Linguistics has honoured Dr Jeanette Sakel, a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and researcher in the Bristol Centre for Linguistics with the accolade of Routledge Author of the Month for February 2016.

  • Animation students bring TV Licence excuses to life


    Students from the University of the West of England's (UWE Bristol) School of Animation have teamed up with TV Licensing to create a series of short animations highlighting some of the ludicrous excuses people have given for not having a TV Licence.

  • UWE Bristol Linguist analyses the linguistic connotations of 'a bunch of'


    Dr James Murphy, Senior Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is available for commentary on:

    · the linguistics of David Cameron's use of a bunch of migrants at yesterday's Prime Minister's Questions James has written a linguistic analysis below of the term 'a bunch of'

  • Reimagining reading; Ambient Literature project to investigate how we read


    What happens when the place where you're reading becomes the stage for the story? How can your location shape and alter the story you are hearing? How might writing, reading and the idea of the book itself change when we use technology to design stories, rather than just present them?

  • Weston College announces University Centre status


    Weston College has been granted University Centre status, bringing Weston-super-Mare one step closer to becoming a university town.

    Guests at the College's annual Business Breakfast were told by Principal and Chief Executive Dr Paul Phillips OBE that it is to be designated a University Centre of the University of the West of England Bristol.

  • Bristol's Parklife: Spectacular new photographic exhibition celebrating city's green spaces unveiled


    The University of the West of England is set to unveil a crowd-sourced exhibition of photographs celebrating Bristol's parks and green spaces during its European Green Capital year.

  • Head-mounted virtual reality could help people with autism learn social skills and develop employment opportunities


    Virtual reality technologies (VRTs) using head-mounted displays (HMDs) could help people with autism develop social skills and confidence according to a researcher from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • BBC consult UWE Bristol lecturers for interactive World War One Ebook


    UWE Bristol Associate Professors, Charles Booth (Business School) and Kent Fedorowich (History) have acted as consulting editors on the BBC's free, interactive World War One Ebook, which was released on 30 October 2015, ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

  • The Rooms – A celebration of inventions to change and brighten the world


    5-7 November 2015, Silver Street, Bristol

    A playground filled with battling robots and fabulous beasts, a bio-activated maze and an interactive light garden are just some of the 53 imaginative inventions, including more than 11 projects from UWE Bristol, which will take over the old Fire Station, Magistrates Courts and Police Station in Bristol City Centre for a three day festival this November.

  • Arnolfini welcomes UWE Bristol students in exciting arts and cultural partnership


    Around 300 hundred students studying arts subjects at UWE Bristol will have a new base for their studies at the internationally renowned Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts, located on the harbourside in Bristol, as of 21 September 2015.

    In an exciting new partnership between the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Arnolfini, students based at the harbourside location will gain practical experience through proximity to the international exhibition environment, live briefs and work placements. Staff will also benefit with the potential to develop research, and the partnership will help to further develop the profile of Bristol as a cultural and creative centre regionally, nationally and internationally.

  • Writers and the City; UWE academic edits new book on the Bristol's literary tradition


    Literary Bristol tells the story of Bristol through its writers. Bristol has been recognised as a thriving port and commercial and industrial centre, yet insufficient attention has been paid to its literary importance. There are over one hundred significant authors, poets and playwrights linked to Bristol, which allow it to take its place as one of the world's great literary centres. Bristol can lay claim to a significant number of literary firsts in poetry, prose and drama. Novels with Bristolian connections include Treasure Island, Gulliver's Travels, Frankenstein and Dracula.

  • New green initiatives launched as Festival of Nature takes centre stage in Green Capital year


    13-14 June 2015, Bristol Harbourside

    Two major new green initiatives are being launched at this year's Festival of Nature Wild Weekend to celebrate Bristol's year as European Green Capital.

  • Double National Teaching Fellowship Award for UWE Bristol Lecturers


    Dr Karen Henderson, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Dr Jeanette Sakel, Senior Lecturer in Linguistics from UWE Bristol have each been awarded a prestigious national teaching fellowship in recognition of their outstanding contribution to excellence in teaching and learning.

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