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  • 18th International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment. 15 - 17 May 2012, A Coruña, Spain


    Jim Longhurst is co-chairng the 18th meeting of the Urban Transport conference series and will deliver the conference Keynote address on the 15th of May.

  • 20th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution. 16 - 18 May, A Coruña, Spain


    Jim Longhurst is co-chairng the 20th meeting of the Air Pollution conference series and will deliver the conference Keynote address on the 16th of May.

  • Sharing or separation - UWE hosts debate on traffic and people on our streets


    UWE Bristol is hosting a debate entitled 'Sharing or Separation: Which Way for Streets of the Future?' on Tuesday 22 May at its Frenchay campus.

    The debate will be between senior lecturer in transport and planning Dr Steve Melia from UWE and design consultant Ben Hamilton-Baillie. Steve initiated the Living Heart for Bristol campaign, which aims to remove through traffic from the centre of Bristol, and is co-author of a research paper which questions recent guidance from the Department for Transport on shared space. Ben Hamilton-Baillie is generally regarded as the leading proponent of shared space, whose work has increased the influence of these ideas in the UK and elsewhere.

  • Bristol mayor referendum:UWE Bristol expert available


    Professor Robin Hambleton from UWE Bristol is available for media interviews relating to the Directly Elected Mayoral debate.

    Robin Hambleton is Professor of City Leadership in the Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments, UWE, Bristol. He is an international expert on civic leadership and local governance, and has provided advice to local authority leaders and Directly Elected Mayors (DEMs) in many countries

  • Launch of Bristol Voices on Climate Change Exhibition


    Living memory, Future Worlds:
    Bristol Voices on Climate Change

    7 April - 19 May

    Create Centre Gallery, Cumberland Basin, BS1 6XN

    This exhibition has been put together by Older Woman for World Change (OWWCh!), a small group of Bristol women concerned about the future Bristol's children may face if we continue burning fossil fuels the way we're doing now.

  • Booking now open for Education for Sustainable Development staff event


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    Education for Sustainable Development in Practice (29 June 2012) will be an invaluable opportunity for UWE staff to share and extend good practice of bringing sustainable development into learning and teaching. This event is supported by the Sustainability Board, Sustainability Board, Knowledge Exchange for Sustainability Education (KESE) and the Institute for Sustainability, Health and Environment.

  • UWE Bristol Science Communication Unit is a Centre of Excellence


    Groundbreaking research, innovative practical projects and world class postgraduate programmes have won the UWE Bristol Science Communication Unit (SCU) recognition as a Centre of Excellence.

  • UWE and Environmental iNet launch green internship scheme


    The Environmental iNet and UWE have just launched a new initiative providing environmental businesses with £1,000 of funding toward the temporary recruitment of an undergraduate.

    Lasting for 8 weeks (if full-time) participating employers can contribute a minimum of £800 - just £20 per day. The scheme is open to environmental businesses and covers vacancies relating to various disciplines from marketing, graphic design and HR, to environmental management, engineering and the sciences.

  • Top Five in Region's Clean Technology Chart


    The UWE-led Environmental i-Net has just published an article in the Big Green Guide highlighting the top five environmental technology sub-sectors in the South West. Read the article here.

  • New ISHE Masterclass Sustainable Development in Practice


    The Sustainable Development in Practice Masterclass (July 2nd/3rd 2012) will introduce participants to some of the key debates, methodologies and tools relevant to pro sustainability change. It will also support participants to identify their own skills and aptitudes and better understand how they can make their mark in sustainable development.

    Please see the course webpage for further information.

  • ISHE announces speakers for Changing Lives, Changing Society


    ISHE has just announced an exciting speaker line-up for this year's annual conference Changing Lives, Changing Society (June 28th, 2012). Full programme details are available on the conference webpage.

  • New MSc Sustainable Development in Practice


    Following extensive research with employers, UWE has just announced the launch of a new MSc Sustainable Development in Practice to address some of the key challenges that organisations and activists face in accelerating the transition to a sustainable future.

    The course places great emphasis on practice and hands-on learning to ensure that when they complete the course, graduates have the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for. For further information, please see the course webpage.

  • Researchers develop paper-thin device to test cholesterol levels


    Paper-thin sensors that use the latest technology in miniaturisation and printing could revolutionise the way point of care testing is carried out for cholesterol and lead to further applications and developments of the technology.

  • Health research showcased at UWE Bristol conference


    Wednesday 1 February 2012 09:30-13:00 Exhibition and Conference Centre

    UWE Bristol is hosting a conference that will showcase current health research in a range of specialist areas on Wednesday 1 February at the Exhibition and Conference Centre. The conference is the first of its kind to he hosted by UWE Bristol's Centre for Health and Clinical Research.

  • Research suggests farmers lack confidence in badger vaccination


    Research conducted by a UWE Bristol researcher, based at the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI), and in collaboration with Cardiff University, has found that farmers surveyed in five areas of England lack confidence in a badger vaccine to prevent the spread of bovine Tuberculosis (bTB). Farmers also had low levels of trust in the Government's ability to manage bovine Tuberculosis.

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