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  • danceroom Spectroscopy project wins fifth award for innovation


    Dr Tom Mitchell from UWE Bristol, an integral member of the team who developed danceroom Spectroscopy (dS), collected two Media Innovation awards for the project last night. Tom said, “This is the fifth award that we have won this year for the danceroom Spectroscopy project, we are all absolutely delighted.”

  • Guest lecture from Hurricane Media MD lands UWE student highly prized job


    Dan Jones, who studied Filmmaking and Creative Media at UWE, landed a much sought-after role in the media industry immediately on graduation thanks to attending a guest lecture from Hurricane Media MD, Jon Mowat.

    Dan, who is now a Production and Edit Assistant atHurricane, and Jon were invited back to UWE recently by lecturer Abigail Davies to share advice on how to make it in such a competitive industry.

  • Double success for UWE students at British Book Awards


    Graphic design student Jake Gunn from UWE Bristol has just won Best Student Book of the year for his book Seven Samurai. UWE graduate Sherony Lock was one of the shortlisted designers and received a highly commended award for her interpretation of Jane Eyre.

  • UWE professor launches new book on 3D Printing


    Professor Stephen Hoskins from UWE Bristol has written a groundbreaking new book 3D Printing for Artists, Designers and Makers published by Bloomsbury.

    Stephen will give a presentation on his research and his new book at Londonprintstudio from 6 – 8pm on 21 November 2013. He will also be the featured artist in the gallery in during November.

  • UWE expert delivers technology for danceroom Spectroscopy Festival


    Passenger Shed Temple Meads 25 and 26 October 2013

    Dr Tom Mitchell from the University of the West of England is part of a multidisciplinary team that will be bringing the danceroom Spectroscopy Festival to the Bristol Passenger Shed this weekend.

    In a unique and innovative fusion of digital art and science, danceroom Spectroscopy is an interactive visualisation of the nano world that combines physics, high performance computing, music, dance and digital art.

  • UWE wins Sheepdog Gromit in nail-biting Gromit Unleashed Auction


    UWE Bristol has purchased Sheepdog Gromit in support of the Gromit Unleashed auction that raised £2.3 million towards the Wallace and Gromit Grand Appeal for the Bristol Children's Hospital.

  • Transforming Tourette's: the sonification of 'tics'


    Dr Tom Mitchell, senior lecturer in Computer Music at UWE Bristol, has created a unique piece of music based on data experienced and recorded by Jessica Thom who has Tourette's. The composition, a collaboration between Dr Mitchell and Professor Joseph Hyde of Bath Spa University, is a sonification, the process of conveying information through non-speech audio, of Jess's 'ticking fits', and will be played as part of a talk by Jess at TEDxAlbertopolis which takes place at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday 23 September.

  • From boring to brilliant: UWE student transforms Webmart's reception area


    Jamie Powell, a UWE Bristol student about to enter the second year of his BA in Graphic Design, spent the summer as the artist in residence at Webmart, one of Britain's leading, independent print and digital media companies.

    Jamie was based at the company's headquarters in Oxford where he was tasked by Webmart's founder and CEO, Simon Biltcliffe, with bringing some life to the building's foyer, through the design and creation of a mural.

  • UWE Bristol Graduate leads public photography and archiving event in Old Market


    10 to 10 Community Photo Shoot Day by IC Visual Lab

    1:00 to 22:00 58 Old Market Street Bristol 19 September

    An award winning photography graduate from the UWE Bristol is leading a free public event inviting people to help archive the Old Market area of Bristol.

  • Bristol artist unveils unique sculpture of young girl at Temple Meads Station


    An intriguing experimental sculpture of a young girl standing alone and gazing at her mobile phone will be installed on Platform 3 at Bristol's Temple Meads Station on Thursday 25 July.

    'Maya' is a unique three-dimensional pixelated portrait created by internationally renowned artist, Luke Jerram, who is a visiting Senior Research Fellow at UWE Bristol. From a distance, the sculpture is clear to see but as you move closer, it disconcertingly appears to fragment into cubes.

  • UWE Bristol photography students help at National Portrait Exhibition at M Shed


    Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012

    Organised by National Portrait Gallery, London

    M Shed, Bristol

    20 July to 3 November, 2013

    Five UWE Bristol photography students joined a group of 13 Young Curators aged between 18 and 25 from Knowle West Media Centre and Young Arnolfini, who helped to help develop and market the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 for the Bristol museum.

  • UWE Bristol awards Honorary Degree to Katie Alcott


    UWE Bristol is awarding the Honorary Degree of Master of Business Administration to Katie Alcott in recognition of her pioneering work in setting up a social enterprise and registered charity to fund life-saving clean drinking water projects.

  • Paisley pooch: UWE Bristol student Nia's Gromit is unveiled in Bedminster


    Talented student Nia Samuel-Johnson is delighted to see the Gromit she designed in his new home, as the Gromit Unleashed charity arts trail starts today in Bristol.

    Her gorgeous paisley-painted Gromit, which is sponsored by UWE Bristol, has been revealed in all his glory at North Street, Bedminster.

  • Five UWE students celebrate success at London Graduate Fashion Week


    Fashion design, illustration and photography students from UWE Bristol have won national recognition for their work at this year's Graduate Fashion Week in London.

    In five out of six awards students won accolades. The winner and runner-up for the GFW prize for Fashion Photography were both UWE students – Dean Stephen Davies and Faye Johnson. The ID Magazine 'diversity now' award for Fashion Illustration was won by Nicole McCartney.

  • Tom Archer inaugural lecture at the Watershed


    13 June 2013 at the Watershed, Bristol Harbourside 19:00

    Commissioners in British television have never been more powerful or more numerous; but has this led to better programmes, increased audience satisfaction or budding creativity? This question will be posed and discussed at the inaugural lecture by Tom Archer, former controller of Factual Production for the BBC and visiting professor at the University of the West of England.

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