Winning Leaders Award prototype unveiled at exhibition at UWE Bristol

Last year, Hugh Sexy CE Middle School student Philippa Griffiths designed the Red Line Braking System for the Leaders Award ...
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UWE Bristol Engineering student featured in The Guardian

The UWE Bristol MEng Aerospace Engineering course, and student Prisilla Johnson who has also gained a private licence with a ...
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Children inspired engineers at the South West Leaders Award exhibition held at UWE Bristol

The winners of the 2019 Leaders Award gathered at UWE Bristol for the South West awards ceremony on Friday 14th ...
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UWE student team semi-finalists in EWB-UK Design Challenge

The Engineers Without Borders award-winning Engineering for People Design Challenge prepares students, the engineers of the future, to become globally ...
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Wheels up the Ben

Last year, Sam 'Wheels' Harper-Miller, who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, was carried up Snowdon by his friends. Now, the UWE ...
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Bristol Tech Fair taking place in November 2019

Saturday 9th November 2019 10:00-16:00 Colston Hall, Bristol Bristol Tech Fair is a celebration of technology, engineering and science for ...
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BAME Girls in Engineering great success at Bristol Brunel Academy

Dr Udonna Okeke tells us about a hugely successfull visit of his project,  BAME girls in engineering, to Bristol Brunel ...
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Women in Nuclear Workshop: Making the Most of Our Individuality

Women in Nuclear are hosting a free workshop on self-awareness and individuality in Bristol on 20th June. Greater self-awareness and ...
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First UK study into driverless cars for older people draws to a close

On Tuesday 21st May an autonomous vehicle was used by older people around the St Monica Trust's Cote Lane retirement ...
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Opportunities still available at the Great Science Share

18th June, 10 am – 2 pm   UWE Bristol at the ECC, Frenchay Campus The Great Science Share is ...
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EDM staff attend WISE conference

On 14th May, Lecturer in Engineering Management Dr Udonna Okeke and Research Fellow and Women Like Me coordinator Dr Laura ...
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Developing Responsible Robots for the Digital Economy

Professor Alan Winfield will be starting a new five year EPSRC funded project with Professor Marina Jirotka (University of Oxford), ...
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Leaders Award judging takes place at UWE Bristol

Engineers from UWE Bristol took part in grading entries to the Leaders Award competition, which challenges children with the question “If ...
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Robotics Workshop for Businesses

Engineers from the Robotics Innovation Facility (RIFBristol) recently delivered two workshops for businesses interested in exploring the potential benefits of robotics and ...
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More media attention for Bristol Robotics Lab

After being interviewed last month, Dr Appolinaire Etoundi, Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics from Bristol Robotics Laboratory has been featured on a ...
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Free Public STEM Open Day at UWE Bristol

Saturday 15th June 2019 10:00 – 15:00 UWE Bristol’s Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus Come and spot which inventions ...
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Women Like Me featured by Bristol Women’s Voice

Bristol Women's Voice have featured our Women Like Me project, run by Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers and Dr Laura Hobbs, on ...
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Inspire future scientists and engineers at the Great Science Share

The Great Science Share is a national event nurturing children’s natural curiosity by encouraging them to share their original science ...
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Work up to running 5 km with the Pepper Robot!

In this guest post, Katie Winkle of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory tells us about an opportunity to get involved in ...
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UWE Bristol student engineers improving compost heap thermal insulation

As part of the Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics at UWE Bristol's new module, Engineering in the Community, students ...
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Thousands of children from across the South West take part in Leaders Award

Thousands of children from across the South West have taken part in the Leaders Award competition, answering the question “If ...
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Leaders Award grading days to take place at UWE

UWE Bristol is pleased to be supporting the Leaders Award, a competition which asks children the question "If you were ...
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Emerging tech researchers: Are you losing funding opportunities by not engaging in interdisciplinary research?

The development of technology is accelerating in many fields and affecting multiple aspects of our day-to-day lives. Meanwhile, both AI ...
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Celebrating Da Vinci and his pioneering inventions

Dr Appolinaire Etoundi, Senior Lecturer in Mechatronics from Bristol Robotics Laboratory, will be exhibiting bioinspired devices from Chisel Works Robotics ...
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Call out for Engineers: Bristol Open Doors

In partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering, we have an opportunity to involve engineers in creating inspirational events for ...
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Exploring the concept of Emotional Intelligence with Women Like Me

In our public event at Bristol and Bath Science Park today, as part of Women Like Me's closing event for ...
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WES-UWE Wikithon underway!

The joint WES-UWE Wikithon, part of the WES Centenary celebrations, is currently underway at Bristol and Bath Science Park. Volunteers ...
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UWE Bristol becomes founding member of Women in Business Charter

The first Women in Business in the UK launched on 26th March in Bristol, with UWE Bristol a founding member ...
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Don’t forget: UWE women in STEM events tomorrow

There's still time to sign up for two FREE events, hosted by UWE at the Bristol and Bath Science Park ...
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Brunel’s sketches revealed…

...well, it did seem just a little too coincidental: 🖼️ | The grand reveal of the long lost #IsambardBrunel's early ...
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Could these be Brunel’s sketches? Exciting discovery made on new Engineering Building construction site

UWE Bristol are excited to announce a discovery of potentially great historical importance made during work on construction of the ...
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Sarah Guppy show and women in STEM panel discussion recorded for schools

Back in November, Show of Strength's production about Sarah Guppy - engineer, inventor, campaigner, designer, reformer, writer, environmentalist and business ...
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UWE student engineers consider challenges within society

Last week, UWE Bristol's first year Engineering students completed a second project week at Frenchay. They looked at engineering as ...
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Universities Minister tours enterprise zone and robotics lab on visit to UWE Bristol

On 22nd March , Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, toured Bristol Robotics Laboratory ...
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Future Impact webinar – ‘Should we fear the robots?’

12:00 - 13:00 Tuesday 2 April 2019 Online Webinar Join Dr Jo Michell, Associate Professor in Economics, Professor Alan Winfield, ...
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ESRI publishes working paper on understanding gender differences in STEM

ESRI have recently published a new working paper, "It's not just for boys! Understanding gender differences in STEM". The report, ...
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Women Like Me engineer takes part in I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here

Our Women Like Me participant and Atkins engineer Charlene Chung took part in the I'm an Engineer, Get me out ...
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Engine Ears viewed over 300,000 times

Back in November, Atkins engineer and Women Like Me participant Louise Hetherington wrote a blog post for us on Engine ...
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Steve Wright on Boeing 737 Max safety concerns

Dr Steve Wright, Associate Professor in Aerospace Engineering in UWE's Department of Engineering Design and Mathemetics, has been featured in ...
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Free event: The issue of connectivity in the home

The issues of connectivity for monitoring in the home Thursday 4 April 2019, 6:00 - 8:30pmUniversity Enterprise Zone, North Gate, ...
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Free posters celebrating female STEM role models

A Mighty Girl have collated a set of free downloadable posters of women role models in STEM, created by the ...
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Why is Emotional Intelligence and the development of Human Skills so important for Engineers and other STEM professionals now?

Our Women Like Me partner Caroline Morris, of Wide Eyed Group Leadership Consultancy, is an executive coach who works with ...
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Co-founder Stella Warren on new alta mentoring scheme

Our keynote speaker at the upcoming Women Like Me closing event, Stella Warren, tells us all about the new alta ...
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How’s my pig? Using facial recognition technology to improve animal wellbeing

The work of Professor Melvyn Smith and Professor Lyndon Smith of the Centre for Machine Vision, Bristol Robotics Laboratory has ...
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Mentoring platform launched for women in aerospace and aviation to help reduce gender inequality in the industry

A new online mentoring platform could help professional women working in the aerospace and aviation industry progress their careers by ...
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Three UWE EDM women featured as Bristol’s brilliant women in STEM

On Thursday 7th March 2019, Bristol 24/7 published an article on "Nine of Bristol's brilliant women in STEM". We are ...
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IWD2019 – FARSCOPE blog on being a woman in STEM

Laura Gemmell, a student on the joint UWE Bristol and University of Bristol doctoral programme FARSCOPE, has written a blog ...
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Join us for a Wikithon celebrating women in engineering

On Wednesday 3rd April 2019, alongside our Women Like Me celebration, UWE Bristol will be linking up with the Women's ...
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BAME Girls in Engineering celebrates International Women’s Day with Rolls Royce

On Friday 8th March 2019, UWE Bristol project BAME Girls in Engineering celebrated International Women's Day with a visit to ...
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Crane arriving on site of new Engineering building

A crane will be arriving at the site of the new UWE Bristol Engineering building construction on Wednesday 11th March ...
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Don’t forget to sign up to the Tech3Shed careers event!

The Women’s Tech Hub~Bristol are hosting a careers fair in March, aimed at increasing diversity in the tech industry in ...
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Leaders Award online Engineering Extravaganza for British Science Week 2019

The Leaders Awards are celebrating British Science Week 2019 by holding an Engineering Extravaganza in which they will hold two ...
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Women Like Me engineer Rachel Kirkwood engages another 1161 pupils for Leaders Award

Following a very successful online presentation for the Leaders Award in January by Rachel Kirkwood, graduate engineer at Peter Brett Associates and participant in our Women ...
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Read reflections on RAEng This Is Engineering Engagement event

A recent event at our Women Like Me funder, the Royal Academy of Engineering, explored "the benefits and challenges of ...
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Community grants available from UWE Bristol Fund

Applications for grants of up to £3,000 for projects which enhance student learning (inside or outside of the curriculum) through ...
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FREE event: Women Like Me – Boosting mentoring for women in STEM in the West of England

As our Royal Academy of Engineering funded project, Women Like Me, draws to a close for this year, we are ...
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Join UWE Bristol as a Senior Lecturer in Machine Vision

UWE Bristol are advertising an exciting new post for a Senior Lecturer in Machine Vision, with the first three years ...
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Sign your Pupils up to the Great Science Share

Children from Years 4 to 8 from across the region are invited to share their own science investigations at the ...
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Women Like Me engineer Rachel Kirkwood to return to Leaders Award

Back in January, Rachel Kirkwood, graduate engineer at Peter Brett Associates and participant in our Women Like Me programme, delivered ...
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Final Call to Enter Free Engineering Competition

The Leaders Award is a free competition for children in which you can challenge your pupils to come up with engineering solutions ...
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Free Solar Circuits Curriculum Activity

Practical Action have a new STEM Challenge for children aged 8-14 years.The Solar Challenge is a free resource that covers ...
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UWE International Women’s Day 2019 Celebration – Balance for Better

To celebrate International Women's Day 2019, UWE Bristol will be hosting a series of talks and workshops around the theme ...
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See Sarah Guppy and more for International Women’s Day

UWE Bristol are supporting Show of Strength's production 'Sarah Guppy: The Bridge, The Bed, The Truth', all about the pioneering, ...
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UWE student engineers visit Leaders Award winner’s school

A team of engineers from UWE Bristol is bringing to life one of the winning designs from last year’s Leaders ...
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Open Bionics named sixth most innovative company in Europe

Open Bionics, a start-up that developed in Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), has been named in a prestigious annual list of ...
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Royal Academy of Engineering student competition – Global Grand Challenges Summit Competition 2019

The Royal Academy of Engineering is inviting university teams to participate in the Global Grand Challenges Summit Competition 2019, a ...
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Calling mothers in academia at UWE Bristol

Are you a female academic professional with children, working at UWE Bristol? Second year Business and Human Resource Management students ...
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Hinkley C new drilling kit is named after SARAH GUPPY!

Along with three tunnel boring machines named after inspirational women, new drilling kit which will be used at the new ...
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Construction News’ Inspire Me Bristol Workshop – 28th February 2019

Construction News' campaign, "Inspire Me" promotes the role of women as leaders in the construction industry. See below and the ...
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Leaders Award prototype team ready to visit designer’s school

Our team of engineers, including our Women Like Me engineer Katy, are busy building one of the winning designs from ...
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Come and join UWE as a Research Associate in Responsible Robotics

UWE Bristol are currently advertising for the role of Research Associate in Responsible Robotics, based in the Bristol Robotics Laboratory ...
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Measuring emissions on the no. 72

A partnership between First Bus in Bristol, the Centre for Transport and Society and the Engineering Modelling and Simulation group ...
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New funding from EPSRC for FARSCOPE Centre for Doctoral Training

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council funding has been secured for 5 more intakes of PhD students in the FARSCOPE ...
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UWE Formula Student car goes on display at MOD

At the end of 2018, team members from UWE Formula Student, in collaboration with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, displayed ...
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First prototype complete in Leaders Award design build

A team of engineers from UWE Bristol is bringing to life one of the winning designs from last year's Leaders ...
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Apply now for Royal Academy of Engineering Symposium: Inclusivity and Wellbeing in the First 2000 Days of Life

The Royal Academy of Engineering (funders of our Curiosity Connections - Women Like Me project) are to host their third ...
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“The UK education system cannot produce enough engineers to support the economy”

Apprenticeship Levy limitations and technical teacher shortages threaten economic growth, according to a report led by the Royal Academy of ...
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Could you be UWE Bristol’s new Lecturer in Engineering Design and Dynamics?

UWE Bristol is currently advertising a post for a Lecturer in Engineering Design and Dynamics, based in the Department of ...
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UWE Bristol sends 15 engineers to work on five Engineering in the Community projects

The Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics at UWE Bristol has launched a new module called Engineering in the Community. This Group ...
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Tech3Shed careers fair – increasing diversity in SW tech

The Women's Tech Hub~Bristol are hosting a careers fair in March, aimed at increasing diversity in the tech industry in ...
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Women Like Me engineer Eleanor Davies reaches another 1000 pupils for the Leaders Award

Back in November, our Women Like Me participant Eleanor Davies presented to over 1300 children in on online 'Meet an ...
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Connected by Curiosity

Our Curiosity Connections Conference took place at UWE Bristol on Saturday 2nd February 2019. We've already updated on our Women Like Me engineering outreach ...
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Your one-stop-shop for Space Education

The European Space Education Resource Office is the place to go for everything space education! There’s a bunch of fabulous ...
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Interested in engineering but don’t know where to start?

If your children or those you teach are interested in getting into engineering but don't know where to start, have ...
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Robotics and automation support for West of England SMEs

Businesses and entrepreneurs across the West of England will be able to trial, adopt and develop robotics and smart automation ...
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Female engineers come together for outreach surgery at Curiosity Connections 2019

Curiosity Connections - Women Like Me is a Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious funded project. Curiosity Connections is a Bristol-based ...
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UWE student engineers promote Leaders Award at Curiosity Connections 2019

Our Curiosity Connections Conference, bringing together teachers and science communicators to discuss and progress the future of primary STEM, took ...
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Female engineers engaged in women’s networks invited to participate in new research

Dr Vanda Papafilippou, lecturer in Human Resource Management at UWE Bristol, is undertaking new research into engagement of female engineers ...
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“You can do better than giving me these dreary designs”

Prof. Praminda Caleb-Solly, Professor of Assistive Robotics and Intelligent Health Technologies at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, UWE Bristol and Head of ...
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Women in Conversation 2019

For the first time at Bristol University, Women in Leadership, Law, Finance, Technology, Engineering and STEM are collaborating for a ...
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UWE engineering students visit Hannah More Primary School

Yesterday, our team of student engineers who are turning one of the winning 2018 Leaders Award designs into reality, Miriam ...
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UWE Bristol develops new technology for rail engineers

UWE Bristol is involved in the development of new technology which will predict when part of a train track, signalling ...
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ESERO-UK CPD to take place at UWE Bristol

Would you like to learn how to use space as a theme to engage and inspire children in STEM subjects? ...
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“An amazing opportunity for me to share my route into engineering”

Women Like Me participant and graduate engineer at Peter Brett Associates Rachel Kirkwood tells us about her very successful online ...
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DE&S releases video showcasing Leaders Award support

Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S - Ministry of Defence), are supporting the Leaders Award, run by Primary Engineer, alongside UWE ...
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WISE and Women Like Me’s Sarah Behenna on the My Skills My Life launch

WISE Associate, WISE Bristol Hub founder and Women Like Me consultant Sarah Behenna has recently been involved in the development ...
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Engineering our Future blog reaches 100 posts

Since our launch in June, we've now published 100 posts on our blog, covering support and development of engineering in ...
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WISE launches new digital platform for 11-19 year old girls

Our Women Like Me partner WISE has launched a new digital platform today, aimed at engaging 11-19 year old girls ...
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UWE Robotics student Miriam Cristofoletti presents for Leaders Award for second time

Miriam Cristofoletti made such an impression when she inspired 1600 children in her Leaders Award presentation in December that she ...
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UWE Bristol joins MoD and Leaders Award to inspire future engineers

On 18th January, UWE Bristol and the Leaders Awards joined Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S - Ministry of Defence) in ...
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Women Like Me engineer Rachel Kirkwood engages 1778 children for Leaders Awards

Rachel Kirkwood, graduate engineer at Peter Brett, reached 1778 primary school pupils today in her online presentation for the Leaders ...
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Bristol Robotics Lab seeks new Professor of Robotics at UWE Bristol

The Bristol Robotics Laboratory is currently advertising the post of Professor of Robotics: : Provably Safe Human-Robot Interaction, to be ...
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Turf cutting ceremony marks construction of new engineering building

As work on the new Engineering building at UWE Bristol begins, a turf cutting ceremony involving Construction Director Neil Dorrington and ...
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Lisa Brodie appointed to Aerospace Bristol board

Dr Lisa Brodie, Head of the Department of Engineering Mathematics and Design, was appointed to the Board of Trustees of ...
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Women Like Me presented at the 2019 Association for Science Education conference

UWE's Women Like Me project, run by Dr Laura Fogg Rogers and Dr Laura Hobbs, was featured in a presentation ...
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Women Like presented at Association for Science Education conference

UWE's Women Like Me project, run by Dr Laura Fogg Rogers and Dr Laura Hobbs, was featured in a presentation ...
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Bristol Robotics Laboratory supported startup Open Bionics raises £4.6 million

A startup developing bionic limbs in the style of superheroes for children and adults has successfully raised $5.9m (£4.6m) million ...
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BAME girls in engineering launches with great success

Following the initiation of his new project, BAME girls in engineering, Dr Udonna Okeke tells us about the success of ...
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Lottie Visits Jaguar Land Rover (and sees it all!)

UWE's Lottie is back, reporting (with a little help from Laura Maybury) on her engineering #lottietour adventures, this time at Jaguar Land Rover, ...
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Looking for Engineering lesson ideas?

Now that 2018, the Year of Engineering, has come to an end, how can we keep embedding the E in ...
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Women Like Me featured in Science in Public conference presentation

UWE's Women Like Me project, run by Dr Laura Fogg Rogers and Dr Laura Hobbs, was featured in a presentation ...
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Engineers from UWE’s Women in Science and Engineering Society excited to be building Leaders Award winning design

A team of UWE Bristol engineering students: Miriam Cristofoletti (Robotics) Katy O’Hara Nash (Electronics) Olesya Klyuchenkova (Aerospace) Georgina Packham (Mechanical) have now picked one ...
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UWE Bristol’s Speak Up campaign hosts successful panel event for International Day to end violence against women

On 26th November 2018, a panel discussion was held as part of UWE Bristol's SpeakUp campaign, which aims to create an inclusive ...
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Bristol Robotics Laboratory professor in Westminster to advise on AI and automated vehicles

Professor Alan Winfield of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory has provided his expertise to two all-party parliamentary groups in Westminster. Alan Winfield, ...
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Miriam Cristofoletti reaches 1600 pupils in Leaders Award presentation

Miriam Cristofoletti from the Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics at UWE Bristol took up the challenge of presenting to over 1000 ...
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Promoting electronics careers: #TurnOnToElectronics

A new national campaign has been launched by the UK Electronic Skills Foundation, to promote electronics careers to young people ...
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New robotics Turing machine to be presented in Japan

In this guest post, Genaro Martinez, of the Unconventional Computing Centre at UWE Bristol, tells us about a new robotics Turing ...
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You are your password: Professor Lyndon Smith featured in CNN article

Professor Lyndon Smith of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory features in this CNN video "You are your password: The world of biometrics" ...
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Women Like Me engineer Jess Henson on her role and women in engineering

Our Women Like Me engineer Jess Henson, a Development Engineer at Renishaw's Neurological Products Division, has been featured recently in ...
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UWE’s day of engineering!

This a guest post from Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers, who runs UWE Bristol's Engineering and Society module.  Nearly 900 primary school ...
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Applications for community projects to access Engineering in the Community support

Would you like a nature or rain garden area for your school? Do you need technology ideas for citizen groups? ...
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UWE Bristol team to build winning Leaders Award design

In 2018, Year of Engineering, UWE Bristol was a partner organisation of the Primary Engineer & Secondary Engineer Leaders Awards in ...
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Coming soon: exciting workshops aiming to connect qualitative and quantitative researchers interested in the future of technology!

Image credit: vox.com Aleksandra (Ola) Mihalec of the Department of Geography and Environmental Management and Mehdi Sobhani from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory recently ...
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Year of Engineering celebrated at Westminster Abbey

As 2018, the Year of Engineering, draws to a close, the contribution of engineering and engineers to society was recognised ...
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How To Volunteer At Work: Mentoring

Our Faculty and Service Liaison Manager within the Student Journey Programme at UWE Bristol, Aimée Atkinson, also writes for the City ...
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Panel discussion: Speak Up against violence and abuse

This is a guest post by Ana Miguel Lazaro, Student Inclusivity Project Officer at UWE Bristol. Ana is part of ...
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KS2 live solar lesson tomorrow!

Tomorrow – Friday 23rd November at 2 pm you can tune into the BBC’s 40 minute live lesson, where pupils will tackle a Doctor Who ...
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“Engineering is a hugely diverse profession open to all”

Our Women Like Me engineer Eleanor Davies, structural engineer at BuroHappold, gave a very successful Leaders Award 'Meet an Engineer' ...
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Women in Research Mentoring Scheme event for UWE Bristol academic staff

Monday 3rd December 2018, 12:00 - 14:00 Please see staff intranet for location Come along to find out more about the ...
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Women Like Me engineer Eleanor Davies presents to 1334 children for Leaders Awards

UWE Bristol is delighted to be supporting the Primary Engineer and Secondary Engineer Leaders Awards again this year, and even ...
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“Working towards a world where we can all do what we are passionate about”

As we were delighted to announce last week, our Women Like Me participant Jessica Poole Mather of Rolls Royce won ...
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Construction begins on the new UWE Bristol Engineering Building

Engineering at UWE revealed the beginning of building works opposite the Bristol Business School on Instagram this morning. This exciting ...
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UK on target to reach 1 million women in STEM by 2020 – but work is still to be done

The WISE Awards on 15th November saw the announcement that new research by WISE has revealed that the UK is ...
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Women Like Me engineer Jessica Poole Mather wins WISE One to Watch Award

We were delighted to hear that our Women Like Me engineer Jessica Poole Mather was announced as winner of the ...
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Curriculum linked lessons in sustainability

Sustainable Learning is a teaching resource created by teachers for teachers. “We empower teachers to deliver engaging primary schools lessons,” ...
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ASE Girls into Science resources and making a difference

The Association for Science Education (ASE) website offers a range of 'girls into science' resources, with articles from leading women in science, primary ...
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The forefront of enabling independent living – the BRL Assisted Living Studio

This is a guest post by Prof. Praminda Caleb-Solly, Professor of Assistive Robotics and Intelligent Health Technologies at the Bristol Robotics ...
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Habitats for Robotic Pets project receives interdisciplinary research funding

An exciting collaboration between the Bristol Robotics Laboratory and Department of Architecture and the Built Environment at UWE Bristol has ...
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Women’s Engineering Society Industry Mentoring Scheme launches at UWE Bristol

Final year female students in Engineering and related disciplines at UWE Bristol are to receive mentoring from professionals in industry ...
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STEM Learning release new ‘Survival STEM’ resources

STEM Learning provide free resources for teaching STEM subjects - they have over 1300 Engineering teaching resources alone. They also ...
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November is Global Month of Play – Real Play Coalition

The Real Play Coalition was formed in 2018 by IKEA, The LEGO Foundation, Unilever’s Persil, OMO and Surf Excel, and ...
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Old and new generations of roboticists come together at Bristol Women in Robotics meet-up

This is a guest post by Dr Antonia Tzemanaki from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, who coordinates the Bristol Women in ...
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Show of Strength’s story of Sarah Guppy inspires in Bristol and Monmouth

Show of Strength's Sarah Guppy: The Bridge, The Bed, The Truth has been showing this week in Bristol and Monmouth, ...
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Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2018 Big Assembly now available to watch on demand

This year, Tomorrow's Engineers Week presented the first Tomorrow’s Engineers Week Big Assembly. The assembly was streamed live at 10.30 ...
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Bristol and Bath to rival global innovation leaders says new report

Our Women Like Me project features engineers from Rolls Royce and Airbus, both of which have been named as important ...
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A bridge, a plane, a helicopter…UWE’s Lottie has been touring for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

This is a guest post by UWE's Lottie dolls about the 2018 #lottietour for Tomorrow's Engineers Week (although we think there ...
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First dates announced for UWE’s new BAME girls in Engineering project

Yesterday we were delighted to announce the launch Udonna Okeke's new UWE Bristol project, BAME girls in Engineering, and we ...
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UWE engineers to take part in Leaders Award online interviews

Engineers from UWE Bristol's Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics have been invited to take part in 'Meet an Engineer' ...
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BAME girls in Engineering: Opportunity to encourage diversity in engineering

A new project sponsored by UWE Bristol has kicked off to encourage, motivate and inspire more girls of Black, Asian ...
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Sarah Guppy: The Bridge, The Bed, The Truth opens to great reviews

"You won’t look at Isambard Kingdom Brunel or the Clifton Suspension Bridge in quite the same way ever again after ...
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X Factor for Engineers – I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here!

I'm an Engineer, Get me out of here! gives school students the chance to talk with engineers - and you ...
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Women in Robotics Bristol meet up 8 November

Women in Robotics Bristol/South West is a professional network for women in robotics, and women who want to be. They ...
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Have you got your Tomorrow’s Engineers Week resources?

Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2018 is underway! Running from 5th-9th November, the campaign aims to change perceptions of engineering among young ...
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We need more Engine-Ears

This is a guest post from Louise Hetherington, assistant structural engineer at Atkins and participant in UWE Bristol’s Women Like ...
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Whizz Pop Bang magazine and new resources for schools

Whizz Pop Bang, "the awesome science magazine for kids" have kindly offered use of their resources in our Women Like ...
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Children as Engineers highly commended at STEM Inspiration Awards

A UWE team have been at the House of Lords in London today, after they were shortlisted for an Inspirational STEM ...
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UWE PhD student Pavlina Theodosiou kicks off Women Like Me at Engine Shed

UWE PhD student Pavlina Theodosiou has joined our Royal Academy of Engineering funded project Women Like Me, and is already underway ...
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Community projects wanted for new module – Engineering in the Community

The Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics at UWE Bristol is launching a new module called Engineering in the Community ...
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Early Years Engineering with CBeebies stars Bitz & Bob!

Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2018 is taking place 5th-9th November and Early Years children can do it too – so in preparation ...
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Women’s Engineering Society – Industry mentoring for final-year students 2018-19

Women’s Engineering Society Industry mentoring for final-year students 2018-19 Places are now available for final year female students in Engineering ...
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Sarah Guppy: The Bridge, The Bed, The Truth

In the Year of Engineering and Centenary of Women’s Suffrage, Show of Strength are bringing us the opportunity to learn ...
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Bristol Robotics Laboratory hosts Commons select committee

Members of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee visited Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) to discuss future opportunities in the UK's ...
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High altitude balloons, 3D printed rockets and a national award

After the fantastic announcement last week that the UWEBARS team of Jordan Cormack, Tom Hodson, Stephen Hartless, Oliver Haward, and Jack Lewis (shown ...
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Meet the new Engineering Design and Mathematics Head of Department

Engineering Design and Mathematics at UWE Bristol has a new Head of Department. Read on to find out more about ...
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UWE team wins National Rocketry Championship 2017-18!

A team of students from UWE Bristol have been announced as the winners the 2017-2018 UKSEDS National Rocketry Championship. The ...
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Women Like Me supports Lego Mindstorms training

On Monday 22nd October, Lego Mindstorms training will come to UWE Bristol, courtesy of the West England STEM Ambassador Hub ...
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Women Like Me launch event – becoming a leader in engineering

Women Like Me has officially launched! On 18th October we brought together our female engineers from around the Bristol and ...
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Children as Engineers shortlisted for STEM Inspiration Awards

Children as Engineers, a collaboration between the UWE Bristol Department of Education and Childhood and Department of Engineering, Design and ...
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First meeting of new Board of Trade held at Bristol Robotics Laboratory

Bristol Robotics Laboratory hosted the inaugural meeting of a new Board of Trade as the facility welcomed leading politicians from ...
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Women Like Me and Leaders Award represented at First Friday Club

On Friday 5th October 2018, UWE Bristol project Women Like Me and the Leaders Award supported by UWE Bristol were ...
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Female UWE students celebrate Ada Lovelace Day at NHSBT

On 9th October, female students from UWE Bristol visited NHS Blood & Transplant's Filton site, to celebrate and inspire women's ...
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Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

5th-7th November 2018 Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2018 returns! Returning for the sixth year Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (#TEWeek18) takes place from ...
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Curiosity Connections conference – book your place now!

Get together to plan your British Science Week 2019! Book your place at the 2019 Curiosity Connections conference now. UWE Bristol, ...
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Engineering Career – live webinar

As part of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, a Big Assembly, featuring engineers in a panel discussion, will be hosted live on 7th November at ...
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Registration open for the ASE West of England conference

Annual Association for Science Education West of England conference Bath Spa University Saturday 17th November, 09:00 – 13:30. This conference includes a workshop, ...
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Award-winning student placement at Centre for Machine Vision

A guest blog by Professor Lyndon Smith from UWE Bristol's Centre for Machine Vision. In late June 2018, Josh Beckett ...
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Making STEM for everyone – a new practitioner resource

Would you like to help girls engage with Physics? Or  make sure your science engagement is inclusive? May you'd just ...
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NASA astronaut Suni Williams talks to thousands of children as Leaders Awards launch

UWE Bristol is once again supporting the Primary Engineer & Secondary Engineer Leaders Awards in the South West of England ...
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Practical steps to build science capital in the classroom

How much do you value STEM? That will depend on your “science capital”, that is, how much science you’ve been ...
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New Engineering building at UWE Bristol – work underway as planning permission granted

Work is underway on the new Engineering building at UWE Bristol, as planning permission is granted by South Gloucestershire Council ...
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Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day at NHSBT – opportunity for female UWE Bristol students

Open Day: 9th October 2018, NHS Blood & Transplant, Filton Celebrating and Inspiring Women's STEM Careers Ada Lovelace Day is ...
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Leaders Awards launch with online interview with NASA astronaut Suni Williams

UWE Bristol is pleased to be supporting the Primary Engineer & Secondary Engineer Leaders Awards in the South West of ...
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Join us for the Women Like Me launch!

Supporting women and girls in engineering Women Like Me is a peer mentoring and outreach project for women in engineering, ...
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Work begins to pave the way for UWE Bristol’s new engineering building

Enabling works on the site of UWE Bristol's new multi-million pound engineering building have begun. Starting on 13th August, the works ...
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Celebrating women in engineering at UWE Bristol

On 28th June, female pupils from years 9-11 visited UWE Bristol to celebrate women in engineering. Tying in with International ...
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Congratulations to our Engineering graduates of 2018!

Congratulations to all our graduates from 2018! We have had a fantastic week of graduation ceremonies for the Department of ...
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Take a virtual tour of UWE’s planned new Engineering Building

Work is set to begin on a new a state-of-the-art engineering building at UWE Bristol, with teaching and research facilities ...
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Ready to engineer your future?

Following International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June, 135 female students in Years 9-11 from across the South West ...
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“If you were an engineer, what would you do?”

2712 children from across the South West answered this question with their designs to solve real-world problems. The Leaders Awards ...
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UWE Bristol supports Engineer Leaders Award for South West England

2018 is the Year of Engineering, a Government-led national campaign to increase awareness among young people, their parents and their ...
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Engineering Science Education: Teaching Science Through Engineering

There are very few teachers in UK primary schools who have any scientific qualifications above GCSE level.  Many also report ...
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UWE Bristol events to inspire next generation of student engineers

Leading on from International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June, a week of engineering events organised by UWE Bristol ...
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TeachMeet South West: Improving STEM for girls

28th June 2018   4:30 - 6:00 pm  https://uwe.formstack.com/forms/teachmeet Aimed at science teachers and educators, this free event is open to ...
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Women Like Me – a new engineering outreach project at UWE Bristol

Only 11% of engineers in the UK are women. Is this enough? No, it's really not – we have an ...
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Laura Fogg-Rogers scoops award for science teaching project

The Children as Engineers project led by Laura Fogg-Rogers from the Science Communication Unit at UWE Bristol has won a ...
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South West Engineering Leaders Awards Exhibition and Public Event

Saturday 30th June 2018 10 am – 4 pm Take part in science and engineering demonstrations, and see the inspiring ...
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UK’s largest robotics conference comes to Bristol

Robotics and technology experts from the across the globe are coming to Bristol for a leading conference being hosted by ...
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Engineering Our Future

Here at UWE Bristol, we believe that engineering is a creative, exciting, and collaborative discipline, which can make a real ...
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