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 ...
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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 developed ...
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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 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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