UWE Alumni and Launch Space Residents achieve TV commercial success with animated advert

Two MA Animation alumni, Hend Youssef Esmat and Lamiaa Diab, who set up their own animation business and are now ...
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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: ExtraCare Associate Spotlight

[Photo L-R: Dr Geraint Jones (Innovate UK), Alex Sleat (UWE Bristol), Shirley Hall (ExtraCare), Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly (UWE Bristol) attending ...
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Being Human Festival

Romancing the Gibbet: sites of extraordinary punishment in Georgian England

As part of the Being Human Festival 2019, Professor Steve Poole is co-hosting an event on 14 November that explores ...
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Research undertaken at UWE Bristol could reduce the need for precautionary antibiotics when it comes to Urinary tract infections

Adapted from news article which originally appeared on the UWE Bristol Website. Researchers at UWE Bristol are supporting the North ...
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UWE Bristol Researcher awarded grant to understand effectiveness of chemotherapy for cancer patients

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences Dr Alex Greenhough has been awarded a grant of almost £25,000 from Bowel Cancer UK ...
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UWE Bristol spin out company poised to improve the diagnosis of bowel disorders

We are delighted to announce that a UWE-based spin out company, Nidor Diagnostics Limited, has been established to develop a ...
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Launch Space residents Scribeless win Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award

On October 3rd, Launch Space residents Scribeless won the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award. Scribeless helps companies better engage their customers ...
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UWE Academics help in public trial of driverless pods

As part of a research project involving UWE Bristol robotics, driverless pods helped transport members of the public around London's ...
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UWE academics help on conservation plan which could help endangered primates in Africa

A project co-led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Bristol Zoo and West African Primate Conservation ...
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Launch Space Business Bunk to receive funding from Nationwide

A start-up funded by our alumni, that grew out of Launch Space within the University Enterprise Zone has received investment ...
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UWE research finds people taking fewer flights for environmental reasons but want leadership to provide stronger guidance

People who are flying less often for environmental reasons want more visible leadership from environmental organisations and green employers to ...
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Mushrooms

World-first ‘smart’ fungal building to be developed by UWE academics

A revolutionary new type of intelligent building made with green construction materials and capable of adaptively reacting to changes in ...
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THE award

UWE Bristol shortlisted for three Times Higher Awards 2019

The University has been shortlisted in recognition of our outstanding achievements over the last 12 months in three categories: Outstanding ...
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Sarah White

UWE Bristol appoints Sarah White as new Knowledge Transfer Partnership Manager

UWE Bristol have appointed Sarah White as the new Knowledge Transfer Partnership Manager (KTP) within the Research, Business and Innovation ...
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KTP Case Study: Viper Innovations

This partnership received financial support from the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships programme (KTP). KTP aims to help businesses to improve their ...
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The startup using tech to deliver a personal message

Taken and adapted from The Pitch. Author: Hannah Jolliffe UWE Bristol Enterprise Zone residents, The Handwriting Company, are currently taking ...
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UWE Bristol secure new Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Reusaworld

UWE Bristol Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) team have secured another KTP with Reusaworld and the Centre for Machine Vision. The ...
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UWE developed Pee Power technology returns to Glastonbury Festival for fourth year

Technology developed at UWE Bristol that converts urine into electricity is set to be showcased at Glastonbury Festival for a ...
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KTP Case Study: Gloucester Wildlife Trust

This partnership received financial support from the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships programme (KTP). KTP aims to help businesses to improve their ...
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KTP Case Study: Burleigh Pottery

This partnership received financial support from the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships programme (KTP). KTP aims to help businesses to improve their ...
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New Start-up visa for international students to develop businesses of the future

​The government's new Start-up visa has been launched which allows international graduates to apply for a two-year visa to remain ...
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The award winning S4G team

Scale Up 4 Growth Initiative wins national award

Scale Up 4 Growth (S4G) has won best External Knowledge Exchange (KE) Initiative of the Year at the PraxisAuril KE ...
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£7.7m investment for UWE Centre for Fine Print Research

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)'s Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) is to receive a £7.7m ...
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Knowledge Transfer Partnership graded ‘Outstanding’

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between UWE Bristol and Viper Innovations has been graded as "Outstanding" by Innovate UK. Viper ...
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UWE Bristol’s Scale up 4 Growth initiative nominated for prestigious award

The Scale up 4 Growth project launched by UWE Bristol 's Research, Business and Innovation team has been nominated for ...
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UWE Bristol Alumni wins prestigious award

UWE Bristol alumnus Neha Chaudhry was announced as the winner of the Innovation Award for the South West Region at ...
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Invest, Connect, Explore 2019

On Wednesday 08 May, the University Enterprise Zone hosted their annual networking event: Invest, Connect, Explore (ICE) 2019. ICE 2019 ...
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Gestural musical gloves, developed at UWE, available on pre-order

Featured Researcher: Dr Tom Mitchell Gestural musical gloves, technology originally developed at UWE Bristol by Dr Tom Mitchell, are now ...
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Universities Minister Chris Skidmore attends the official launch of the Foundry Technology Affinity Space at UWE Bristol

Chris Skidmore MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, attended the official launch of the Foundry Technology ...
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Network for Creative Enterprise: a few highlights of achievements, challenges, learning and what next.

In this blog post, Network Producer Vanessa Bellaar Spruijt shares an update on one of UWE Bristol’s ERDF funded programmes ...
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UWE Bristol partners on European project DURABLE which will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies

UWE Bristol is the UK partner for the DURABLE project which launched earlier in April. The initial meeting of the ...
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Take advantage of degree apprenticeship SME funding with UWE Bristol

15 May 2019 15:00 – 17:00 Register here Are you interested in upskilling your workforce and does the cost of ...
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Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust shortlisted for prestigious KTP award

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between UWE Bristol ‘s Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) ...
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Launch Space graduate incubator recruiting now

Have you graduated in the last three years in the UK and have a business idea you’d like to put ...
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Facial recognition technology aims to detect emotional state in pigs

Featured researcher: Professor Melvyn Smith State-of-the-art facial recognition technology is being used in an attempt to detect different emotional states ...
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Knowledge Transfer Partnership with ExtraCare Charitable Trust introduces smart technologies to retirement villages

In April 2018, UWE Bristol announced a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with ExtraCare Charitable Trust to help incorporate innovative ...
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National Apprenticeship Week

UWE Bristol continues to establish itself as a leading degree apprenticeship provider in the region with increasing of number of ...
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Vice Chancellors Interdisciplinary Research Challenge Fund Selection Event

On Monday 25 February, researchers came from across UWE Bristol to present their project ideas as part of the Vice ...
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Professional Development Awards

UWE Bristol Professional Development Awards (PDA) offers you the opportunity to build your own degree using previous qualifications and experience, ...
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Scale Up For Growth (S4G): Scale up support for your business

Scale Up For Growth (S4G) is a new programme offering grant funding and workshops to businesses in the West of ...
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Invest – Connect – Explore 2019

Following on from a successful inaugural event in 2018, the University Enterprise Zone is delighted to announce Invest, Connect, Explore ...
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Eliminating Uncertainties and Improving Productivity in Mega Projects using Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

A series of projects at the Bristol Business School combining cutting-edge digital technologies could potentially revolutionise the way industry tackles ...
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Helping to improve malaria health care in southern Africa

Featured Researcher: Professor Peter Case Work conducted by a Bristol Business School Professor on organisational systems in malaria zones has ...
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Romantic poet’s home discovered through UWE Bristol research

This week, a blue heritage plaque was unveiled in Bristol to denote the house where a famous 19th Century Romantic poet ...
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Technician in health tech hub lab

Health Tech Hub developing technology to keep people out of hospital

Businesses in the West of England developing health technology products can now benefit from a new £5 million centre at ...
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£6.5m project aims to drive digital innovation in the South West

A project worth £6.5million is being launched across the South West to expand the use of digital technologies throughout the ...
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Passenger-carrying drones among us by 2030, says UWE Bristol expert

Drone technology is in its infancy but in the not-too-distant future we are likely to see unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) ...
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Launch Space at UWE Bristol attracts 23 graduates start-ups after just six months

Launch Space, a high-tech business incubator for graduates based at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), has ...
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Inside the Envirotron at UWE Bristol

Plants grown from seeds that orbited earth to go on show at national event

Tomato and rocket plants grown at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) from seeds that were taken ...
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UK’s complex tax code and complacency leads to more tax avoidance – UWE Professor

Nicholas Ryder, who is a Professor in Financial Crime at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) says ...
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Dunissa: how two psychology students’ food stall helped them prepare for the world of business

Dunya Elbouni and Melissa Sargeant share a love of cooking and baking. While studying for a degree in psychology at ...
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Commuting has Multiple Impacts on Employee Wellbeing

Blog originally posted on www.whatworkswellbeing.org.  A study of Commuting and Wellbeing undertaken by Dr Kiron Chatterjee and Dr Ben Clark of the ...
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How to prepare for flooding: a guide

This year has seen gargantuan hurricanes roaring across the Caribbean, with storms also making landfall in the UK, which can ...
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Enterprise network helps creatives develop ideas into sustainable businesses

Creative entrepreneurs and small companies in the West of England looking to develop their ideas into a sustainable business are ...
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Pro Bono work: a win-win for students, businesses and society

Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are involved in ...
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Linking iconic British writer Angela Carter to Bristol by way of an art exhibition

It comes as no surprise that Dr Marie Mulvey-Roberts’ shelves house an abundance of books, given that she is a ...
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Top UWE Bristol marketing graduate to explore new markets for award-winning engineering firm

A graduate from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) who worked on the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project ...
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Do you have a hi-tech business idea? Launch Space offers free desk space for one year

Recent graduates from across the UK who have a bright idea for a high-tech business are invited to apply for ...
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Helping India to help itself with water management and reforestation

Dr Mark Everard is driven by a desire to shape the direction of development and influence world views about sustainability, ...
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Collaborating with creatives to make history more interactive

Professor Steve Poole wanted to redefine what it means to be a historian. Rather than only publish his work in ...
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Laying foundations for a solid client-agency relationship

In an increasingly competitive world in which marketing agencies are prolific, how best should they retain clients, and how can ...
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How I4G helped an education company open up the world of particles

The Innovation4Growth (I4G) funding offers grants to businesses in the West of England wishing to develop an innovative project. The ...
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UWE Bristol BDAS talks to receive 100th guest speaker

A series of lectures featuring top business executives will receive its 100th guest speaker when it restarts this autumn. The ...
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Public inquiries: a way to draw a line in the sand, or avoid accountability?

When gross negligence occurs in a hospital or a public organisation is suspected of acting inappropriately in a murder investigation, ...
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Accelerating the way to clean fuel with the help of I4G

An electrochemical materials company based in Cornwall has developed a catalyst to fill a gap in the market in the ...
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Alan Winfield – paving the way for ethical robots

Man before machine Professor Alan Winfield is a roboticist, a roboethicist, but above all he is a humanist. “I am ...
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A three-way partnership to develop artificial intelligence

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), a graduate, and a financial ...
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How funding through UWE Bristol helped a panel manufacturer turn ideas into reality

Thanks to an Innovation 4 Growth (I4G) government grant made available by way of UWE Bristol, Gilcrest Manufacturing was able ...
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The post-Brexit silver lining: how working with SMEs could provide a springboard to export

Originally posted in Business Leader Magazine Far from Brexit creating a sense of doom and gloom for SMEs wanting to export, ...
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Reducing bad breath: how 20 years of research have helped us better understand halitosis

A researcher at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has devoted her work to a subject that ...
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UWE Bristol & TechSPARK: Hub of all things

UWE Bristol has partnered with TechSpark to showcase some of our most innovative technology projects and research. In our recent ...
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UWE Bristol’s biosciences research centre: an overview

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)’s Centre for Research in Biosciences (CRIB) is its largest research centre ...
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UWE Bristol & TechSPARK: Showcasing innovation

UWE Bristol has partnered with TechSpark to showcase some of our most innovative technology projects and research. In the latest ...
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How a grandfather inspired a fascination for the human mind

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we look at Anita Gulati’s research on mindfulness and its role in enabling creative, sustainable ...
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Making a difference to emergency care

Professor Jonathan Benger wears many hats and works long hours. He is a consultant in the Accident and Emergency (A&E) ...
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Enabling people with disabilities: using innovation to provide cycling mobility

In 2013 Bob Griffin was ushered through the gates of Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen. The entrepreneur who set ...
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KTP Success Story: West Technology Systems

The collaboration between West Technology and UWE Bristol is a fantastic example of the University’s involvement in the Knowledge Transfer ...
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Peer pressure beyond the classroom: how social media and online games affect self-image

Today social media, especially Facebook, plays a big part in many of our lives. As well as providing a platform ...
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UWE Bristol and forensic engineering firm could help police catch more criminals

A machine that has helped solve numerous cases by revealing fingerprints on evidence could help catch even more criminals thanks ...
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Telling the story of UWE Bristol’s research and links to innovative businesses

Welcome to the UWE Bristol Research, Business and Innovation (RBI) blog. Through these posts we will attempt to convey the ...
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