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A start-up company spearheaded by a former University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) student has received a £1.5 million investment. Law graduate Oliver Purdue has secured backing from high-profile investors for his banking service Loot just (More)
Clare Wilkinson and Emma Weitkamp are Associate Professors based at the Science Communication Unit, University of the West of England, Bristol. A press release and tracking of the resultant media coverage, or a public talk, are relatively easy me (More)
Science Communication Unit wrote: An Ethical Roboticist: the journey so far
What do robots have to do with ethics? And how do you end up with the job of "roboethicist"? Prof. Alan Winfield, Director of the Science Communication Unit at UWE Bristol, explains his recent professional journey. It was November 2009 that I was (More)
Science Communication Unit wrote: What happens to sci comms graduates?
Lots of people are interested to find out what our Masters in Science Communication and Postgraduate Certificate in Practical Science Communication students at UWE, Bristol get up to when they leave us. As the infographic shows, it's pretty impressiv (More)
Science Communication Unit wrote: Science Writing Competition now open
It's been a busy few weeks in the office getting ready for the UWE Bristol SCU Science Writing Competition 2016. We are looking for 700 words on "the next big thing in science". Entrants can be residents anywhere in the world, but must be non-prof (More)
Science Communication Unit wrote: It’s 2016: Are we communicating effectively?
Corra Boushel is a project coordinator at the SCU. A recent experience with an organisation I won’t name left me disappointed, annoyed and then worried. Something I took for granted as straightforward turned out to be impossible for the other or (More)
Science Communication Unit wrote: Engaging with strangers
 What happens when social scientists and natural scientists start to work together? Clare Wilkinson summarises her recent research. As a social scientist whose research has spanned a range of scientific issues, from genetics, to nanotechnologie (More)