Addressing the complex challenges of the 21st century requires graduates who can use a range of engineering technologies and design methods to define, develop and deliver solutions that meet user requirements, offer value for money and are environmentally effective.
Our staff work in integrated teams, covering a range of subject disciplines, to deliver programmes of research and study that aim to challenge, enthuse and stimulate, providing you with the best possible positioning for your future career.
Our unique partnerships and relationships put us in a strong position as a school, working closely with regional, national and international partners to develop the cross-disciplinary solutions needed for the modern age.
Our partnerships and research
Our unique partnerships and relationships put us in a strong position as a School, working closely with regional, national and international partners to develop cross-disciplinary solutions to real world problems.
Engineering Our Future blog
Follow our blog to keep in touch with what our current, past, and future engineers are up to and see the impact our students have in the world.
The Royal Academy of Engineering funded MAKERS project is moving into its next phase, with the UWE Bristol Repair Café set to launch in October. Students, staff, and members of the public are invited to come along to the sessions with their broken items to get them fixed by a team of student and community … Continue reading "UWE Bristol to launch new Repair Café at the School of Engineering"
To mark the start of the academic year, and the launch of the new climate education course, the School of Engineering is inviting students, staff and members of the public to explore an array of activities dedicated to climate action. All activities will take place on September 20th in the Atrium of Z Block (the … Continue reading "School of Engineering marks the launch of the new climate education course with a celebration of climate action"
UWE Bristol declared a Climate and Ecological Emergency in 2020 and has since made a number of commitments in its 2030 Strategy towards tackling the environmental crisis. These include being carbon neutral by 2030, reduce water and energy use, cut waste and single-use plastic, support biodiversity, sustainable travel, and climate related research, and work with … Continue reading "School of Engineering outreach activities featured in UWE Bristol’s Sustainability Report for 2021-22"
UWE Bristol’s School of Engineering opened its doors for another Family Fun Day earlier this month: families from Bristol and beyond got to enjoy a range of fun science and engineering-based activities at this free event. They explored different aspects of engineering such as coding and robotics through LEGO Mindstorms and Pepper the humanoid robot, … Continue reading "School of Engineering’s Family Fun Day attracts 800 visitors"
Last week, the famous Cheltenham Science Festival hosted thousands of children and families with engaging science and STEM activities, stalls, events, talks and shows. All to inspire the next generation of scientists, raise aspirations for STEM careers, and feel empowered to tackle the climate crisis. The DETI Inspire team were front and centre in the … Continue reading "DETI Inspire team at the Cheltenham Science Festival"
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been in the news lately. UWE Bristol’s Professor Alan Winfield is a signatory of an international open letter, also signed by Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, asking for training of powerful AI systems to be suspended. Here Alan shares his views and expertise on the latest developments. Do you … Continue reading "Professor of Robot Ethics Alan Winfield shares his views on AI advancements and how society should respond"
Tickets are now available for the School of Engineering’s annual Family Fun Day on Saturday the 1st of July. The event runs between 10:00 and 16:30, tickets are FREE and can be booked here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/engineering-family-fun-day-tickets-578609144527?aff=erelexpmlt There will be a variety of activities throughout the day for families to enjoy including UWE’s robots, LEGO Mindstorm robot … Continue reading "Inspire Engineering Family Fun Day: Tickets Available Now! "
This week, a multi-department team from UWE formed part of the Somerscience Festival, in Bruton. The festival, organised by the Somerscience Trust, invited local families and children to engage with STEM and get involved with lots of fun activities. The Somerscience Trust is a charitable incorporated organisation set up to advance the education of the … Continue reading "UWE team at Somerscience festival 2023, inspiring families with health science and engineering"
Bronze Athena SWAN award
The Athena SWAN Charter recognises commitment to the advancement of gender equality in academia, including professional and support roles. This includes the representation, progression, journey through career milestones and working environment for people of all genders.
The Department (now School) was awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in April 2015, and this was renewed in 2019.