Addressing the complex challenges of the 21st century requires graduates who can use a range of engineering technologies, mathematical skills and design methods to define, develop and deliver solutions that meet user requirements, offer value for money and are environmentally effective. Mathematics is an integral part of engineering, but also provides solutions in computing, finance, business and health.
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 department, working closely with regional, national and international partners to develop the cross-disciplinary solutions needed for the modern age.
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Our unique partnerships and relationships put us in a strong position as a department, working closely with regional, national and international partners to develop cross-disciplinary solutions to real world problems.
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After the success of this year’s scientist storytelling program in schools, the DETI Inspire team alongside the West of England STEM Ambassador hub is once again offering the highly requested training session to scientists in the South West. Training session is taking place on 13th July, 4 – 6pm at UWE’s Frenchay campus. Once trained, … Continue reading "Engaging Children in STEM Through Storytelling"
Metro Mayor Dan Norris met the bright young minds behind some of the West of England’s leading green tech initiatives, during a visit to UWE Bristol’s School of Engineering on Frenchay campus last week. Mr Norris met some of the skilled young engineers and entrepreneurs behind some of the region’s leading green initiatives as part … Continue reading "Metro Mayor meets the people behind the West of England’s green tech"
School children from across the West of England came to UWE Bristol recently to share their sustainable transport designs with engineers and peers over a day full of fun and engaging activities. Alongside the team from Graphic Science, the students designed in school vehicles that could cross both water and land, travel hundreds of miles, … Continue reading "Local Schools Take on Sustainable Transport Challenge"
Tickets are going fast for UWE’s family fun day – taking place on Saturday 25th June in the brand new Engineering building on UWE’s Frenchay campus. Get your free tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leaders-award-family-fun-day-tickets-344241203707 Running: 10am – 4:30pm We’ll have lots of exciting activities for the whole family – all the best local science-y activities in one … Continue reading "Family Fun day at UWE’s Engineering!"
The latest group of women to join UWE Bristol’s engineering mentoring programme, Women Like Me, took part in an online re-balancing workshop on May 11th, delivered by Developmental Coach, Joyce Birnie. The workshop Designed as a guided, self-coaching workshop, the session encouraged self-reflection and supported participants to explore some key questions about their own work-life … Continue reading "Exploring our work-life balance: Women Like Me"
The Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC) is the voice of engineering academics, and are holding their face-to-face annual congress at UWE Bristol on 7 -9th June. A Better World is the theme for the event, with a focus on ethics, sustainability and recovery. The congress features Dame Judith Hackitt, Chair of the Independent Review of Building … Continue reading "Book tickets to the Engineering Professors Council congress this June at UWE"
The School of Engineering building on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay campus was recently awarded both the RIBA South West Award 2022 and the RIBA South West Project Architect of the Year Award 2022 for Hira Silverthorne-Teirney. The brief called for interaction between departments and spaces which promoted collaboration between students, staff and visitors in order to … Continue reading "UWE Bristol School of Engineering wins two Royal Institute of British Architects Regional Awards"
The Engineering Outreach team at UWE Bristol are sending engaging role models, alongside a fully immersive planetarium show, into schools to inspire local children to think creatively – like an engineer – and design a sustainable future for our planet. The “We Make Our Future” show was developed in collaboration with the science entertainment wizards … Continue reading "UWE Engineering inspires local children to redesign our world"
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 was awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in April 2015, and this was renewed in 2019.
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