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Research, Business and Innovation (RBI) blog
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UWE Bristol, with Duku, have been successful in securing grant funding from Innovate UK to form a new 24-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). Duku is an innovative and entrepreneurial engineering design consultancy that take client ideas and develop them into full marketable designs. They have recently added in-house product design and development to their design … Continue reading "UWE Bristol announce new Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Duku"
In a rapidly changing world marked by the climate emergency, remote working, and digitalisation, the traditional transport planning approach of ‘Predict and Provide’ is no longer fit for purpose: it typically leads to the building of even more roads, typically resulting in issues around congestion and pollution. In recognising the need for resilience and social … Continue reading "Listen to our latest Changemakers Podcast about FUTURES: a toolkit for a vision-led approach to transport planning in an uncertain world"
The Breaking Barriers Enterprise Award is a new and exciting programme delivered by UWE Bristol for business founders who: The programme will provide a comprehensive package of support and development for 10 early-stage innovative businesses across the West of England region. The Award seeks to address structural barriers and systemic challenges that prevent equality of … Continue reading "Breaking Barriers Enterprise Award "
A New Crime of Ecocide: Opportunities, Challenges and Implications for the UK On 2 February 2024, Dr Suwita Hani Randhawa (Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations) convened a workshop to discuss the opportunities, challenges and implications that a new crime of ecocide presents for the UK’s domestic and foreign policies. Supported by an Impact … Continue reading "Dr Suwita Hani Randhawa convenes the first strategic workshop on ecocide in UK politics with high-profile external stakeholders"
Dr Tariq Umar, Senior Lecturer in Construction Project Management, at the School of Architecture and Built Environment at UWE Bristol visited Satbayev University, Kazakhstan, as part of their British Council-funded project. The project aims to develop teaching and research co-operation between different disciplines including civil engineering, construction architecture, environment, computer science and green technology. The … Continue reading "UWE Bristol academic delivers guest lecture at Satbayev University in Kazakhstan"
UWE Bristol is delighted to announce the launch of the next round of Scale Up 4 Growth (S4G) funding. SMEs in the region can apply for grants to support total project values of £20,000 to £30,000 in order to support their scale up ambitions. The University has been awarded funding to pass onto the region’s … Continue reading "UWE Bristol announce grant funding for SMEs"
The Centre for Print Research (CFPR) offers a series of dynamic continuing professional development courses (CPD) aimed at a wide audience including artists, designers, craftspeople, communicators, photographers, teachers and managers. CPD courses offer the opportunity for professional updating, learning new skills and techniques, and for intellectual stimulus. CFPR is a research centre within UWE Bristol. … Continue reading "Short courses from the Centre for Print Research Spring 2024"
In a pioneering initiative, academic experts from UWE Bristol, Ghent University, University of Bristol, and Swansea University have come together to lead a groundbreaking research project spanning England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Dr Thom Oliver, Professor Colin Copus, Dr David Sweeting, and Dr Bettina Petersohn are spearheading an ambitious academic survey aimed at shedding … Continue reading "Unveiling the Voices of Local Governance: Launch of Landmark Academic Survey for Councillors Across the UK"