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UWE Bristol academic, Professor Shawn-Naphtali Sobers’ book has been named as one of the BBC History Magazine’s Books of the Year 2023. Shawn’s book “Black Everyday Lives, Material Culture and Narrative: Tings in de House” is a is a ground-breaking exploration of everyday life as experienced through the lens of Black British cultural history and … Continue reading "UWE Bristol academic’s book named as one of BBC History’s Books of the Year"
Dr Wenhao Zhang, Associate Professor of Computer Vision and Machine Learning and Co-Director of the Centre for Machine Vision (CMV), is leading on an new pilot project with Alzheimer’s charity BRACE to investigate the link between eye movements and cognitive decline in atypical ageing. People with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a condition linked with an … Continue reading "UWE Bristol academic works with Alzheimer’s charity to detect early stage Alzheimer’s"
Dr Francesco Tava, Associate Professor of Philosophy, has recently been appointed to the STRONG-AYA Ethics and Regulatory Advisory Board. STRONG-AYA is a new, interdisciplinary, multi-stakeholder European network to improve healthcare services, research and outcomes for adolescents and young Adults (AYA) with cancer, defined as individuals aged 15-39 years at cancer diagnosis, funded by the European … Continue reading "UWE Bristol academic appointed to STRONG-AYA Ethics and Regulatory Advisory Board"
Guest blog post by Dr Anna Piasecki, Director of Research and Enterprise (School of Social Sciences) On 16th November 2023, the UWE Bristol Brain, Language, and Behaviour (BLB) lab team held a cross-disciplinary study day with its clinical collaborators at Southmead Hospital. A meeting of minds covering neurosurgery, speech and language therapy (SLT), palliative care, … Continue reading "Brain, Language, and Behaviour lab study day at Southmead"
External Research Funding: Support Resources Colleagues in Research, Business and Innovation (RBI) have developed a comprehensive collection of self-serve support resources to help researchers, at any career stage, understand the process of applying for external funding, and the support available to them. Developing Your Bidding Skills Resources to support bidding activities include: Self Service Resources … Continue reading "External Research Funding: Support Resources"
Ecocide in Scotland At present, only 13 countries in the world currently recognize ecocide – mass damage and destruction of the natural environment – as a distinct crime under domestic law. Following the introduction of a Member’s Bill by Monica Lennon (Scottish Labour MSP for Central Scotland), Scotland may soon be the first UK nation … Continue reading "UWE Bristol researcher invited to attend launch of public consultation on ecocide law in Scotland"
Research undertaken by UWE Bristol and Imperial College London on “A meta-model of socio-hydrological phenomena for sustainable water management” has been selected for publication in the Nature Sustainability journal. The research was led by Dr Ana Mijic, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London with help from colleagues at Imperial and Dr Kwok … Continue reading "New research looking at sustainable water management accepted to prestigious nature journal"
Two UWE Bristol alumni have developed a prototype folding electric motorcycle that will be unveiled at Motorcycle Live 2023. The vulpin VF1 is the first vehicle designed by vulpin, set up by UWE Bristol product design alumni Ethan Wilkin and Matt Page, intended to be mass produced. It is a folding electric motorcycle which can … Continue reading "UWE Bristol alumni develop folding electric motorcycle"