Creative industries and technologies
Creativity powers innovation, growth and human progress. Here at UWE Bristol we’re working with industry-leaders and with agile, leading-edge innovators to create new futures in everything from film and TV, animation and digital story-telling, games and virtual reality.
Our research strengths include:
- creative industries and digital technologies
- audiences of the future and immersive technologies
- design, fabrication and print technologies.
The life and work of one of the 21st century’s most canonical writers have been reconnected to the city of Bristol, amplifying the city’s cultural kudos.
Inspired by us, dozens of companies, freelancers and cultural organisations have reaped the benefits of collaborative working methods, attracting multi-million pound investments in the process.
From wearable technology that will give people the power to monitor their health, to futuristic composite materials that will make transport more environmentally sustainable, researchers at UWE Bristol are on the case.
Public engagement in the criminal justice system has been enhanced by our work, thanks to an innovative and digitised approach to capturing the history of the UK’s courthouses.
Our researchers are helping to steer the emerging field of virtual reality and the critical questions asked around power, responsibility and creative potential in a positive direction.
We have designed a pioneering mentoring scheme which has attracted the support of more than 400 mentors and mentees along with a number of organisations across the UK's aviation and aerospace industry.