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The Centre for Appearance Research at UWE Bristol has partnered with educational games specialists Focus Games Ltd to launch an exciting new resource to help children understand and respect the differences in people’s appearance.

The VTCT Foundation has announced a donation of £1 million to the Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) at the University of the West of England. This commitment will enable CAR to expand the support it provides to charities.

Health professionals with experience of working with families affected by cleft lip and palate are being sought as part of a study for a world-leading research programme. Diagnostic sonographers, midwives, health visitors and GPs with any relevant experi...

Young girls reported heightened body dissatisfaction after playing a children’s internet game for just 10 minutes, a study has found. Primary school children expressed a more pronounced desire for a slimmer figure immediately after playing a free game wh...

New training developed by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) could help the next generation of health workers support millions of patients across Europe burdened by ‘visible differences’ and body image fears. Academics from UWE Bri...

Professor Nichola Rumsey, Co-Director of the Centre for Appearance Research at the University of the West of England, has been awarded an OBE for her services to people affected by an altered appearance.

UWE's Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) strives to make a real difference to the lives of the many hundreds of thousands of people with appearance-related concerns both in the UK and across the world.

Hair is an integral part of identity and for breast cancer patients its loss can have a significant impact on their quality of life. Researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are exploring a new way of helping women manage the di...

UWE research psychologist Nicola Stock says fathers need better support to enable them to deal with the challenges of having a child born with a cleft lip or palate. Her research shows that appropriate support is not yet available to fathers even though...

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