March 2007 News Archive

Lunar Eclipse

March 6, 2007

University of Glamorgan astronomers Martin Griffiths, Allan Trow and Catherine Tryfona, assisted by Lee Pullen and a host of students turned out last Saturday, 3rd March, to welcome members of the public who had responded to the invitation to view the total Lunar eclipse.

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Masterclasses Make Maths Fun

March 7, 2007

Local youngsters are getting to grips with everything from code-breaking to the theory of juggling, as part of a series of workshops to show that maths is fun.

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Coach Education Week at Glamorgan

March 8, 2007

The University of Glamorgan is once again running a ‘Coaching Week’ between 27th March and 2nd April this year when training for fifteen sports coaching awards will be made available for those interested in leading sports activities within their communities or work environments.

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President's Award for Luke

March 2, 2007

Luke Sayce, a Skillbuild trainee at Merthyr Tydfil College, University of Glamorgan has been awarded The President’s Award for Volunteering 2006.

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Ian Paice Sellout Gig

March 5, 2007

Legendary rock drummer Ian Paice, described as the best in the world by none other than Sir Paul McCartney, played a one-off show organised by the University of Glamorgan on Friday night, 2nd March.

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Pro-Vice Chancellor Appointments

March 8, 2007

The University of Glamorgan has announced the appointment of two new Pro Vice-Chancellors, boosting its Senior Management team.

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Wales Leads the Way in Creating Hydrogen Economy

March 12, 2007

The use of hydrogen as a renewable fuel source came a step closer this month with the announcement that a pioneering hydrogen energy research and demonstration centre is to be built on the Baglan Energy Park.

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Postgraduate Scholarships on Offer

March 13, 2007

A postgraduate scholarship package of up to £2000 is being launched by the University of Glamorgan, to aid full time Masters students fund their studies.

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Rugby Support in Wales as Strong as Ever

March 14, 2007

People are just as committed to supporting their regional rugby teams as they were to the Premier teams of four years ago.

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Regeneration Hub Launched

March 15, 2007

A Regeneration Hub which will serve the needs of the regeneration community in Wales, and further a field, was launched by the University of Glamorgan this week, 13th March.

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Annual Report Launch

March 15, 2007

The University of Glamorgan’s Annual Report will be officially launched today, 15th March.

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Sports Medicine First

March 15, 2007

A centre for sports medicine, the first of its kind in Wales, is being launched today, 15th March, by Assembly Minister for Sport and Culture Alun Pugh.

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University Band in UK Talent Competition

March 16, 2007

The A470s, the University of Glamorgan’s Big Band are set to come under scrutiny from the infamous Simon Cowell as they take part in ‘Britain’s got talent’, the brand new talent show being broadcast for the first time on ITV this summer.

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Walter Idris Jones Lecture

March 19, 2007

Dr Rhodri Evans of the University of Glamorgan will deliver the annual Walter Idris Jones lecture on Wednesday 21st March at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

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Shop Opens Doors to Welsh Lessons

March 20, 2007

Fersiwn Gymraeg

Visitors to Borders book store in Talbot Green are getting a taste for the Welsh language as the shop teams up with the University of Glamorgan to deliver courses for beginners.

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Advisory Posts for Fitness Experts

March 19, 2007

Professors Julien Baker and Bruce Davies of the University of Glamorgan have been appointed to the Welsh Rugby Union’s High Performance Research Advisory Group.

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Trevor Phillips at ACAS Lecture

March 21, 2007

Equality guru Trevor Phillips spoke at the University of Glamorgan’s annual ACAS lecture last night, 20th March. The following appears in today’s Western Mail:

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Geography Network Launched

March 21, 2007

An initiative led by the University of Glamorgan has seen the launch this month of the South East Wales Geography Network (SEWGN) which will bring together geography teachers and pupils from across the region.

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Success for Interior Design Student

March 22, 2007

University of Glamorgan student Rhiannon Thomas is following her dream after giving up her senior management job in the hospitality industry to study interior design.

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Tardis lands at Glamorgan

March 26, 2007

The latest series of Dr Who, starring David Tennant and Freema Agyeman, returns to our screens on BBC One this Saturday 31st March 2007.

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