May 2007 News Archive

Purchase Prize Winners Announced

May 1, 2007

Welsh artist Andrew Cooper has been announced as the winner of this year’s University of Glamorgan Purchase Prize.

Tagged: arts cci

BAFTA win for Glamorgan Graduate

May 2, 2007

Glamorgan Film Academy graduate Ed Casey and colleagues from Newport’s International Film School scooped the Welsh BAFTA for Best Short Film at Saturday night’s glittering event in Cardiff.

Tagged: cci postgraduate

Queen's Award for Janet

May 2, 2007

On 21st April, the Queen’s birthday, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Promotion were announced and Janet Scicluna, a lecturer at Merthyr College, University of Glamorgan, was among the prestigious list.

Tagged: merthyrcollege

Top Screen Writer Visits University

May 8, 2007

King of television adaptors Andrew Davies visited writing students at the University of Glamorgan this month to talk about his work writing the screenplays for some of the UK’s top dramas including Pride and Prejudice, Middlemarch, Vanity Fair, Wives and Daughters and Tipping the Velvet.

Tagged: hass

Cricket Centre of Excellence

May 8, 2007

The University of Glamorgan has secured an extension of the MCC Universities Cricket Centre of Excellence licence for another two years.

Tagged: sport

NASA Praises University Astronomers

May 9, 2007

NASA has voiced high praise for the work of the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Astronomy and Science Education (CASE).

Tagged: hesas

Graduate Wins Art Fellowship

May 9, 2007

Glamorgan graduate Alison Harris, has been awarded a Fellowship by 56Group Wales an organisation which exhibits the work of contemporary artists in Wales.

Tagged: cci

Design Graduates' Recognition

May 9, 2007

Four Glamorgan graduates beat off competition from almost 800 entrants to be awarded the runner up prize in this year’s Shell Livewire Young Entrepreneur of the Year competition.

Tagged: cci

Thai Delegation Visits Glamorgan

May 10, 2007

The University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Astronomy and Science Education (CASE) welcomed a delegation from Thailand this week as part of a fact finding mission to find out more about science education in the UK.

Tagged: hesas postgraduate

Infrared Astromony Lecture

May 10, 2007

Dr. Rhodri Evans, of the University of Glamorgan’s faculty of Health, Sport and Science this month gave a talk to the Sir William Herschel Group at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution on his research in infrared astronomy.

Tagged: hesas

Bringing Science to Life

May 11, 2007

Youngsters from across South Wales got a taste for all things science at the University of Glamorgan this week as they took part in the Excite 2007 event, organised by the First campus project.

Tagged: cell schools

World-Famous Astrophysicist Joins CASE

May 14, 2007

World-renowned astrophysicist Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe has joined the University of Glamorgan as Visiting Professor to the University’s Centre for Astronomy and Science Education (CASE).

Tagged: hesas postgraduate

University Sponsors Future Leaders

May 15, 2007

The University of Glamorgan is the new sponsor of the Institute of Directors’ Wales Young Directors’ Forum.

Tagged: business postgraduate

Improving Leadership Skills Crucial

May 17, 2007

Leadership development and training is lacking in Welsh businesses, academics said yesterday.

They called for businesses to explore how they can improve and change their management styles, including the introduction of servant-leadership methods.

Tagged: business postgraduate

More Leadership Training Needed

May 17, 2007

Leadership development and training is lacking in Welsh businesses, academics said yesterday.

They called for businesses to explore how they can improve and change their management styles, including the introduction of servant-leadership methods.

Tagged: business postgraduate

Student's Work at Cannes Film Festival

May 17, 2007

University of Glamorgan masters student Catherine Cole from Pontypridd is to have her short film shown at this year’s prestigious Cannes Film.

Tagged: cci postgraduate

Visiting Smithsonian Fellow Surveys Welsh Cultural Resources

May 21, 2007

A Curator from the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage will be spending the autumn term as a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Glamorgan’s new ATRiuM Cardiff campus, which opens this year.

Tagged: cci postgraduate research

Learn Welsh this Summer

May 22, 2007

The University of Glamorgan’s Welsh for Adults Centre is teaming up with Borders Book store in Talbot Green to offer shoppers the opportunity to get a taste for the Welsh language through a series of classes at the store.

Tagged: welsh

Using Difference to make a Difference

May 23, 2007

A conference which will take a sideways look at how diversity affects organisations in Wales will be hosted by the University of Glamorgan next month, 20th June.

Tagged: business postgraduate

Police Officers take the Learning Challenge

May 30, 2007

It’s more ‘swmae swmae swmae’ than ‘ello ello ello’ for South Wales police officers as more than 100 members of staff sign up to learn Welsh.

Tagged: community welsh

National Recognition for Bedwas Book

May 30, 2007

A book written by members of the Bedwas Writers’ Circle has scooped first prize at the David St John Thomas Charitable Trust Awards.

Tagged: cell community

Award for Student Donna

May 31, 2007

A University of Glamorgan journalism student has won herself a race relations award – and a role spreading the message of ethnic harmony – before even graduating from her course.

Tagged: cci