November 2007 News Archive

AIDC Event Success

November 1, 2007

More than 100 people gathered this week at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium for a one day conference organised by the National AIDC Centre for Wales (Automatic Identification and Data Capture) which is based at the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology.

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Quiz for Maths Whizz Kids

November 2, 2007

Some of South Wales’ youngest maths enthusiasts have come together at the University of Glamorgan to take part in an inter school maths quiz run by the Faculty of Advanced Technology.

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Theme Park Visit for Business Students

November 5, 2007

Never before has a marketing assignment led to so many adrenaline rushes, wobbly knees, excessive laughter, and exhaustion!

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Online Greetings Service Set to Transform Charitable Giving

November 6, 2007

For those people wanting to send greetings to friends and families this Christmas without the hassle of buying and writing all those cards, a University of Glamorgan spin-out company has the solution.

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Radio Cardiff links up with Glamorgan for training courses

November 6, 2007

Radio Cardiff, South Wales’ brand new Community Radio station has teamed up with the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries and its community team ‘Glamorgan Outreach’ to deliver accredited radio courses for its volunteers.

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Life on Mars Symposium

November 8, 2007

A conference which will be the first ever to take a close look at the ground breaking drama ‘Life on Mars’ is being held at the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries (CCI) this month, 16th November.

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£5 million Low Carbon Research Institute Launched

November 8, 2007

During a visit to Wales by European Research Commissioner Janez Potocnik to Wales today, 8th November, First Minister Rhodri Morgan announced the Welsh Assembly Government’s approval for four Welsh universities, including the University of Glamorgan, to receive a share of £5.1 million to develop a Low Carbon Research Institute.

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New Welsh Beacon to bring universities and public closer

November 12, 2007

People in Wales will be able to play a much more interactive role in the work of higher education institutions thanks to a collaborative partnership of leading Welsh organisations.

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Comet Holmes over Welsh Skies

November 12, 2007

University of Glamorgan astronomers have photographed periodic comet Holmes, which underwent an outburst last month making it visible to the naked eye.

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First Minister speaks on The Representation of Welsh Identity Abroad

November 13, 2007

Wales’ First Minister, the Rt Hon Rhodri Morgan AM will address The Representation of Welsh Identity Abroad at a symposium organised by the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations today (13th November 2007).

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Band Takes Centre Stage at Open Day

November 13, 2007

During the University of Glamorgan’s open day this Saturday, 17th November, the Faculty of Advanced Technology will be hosting the performance of a live band in its brand new lighting and live event facility ‘The Cube’.

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Pupils rise to the Challenge

November 14, 2007

Budding young engineers from schools across South Wales descended on the University of Glamorgan this week to take part in the Engineering Team Challenge, an annual competition intended to encourage school pupils to think about a career in Engineering at professional level.

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Students Take Lead in Tag Rugby Festival

November 15, 2007

Young rugby enthusiasts gathered at the University of Glamorgan this month for a tag rugby festival organised by students on the University’s Foundation Degree in Rugby Coaching and B.Sc. (Hons) degree Sport Science and Rugby in conjunction with the Cardiff Blues, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Welsh Rugby Union community rugby development officers.

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Delegation Visits Uganda

November 15, 2007

A multi-disciplinary team from Wales visited Mbale in Uganda earlier this month as part of a delegation from PONT, the Partnership Overseas Networking Trust.

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Reward for Welsh Creative Talent

November 16, 2007

Discovering the very best of Wales’ young creative talent is the driving force behind am ‘extraordinary’ competition being launched by the University of Glamorgan for sixth form students.

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Red Carpet Treatment for Pupils’ Film

November 19, 2007

South Wales school pupils attended the glitzy world premier of their very own film at the Cineworld cinema in Cardiff this week.

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Future Sports Stars Rewarded

November 19, 2007

The young sports stars of the future were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan this week.

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Sir Emyr Jones Parry Delivers Lord Merlyn Rees Lecture

November 23, 2007

The UN was not conceived to create heaven on earth, but it is trying to prevent hell on earth, Sir Emyr Jones Parry said last night.

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Wales on Course to Provide World Class R&D for Powerboats

November 27, 2007

Welsh R&D expertise has the potential to provide significant benefits to the world of powerboat racing, according to researchers at the University of Glamorgan.

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Cardiff’s Most Exciting Campus Opens

November 28, 2007

The UK’s hottest new hub for the training of tomorrow’s creative industry professionals will be officially launched by a host of well-known faces at a glittering event in Cardiff this week, 29th November.

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