October 2007 News Archive

Cyber World Induction for Students

October 3, 2007

New students at the University of Glamorgan are getting a helping hand to settle into university life, thanks to a ‘student experience simulation’ developed at the University.

Tagged: corporate students

Study Underway for Wales’ Transport Research Hub

October 4, 2007

Transport experts at the University of Glamorgan have secured a bid worth almost £45,000 to investigate the feasibility of establishing an innovative new Research Hub which will allow a range of public and private sector organisations to work together to address transport issues in Wales.

Tagged: fat research

Community of Scholars meets Health Minister

October 1, 2007

Research Capacity Building Collaboration, Wales (rcbcwales), an exciting new healthcare initiative was launched last week, 26th September 2007 by Minister for Health Edwina Hart at the Senedd. The aim of this initiative is to develop research capacity in nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals in Wales.

Tagged: hesas research

£3m study to reveal universities' impact on UK

October 9, 2007

The Business School at the University of Glamorgan is one of 15 UK institutions taking part in the biggest ever study into the social and economic impact of higher education across the UK.

Tagged: business

Jack the Ripper Essay Collection Published

October 10, 2007

The UK’s first publication to bring together the best academic work on one of the most sensational murder cases of all time has been compiled by Martin Willis of the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Tagged: hass

Launch of UK research into bullying amongst teachers and lecturers

October 15, 2007

A UK-wide investigation into bullying amongst teachers and lecturers has been launched by the Teacher Support Network Group and the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: business research

Drug Abuse in Sport

October 15, 2007

Dr Mike Graham, Professor Bruce Davies and Professor Julien Baker of the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Health, Sport and Science presented a keynote lecture at the UK’s first Performance and Image enhancing Drugs conference earlier this month.

Tagged: hesas

Quantity Surveying Graduate Success

October 16, 2007

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has awarded Glamorgan graduates Gareth Huw Thomas, 39, and Irfon Jones, 42, with Certificates of Excellence.

Tagged: fat

University Open Day

October 17, 2007

The University of Glamorgan opens its doors next week, 27th October, for an Open Day packed with activities for prospective students.

Tagged: corporate

University Professor Gives Academy Lecture

October 18, 2007

Professor Tony Curtis, of the University of Glamorgan will give the Warton Lecture on English Poetry as part of this year’s prestigious British Academy lecture series in London on the 25th of October.

Tagged: hass

Vice-Chancellor Returns from Successful International Trip

October 18, 2007

Professor David Halton, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan recently returned from a successful visit of Higher Education institutions in China and Mongolia.

Tagged: corporate

Technology Could Save NHS £2 billion a Year

October 23, 2007

Today’s society demands the accurate recording of vast amounts of data, including healthcare data. Traditional methods of record keeping are inadequate and even electronic record keeping has serious drawbacks, the main one being the fact that most data is input via keyboards.

Tagged: fat postgraduate

Rugby at Glamorgan

October 23, 2007

Rugby Coaching students at the University of Glamorgan have made a fantastic start to the academic year in the vocational elements of the Foundation Degree Rugby Coaching & Performance and Sport Science and Rugby Degree courses.

Tagged: hesas

Monster Experience for Event Students

October 26, 2007

Event management students at the University of Glamorgan have been getting their hands dirty this week as they became part of the team managing the Monster Trucks event at Cardiff Millennium stadium.

Tagged: business