September 2007 News Archive

Implications of Leitch

September 4, 2007

The implications of the Leitch Report for adult education will be discussed at a national seminar at the University of Glamorgan this month, 11th September.

Tagged: cell

New Artwork for Trevithick Trail

September 6, 2007

The second phase of Merthyr’s Trevithick Trail, a historic path which travels through the heart of the town, will be home to a host of new artworks thanks to a project being run by the University of Glamorgan’s Glamorgan GATES project.

Tagged: cell

Mobile Technology Event gets International Support

September 10, 2007

An international forum which will look at the future of the telecommunications industry across the globe is being held in Cardiff City Hall this week (11th – 14th September).

Tagged: fat research

Welsh Baccalaureate Students’ University Visit

September 11, 2007

Finding out about university life was all in a days work for 15 sixth form students from Caerleon Comprehensive when they visited the University of Glamorgan this week.

Tagged: schools

Community Photography on Show

September 12, 2007

The work of photography students at the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Lifelong Learning has gone on display at the Garth Olwg Community campus.

Tagged: cell community

Coward Play Rediscovered

September 13, 2007

A Noel Coward play, which has remained untouched for almost 90 years, has been rediscovered by academics at the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries.

Tagged: cci research

Hard Disk Research Results Revealed

September 13, 2007

Information Security Researchers in the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology, have this week announced the results of their annual disk disposal survey.

Tagged: fat research

WEDHS honoured at 2007 Diversity Awards

September 13, 2007

At the 2007 Diversity Awards, held at the National Assembly for Wales Sennedd building last Friday, 7th September , Glamorgan’s Wales Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care Support Service (WEDHS) was honoured with the ‘Educational Body Award’.

Tagged: hesas research

Group to take Action against Poverty in Africa

September 17, 2007

‘PONT’, an organisation which links Pontypridd with a town in Uganda will meet at the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Health, Sport and Science this week, 22nd September, to showcase a project which will help combat poverty in Africa.

Tagged: community hesas

Science Shops Nature Lessons

September 17, 2007

With the help of Science Shops Wales, based at the University of Glamorgan, the people of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley are finding out about the variety of flora and fauna that they have on their doorstep!

Tagged: cell community

Discarded Hard Disk Hold Sensitive Data

September 19, 2007

New research from BT and the University of Glamorgan, Edith Cowan University in Australia and Longwood University in the USA has revealed that a significant number of hard disks which are bought second-hand contain sensitive company and personal information.

Tagged: fat research

Housing Estate Regeneration Gets Thumbs Up

September 20, 2007

A housing estate in the Cynon Valley is leading the way in keeping tenants safe and secure thanks to a regeneration programme carried out by experts at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: fat

Glamorgan and Cardiff form Astrobiology Partnership

September 20, 2007

Astrobiology experts from the University of Glamorgan and Cardiff University have formed a unique collaboration which will put Wales at the forefront of worldwide research in astrobiology.

Tagged: hesas

Jonsi Visits Glamorgan

September 20, 2007

Welsh learners from the Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre at the University of Glamorgan took to the air waves this week as BBC Radio Cymru presenter ‘Jonsi’ broadcast his morning show from the campus.

Tagged: welsh

Glamorgan Shortlisted for National Education Award

September 27, 2007

The University of Glamorgan has been shortlisted for the prestigious title of ‘University of the Year’ in this year’s Times Higher Awards.

Tagged: awards

Hydrogen Powered Bus Revealed

September 25, 2007

A prototype mini bus fuelled by hydrogen and created in Wales will be showcased for the first time in London this week, 25th – 27th September.

Tagged: fat research