January 2008 News Archive

£1.2 million funding for health research

January 17, 2008

A £1.2 million grant to enable research into major health conditions and improve patient care has been announced by Welsh Assembly Government Health Minister Edwina Hart.

Tagged: hesas research

WTRC part of winning team for National Transport Framework Contract

January 2, 2008

The Wales Transport Research Centre, based at the University of Glamorgan, is part of a consortium which has been awarded a Framework Consultancy Contract by the Assembly Government.

Tagged: fat research

Learn Welsh in 2008

January 4, 2008

More than 70 people have kicked off the New Year by learning Welsh at the University of Glamorgan’s Ysgol Galan this week.

Tagged: welsh

Midwifery Student's Scholarship Win

January 18, 2008

A student from the University of Glamorgan has received a prized scholarship from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to attend the International Confederation of Midwives conference in Glasgow in June 2008.

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Shining a Light on Crime

January 18, 2008

During a recent visit to the University of Glamorgan, Sergeant Nick Cooper of the South Wales Police Surveying Unit demonstrated the University’s terrestrial LiDAR system.

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Fuel of the Future to be Developed at Baglan

January 21, 2008

Construction work has started on Wales’ first Renewable Hydrogen Research and Demonstration Centre based on Baglan Energy Park. The £1.7m centre is being developed by The University of Glamorgan in partnership with Neath Port Talbot Council.

Tagged: hesas research

Praise for University Website

January 21, 2008

The University of Glamorgan’s website has been praised by one of Britain’s top digital communication agencies.

Precedent Communications rated the websites of 57 of the UK’s new universities on the accessibility of their pages and use of social networking websites.

Tagged: corporate

University of Virginia Partnership

January 23, 2008

Students from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will now have the opportunity to study in the UK thanks to the signing of an international agreement with the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: corporate fat

Sweeney Todd DVD Appearance for Professors

January 24, 2008

Professors Richard Hand and Mike Wilson from the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries will be appearing on the DVD version of Tim Burton’s critically acclaimed new film Sweeney Todd, starring Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter.

Tagged: cci research

University Hosts Gala Dinner

January 28, 2008

Two businesses which began life at the University of Glamorgan’s GTi Plus Centre business incubation centre have scooped top awards at this month’s Rhondda Cynon Taf Business Club Awards.

Tagged: bus corporate enterprise

Art Students Inspired by Train Journey

January 29, 2008

More than 20 budding animators and illustrators from the University of Glamorgan have taken to the trains for the day to gain inspiration for their work from the scenery and people of the Rhondda Valley.

Tagged: cci

Storytelling for Change

January 29, 2008

A unique one day storytelling conference designed to illustrate how both public and private sector organisations are using stories to facilitate change, and to demonstrate the benefits of storytelling to the Welsh public service is being held in Cardiff this week (Wednesday 30th January).

Tagged: cci hesas

Major Small Business Project Comes to Wales

January 29, 2008

The contract to complete one of the UK’s largest studies of small businesses has been awarded to a team of academics based at the Welsh Enterprise Institute at University of Glamorgan Business School and Cardiff School of Management at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC).

Tagged: business research