July 2008 News Archive

Astrobiology Conference at Glamorgan

July 1, 2008

The third conference of the Astrobiology Society of Britain, ASB3: The Living Universe, will take place at the University’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff between 2nd and 4th July.

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Young Music Talent Recognised at ATRiuM

July 1, 2008

The Music Academy at the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries is to host to this year’s Celebration of Achievement for musical work in schools from the Cardiff County and Vale of Glamorgan Music Service.

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Futures Research to Impact on Business

July 1, 2008

A new research centre dedicated to futures and innovation has been established at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: business

Top Welsh Honour for Midwifery Lecturer

July 1, 2008

Janine Wyn Davies, 51, a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery at the University of Glamorgan has been honoured with an invitation to join the Gorsedd of the Bards of the Isle of Britain.

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Discover New Talents at Glamorgan Summer School

July 3, 2008

If you are interested learning some French before heading off on your summer holiday or if you would like to discover how to take better photographs, the Glamorgan Summer School might be just what you’re looking for.

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School Partnership wins Rolls Royce Prize

July 3, 2008

A partnership between Pontygof Primary School in Ebbw Vale and the University of Glamorgan has won a science award from Rolls-Royce plc in recognition of its outstanding contribution to science teaching.

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Glamorgan Astronomers Receive Prize for Public Engagement

July 4, 2008

Astronomers and science communicators at the University of Glamorgan have been awarded a prize for Public Engagement by the Astrobiology Society of Britain.

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Commissioner Role for Glamorgan Professor

July 4, 2008

Howard Williamson, Professor of European Youth Policy at the University of Glamorgan is one of eight specialists appointed to The Street Weapons Commission chaired by Cherie Booth.

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International Prize for Business School Student

July 7, 2008

International Business student Bastian Nominacher, 23, has won the “Importance of Sustainability” competition managed by the Glamorgan Business School.

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International Disaster Management Conference

July 7, 2008

Experts on all areas of disaster management from across the globe will converge on Cardiff this week (10th and 11th July) for a conference on disaster management being organised by the University of Glamorgan.

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Top Honours for Glamorgan Science Professor

July 8, 2008

Mark Brake, Professor of Science Communication at the University of Glamorgan has been elected Fellow of the Institute Of Physics (IoP) in recognition of his public engagement work in science.

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Wales’ Leading Figures Honoured

July 10, 2008

Two of Wales’ most influential women will be honoured at the University of Glamorgan’s graduation award ceremonies this week (14th – 18th July).

Tagged: awards corporate

Vintage Glamour Inspires Students

July 15, 2008

University of Glamorgan fashion students showcased their interpretations of vintage glamour as part of a prestigious costume event on Saturday 12th July.

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Art Purchase Prize 2008 Winners announced

July 17, 2008

The winners of the University of Glamorgan’s prestigious Art Purchase Prize for 2008 were announced at a celebratory event held last night to mark the opening of this year’s University of Glamorgan Art Purchase Prize Exhibition.

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Understanding Pre Menstrual Syndrome

July 18, 2008

Women are being asked to help improve understanding of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS or PMT) by completing a confidential online survey

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Karen Makes Learning Childs' Play

July 18, 2008

Karen Parker, Manager of the Play Centre at the University of Glamorgan is celebrating this week after scoring a First Class Honours Degree in Childhood Studies.

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Science Museum Book Launch for University Academics

July 18, 2008

The latest book by Professor Mark Brake and Reverend Neil Hook, FutureWorld, is launched today, Friday 18th July, by the Science Museum in London.

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Marketing students rewarded

July 18, 2008

Two marketing students from the University of Glamorgan were awarded trophies from PHS Group in a ceremony this week.

Tagged: awards business

Improvements in local resilience planning vital

July 18, 2008

The developed world and developing countries need to improve local and community based resilience planning, reduce their dependence on the emergency services and improve their ability to respond immediately to unexpected events.

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Welsh for Adults Centre goes from Strength to Strength

July 23, 2008

As the Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre marks its first birthday this month, staff and students are celebrating after 1700 people have signed up to learn the language in the area.

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New Business Scholarship Announced

July 25, 2008

The University of Glamorgan Business School has launched a scholarship programme which will help successful applicants fund a 3 year business degree course.

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Glamorgan Expert's Book on Nutrition

July 28, 2008

A nutritionist has published a no-nonsense guide to children’s nutrition following years of talking to Welsh schoolchildren and parents about obesity.

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New Construction and Technology Centre for Merthyr

July 28, 2008

The Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills, of the Welsh Assembly Government has approved, in principle, the application for a capital grant support of £1,950,000 for a Construction and Technology block at Merthyr Tydfil College.

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