June 2008 News Archive

University of Glamorgan goes Inside Coal House

June 2, 2008

As work begins on a second BBC Wales Coal House series, now set in the 40s, the University of Glamorgan is holding a symposium on Tuesday 3rd June, Inside Coal House, looking at the series and its representation of coalfield communities.

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Inspiring Entrepreneurial Futures

June 2, 2008

A one day conference, which will focus on the needs of female entrepreneurs in Wales, is being held by the University of Glamorgan’s Business School on 19th June.

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Eco friendly outdoor heater scoops top prize

June 4, 2008

At the sixth annual Corus/Design Wales Eco Design Awards, held in Cardiff on May 13th, University of Glamorgan product design student Chris Kinder beat ten other shortlisted young designers with his eco-friendly concept for a solar-powered outdoor heater.

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Business School Lecturer Appointed as Physical Activity Chair

June 5, 2008

Senior Lecturer, Rob Griffiths, has recently been appointed as chair of the ‘Developing People’ working group for Rhondda Cynon Taf. The group forms part of the Active Living Partnership that aims to increase the levels of physical activity within the local authority and help to achieve the Sports Council for Wales’ objectives.

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Clean, Green Tribrid Minibus - A First for Europe

June 5, 2008

A carbon free minibus powered by three different green technologies – the first of its kind in Europe – was unveiled and officially launched in Wales today (Thursday June 5 ) – on World Environment Day

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ATRiuM Creative Show Opens

June 9, 2008

‘Create 08,’ the first ever creative graduate show to be held at the University of Glamorgan’s brand new ATRiuM building in Cardiff is running this week (9th – 13th June).

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Professor Brings Science to Music Concert

June 9, 2008

Professor Mark Brake of the Faculty of Health Sport and Science, is to work with world-famous Welsh harpist Catrin Finch on a science and music rendition of the Planets by Gustav Holst.

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WIHSC Response to the Proposals to Reorganise NHS Wales

June 10, 2008

The current proposals to re-structure the NHS in Wales offer a golden opportunity to breathe new life into the health service. But the Government must go well beyond changing the structures.

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ATRiuM to Host Audio Visual Show

June 10, 2008

‘Open Ear’, a company specialising in audio visual art, will host a free one-night-only event of experimental work at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building on Friday 13th June.

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House of Lords Visit for Student Tony

June 11, 2008

Tony Watts, a second year Computer Games Development student at the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology, has been selected to take part at a high powered meeting in Westminster which will address the future of the computer games industry in the UK.

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Bringing Chemistry to Life

June 12, 2008

The subject of Chemistry was brought alive for over 200 pupils from South Wales’ Welsh medium schools at an event held at the University of Glamorgan this month.

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Come on down to Game Show Conference in Cardiff

June 16, 2008

A conference addressing the phenomenon of the British television game show is coming to the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building in Cardiff this week.

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Entrepreneurship Award for Enterprise Manager

June 18, 2008

Louise-Jayne Edwards, Enterprise Education Development Manager in the Business School is among the ‘Star’ experts in teaching entrepreneurship in the UK who will this week complete the International Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (IEEP), led by the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship (NCGE) and Enterprise Educators UK.

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University of Glamorgan Reaches North Wales Schools

June 18, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has formed a unique partnership with Menter Iaith Conwy to promote the benefits of going to university to sixth formers in North Wales.

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Inspiring Entrepreneurial Futures

June 19, 2008

Women’s entrepreneurship is a growing world wide phenomenon yet in almost every country in the world the rate of entrepreneurial activity among men is higher than that of women.

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Europe's First Human Simulator at Glamorgan

June 19, 2008

The University of Glamorgan is now home to Europe’s first ‘iStan’, a state-of-the-art human patient simulator which can help trainee medical professionals to gain as close to real-life experience of treating a patient as possible without working on the real thing.

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Fashion Designer Appointed at ATRiuM

June 20, 2008

The University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries has appointed fashion designer Tom Clulee as a lecturer on its fashion courses.

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Students in Running for Top Press Awards

June 24, 2008

Two students at the University of Glamorgan have been short-listed in the Press Gazette student media awards. Laura Dowling has been short-listed for student editor of the year and Toni McCartan for student radio journalist of the year.

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International Conference to Focus on Cultures of Translation

June 24, 2008

An international conference focusing on various aspects of adaptation into film, performance, television, radio and other media will be held at the ATRiuM this week (26th – 28th June).

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Glamorgan Outreach Open Day Success

June 26, 2008

Students interested in perusing courses in their local communities attended an open day at the University of Glamorgan’s Treforest campus this week.

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Glamorgan Graduate in Running for Olympic Dream

June 30, 2008

University of Glamorgan graduate Debo Ademuyewo is among the final few athletes in the running to be selected for this year’s Olympics in Beijing.

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