October 2008 News Archive

All-Wales initiative to tackle primary healthcare challenges

October 2, 2008

Primary care plays a crucial role as the front-line service of the NHS, particularly in Wales, which has some of the most disadvantaged communities in Europe. Effective, comprehensive primary care improves not only health but also quality of life.

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Event Attracts Time Travel Gurus

October 6, 2008

An event being held at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building tonight, 6th October, will bring together some of the UK’s most well known screen writers.

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University of Glamorgan Family Stand Launched at Sardis Road

October 6, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has extended its partnership with Pontypridd Rugby Football Club which will see the University sponsoring the club’s ‘Grandstand’.

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UK’s First Hydrogen Demonstration Centre Opens

October 8, 2008

The use of hydrogen as a renewable fuel source will come a step closer this week (9th October) with the opening of a pioneering hydrogen energy research and demonstration centre by the University of Glamorgan.

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Glamorgan students star in 60 Minute Makeover

October 14, 2008

Four University of Glamorgan interior design students were the stars of a recent edition of the ITV home improvement show, 60 Minute Makeover.

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University sponsors Cardiff Business Club event

October 21, 2008

UK Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon David Miliband MP, was the guest speaker at a joint meeting of the Cardiff Business Club and the Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA) which the University of Glamorgan co-sponsored on 16 October.

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Leading Thought by Leading Minds

October 21, 2008

The idea that organisations are human and not mechanistic will be discussed at the latest Glamorgan Business School public lecture on Monday 27th October.

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International Award for Lecturer

October 21, 2008

Tania Cheng, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Glamorgan’s Law School has won the inaugural ‘Scholarly Article Competition Prize’ of the Journal of Law, Information and Science Research published by the University of Tasmania.

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US Director to Give ATRiuM Workshop

October 23, 2008

A Hollywood producer/director with credits ranging from Heroes to Buffy and the co-creator and writer behind Life on Mars are to school scriptwriters at a workshop at the ATRiuM next month (1st – 2nd November).

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AIDC Centre Becomes Knowledge Transfer Centre

October 24, 2008

The Automatic Identification & Data Capture Centre for Wales, based at the University of Glamorgan has become Wales’ first Knowledge Transfer Centre to be funded under the Welsh Assembly Government’s A4B project.

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Another successful 6th Form Maths Pop Quiz

October 24, 2008

This month some 31 teams competed in this year’s sixth form maths pop quiz at the Mathematics Division at the University of Glamorgan.

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Cardiac Screening Clinic Comes to Wales for First Time

October 27, 2008

November 1st 2008 sees the launch of the first cardiac screening clinic for young people in Wales at the University of Glamorgan.

A simple and quick ECG test could save the lives of the twelve healthy young people that die each week in the UK from undiagnosed heart conditions. That is the message being delivered by the Charity Cardiac Risk in Young People (CRY).

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Students Take Part in Record Attempt

October 30, 2008

University of Glamorgan rugby coaching students will tomorrow, 31st October, lead a world record breaking attempt to achieve the highest number of continuous rugby passes.

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