April 2009 News Archive

Mock Trial for Primary Pupils

April 1, 2009

Children from Tref-y-Rhyg primary school in Tonyrefail got a real taste of courtroom drama this week, as they took part in a fictional trial at the University of Glamorgan’s mock courtroom.

Tagged: community hass law schools

Glamorgan Science Professor to deliver Faraday Lecture at Royal Institution

April 2, 2009

Professor Mark Brake of the Faculty of Health, Sport and Science is to deliver a lecture in the world-renowned Faraday Lecture Theatre at London’s Royal Institution, next Tuesday, 7 April.

Tagged: hesas

Hydrogen Centre Visit for Climate Change Champ

April 2, 2009

An environmental champion from Stroud travelled across the Severn Bridge this week to discover how a Welsh University is producing hydrogen from renewable sources.

Tagged: hesas

HEFCW appointment for Pro Vice-Chancellor

April 2, 2009

Julie Lydon, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Development), at the University of Glamorgan has been appointed to the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales’ (HEFCW) Learning and Teaching Committee for the next three years.

Tagged: corporate

Media Careers Fair hailed a success!

April 2, 2009

Over 800 students explored their prospects at the first University of Glamorgan Media Careers Fair. The ATRiuM building in Cardiff played host to 23 exhibitors, and a series of eighteen expert speakers in the field of Film, TV & Radio, Design, Graphics, Marketing, Public Relations and Teaching.

Tagged: careers cci

University’s links with Kenya highlighted

April 3, 2009

Salome Gichura, Education Attaché for the Kenya High Commission, visited the University of Glamorgan this week (2nd April).

Tagged: corporate

Business School Hosts National DBA Conference

April 8, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Business School is hosting the 2009 BAM/ABS 2009 DBA Community Conference on 13th and 14th May 2009.

Tagged: business postgraduate

Cardiff City at Sports Camp

April 9, 2009

Youngsters from across South Wales have been taking part in training sessions with football players from Cardiff City this month as part of the Easter sports camps at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: schools sport

Reading Ghosts - Reading Money

April 16, 2009

Are ghosts more material entities than they initially appear to be? All will be revealed at a public lecture at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: hass research

Battle of the Bands Comes to Town!

April 21, 2009

South Wales’ biggest Battle of the Bands competition will take place this Saturday, 25th April, at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building in Cardiff.

Tagged: cci

Students Face Fashion Challenge

April 22, 2009

University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries has teamed up with Talbot Green Shopping Park for a unique fashion collaboration.

Tagged: cci

University Launches Innovative Technology Partnership

April 23, 2009

The news of a major industrial collaboration to produce the world’s first commercially viable bi-polar lead acid battery was announced today at the opening of the UK’s first Advanced Bi-polar Battery Development research facility.

Tagged: fat research

Author Dan Rhodes reads from new book

April 23, 2009

Dan Rhodes, former Glamorgan undergraduate and postgraduate student, and one of Granta magazine’s twenty ‘Best Young British Novelists’, visits Glamorgan on May 1st to read from his new book ‘Gold’.

Tagged: hass

Glamorgan Graduate Nominated for Welsh BAFTA

April 23, 2009

Glamorgan animation graduate Krystal Georgiou, 24, is celebrating after being short listed for a Welsh BAFTA.

Tagged: cci

Battle of the Bands 2009 Winner Announced

April 27, 2009

Up and coming band ‘The Crowd’ scooped the top prize at the University of Glamorgan’s Battle of the Bands competition held at the ATRiuM this weekend.

Tagged: cci

National Recognition for Interior Design Students

April 28, 2009

Interior design student Rebecca Groves has won the top prize at this year’s Satelliet-Browns Design Challenge, while her fellow University of Glamorgan students Ayumi Iwamoto and Delyth Williams scooped second and third prizes.

Tagged: cci

BBC and Arts and Humanities Research Council publish findings of research partnership

April 30, 2009

The BBC and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are set to publish papers arising from their research partnership the ‘Knowledge Exchange Programme’.

The project was launched in 2007 to gain audience insights outside the scope of the BBC’s own in-house research, and give the academic community the benefit of unprecedented access to BBC archive material and internal data. Having disseminated the findings internally, some have been put into already working practice with the BBC

Tagged: cci research