December 2009 News Archive

University of Glamorgan ‘spin-out’ attracts high profile investment

December 1, 2009

Energy management specialist RUMM (Remote Utility Monitoring and Management) has appointed international industrialist, Eric.J.Lewis, as its new Group Chairman.

Tagged: corporate

To Value the Land: Narratives and Perspectives

December 1, 2009

The impending global land crisis will be the topic of the next Inaugural Professorial Lecture at the University of Glamorgan next week, Tuesday 8th December 2010.

Tagged: fat research

University Sponsors Youth Music

December 1, 2009

The University of Glamorgan has awarded £5000 in sponsorship to the ‘Four Counties Youth Music’ which provides performance opportunities for young musicians in the county boroughs of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Tagged: corporate

Funding secured for University Cricket Centre of Excellence

December 2, 2009

The Cardiff/Glamorgan MCC University Cricket Centre of Excellence has secured funding for this prestigious programme for another three years with an annual grant of £75,000 from the MCC.

Tagged: sport

Merthyr Stories Website Re-launched

December 3, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Glamorgan GATES project is re-launching its ‘Merthyr Stories’ website this month, 11th December.

Tagged: cell

South Wales Police release CCTV images

December 3, 2009

South Wales Police have today issued this press release.

POLICE investigating the rape of an 18-year-old woman at the University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, have released CCTV of a man they wish to trace.

Tagged: corporate

First Future Entrepreneur Awards Winner Named

December 4, 2009

Three animation students from the University of Glamorgan scooped the main award at the very first Future Entrepreneur Awards held in Cardiff last night, 3rd December.

Launched by the University’s Centre for Enterprise, and School of Cultural and Creative Industries, the award is intended to encourage students and graduates across Wales to become the entrepreneurs of the future.

Tagged: business cci enterprise

Lighting students bring Christmas to Castell Coch

December 7, 2009

Students on the BSc Lighting and Live Event courses at the University of Glamorgan recently braved the elements to bring Christmas to life at Castell Coch.

Tagged: fat

University Gains Museum Status

December 7, 2009

The University of Glamorgan is celebrating gaining full museum status this week, 9th December, with the launch of a unique exhibition of the work of Welsh artist Joan Baker.

Tagged: corporate hass

PhD Studentship - QoS and Routing in Encrypted Networks

December 8, 2009

This industry funded research project is in partnership with QinetiQ Ltd. The company is a leading international provider of technology-based services and solutions to the defence, security and related markets; and work with government organisations, predominantly in the UK and USA including defence departments, intelligence services and security agencies.

Tagged: corporate fat postgraduate research

Glamorgan Graduates behind Facebook Game Success

December 8, 2009

When computer game ‘The One Ring’ was launched last month to all users of social networking site Facebook, two University of Glamorgan graduates were among the team celebrating its success.

The game is a new turn-based game, based on The Lord of the Rings™ trilogy of books by J.R.R Tolkien and created by Cardiff –based company Microcosm Games. The game is available to play to all members of Facebook and already has hundreds of active participants.

Tagged: cci

Plane ‘Lands’ on Treforest campus

December 10, 2009

The University of Glamorgan has this week, 9th December, taken delivery of a full size Jet Stream 31 aircraft which will make its new home in brand-new facilities on the Treforest campus.

Tagged: fat

New ‘Concept’ Classroom Launches

December 10, 2009

A unique ‘concept’ classroom, designed by students from the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries, opened its doors on the Treforest campus this week, 10th December.

Tagged: cci corporate

Big Lottery Fund Award for Glamorgan

December 10, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Unit for Development in Intellectual Disabilities in partnership with New Pathways (Merthyr) and Rhondda Cynon Taff People First has been awarded a grant of £417, 633 by big lottery fund logothe Big Lottery Fund.

Tagged: hesas research

Cutting-edge training programme set to boost Welsh Creative Media industries

December 16, 2009

Additional support for those working in the Welsh Creative Media Industries has arrived in the form of a cutting-edge training programme, formed by Skillset Cymru, Skillset Screen Academy Wales and the newly created Skillset Media Academy Wales.

Tagged: cci

Portrait of Chancellor Unveiled

December 14, 2009

A portrait of the Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan Lord Morris was unveiled at the University today, 14th December.

Tagged: corporate

Top Academic Award for Rugby Player

December 16, 2009

Former Welsh rugby international Kevin Morgan this week, 15th December, collected his MPhil in Physiology from the University of Glamorgan after successful combining a career in professional rugby with academic study.

Tagged: corporate hesas

Engineering Education Scheme Wales

December 16, 2009

School pupils from across Wales are taking over the labs at the University of Glamorgan this month as they take part in Engineering Education Scheme Wales.

Tagged: fat

Glamorgan Professor Appointed to Advise Select Committee

December 21, 2009

Professor Catherine Farrell has been appointed as a special Adviser to the Welsh Affairs Committee in the House of Commons to undertake a review of the recently proposed Legislative Competence Order (LCO) on Education (relating to School Governance).

Tagged: hass research

University Leads the Way in Power train and Battery Technology

December 22, 2009

Battery and energy storage systems of the future are being put through their paces at the University of Glamorgan thanks to funding from A4B.

Tagged: fat research