February 2009 News Archive

Banish those Winter Blues

February 2, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Glamorgan Gates project is helping people in Merthyr escape the winter blues next week (9th – 13th) by holding a ‘Happiness Week’ which will be packed with taster courses and new learning experiences.

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Study of Health of Young People First for Wales

February 2, 2009

A unique study, which will monitor the physical health of young people in a South Wales Valleys community, is being carried out by exercise scientists at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: hesas research

University Open Today (Friday 6th February)

February 6, 2009

University Open Today (Friday 6th February)

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World First for Computer Forensics

February 4, 2009

The University of Glamorgan has teamed up with American company AccessData to offer the first courses in the world to be accredited by the leading Computer Forensic software company.

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Students Hold ‘Real Life’ Press Conference

February 4, 2009

Future journalists and police officers clashed last week in the third annual press conference exercise of its kind at the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries’ ATRiuM building in Cardiff.

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Royal Honour for Kevin

February 5, 2009

Kevin Davies, Principal Lecturer in the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Health, Sport and Science has been appointed Queen’s Honorary Nurse.

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Plays for Today? BBC television drama of the 1960s and 70s revisited

February 9, 2009

Professor Stephen Lacey will examine the ‘Golden Age’ of television drama in a lecture at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff tomorrow night (Tuesday 10th February).

Tagged: cci research

What does the Future Hold?

February 16, 2009

What might the future landscapes look like? Martin Rhisiart, University of Glamorgan Business School, will assemble a picture of possible future business landscapes in which Logistics and Supply Chain Management may function at a lecture on Wednesday 18th February.

Tagged: business

Battle of the Bands Competition is Launched

February 12, 2009

Young bands from across Wales, who want to get their name known on the music scene in Wales, are being called to enter this year’s Battle of the Bands competition being run by the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries.

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Media Fair Comes to ATRiuM

February 13, 2009

The University of Glamorgan is holding a Media Careers Fair at its ATRiuM building in Cardiff city centre on February 19th.

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Do you have a Cuban Connection?

February 13, 2009

If you have an ancestor who went to Cuba in the nineteenth century, University of Glamorgan historian Dr Chris Evans would like to hear from you. He’s writing a book called Slave Wales, which looks at the importance of Atlantic slavery in Welsh history.

Tagged: hass research

Application Rates Soar at Glamorgan

February 16, 2009

The University of Glamorgan is celebrating a phenomenal rise in applicants for 2009, which is more than twice the UK average, as figures are released by UCAS this week.

Tagged: corporate

Skillset Accreditation for Animation Courses

February 16, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s animation courses have received re-accreditation by the organisation Skillset Animation making them one of only 8 institutions in the UK to run accredited courses.

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Sustainable Regeneration: Breaking the Barriers

February 17, 2009


A one day conference and launch of the Centre for Regeneration and Sustainable Communities.

Thursday 26th February, Glamorgan Business Centre, University of Glamorgan

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Royal Aeronautical Society Guest Lecture

February 18, 2009

The Royal Aeronautical Society will hold its first guest lecture at the University of Glamorgan this week, 19th February.

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University Sport Centre one of the best in the country

February 19, 2009

The Centre for Sport, Health & Exercise at the University of Glamorgan, has recently achieved Quest Accreditation for the third time. Quest is the UK Quality Scheme for Sport and Leisure and the only sport ‘charter mark’ recognised by all four Sports Councils.

Tagged: hesas sport

Fashion Show Comes to Cardiff

February 20, 2009

Fashion promotion students studying at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building, are organising a fashion show with a difference.

Tagged: cci

Gain a Sports Coaching Qualification

February 23, 2009

The Centre for Sport, Health & Exercise is holding a Coach Education Programme offering a number of NGB and NCF courses. Open to all, the programme gives you the opportunity to pick up a number of qualifications / awards in one week.

Tagged: sport

Dr Ursula Masson Memorial Lecture

February 24, 2009

The University of Glamorgan is marking this year’s International Women’s Day with the launch of a lecture series in memory of Dr Ursula Masson, a senior lecturer in History at the University until her death last year.

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Glamorgan staff play The Laugharne Weekend!

February 26, 2009

Glamorgan’s creative writing lecturers Des Barry and Trevor Byrne are among those appearing at Wales’ coolest literary festival, The Laugharne Weekend, on April 3, 4 and 5. The annual festival is a celebration of Welsh literature as well as cult writing and music.

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The Dr Who Influence?

February 27, 2009

Researchers at the University of Glamorgan have been comissioned by the BBC Trust to examine the impact of landmark BBC Wales drama series on the way that Wales in general, and Cardiff and South Wales in particular, are represented.

Tagged: cci postgraduate research