January 2009 News Archive

Second Cardiac Screening Clinic Announced

January 5, 2009

November 1st 2008 saw the launch of the first cardiac screening clinic for young people in Wales at the University of Glamorgan. The second clinic will be held on January 17th 2009.

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Professor Mead Awarded OBE

January 5, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Dean of the Faculty of Health, Sport and Science has been named in the New Year Honours list. Professor Donna Mead has become an OBE for her services to healthcare.

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The Business Doctor is back

January 13, 2009

Dr Paul Thomas, Principal Lecturer at Glamorgan Business School, is back on his very own programme on BBC Radio Wales this year as he tackles issues facing Welsh businesses.

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Film Premiere Comes to Merthyr

January 14, 2009

What: Film premiere of Irvine Welsh’s latest work ‘Good Arrows’

When: Thursday 15th January 2009 at 7pm

Where: Vue Cinema, Merthyr Tydfil

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World Film Premiere Comes to Merthyr

January 16, 2009

Merthyr Tydfil was chosen as the location for the first ever screening of ‘Good Arrows’, Irvine Welsh’s first screen play last night, 15th January.

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University Professor Addresses International Science Conference

January 19, 2009

Professor Mark Brake of the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Health, Sport and Science is to address an international conference in Dublin this Thursday, 22 January. The conference, ‘Negotiating New Sciences in Society’, is organised by Celsius, Dublin City University’s interdisciplinary research group on science in society.

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PONT conference comes to Glamorgan

January 21, 2009

‘PONT’, an organisation which links Pontypridd with Mbale, a town in Uganda held its conference at the University of Glamorgan this week, 21st January.

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University Launches First Research Journal

January 21, 2009

The first edition of the ‘Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education’ has been published by the University of Glamorgan.

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Prestigious Appointment for Glamorgan Professor

January 22, 2009

Professor Gerwyn LL H Griffiths of the University of Glamorgan’s Law School has been appointed as a visiting professor to the newly formed Jersey Institute of Law.

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Midwifery Wins National Award

January 23, 2009

Midwifery lecturers in the Faculty of Health, Sport and Science have scooped a top award at the Royal College of Midwives’ annual award ceremony.

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Liam Scores Top Job with Blues

January 23, 2009

23 year-old University of Glamorgan student Liam Scott is celebrating after landing his dream job working as a development officer for the Cardiff Blues.

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Professor Murphy to Speak at Science Policy Conference

January 26, 2009

Professor Denis Murphy has been invited to share a platform with Ieuan Wyn Jones, Deputy First Minister and Minister for Economic Development plus senior figures from other Welsh universities and the business sector for a one-day conference on ‘Funding, risk and innovation: Wales’s Engagement with Science Policy’ to be held at Cardiff Bay on 26 February.

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Young people’s learning gets a boost from the Beacons

January 27, 2009

Young people will get the chance to participate in important archaeological field work, study space debris, help develop a junior music academy and express views on genetics, ethics and online storytelling thanks to first-round funding awards from the Beacon for Wales, a partnership between the University of Glamorgan, Cardiff University, BBC Wales, National Museum Wales and Techniquest.

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Teachers Conference at Glamorgan

January 29, 2009

More than 130 teachers and careers advisors from across the UK arrived at the University of Glamorgan today, 29th January, for a two-day event which will focus on the issues facing those applying to university.

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