July 2009 News Archive

Education is Key to Disaster Preparedness

July 1, 2009

Educating local communities and empowering them to communicate their concerns is essential if we are to improve disaster preparedness, a conference heard yesterday.

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Research shows ‘co-operative awareness’ remains strong in Wales

July 1, 2009

Public awareness and conscious use of co-operatives is high among people in Wales, according to new research from the University of Glamorgan.

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Cardiff/Glamorgan wins MCC Cricket Challenge Cup at Lords.

July 2, 2009

The Cardiff/Glamorgan University MCC Centre of Excellence cricket team won the MCC Challenge Cup final at Lords on 29th June.

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Glamorgan Raps at the Royal Institution

July 3, 2009

University of Glamorgan science communication experts, Jon Chase and Professor Mark Brake, are to star at the Royal Institution this Saturday, 4 July, using science and hip hop music to creatively explore ways in which film and fiction has helped us imagine the future.

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Business Success for Glamorgan Student

July 6, 2009

A University of Glamorgan business student is selling products across the globe and attributes her success to the skills she is learning as part of her course.

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Glamorgan Vice-Chancellor to Retire

July 7, 2009

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan, Professor David Halton , who was sixty earlier this year, has today announced his intention to retire at the end of the next academic year (summer 2010).

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Honorary Awards 2009

July 7, 2009

Paralympic gold medal swimmer David Roberts, rugby legend Scott Quinell and Welsh personality Roy Noble are among those receiving honorary awards at this year’s graduation ceremonies at the University of Glamorgan next week, 13th – 17th July.

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Honorary Doctorate for Welsh Physicist

July 14, 2009

Dr Lyndon Rhys Evans, high-profile leader of the Large Hadron Collider Project has today, 14th July, received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Glamorgan.

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Retail Chief Gets Honorary Award

July 15, 2009

Richard Kirk, Chief Executive of Wales-based clothing retailer Peacocks, received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Glamorgan today, 15th July.

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Rugby Legends Honoured

July 15, 2009

Two of the most prominent figure heads in Welsh rugby were honoured at the University of Glamorgan’s graduation ceremonies today, 15th July.

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Law graduate flying high

July 16, 2009

Most graduates would welcome the chance to study at either of the UK’s top two universities, Oxford and Cambridge.

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Glamorgan PhD research forecasts changes in housing market

July 16, 2009

Dr Stuart Paris, who received his PhD in a ceremony at the University of Glamorgan this week, has developed models that can predict changes in the housing market.

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Glamorgan Graduates Most in Demand

July 16, 2009

More University of Glamorgan graduates are successful at finding employment than graduates of any other Welsh university, according to figures released today, 16th July.

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Purchase Prize Winner Announced

July 17, 2009

This year’s University of Glamorgan Purchase Prize has been awarded to Swansea-based artist Richard Monahan.

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NASA Invitation for Science Communicator

July 17, 2009

University of Glamorgan science communication rapper, Jon Chase has been invited by NASA to guest star at a conference at the University of Washington, in Seattle.

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Putting children first

July 17, 2009

Research conducted by a Glamorgan PhD student has helped to ensure that the needs, rights and wellbeing of asylum seeking children are at the heart of policy and service provision in Wales.

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Welsh Personalities Collect Honorary Awards

July 17, 2009

Well-known Welsh radio and TV personality Roy Noble was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal at today’s (July 17th) University of Glamorgan graduation ceremony.

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University leads foundation degrees project

July 20, 2009

A £16.5m project to help more than 1,300 people raise their skill levels for work, which has been announced by Education Minister Jane Hutt, will be led by the University of Glamorgan.

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Merthyr Learning Quarter

July 20, 2009

A proposal for a new, state of the art, tertiary based centre was approved by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council on Monday 27th June 2009.

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Working Lives

July 21, 2009

Funded by the Welsh Education Research Network (WERN) and the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), the ‘Working Lives’ research team is led by Dr Lynne Gornall, Centre for Enterprise, University of Glamorgan and brings together members from multiple academic disciplines across three Higher Education Instiutions in South Wales

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PHS Marketing Student of the Year Awards

July 23, 2009

Jutta Geisinger, 23, from Munich has scooped the PHS Marketing Student of the Year Award at this year’s Glamorgan Business School award ceremonies.

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New Bullying at Work Study

July 23, 2009

The UK’s only centre for research into workplace behaviours is looking for people who have been bullied in the workplace to take part in its important research.

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Website Launches Into Space

July 23, 2009

During a week in which all things space are hitting the headlines, the University of Glamorgan is launching a website for anyone interested in the solar system.

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Successful business start for Glamorgan Graduate

July 24, 2009

University of Glamorgan graduate Andrew Watts, 25, from Caerphilly has set up successful furniture retail company No.81 Interiors in Cowbridge.

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Business School awards Commonwealth Scholarships

July 27, 2009

The University of Glamorgan Business School has recently awarded two scholarships under for the Department for International Development (DFID)’s Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.

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The Planets

July 30, 2009

Forty years after man first landed on the Moon, Hands On Science, in association with Professor Mark Brake and the Burry Port Band, marked the milestone with ‘The Planets’, a fascinating visually-enhanced performance of music inspired by science, science fiction and the stars.

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