June 2009 News Archive

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity for Young Bands

June 1, 2009

Budding young musicians from across South Wales are being called to compete for a place at a summer school which will see them working with some of the UK’s top music producers.

Tagged: cell community

International Festival First for Cardiff

June 1, 2009

An international festival which will celebrate film and poetry will be held in Cardiff for the first time in June (12th – 13th) at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building.

Tagged: cci

Glamorgan Hosts Business Angels Event

June 1, 2009

This week (3rd June) the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff will host an event to explore how universities could work more effectively with Business Angels.

Tagged: business

Life’s a Beach for Fashion Students

June 1, 2009

Fashion students from the University of Glamorgan have taken part in a competition to produce a new new clothing design and a brand for Cardiff-based Ocean wear store ‘Lobster Bob’.

Tagged: cci

Students in BBC Wales Visit

June 3, 2009

Post and undergraduate marketing students, from the University of Glamorgan visited BBC Wales for a tour of the studios and production gallery to discover exactly what goes into making television news and entertainment programmes.

Tagged: business

Art Show Opens on Campus

June 3, 2009

The work of some of Wales’ top new artists will be on show this weekend (6th – 11th June) as the end of year art degree show opens at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: cci

Glamorgan Project Wins National Award

June 4, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s ‘Telling Stories, Understanding Real Life Genetics’ project has scooped the winning prize in the ‘Best use of new media’ category in this year’s Association of Healthcare Communicators & Communicating Health Awards.

Tagged: hesas research

Creative Show Opens at ATRiuM

June 5, 2009

The ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ kicks of at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff this weekend displaying the work of some of Wales’ future up and coming creative professionals.

Tagged: cci

Professor Challenges Traditional Assessment Techniques

June 5, 2009

One of the UK’s leading academics in the field of education Professor Lewis Elton has made a visit to Wales to speak at the University of Glamorgan. Honorary Professor of Higher Education at University College London, Lewis Elton, 86, has had a long career in higher education and is also the father of comedian Ben Elton.

Tagged: corporate

Glamorgan's Masters in Music Marketing is a UK first

June 9, 2009

The UK’s First Masters in Music Marketing has been launched at the University of Glamorgan in response to industry demand for professionals in this field.

Tagged: business cci postgraduate

University Spinout Shortlisted for Top Award

June 10, 2009

University of Glamorgan spinout company RUMM Ltd has been shortlisted for the UK-wide ‘Impact Awards’, organised by Unico.

Tagged: fat research

Staff Take Part in Charity Cricket Match

June 11, 2009

University of Glamorgan staff have taken part in a charity cricket match this week (10th June) in memory of a former member of staff, Gareth Jones.

Tagged: corporate

MBA student success in global online game

June 11, 2009

Two groups of full time MBA students from the Glamorgan Business School have reached the semi final stage of a Global Marketing Game sponsored by Price Waterhouse Coopers and The Economist.

Tagged: business postgraduate

Patient Simulator Conference Comes to Glamorgan

June 15, 2009

This month (June 24 – 25) over 180 people will gather at the University of Glamorgan for a two day health conference with difference.

Tagged: hesas

International Festival First for Cardiff

June 15, 2009

The first international festival celebrating film and poetry in the UK was held in Cardiff last week at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building.

Tagged: cci research

Professor’s Work in Community Regeneration Honoured with an OBE

June 15, 2009

Professor Dave Adamson, Director of the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Regeneration and Sustainable Communities has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Tagged: hass postgraduate regeneration research sustainable communities

Adults with Autism – the Unseen Population

June 16, 2009

Many adults and older people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) could be living with the condition without even realising it.

Tagged: hass postgraduate research

Dr Jennifer Law appears before the Treasury Select Committee as an expert witness

June 18, 2009

Dr Jennifer Law from the Department of Social Sciences in HaSS has recently appeared before the Treasury Select Committee as an expert witness.

Tagged: hass research

Encouraging Entrepreneurship

June 19, 2009

Entrepreneurship should be embraced by everybody and not just seen as a business skill a conference in Brussels heard on Wednesday.

Tagged: business enterprise research

TaleEnders at the npower Ashes

June 19, 2009

Monday 22nd June sees the opening of the official “The npower Ashes come to Cardiff” exhibition in the Old Library in Cardiff, in advance of the first npower Ashes Test at the SWALEC Stadium from 8th-12th July.

Tagged: cci research sport

School children look to the stars

June 23, 2009

Pupils from Deri Primary School, Bargoed, and Hawthorn High School, Pontypridd, were special guests at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay, on Thursday 18th June.

Tagged: hesas

Making Music the Octonic Way

June 23, 2009

A revolutionary new musical instrument has been designed by University of Glamorgan Product Design student, Josh Ford.

Tagged: cci

University of Glamorgan appoints Deputy Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief Executive

June 24, 2009

Julie Lydon has been appointed to the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief Executive at the University of Glamorgan. This new role has been created in light of the University’s expanding portfolio and the additional responsibilities associated with the formation of the Glamorgan Group. The appointment makes Julie Lydon one of the most senior women in higher education in Wales.

Tagged: corporate

METIman debuts at Glamorgan

June 25, 2009

The METI‘s newest, low-cost wireless patient simulator, METIman has made its UK debut this week at the Third Annual UK Simulation in Nursing Education Conference, hosted at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: hesas postgraduate

Glamorgan Business School Welcomes Female Inventors

June 26, 2009

Glamorgan Business School will sponsor a welcome reception for forty national and international guests from the Global Women Inventors and Innovators Network at the University’s Cardiff campus, the ATRiuM on Monday 29th June.

Tagged: business research

Glamorgan Lecturer Scoops Nature Front Cover

June 29, 2009

University of Glamorgan MSc Communicating Science lecturer Dr Toby Murcott has scooped the front page of Nature, the prestigious science journal.

Tagged: hesas research