March 2009 News Archive

5 Days of Theatre

March 19, 2009

Come along to The “5 Days of Theatre” Festival, held at our Cardiff campus ‘ATRiuM’ where you can view, completely free of charge, any of our 14 performances produced by final year performance students.

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Big five Welsh universities announce their intention to collaborate

March 5, 2009

Wales’ five major universities have announced their intention to act together, combining their strengths and talents to drive forward the knowledge economy in Wales.

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Literary elite come out to support new writing talent at Glamorgan

March 2, 2009

The cream of new Welsh literary talent will be unveiled at the University of Glamorgan on Friday 13th March 2009 when the annual Creative Writing Anthology – Daps – will be officially launched at the University.

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Planetarium Comes to Merthyr

March 2, 2009

South Wales’ only inflatable planetarium will visit Merthyr Tydfil on Thursday 12th March, giving adults and children a unique opportunity to find out more about the night sky.

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Lecturers in Running for Literary Award

March 2, 2009

Two members of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Glamorgan are in the running for a top Welsh literary award.

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Prestigious Award for Professor Doherty

March 2, 2009

Professor Anne Marie Doherty, Glamorgan Business School’s Professor of Marketing, has been awarded the European Journal of Marketing Reviewer of the Year Award for 2008.

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Fairtrade Status Celebrations

March 4, 2009

The Director of the Fairtrade Foundation visited the University of Glamorgan this week to present the University will its certificate of Fairtrade status.

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Design Students Hit New York Fashion Week

March 5, 2009

100 University of Glamorgan design students jetted off to New York during reading week for the ultimate design experience.

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Lord Justice Thomas Delivers Merlyn Rees Lecture

March 6, 2009

The Right Honourable Lord Justice Thomas delivered the Lord Merlyn Rees lecture at the University of Glamorgan last night, 5th March, looking at the important the role of Law and Regulation in the Financial Crisis.

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Executive MBA – Part-Time Study at the University of Glamorgan

March 6, 2009

In today’s economic climate, business and management is becoming ever-more complex.

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Glamorgan staff and Graduates at The Laugharne Weekend

March 9, 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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Student on Winning 7s Side

March 9, 2009

University of Glamorgan student Craig Hill is celebrating today after forming part of the Wales 7s team that won the Sevens World Cup in Dubai this weekend.

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Business Students Make an Impact

March 9, 2009

Following the success of the University of Glamorgan Business School’s ‘Make an Impact Week,’ the winning group of enterprising international students are pursuing success by expanding their business.

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Apple Training Centre up and Running

March 10, 2009

Motion Graphic Design students at the ATRiuM were the first to pass the Apple Certified Pro, Level One exam for Final Cut Pro at the newly awarded Apple Authorized Training Centre for Education (AATCe).

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American Economist Visits Glamorgan

March 10, 2009

Bill Rogers, Professor of Public Policy at Rutgers University in the US is visiting the University of Glamorgan this week, 11th March, to deliver a lecture on the impact of the recession on America.

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Researching Practice in Drama and Dance

March 11, 2009

University of Glamorgan drama academics Sam Boardman Jacobs and Rea Dennis from the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries have both been exploring new territory in practice as research in drama and dance this year.

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Professor Mead Receives OBE at Palace

March 13, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Dean of the Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, Professor Donna Mead, traveled to Buckingham Palace this week, Thursday 12th March, to receive her OBE for services to healthcare.

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Researcher Wins Top Non Fiction Prize

March 13, 2009

Rachel Hewitt, Research Fellow with the Research Centre for Literature, Arts and Science at the University of Glamorgan has been announced as one for four winners of the Royal Society of Literature’s Jerwood Prize for non-fiction.

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Students in Unique Workshop with Broadway Star

March 16, 2009

More than 50 lucky drama students from across Wales took part in a day of workshops with Wales’ own Broadway star Daniel Evans at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building in Cardiff.

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Impressive Growth in Research Funding for Glamorgan

March 17, 2009

The University of Glamorgan has been successful in securing more than £3m of funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales thanks to its outstanding results in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008.

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Lighting Design & Technology Take Over Campus

March 17, 2009

Second year students enrolled on the Lighting Design & Technology course last week took over the exterior of some of the buildings as part of their Environmental lighting design module.

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Glamorgan Sport Students Coach Future Athletes

March 17, 2009

Glamorgan Sport students have spent the last fortnight delivering athletics festivals to school children within Rhondda Cynon Taf.

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Master classes Show Maths is Fun

March 18, 2009

Local youngsters are getting to grips with everything from code-breaking to the theory of relativity, as part of a series of workshops to demonstrate that maths really can be both interesting and fun.

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Student’s Audio Book Launched by Cerys Matthews

March 18, 2009

University of Glamorgan student Sarah Broughton will launch the audio recording of her first novel ‘Other Useful Numbers’ with a helping hand from Cerys Matthews this weekend.

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New Thinking: Challenging Preconceptions

March 20, 2009

As part of the Glamorgan Business School’s public lecture series Professor Josephine Green presents a guest lecture titled ‘New Thinking: Challenging Preconceptions’ on Wednesday 25th March.

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Professor Hobbs Co-Chairs Prestigious Group on Humanitarian Aid

March 24, 2009

Professor Brian Hobbs, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) at the University of Glamorgan has become the co-chair of a UK steering group aimed at improving relationships between Universities and the charitable Non-Governmental Agencies (NGOs) working in the fields of disaster relief and humanitarian assistance.

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First student to achieve DBA success

March 24, 2009

Dr Peter Williams, a senior manager at mobile telephone operator O2, has recently been awarded Glamorgan Business School’s first Doctor of Business Administration (DBA).

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Student lands dream job

March 24, 2009

University of Glamorgan student Laura Davis, 20, from Cardiff who is studying BA (Hons) Tourism and Management, has landed her dream internship in New York.

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New Science Facilities on the way at Glamorgan

March 25, 2009

The University of Glamorgan is investing almost £20 million in state-of-the-art facilities for its science and sport students.

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Senior US Nurse Researcher Visits Glamorgan

March 27, 2009

Ms Kathleen Calzone, Senior Nurse Researcher at the Genetics Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health is visiting the University of Glamorgan for two weeks.

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Glamorgan Professor to Advise on the Future of Research and Innovation in Wales

March 31, 2009

Professor Brian Hobbs, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) at the University of Glamorgan has been appointed to the HEFCW Research, Innovation and Engagement Committee for the next three years. The role of the committee is to advise the Funding Council on its strategies for innovation, engagement with external stakeholders (Third Mission) and research activities and the policies and principles that need to underpin them in the long term, including funding arrangements.

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Glamorgan Professor Scoops Literary Award

March 31, 2009

Professor Jane Aaron of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Glamorgan has been named as the winner of this year’s prestigious The Roland Mathias Prize.

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Bridging the Digital Divide in Wales

March 31, 2009

A consortium led by the Wales Co-operative Centre has been awarded the contract to deliver Communities 2.0 a new initiative to tackle digital exclusion in Wales, Deputy Minister for Regeneration Leighton Andrews announced today.

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