September 2009 News Archive

University Strengthens its Scientific Expertise

September 1, 2009

The University of Glamorgan has appointed two new Professors to strengthen its research in the areas of hydrogen and analytical science.

Tagged: hesas hydrogen research science

The Go Between

September 3, 2009

An international visual arts conference – The Go Between, takes place in Cardiff next week.

Organised by the University of Glamorgan and the National Museum of Wales, The Go Between explores the role of artist as mediator between museum collections and audiences

Tagged: arts hass

Public Administration Conference

September 7, 2009

This year’s Public Administration Committee (PAC) Conference, is being held this week, 7th – 9th September, on the theme of Competing Narratives of Public Service Reform – Politics, Devolution and Service Improvement.

Tagged: hass

Junior Rock Music Academy Comes to Glamorgan

September 7, 2009

Budding young rock stars are invited to take their places for a ‘Rock Academy’ experience at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus.

Tagged: cell

Rolling Road Will Accelerate R&D in Green Automotive Technologies

September 9, 2009

The most advanced rolling road system of its kind in the UK is being built in Wales and will be capable of testing pure electric, hybrid electric as well as traditional internal combustion engine components.

Tagged: fat research

Students' Artwork on Show

September 9, 2009

The work of six talented artists is going on show at the University of Glamorgan next week, as the MA Show 09 gets underway.

Tagged: hass postgraduate

University makes Times Higher Award shortlist

September 10, 2009

The University of Glamorgan has been named as a finalist in this year’s prestigious Times Higher Awards, which will be held in October.

Tagged: corporate

The Go Between

September 15, 2009

An international visual arts conference – The Go Between, took place in Cardiff this month.

Tagged: hass

A Taste of Merthyr Tydfil

September 15, 2009

A project developed by the University of Glamorgan’s GATES Project undermines the stereotypical view of valleys food. The recipe and photography book ‘A Taste of Merthyr Tydfil’ uncovers some of the diverse food being eaten throughout the borough.

Tagged: community

National Film Report Launch

September 16, 2009

As National Schools Film Week (14th – 18th September) takes place this week, the Film Agency for Wales is launching a report looking at the impact of the moving image on school children.

Tagged: cci

New Business School Dean Appointed

September 21, 2009

Monica Gibson-Sweet has been appointed as the new Dean of the University of Glamorgan’s Business School.

Tagged: business

Enterprise Applications Could Transform Industry

September 22, 2009

Mobile applications aimed at business users have the potential for real economic impact according to a key industry figure.

Speaking at NGMAST 2009, Dr Walter Tuttlebee OBE, CEO of Mobile VCE said that enterprise applications could change the way business is conducted and transform industry.

Tagged: fat research

Pay survey provides valuable insight for Welsh business

September 22, 2009

The most recent in a series of surveys carried out by the employment relations service, Acas and the Glamorgan Business School, has found that despite the economic climate 40% of Welsh employers reported facing difficulties in recruiting some employees.

Tagged: business

Managing Disability in the Workplace

September 22, 2009

Simon Minty, one of the UK’s leading speakers on disability issues, will give a public lecture at the University of Glamorgan on 1st October.

Tagged: business

Glamorgan Historian’s Funding Success

September 24, 2009

Glamorgan historian Dr Jonathan Durrant has won one of the first grants awarded under the Vitae Innovate scheme.

Tagged: hass research

Elaine Morgan to Open Building

September 25, 2009

Welsh author and Western Mail columnist Elaine Morgan will officially re-open a building at the University of Glamorgan next week, 30th September, which is being named after her.

Tagged: hesas

Life on Mars? With the current energy concerns in the UK it is like being back in the 70s again.

September 29, 2009

In the first of the University of Glamorgan’s Inaugural Professorial Lectures for the 2009/10 academic year, Professor Andrew Geens will look at our fleeting concerns about energy over the past few decades and how this has influenced his research.

Tagged: fat research

Former Senior Army Medic Joins Glamorgan

September 29, 2009

Alan Hawley CBE has joined the University of Glamorgan as Professor of Disaster Studies and will head up its new Disasters and Resilience Centre. The Centre will progress all aspects of the study of disasters and provide expert consultancy as required to others.

Tagged: disaster management research

Elaine Morgan Building Opens

September 30, 2009

Welsh author and Western Mail columnist Elaine Morgan officially re-opened a building at the University of Glamorgan today, 30th September, which has been named after her.

Tagged: hesas