April 2010 News Archive

Ipsos Mori Chief to Deliver Public Lecture

April 8, 2010

Chief Executive of Ipsos Mori, Ben Page, will deliver a public lecture at the University of Glamorgan this month (Thursday 22nd April) as part of the lecture series ‘New Thinking in Health and Social Care: Director’s Seminar Series’ being run by the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care within the Faculty of Health, Sport and Science.

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Free Prescriptions Have Minimal Impact on Dispensing Rates

April 12, 2010

The overall impact of free prescriptions on dispensing rates in Wales has been minimal according to research conducted by academics at the University of Glamorgan in collaboration with colleagues at Cardiff and Bangor Universities.

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Glamorgan Sheds Light on Zambian Community

April 12, 2010

Engineering experts from University of Glamorgan Faculty of Advanced Technology are working to bring light to a community in the depths of rural Zambia as part of a project being led by the United Nations.

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International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment comes to Cardiff

April 20, 2010

The Centre for Research on Workplace Behaviours at the University of Glamorgan Business School is hosting the 7th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment in June, the first time the conference will visit Wales.

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Accelerating the Intellectual Property Pipeline

April 21, 2010

An event explaining how academics with intellectual property and ideas can engage with Business Angels and their networks in order to accelerate the commercialisation of intellectual property and ideas.takes place at the University of Glamorgan on Friday April 30th, 10am – 2pm.

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Professor versus Student for Top Literary Prize

April 23, 2010

A University of Glamorgan Professor and a student are going head to head for the title of Wales Book of the Year, which will be announced in June.

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Ipsos Mori Chief Delivers Public Lecture

April 23, 2010

Chief Executive of Ipsos Mori, Ben Page, delivered a public lecture at the University of Glamorgan last night (Thursday 22nd April) as part of the lecture series ‘New Thinking in Health and Social Care: Director’s Seminar Series’ being run by the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care within the Faculty of Health, Sport and Science.

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Eddie Izzard at Glamorgan

April 27, 2010

Well-known comedian Eddie Izzard visited the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff yesterday, 27th April.

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Chiropractors helping Wales to stop smoking

April 27, 2010

The Welsh Institute of Chiropractic has joined forces with Stop Smoking Wales in the fight against tobacco.

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Creative writing lecturer in line for top fiction prize

April 28, 2010

Creative writing lecturer Tiffany Murray’s novel Diamond Star Halo has been shortlisted for the prestigious Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction alongside best-selling author Ian McEwan.

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New £15m Campus for Science and Sport Opens

April 30, 2010

A £15 million investment by University of Glamorgan into a new campus for sport and science students was officially opened today, 30th April by Dr Kim Howells, former Pontypridd MP.

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Greatest Welsh actor to come home:

April 30, 2010

At a star-studded Royal Gala at Buckingham Palace, with Dame Elizabeth Taylor in attendance, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales announced that the new theatre currently under construction at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is to be named The Richard Burton Theatre.

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, which is part of the Glamorgan Group along with the University of Glamorgan and Merthyr Tydfil College, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

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