June 2010 News Archive

Final year Art Show Opens on Campus

June 1, 2010

The work of some of Wales’ top new artists will be on show this weekend (5th – 10th June) as the end of year art degree show opens at the University of Glamorgan.

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Christian Dior Couture Course comes to Cardiff

June 2, 2010

David England, one of the Fashion Industry’s most sought after and highly-respected creative talents, is staging a couture master class on Christian Dior at the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries, commencing on 14th June.

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University Creates 20 New Science Posts

June 2, 2010

The University of Glamorgan is helping to boost the economy and improve the environment, through the creation of 20 new posts that will drive forward the hydrogen economy in Wales.

The posts encompass chemists, physicists, engineers, biotechnologists, modellers and economists, and will be funded by the £6.3 million CymruH2Wales project that the University launched earlier this year.

Read more in the latest edition of Glamorgan Knowledge

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University Boost for Welsh Digital Games Industry

June 7, 2010

Ensuring the Digital Games industry in Wales can compete with the rest of the UK will be the focus of a new knowledge transfer centre at the University of Glamorgan.

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Graduate Film at Edinburgh Film Festival

June 3, 2010

A Screen Academy Wales graduate with a passion for drawing will achieve a lifelong goal earlier than expected when his film screens at the Edinburgh International Film Festival later this month. Todd Setter, aged 23, graduated from the University of Glamorgan BA Animation course last year after completing his final film, the skilfully-crafted 2D animation Sky-Caper.

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Professor Shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year Title

June 7, 2010

Creative writing Professor, Philip Gross, of the University’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences’, latest collection of poems has been shortlisted for the prestigious Wales Book of the Year 2010 title.

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Students Work on Show at Glammies

June 7, 2010

Some of the UK’s best up-and-coming young animators from the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries celebrated their success at the ‘Glammies’ last week, 4th June.

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Welsh Web entrepreneur sparks Dragon investors’ interest

June 8, 2010

A student at the University of Glamorgan Business School is set to follow the creators of Apple’s iPhone and Facebook with his plans for a transatlantic web business.

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Prof Chris Meredith at the Hay Festival

June 8, 2010

University of Glamorgan creative writing Professor Christopher Meredith wowed an audience of over two hundred people at the Guardian Hay Festival on Friday (4th June) when he delivered the inaugural University of Glamorgan Lecture.

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Glamorgan Business School students gain insider knowledge of workplace image

June 9, 2010

Media experts Garry Owen and Ceri Wyn Richards recently shared tips with undergraduate students at Glamorgan Business School due to start work placements.

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Glamorgan Named Wales’ Greenest University

June 10, 2010

The University of Glamorgan has received first class honours in the league table of the UK’s greenest universities.

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Investigating Torchwood

June 10, 2010

As news of the return of Torchwood was announced, a symposium that will examine its cultural impact is being held at the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries next week, Friday 18th June

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Mini-planetarium shows youngsters the sky’s the limit

June 10, 2010

A hugely successful project which is opening up a new world of science opportunities to youngsters in Wales made its debut at the Senedd in Cardiff today.

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End of year show opens at ATRiuM

June 11, 2010

‘Create 2010’ kicks of at the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries this weekend displaying the work of some of Wales’ future up and coming creative professionals.

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Japanese Knotweed: An End to the Nightmare?

June 14, 2010

It is dreaded by homeowners and commercial property managers alike– and can cause millions of pounds worth of irretrievable damage to homes and properties across the world. But the knotweed nightmare could be coming to an end, thanks to research being conducted at the University of Glamorgan.

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What does the Emergency Budget mean for me?

June 15, 2010

The University of Glamorgan will host a free indepedent advice session on the second Budget of the year.

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No stopping the revolutionary Bwcabus

June 16, 2010

BWCABUS is revolutionising public transport in rural west Wales.

The outreach bus service is exceeding all expectations having carried its 10,000th passenger three-months ahead of schedule.

Tagged: business research

Eisteddfod Chair Presentation/Cyflwyno Cadair Eisteddfod

June 16, 2010

This week, 15th June, the University of Glamorgan presented the Chair for the Blaenau Gwent and Heads of the Valleys National Eisteddfod to the local committee at a special ceremony in Treforest.

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University Sponsors Business Awards

June 16, 2010

The University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Enterprise has become one of the feature sponsors of the South Wales Business Awards 2010.

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Glamorgan Business School responds to Islamic banking trend

June 16, 2010

Following the recent collapse of some traditional Western banking systems and institutions, many of the world’s governments are seeking alternative financial models.

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Glamorgan students finish in top three of design awards

June 17, 2010

University of Glamorgan students Aleksandra Rajska and Sara Foster have won recognition in the top three of a prestigious UK-wide design award.

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University and Anevia Develop New Set-Top Box Technology

June 18, 2010

The Integrated Communication Research Centre (ICRC), based at the University of Glamorgan, has created a new, feature-packed set-top box that aims to revolutionize the TV viewing experience. MediaShare was developed in partnership with Anevia who supplies the head-end technologies.

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Women leading the way to recovery

June 24, 2010

“Inspiring Teaching and Learning for Welsh Women Entrepreneurs beyond 2010”
ATRiuM, University of Glamorgan Cardiff Campus
Tuesday 29 June 2010

The next generation of women entrepreneurs will share knowledge and skills from across Europe at a major event on Tuesday, 29 June 2010. Based at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School, the Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub: Centre for Enterprise will present teaching methods and research findings aimed at achieving success for female business leaders.

Tagged: business research

Battle of the Bands this Weekend

June 25, 2010

The Music Academy at the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries will host the third annual Battle of the Bands competition at ATRiuM this weekend, Saturday 26th June 2010.

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"Houston, we have a programme."

June 25, 2010

Wales’s first ambassador for space is set to embark on a unique mission to encourage schoolchildren to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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New Project for Glamorgan Science Rapper

June 25, 2010

The world’s leading specialist image agency Science Photo Library has released a rap video ‘A Better View’ featuring University of Glamorgan lecturer Jonathan Chase.

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Glamorgan students bring Jurassic Park to Cardiff

June 28, 2010

T. Rex In The Atrium (2010) from ATRiuM Animation Archives on Vimeo.

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The Hostages release their potential with Battle of the Bands win

June 30, 2010

Welsh band The Hostages have received a huge boost in their quest for music stardom after winning the prestigious Battle of the Bands at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM in Cardiff.

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