October 2010 News Archive

Pontypridd High win as Young Enterprise Wales launches

October 7, 2010

Glamorgan Business School has sponsored the launch of Young Enterprise Wales Company Programme competition. The launch event, hosted on the Treforest campus, was attended by over seventy school pupils aged between 15 and 17 years old.

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Media Advisory: International design and trend expert to speak at Glamorgan

October 7, 2010

Creative and Cultural Industries faculty to host Zuzanna Skalska

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Police students seek greater community understanding through Welsh language modules

October 7, 2010

Aspiring police officers studying at the University of Glamorgan are benefiting from the availability of provision of key modules of their courses in Welsh, with Police Sciences students able to develop selected skills in areas of their profession through the language.

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Unlocking the secrets of blockbuster movie effects

October 8, 2010

With Hollywood blockbusters developing amazing new effects and Welsh animation companies thriving, the University of Glamorgan is giving creative companies access to the latest visual effects and motion graphics at a seminar for the film and TV industries. More details on the event, which will take place at the University’s Atrium campus in Cardiff on Tuesday 12 October, are available here or by contacting 01443 668530

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Emerging artist Tiffany Oben joins Ivor Davies in Female Wales Purchase Prize success

October 8, 2010

Tiffany Oben has won the University of Glamorgan’s Art Purchase Prize for students, with the main prize going to Ivor Davies. Tiffany, who is currently studying for an MA Art Practice at Glamorgan, created the winning work while on the BA (Hons) Art Practice.

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Glamorgan Group reaffirms Welsh Language commitment with new scheme

October 11, 2010

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The Glamorgan Group launched its new Welsh Language Scheme today, 11 October 2010. The Scheme is the first of its kind, and brings together the three members of the Glamorgan Group – The University of Glamorgan, the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and Merthyr Tydfil College under a unifed Welsh Language Scheme.

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Glamorgan Lecturer Gets UEFA Licence

October 11, 2010

Dave Adams, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health,Sport and Science, has been awarded the UEFA Professional Licence.

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UK teachers and students to benefit from galaxy of cosmic resources with launch of ESERO-UK

October 13, 2010

A new collaboration that will use space exploration as a means of exciting young people about science, technology, engineering and mathematics was launched today (13th October) at an event hosted by the Institute of Physics in London. Featuring a recorded message from European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake, the ESERO-UK launch marks the start of an important link between the space sector and the UK education community.

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Welsh creative businesses get ahead of the trend

October 14, 2010

Experts in design and creative businesses in Wales have learned the secrets of predicting new trends in fashion and culture at a major seminar. The event, organised by the University of Glamorgan in partnership with Cardiff Council, is part of a major European innovation project.

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Patients to benefit as nurses study through the medium of Welsh

October 14, 2010

Bilingual student nurses at the University of Glamorgan are benefiting from the availability of provision in Welsh, with trainees able to gain additional professional capability through the language. The aim of the initiative is to enable nurses to provide a high standard of care to patients in their preferred language, and be confident in delivering professional services bilingually.

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New funding facility for innovation in the humanitarian sector

October 14, 2010

A new landmark grant making facility to support greater operational innovation within the humanitarian sector was launched today, Thursday 14th October.

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Glamorgan Professor Scoops Prestigious Funding Award

October 19, 2010

University of Glamorgan material scientist, Professor David Antonelli has been awarded £302,844 by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) for a project that will look at the ways in which a number of metal oxides can be used to improve the efficiency of fuel cells.

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Glamorgan harnesses Europe-Canada Tradewinds

October 25, 2010

The University of Glamorgan Business School has won a grant to help support regional economic development and entrepreneurship between Europe and Canada. This exciting collaborative project is jointly funded by the EU – Canada Programme for Cooperation in Higher Education, Training and Youth. Partners from the European Union will work in conjunction with Canadian partner organisations to develop a common curriculum. This curriculum will be designed to enable students and researchers to share entrepreneurship and technology transfer, as well as industrial and community liaison at each of six partner organisations.

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Welsh businesses to benefit from employees’ access to University knowledge

October 26, 2010

The University of Glamorgan has secured £2.3m in European funding to bring work-based training to companies and employees throughout Wales.

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JPR: Rugby “must wake up” to injury crisis

October 27, 2010

British Lion launches medical research partnership with University of Glamorgan

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Former British Lion and Wales captain JPR Williams is warning the rugby world that it must “wake up” to the rising tide of injuries caused by the modern game. The consultant surgeon, who won 55 caps playing for Wales, makes the comments as he launches a research partnership with the University of Glamorgan in South Wales to quantify and address the problem. A major conference on rugby injuries is taking place on Thursday 28 October at the University, with former British Lions and experts from the playing, coaching, medical and research world debating how the rugby players of today can be protected and treated.

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