June 6, 2011
Astronomers based at the University of Glamorgan have joined forces with a first year undergraduate to investigate the odd behaviour of a black hole.
Ex-US Marine Chris O’Morain, a mature student on the new Observational Astronomy degree at Glamorgan, is co-author of a recent Astronomers’ Telegram about a black hole system called GX339-4. These “ATels” are the electronic early-warning system that researchers use to spread information rapidly about exciting new results around the global astronomy community.
June 7, 2011
The First Minister will open the the Cyfrwng Media Wales Conference, one of Europe’s leading conferences for television, new media, film, radio, journalism, performance and visual art, on Thursday 16 June 2011.
Attended by academics, students and media industry professionals, it aims to address some of the key issues facing the media in Wales and other small nations today. This year’s conference is being hosted by the Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations from 16-17 June at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiUM in Cardiff.
June 8, 2011
The Moore Show will be aired nationally every Friday, 6pm on Showcase, Sky channel 201 and Freesat 403, from 10th June 2011.
It started off as a radio show produced and presented by Kevin Moore , on the University of Glamorgan’s student radio station, Tequila Radio three years ago. Since then, the radio show has gone from strength to strength and the show is now broadcast and has been syndicated by 18 other stations across the UK, including Radio Cardiff, Manchester 106.6 FM, Edinburgh Leith FM and West London Hays FM.
June 10, 2011
Christopher Agyapong Siaw, a Commonwealth Scholarship student from Ghana who is undertaking the MSc Marketing at Glamorgan Business School, has won the prestigious Professor Malcolm McDonald Student Essay Prize.
June 14, 2011
Wales’s leading contemporary film director, Marc Evans is to be honoured for his work both as an artist and as someone who has given generously of his time to nurture future talent. The Cyfrwng Award looks to honour those who are both leading figures in their own right, but have also sought to bridge the gap between the creative industries and the academic world.
June 16, 2011
First Minister Carwyn Jones today (Thursday June 16, 2011) addressed
a major conference at the University of Glamorgan and set out his vision for the creative industries in Wales, outlining the opportunities and challenges ahead.
June 22, 2011
University of Glamorgan students have brought an alien invasion to South Wales as part of a major new collaborative project.
Day 83, a science fiction, was created by final-year students at the university’s Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries. It tells the story of mankind’s last-ditch attempt to fight back against an attack by extraterrestrial forces.
June 24, 2011
With repressive regimes falling across the Middle East and North Africa, the world is seeing the biggest movement to democracy since the fall of Communism. But is history repeating itself, or is the “Arab Spring” something totally different?
June 28, 2011
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah and human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti are among the distinguished recipients of honorary awards from the University of Glamorgan this summer, with Welsh public figures including WRU chief executive Roger Lewis, Sport Wales chair Professor Laura McAllister, and cricket leader Hugh Morris.
June 29, 2011
A partnership between Rhondda Cynon Taff council’s Social Services Training division and lecturers at the University of Glamorgan has achieved national recognition for the development of a study programme for social workers.
June 29, 2011
Glamorgan’s “Space Ambassador for Wales”, Dr Paul Roche, has been invited to help the British Council build stronger links between space scientists in the UK and Russia.
June 30, 2011
Budding games designers in Wales will have a new edge thanks to a new Knowledge Transfer Centre at the University of Glamorgan, developed in partnership with the Welsh Government and the computer games industry.