October 2011 News Archive

Professor Doherty Appointed to US Conference Team

October 3, 2011

Professor Anne Marie Doherty, Glamorgan Business School, has been appointed as Track Chairperson at the 1st Triennial American Marketing Association/American Collegiate Retailing Association Conference to be held in Seattle in April 2012.

Tagged: business

First Minister to launch CAPSE

October 3, 2011


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Centre for Next Generation Automotive & Power Systems Opens

October 5, 2011

Cars that can be powered by plugging them into the mains and a ‘rolling road’ which can be used to simulate driving conditions were just a few of the technologies unveiled at the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Automotive & Power System Engineering (CAPSE)today, 5th October.

Tagged: engineering fat

Profs and Politicians Pair Up

October 6, 2011

Members of the political and academic communities across Wales will each have the opportunity to see how the other half lives, thanks to a new scheme by the Beacon for Wales.

Tagged: academic corporate

Glamorgan teams up with Stonesoft

October 6, 2011

Stonesoft, the network security vendor that discovered Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), has announced a partnership with the Faculty of Advanced Technology at the University of Glamorgan to conduct academic and field research into AETs.

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Prof Damian Bailey appears on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme

October 11, 2011

Professor Damian Bailey of the Faulty of Health, Sport and Science, appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, Tuesday 11 October.

Tagged: academic exercise hesas radio sport

Glamorgan Searches for Oldest Alumni

October 17, 2011

The search is on at the University of Glamorgan to find the institution’s oldest living alumni.

Tagged: community corporate

Glamorgan Student Welsh NSS Representative

October 18, 2011

James Koash, 21, who is currently studying MSc Marketing at the University of Glamorgan, has been appointed the Welsh ambassador for the National Student Survey. The role means working with institutions across Wales and helping them to raise awareness of the survey.

Tagged: business students studentsuccess

Funded IT Training available to Welsh Businesses

October 18, 2011

Employers in the Convergence Area of Wales now have access to funded training to develop the ICT skills of the workforce, thanks to the newly launched DEHOV (Digital Economy Heads of the Valleys) initiative.

Tagged: cell

Glamorgan and Cyfle join forces to provide creative industries training

October 19, 2011

The University of Glamorgan has formed a partnership with private training organisation Cyfle to provide courses in the creative industries.

Tagged: business cci

BBC Radio Wales help search for Glamorgan's oldest living alumni

October 21, 2011

Glamorgan’s Daniel Porter-Jones, Alumni Relations and Development Manager, and Denize Mcintyre, Senior Policy Officer, were interviewed yesterday on Roy Noble’s BBC Radio Wales programme, about the search for Glamorgan’s oldest living alumni.

Tagged: academic alumni radio

New Electronics Lab Prepares Students for Careers

October 24, 2011

Renesas Electronics Europe and the University of Glamorgan today announced the official opening of the Renesas Embedded Systems Laboratory for electronics engineering students within the University’s Faculty of Advanced Technology.

Tagged: electronics employability fat

Glamorgan Students in Malaysia

October 24, 2011

Student football coaches at the University of Glamorgan will soon be using their expertise to coach grass-roots teams in Malaysia as part of their course.

Tagged: hesas sport

The Force is strong: Darth Vader to visit the University of Glamorgan

October 26, 2011

The original cast of Star Wars’ Darth Vader, aka David Prowse, will be taking part in a special Star Wars Q & A on Friday 4 November at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus.

Tagged: astronomy cci drama journalism media

Wales’ Universities Share Expertise with China

October 26, 2011

The combined talent and expertise housed in Wales’ universities is being exported to China, with 10 partners signing up to the Wales-China Higher Education Training Consortium today, 26th October.

Tagged: corporate

Glamorgan graduate heads up Welsh team to capture astronomical event of a lifetime

October 26, 2011

In 2012, one of the rarest natural scientific events takes place in the form of a Transit of Venus across the face of the Sun. Glamorgan astronomy graduate Huw James and his team of adventurers, will set off in April 2012 on an eight week adventure to the West Pacific rim; their aim, to inspire the next generation of scientists and explorers.

Tagged: alumni astronomy schools science studentsuccess

Glamorgan students invest time in the trading room

October 31, 2011

University of Glamorgan Students in the Faculty of Business and Society are getting hands on experience of trading on the stock exchange without the risk of losing real money.

Tagged: accounting business careers employability fbs financial