April 2012 News Archive

Glamorgan students help bring Falklands War to life for TV documentary

April 4, 2012

Work by University of Glamorgan students can be seen in a new History Channel TV documentary this month.

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Glamorgan graduate wins BMA Cymru Wales award

April 4, 2012

British Medical Association Cymru Wales’ Sherman Foundation Fund has awarded a prize to a University of Glamorgan graduate to help her pursue her dream of being a doctor.

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75 years of artist’s work on show

April 4, 2012

An exhibition of paintings by Cardiff-born artist Bryn Richards, who is still painting at almost 90, are on show at the University of Glamorgan’s Oriel y Bont gallery.

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Glamorgan staff and graduates work on new Michael Sheen film

April 5, 2012

Staff and graduates from the University of Glamorgan have worked on the latest film featuring Welsh actor Michael Sheen.

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Ikona IT scholarship winner announced

April 11, 2012

Matt Seymour, a 2nd year software engineering student at the University of Glamorgan has been chosen as the inaugural recipient of the “Ikona Scholarship Fund”. The scholarship consists of a £1,000 award and work skills mentoring for one person within Wales, who is currently attending the University of Glamorgan or hoping to attend in October 2012.

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World Copper Project comes to Swansea

April 12, 2012

The University of Glamorgan along with Swansea University will this week, 12-14 April, host the first conference of the project World of Copper: Globalizing the Industrial Revolution, 1830-1870.

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New Medicines for Serious Conditions

April 13, 2012

The findings of a citizens’ jury, tasked with deciding whether the benefits of new medications for serious conditions outweigh the side effects, are published today, Friday 13 April 2012.

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New Professor Appointed for Business

April 16, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has appointed Andrew Thomas as Professor of Internal Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Faculty of Business and Society.

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Glamorgan researchers to play high-altitude rugby matches to test male vs female brain theory

April 17, 2012

A group of researchers lead by Professor Damian Bailey, from the University of Glamorgan, will play a high-altitude game of rugby sevens at the culmination of a unique project to discover whether the female brain is better than the male.

As reported by Madeleine Brindley, Western Mail

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Glamorgan lecturer wins British Society for Literature and Science book prize

April 18, 2012

A new book, written by the University of Glamorgan’s Dr Martin Willis, has won the prestigious British Society for Literature and Science 2011 book prize.

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Valleys business expands with help from Glamorgan scheme

April 19, 2012

A valleys business has been able to expand into new markets despite the challenging economic climate with help from a new scheme offered by the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: business cci community enterprise

Welsh Universities win BUCS Home Nations Rugby 7’s competition

April 23, 2012

Six University of Glamorgan students were part of the Welsh Universities Men’s Rugby 7’s team which won the BUCS Home Nations competition in Nottingham on 20th April.

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Social Media for Business Course Launches

April 25, 2012

SMEs in South Wales can now take advantage of the area’s first accredited course in social media for business, thanks to the Digital Economy in the Heads of the Valleys work based learning project .

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Glamorgan academic wins the M Wynn Thomas award

April 25, 2012

Academic and poet Dr Kevin Mills, Reader in English Literature, and tutor in English and Creative Writing has won the inaugural M Wynn Thomas Award for the best critical essay.

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Glamorgan students lead Welsh Universities to retain the Hockey Home Nations Cup

April 26, 2012

Three Glamorgan students were involved in the Welsh Universities Men’s Hockey team which won and retained the BUCS Home Nations competition in Nottingham between16-19 April 2012.

Tagged: sport

Peter Hain MP to deliver lecture on democracy

April 26, 2012

As democracy in South Africa comes of age and Northern Ireland continues on the path to peace, the University of Glamorgan hosted the 2012 Lord Merlyn Rees Lecture.

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University of Glamorgan’s impact on London 2012 in new report

April 30, 2012

As Universities Week 2012 commences (30 April – 7 May), a new report launched today shows the University of Glamorgan’s involvement in the UK’s Olympic and Paralympic Games contribution.

Tagged: corporate Olympics sport

Work experience for final year event students

April 30, 2012

Event management student Ilze Birze has been spending part of her final year studies out on placement with Cardiff Story Museum thanks to a module dedicated to gaining work experience in the event sector.

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