February 2012 News Archive

Glamorgan hosts third Wales China event

February 1, 2012

The University of Glamorgan hosts the third annual Wales China Creative Industries Forum at its ATRiuM campus in Cardiff today, 1st February.

Tagged: cci international

Glamorgan lecturer talks hacking on Wales This Week

February 6, 2012

On Wales This Week: police and forensic scientists reveal the dangers of divulging personal information on the internet using mobile phones, sat-nav equipment and computers, as hackers threaten to gather ever more private details from such technological sources.

Tagged: computing forensic tv

Glamorgan animators compete for Animated Exeter awards

February 7, 2012

Three films created by University of Glamorgan graduates have been shortlisted for awards at the Animated Exeter festival.

Tagged: awards cci design parents studentsuccess

Merthyr Learning Development gets Name

February 7, 2012

‘The College @ Merthyr Tydfil’ has been announced as the official name for the new tertiary development due to open in Merthyr Tydfil in 2013.

Tagged: corporate merthyrcollege

New Business Scholarship Launched

February 8, 2012

Cardiff based IT and Software Development experts Ikona, are offering a £1,000 scholarship and work skills mentoring to one person within Wales, who is currently attending the University of Glamorgan or hoping to attend in October 2012.

Tagged: business computing

Launch of an independent programme on the future of public services

February 9, 2012

An initiative designed to create a road-map for radically reformed public services in Wales is being launched at an independent conference of policy-makers and academics in Cardiff today, Thursday 9 February 2012.

Tagged: corporate

DIARY MARKER: Opening of Cardiff City Academy

February 9, 2012

Monday 13th February 2012, 13:00 hrs

Glamorgan Sport Park, Nantgarw (Adjoining Treforest Industrial Estate)

Tagged: hesas

Chair appointment for Professor Lacey

February 9, 2012

Professor Stephen Lacey, of the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries, has been announced as the new Chair of the Standing Conference of University Drama Departments (SCUDD).

Tagged: cci drama

Recordings of Welsh fiction writers rediscovered almost 20 years on

February 13, 2012

A series of nine recorded interviews with fiction writers from Wales have recently been rediscovered, twenty years after they were produced.

Tagged: academic english fbs forthcomingevents

Cardiff City FC and the University of Glamorgan open football Academy

February 13, 2012

Cardiff City FC manager Malky Mackay joined students, players and board members today to launch the Cardiff City FC Academy’s new facilities at the University of Glamorgan Sport Park in Treforest, South Wales.

Watch Malky Mackay talking about the Academy in a MediaWales interview below:

Tagged: academic corporate international sport VIPs

Glamorgan Pharmaceutical Science students meet leading pharmaceutical director

February 17, 2012

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science students at the University of Glamorgan have met with Paul Thomas, Director of Thomas Pharma Limited, as part of an employability module.

Tagged: business chemistry hesas

Glamorgan graduates enjoy Ffresh success

February 15, 2012

Graduates from the University of Glamorgan have won three awards at the 2012 Ffresh Student Moving Image Festival of Wales.

Tagged: awards cci studentsuccess

Community Health Councils Review for Glamorgan Professor

February 16, 2012

Professor Marcus Longley, Director of the Welsh Institute of Health and Social Care at the University of Glamorgan has been appointed by the Welsh Government to review Community Health Councils in Wales.

Tagged: hesas

Glamorgan Creative and Professional Writing students celebrate work placement success

February 16, 2012

Two University of Glamorgan final year BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing students have won short-term work placements with Literature Wales/Llenyddiaeth Cymru.

Tagged: careers english fbs students

Catalan Private Law: Any Lessons for Wales?

February 20, 2012

Sergio Nasarre Aznar, Professor in Civil Law at the University Rovira i Virgili, (Tarragona) will deliver a keynote speech at the University of Glamorgan this evening, 20th February.

Tagged: fbs

Glamorgan hosts international trade and investment delegation

February 21, 2012

The University of Glamorgan Hydrogen Research Centre at Baglan will host a delegation from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) this week, 23rd February.

Tagged: corporate hesas

Talk About Genes – and We Don’t Mean Trousers

February 22, 2012

The University of Glamorgan in partnership with Tenovus, Wales’ leading cancer charity, is working with children in Penarth to investigate the role that family plays in cancer.

Tagged: hesas research

Glamorgan students enjoy viral success with camper van video

February 23, 2012

A video created by University of Glamorgan students has gone viral, notching up close to 200,000 hits in less than a fortnight on video sharing site YouTube.

Tagged: cci journalism studentsuccess tv

Glamorgan sporting ties with Malaysia continue

February 28, 2012

Following Malaysia-owned Cardiff City Football Club’s commitment to the University’s Sport Park recently – the University of Glamorgan continues to build ties with the South East Asian country.

Tagged: sport

Glamorgan lecturer reveals wonders of the night sky in his latest book

February 29, 2012

A new book published today by University of Glamorgan senior lecturer in astronomy, Martin Griffiths, allows the reader to get the best out of observing celestial objects in the night sky.

Tagged: academic astronomy hesas publications