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“Across the Oceans and the Continents”

Posted on 13th June 2016 by

Blog Post Author: Professor Judith Hall The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Namibia, Professor Lazarus Hangula, and the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Development, Professor Kenneth Matengu visited Cardiff in late May. The visit is part of the Phoenix Project led by Professor Judith Hall.    Professor Hangula said of our Phoenix Project Collaboration:  “Despite our geographic differences
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Zebra Politics

Posted on 10th June 2016 by

Blog Post Author: Mark Kelson Does the zebra have black with white stripes or white with black stripes? Scientifically speaking they are black with white stripes. However, I often indulge a more poetic description for problems like this taking inspiration from Seamus Heaney’s “Lovers on Aran” “Did sea define the land or land the sea? Each
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Learning about University Teaching across Continents

Posted on 8th June 2016 by

Blog Post Author: Dr Clare Kell The University of Namibia recognises the power of education to support individual and community development. Working towards its vision ‘to be a beacon of excellence in teaching, research and extension services’ UNAM launched its Diploma in Higher Education (similar to PgCUTL) in March 2016 with a cohort of academic and learning
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Multilingual Namibia

Posted on 6th June 2016 by

Blog Post Author: Professor Loredana Polezzi, Professor of Translation Studies Language is the ultimate human technology, our most complex and vital tool. Without effective communication, our best plans fail and our best intentions remain unfulfilled. Yet language is not just a technology, it is an integral part of the social fabric of our lives, and it
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Statistical Convergence

Posted on 3rd June 2016 by

Blog Post Author: Dr Mark Kelson, Research Fellow in Statistics There is a comforting nature to randomness. It is one of those things in life on which you can rely, whether it be examining knife crime in London or exploring the distribution of the lottery numbers. It turns out that randomness is pretty predictable. How reassuring it is then to discover that
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International Opportunities for Anaesthetists in Wales

Posted on 30th March 2016 by

Cardiff University’s Phoenix Project is working closely with colleagues in Namibia to develop Anaesthesia.The Phoenix Project in Namibia you like to get involved?  We are running an Airway Conference June 7th – 9th, we have our experienced Welsh volunteer Anaesthetists, but we’re looking for a couple more teach with us.  Please contact me if you’re
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photo: Arron Hamer, drawing: Gideon Summerfield (3rd year Illustration students)

A greater sense of depth: Discovering new perspectives on clinical innovation

Posted on 13th October 2015 by

Blog Post Author: Chris Glynn (Cardiff School of Art & Design) Pop-up Visual Facilitation Theatre by CSAD Illustration team:  Chris Glynn, Maelle Chevallier, Arron Hamer, Gideon Summerfield, Helen Towrie on display in CSAD Heart Space 9-15 October 2015 On Wednesday afternoon, 7 October Cardiff Met hosted a Bill Mapleson Centre: Clinical Innovation Wales Event in Product Design.
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