Guest posts

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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UNAM students visit Django Conference at Cardiff University

Posted on 3rd August 2015 by

  Blog Post Author: Dr Vincent Knight (School of Mathematics) The DjangoCon 2015 organising committee were delighted to welcome Jessica and Michael, two students from the University of Namibia, to the conference in June. They had the opportunity to not only listen to world class presentations but also interact with professional software developers who were eager to
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Sailing for Mothers of Africa: how it all worked out

Posted on 30th June 2015 by

Blog Post Author: Mr Richard Penketh Eddystone Charity Pursuit 13th of June 2015 I cannot thank you enough for donating to our fundraising effort for Mothers of Africa. You have enabled a very successful event and raised a total of £3127.20 plus £210.86 in prize money = £3338.06. I am reliably informed by the Mothers of Africa
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Academic Foundation Training

Posted on 23rd February 2015 by

I had the pleasure of mentoring 2 excellent foundation year 1 trainees through an academic anaesthesia foundation post  during 2014. Stephen Ali and Joseph Bell were part of the Anaesthetic Department from January to August 2014, in an academic anaesthesia post which allowed them 2 days in academic medicine and 3 days in Intensive Care
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Adam Cairns

Posted on 22nd January 2015 by

Over the years, I’ve interviewed lots and lots of public sector executives. Often they’re worried about how they will sound when an interview is written up and they give only answers that could be considered safe. Adam Cairns, Chief Executive of the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, is a breath of fresh air. “I actually
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