Month: October 2014

Fulbright Commission Board

Posted on 9 October 2014 by Colin Riordan

I attended my first Fulbright Commission Board meeting today in London.  The Board of Commissioners are made up of seven members (of which I am one) appointed by the UK government and seven appointed by the US government.  To learn more about the Board of Commissioners see the Fulbright Commission website.
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Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE)

Posted on 7 October 2014 by Colin Riordan

The LFHE was established in 2004. Its aim is to design and deliver exceptional leadership and organisational development for higher education institutions thus enabling transformational change. As one of 12 Board members I attend many such meetings during the year. The meeting on the 6 October, held in Cambridge, was a normal Board meeting and
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Academic Promotions Reception

Posted on 6 October 2014 by

This evening I attended a reception for academic staff who were promoted during 2013/14.  The Vice-Chancellor gave a warm welcome and congratulated our guests. The evening was spent meeting staff and networking. It is always a joy to attend such events and to celebrate the success of our staff. Congratulations to all of you who
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UEB 6 October 2014

Posted on 6 October 2014 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a demonstration of the new UEB blog. It was noted that feedback from The Way Forward: Making it Happen workshops had highlighted internal communications as an issue and the blog is seen as a way of improving this. The blog will be located on the external facing website until the intranet is fully
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Innovation Fast Forward Festival

Posted on 2 October 2014 by Colin Riordan

I was very proud to launch the Cardiff Innovation System at the University’s Innovation Fast Forward Festival in the Hadyn Ellis Building today. At the festival we outlined our plans to become an internationally recognised engine for future prosperity, health and growth in Wales, the UK and the wider world. We have an ambitious vision for innovation-led
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