Month: January 2016

UEB 25 January 2016

Posted on 25 January 2016 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the HEFCW response to the Welsh Government draft budget 2016/17. The impact on the University in relation to the proposed cut was discussed. UEB received the revised Governance Framework structure. It was noted that UEB reviews the framework twice a year.  The next revision will include the work on Research Centres and Research Integrity
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21st Century Technologies: a Catapult for Compound Semiconductors

Posted on 21 January 2016 by Paul Jewell

Despite recent talk of the year’s gloomiest ‘Blue Monday,’ January brought some potentially outstanding news for Cardiff, Wales and the wider UK economy. Following a visit to the University, Chancellor George Osborne unveiled the £50m Catapult for Compound Semiconductor Applications to be based in South Wales. Whilst the announcement was anticipated, the confirmation was no
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Improving internal communications

Posted on 20 January 2016 by Claire Sanders

One of my biggest challenges at a University with over 6,000 staff is internal communications. In the central communications team we produce staff Blas on a weekly basis to keep staff engaged with important changes and news, and in January 2014 we launched a new intranet for the University. However, we wish to do much
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Selecting Honorary Fellows

Posted on 6 January 2016 by TJ Rawlinson

Just before the holiday break, I attended my first “Honorary Fellows Committee” as Secretary to the Committee. The Chair of Council, the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation, the Director of Communications and Marketing, and senior academics met to consider more than 30 nominations for Honorary Fellowships, to be awarded
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