Meeting updates

UEB 23 May 2016

  • The following senior appointments were noted: Dr Andrew Roberts (Architecture) will take over from Professor Bob Lark as Physical Sciences and Engineering College Dean for Education and Students; and Dr Stuart Allen had been confirmed as the Head of Computer Science and Informatics.
  • It was noted that the first College professorial banding consultation had been held in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and, based on the discussion held, it was likely that the policy would need some further revision.
  • It was noted that, for the first time, the examination timetable had been run online and no issues had been encountered despite extremely high volume of users.
  • It was noted that the Students’ Union had voted not to boycott NSS next year.
  • UEB received a paper which updated on the levels of research awards required to meet research forward 2020 research income targets. It was agreed to approve the use of the amended figures in generating indicative levels of research awards at College and School level.
  • UEB received a briefing on the new Welsh Government cabinet.
  • UEB received the draft GW4 Research and Innovation strategy document.
  • UEB received a briefing paper on the Higher Education White Paper.

UEB received the following regular reports

  • Chief Operating Officer’s monthly report
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor monthly report
  • PVC College of Biomedical and Life Sciences monthly report