Month: July 2016

Join us at the Eisteddfod

Posted on 19 July 2016 by Paul Jewell

Colleagues across the University have spent months preparing for one of the highlights of the Welsh cultural calendar, the 2016 National Eisteddfod. This year’s festival, which takes place in Abergavenny from 29 July to 6 August, will feature a particularly strong Cardiff University line up of more than 50 events including talks, discussions, music, film
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Centre for Education Innovation Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

Posted on 6 July 2016 by Ross (MSc Urban and Regional Development, PGT Scholar)

I was delighted to open the Centre for Education Innovation’s Learning and Teaching Conference today on the theme of Active Learning. The event had “sold out” in under two weeks and it was wonderful to see such a broad range of academic and professional services colleagues there. Throughout the day, delegates explored the thorny issue
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UEB 4 July 2016

Posted on 4 July 2016 by Mairwen Harris

Discussion took place around the impact of the recent Brexit vote and of the communications that needed to be sent to applicants, current students and staff. It was noted that the UK Government continued to be committed to the Higher Education and Research Bill and a second reading was likely before the summer recess. UEB
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A day with Sir Mark Walport

Posted on 1 July 2016 by Paul Jewell

27 June saw the launch of the Cardiff Knowledge Hub of the Academia Europaea on the occasion of its 28th annual meeting and conference, which was held in the Hadyn Ellis Building.  The event was part of Cardiff’s Summer of Innovation and brought together some of the brightest minds in Europe in the fields of
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