Month: January 2017

Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – January 2017

Posted on 31 January 2017 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague As I write the news is dominated by the United States travel ban, the immediate political aims of which are clear enough (fulfilling a campaign pledge) though it seems unlikely that the practical ramifications, unintended effects, longer-term political consequences or the broader moral implications have been sufficiently considered, if at all.  The human
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UEB, 30 January 2017

Posted on 30 January 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the University had been successful in securing six Marie-Curie Action Research Fellowships, with four for the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering. UEB received the report by the independent review panel, chaired by Professor Dinesh Bhugra, to look into issues of racial equality in School of Medicine. The recommendations would be
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UEB, 16 January 2017

Posted on 16 January 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the draft narrative for the Teaching Excellence Framework. Once finalised, the narrative will be submitted by the deadline of 26 January. UEB received the draft sub-strategies of the new strategy: Education/Students; Research; Innovation; Civic Mission; and International. The format and content of the draft sub-strategies were discussed; it was agreed there should be
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UEB, 9 January 2017

Posted on 9 January 2017 by Mairwen Harris

Professor Jones announced his intention to step down as PVC for the Biomedical and Life Science College at the end of the academic year; the Vice-Chancellor extended his thanks for Professor Jones’ contributions to the College and the University together with the best wishes of UEB. The congratulations of UEB were extended to Professor Thomas
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