Month: March 2017

Heart of the community

Posted on 31 March 2017 by Amanda Coffey

I recently visited Grangetown to meet the people behind our University engagement project that is forging partnerships across the community. The Community Gateway team, working closely with Grange Pavilion Project and Grangetown Community Action, have just been successful in securing a £50,000 Big Lottery Fund development grant to progress their ideas to transform the old
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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – March 2017

Posted on 31 March 2017 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague Now that the Prime Minister has invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty the clock is ticking, and it won’t be long before serious negotiations are underway. As I understand it, the difficult questions we face around our participation in future EU research funding and collaboration mechanisms, and around student and staff mobility,
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UEB, 27 March 2017

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Ruedi Allemann has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering from 3 April 2017. It was noted that Professor Holford had accepted an invitation to sit on a Welsh Government review on research and innovation headed by Professor Graeme Reid. UEB received a paper
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Celebrating talented women in Wales

Posted on 23 March 2017 by Helen Murphy

Last Monday’s event at the Senedd, Cardiff was a truly inspiring day for women in STEM, with leaders from all levels in business, academia and government joining forces to tackle the issue of the lack of women in science, technology, engineering and maths in Wales. Organised by the WISE campaign, and joined by HRH The
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UEB, 20 March 2017

Posted on 20 March 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation from Cubane Consultants on the University’s professional services’ data. The Uniforum data provides benchmarks at each level of professional services activity based on a statistical model, normalising operations costs to account for scale and research intensity.  The data will be presented to the senior staff. UEB received the latest drafts of
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EU grant landmark passed

Posted on 14 March 2017 by Nora de Leeuw

I am delighted to note that we have passed a significant landmark in our drive to establish collaborative research activities with partners around Europe and the world. The Vice-Chancellor opened an event at the Hadyn Ellis Building on 9 March to showcase our EU and International research, and celebrate receiving our 50th grant from the
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