Meeting updates

UEB, 27 March 2017

  • 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 on the options available for establishing a presence in Europe in advance of the UK exiting the EU. Discussions on what advantages such a presence could afford.  It was agreed that a number of institutions in different countries should be further examined with additional legal advice to be sought.
  • UEB received the latest drafts of The Way Forward 2018-23 sub-strategies and high-level and sub-strategy KPIs. The high-level KPIs were agreed and would be presented to the senior staff meeting on 3 April for discussion.
  • The University Capital Investment Programme was presented to UEB to note. This paper will now go on to Policy and Resources Committee and Council.
  • UEB received the draft University response to the Industrial Strategy green paper. It was agreed that an executive summary would be included to ensure key points are highlighted.

UEB received the following regular reports

  • HR dashboard quarterly report
  • Innovation System update
  • Research monthly update
  • Engagement activities monthly update
  • Development and Alumni quarterly report
  • External environment update