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Commitment wall

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Karen Holford

At our senior staff conference in October we dedicated an afternoon to exploring issues of race equality.  We were joined by the Students’ Union Sabbatical and Campaign Officers as well as the Chairs of the University’s Race Equality groups in recognition that responding meaningfully to these issues will require a whole University approach. It was
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Vice-Chancellor news

Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – November 2019

Posted on 2 December 2019 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague I’d like to start this email with one or two updates. This time last year I began my November email to you by briefly outlining the disadvantageous financial position in which we found ourselves and touching on the measures that would be necessary to set us on a sustainable track. I explained that
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Meeting updates, Vice-Chancellor news

Green energy – powering the future

Posted on 18 November 2019 by Colin Riordan

At our annual University Executive Board away day in September we had a PESTLE session to explore the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental risks, challenges and opportunities facing the University.  We will share future PESTLE sessions in our blog. I invited Professor Jianzhong Wu, Head of Department for Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School
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Meeting updates, Vice-Chancellor news

Digital disruption: Are robots taking our jobs?

Posted on 13 November 2019 by Colin Riordan

At our annual University Executive Board away day in September we had a PESTLE session to explore the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental risks, challenges and opportunities facing the University. We will share future PESTLE sessions in our blog. I invited Professor Phillip Brown, Distinguished Research Professor, from the School of Social Sciences
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