Meeting updates

UEB 27 June 2016

  • UEB discussed the issues relating to the recent Brexit vote. It was agreed that a Contingency Group be formed and should continue to meet over the summer period to ensure information and messages were shared in what will be a fast moving environment and communication on the consistent message to be conveyed was shared across all areas of the University.
  • It was noted that the Annual Academia Europaea Conference was taking place over 27-30 June 2016 with the launch of the coordinating hub, which would provide scientific advice to the EU, happening today.
  • It was noted that Professor Price would be attending the launch of Cardiff’s Council ‘Cardiff 2020’ on 29 June 2016, a strategy to raise learning and teaching standards in schools.
  • It was noted that several UEB members were involved with events for a delegation from the China Scholarship Council who were participating in a 12 week training programme from 20 June to 9 September 2016.
  • UEB received the draft responses to TEF technical consultation and the DLHE consultation.
  • UEB received a paper on the opportunities afforded by Yammer and, if required, staff in Communications and Marketing would be able to provide training.

UEB received the following regular reports

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor monthly report
  • Monthly Activity Report on Research and Innovation
  • Report on Engagement activities
  • Innovation System update