Colin Riordan

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Colin Riordan

Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – February 2020

Posted on 2 March 2020 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague By the time this email has been translated and circulated, anything I say about Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) may have been overtaken by events, so fast-changing is the position. In such times it is always difficult to steer the right course between over-reaction and complacency, but I did want to reassure you that from
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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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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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Three challenges for Higher Education in Wales

Posted on 17 October 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 Calvin Jones, Deputy Dean for Public Value and External Relations, Cardiff Business
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Colin Riordan

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

Posted on 3 October 2019 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague When I was a student of German literature back in the late 1970s I remember obtaining real satisfaction from understanding the novella form and recognising the various features that distinguished it in the German tradition. One of these was the ‘unerhörte Begebenheit’ — the unheard-of event, to translate more or less literally —
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Environmental expert advises UEB

Posted on 26 September 2019 by Colin Riordan

At the recent UEB away day 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 the UEB blog. I invited Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh, Director – Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformation to help us
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