Hywel Thomas

Hywel Thomas


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Your chance to view University-sponsored Crown

Posted on 5 June 2018 by Hywel Thomas

You may have heard about the University’s civic mission and how we’re committed to improving the health, wealth and wellbeing of Wales. We’re proud to be a Welsh university and it’s important that we demonstrate the many ways that we benefit our country and its people. From paying the Living Wage to working with schools
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Increasing the skills of staff and students to deliver engagement

Posted on 15 February 2018 by Hywel Thomas

Colleagues across the University have been increasing their skills to deliver effective, evidenced and high-quality engagement through the Engagement capacity building programme run by Research and Innovation Services. Fully evaluated by the Engagement team, during 2016/17 the programme included the development and delivery of 14 training courses, 12 downloadable resources, creating and promoting video case
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The National Eisteddfod of Wales

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Hywel Thomas

Professor Thomas in the Cardiff University tent at the 2016 Eisteddfod with Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns Thousands of visitors to this year’s National Eisteddfod in Anglesey, which runs from 4-12 August, will hear about the huge contribution that Cardiff University makes to Wales. Led by Dr Hefin Jones and the Engagement team,
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Sharing expertise and embracing knowledge

Posted on 15 May 2017 by Hywel Thomas

It was a great privilege to host Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham for our second ‘Home of Innovation’ lecture. Academics, business leaders and clinicians heard how the future of surgery will be increasingly shaped by people working together across disciplines – data analytics, robotics, machine learning. Lord Darzi showed how scientific advances – including
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Laura Tenison’s Home of Innovation lecture

Posted on 22 November 2016 by Hywel Thomas

I am delighted to say we launched our ‘Home of Innovation’ lecture series in great style with an excellent talk from Laura Tenison MBE, Managing Director of JoJo Maman Bébé. A passion for innovation and ethical business shone through as Laura outlined her personal journey in a lecture entitled: ‘Doing well whilst doing good- ethical
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Developing skills and capacity for engagement

Posted on 10 November 2016 by Hywel Thomas

Colleagues across the University have been increasing skills and confidence to deliver effective, robustly-evidenced, high-quality engagement through a capacity-building programme. During 2015/16 the programme included the development and delivery of 12 training courses, 16 downloadable resources, five case studies and the provision of bespoke support and advice for strategic bids. The sheer volume of individuals
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A local community vision for the future

Posted on 28 October 2016 by Hywel Thomas

Inspiring and visionary discussions took place at the Bowls Pavilion in Grangetown last week as I attended a workshop and exhibition as part of the Community Gateway flagship engagement project. The day was facilitated by students from the Welsh School of Architecture and included a mix of live music and a walking tour around the
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Cardiff – UK’s most liveable city

Posted on 25 October 2016 by Hywel Thomas

As a civic university, Cardiff is strongly engaged with the local community and has a strong sense of place – we recognise the extent to which our location helps to form our unique identity as an institution.  Our relationship with the City of Cardiff is therefore extremely important and highly valued. We were delighted when
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Summer of Innovation

Posted on 20 October 2016 by Hywel Thomas

As the summer is behind us, it’s worth reflecting on our celebration of partnerships that bring researchers and their champions together. The Summer of Innovation sought to highlight work across Cardiff’s three colleges, from developing cutting-edge medical technologies to solving public service issues through social science research. More than 20 events engaged students, staff, external
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