Board member news



My first six months

Posted on 8 November 2017 by Rudolf Allemann

During my first months as Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, I have visited all of our seven Schools and enjoyed speaking to colleagues and students, as well as being shown research and teaching facilities. I am impressed by the many cutting-edge developments in our Schools. As the new academic year takes hold,
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Friends of Enfys

Posted on 25 August 2017 by Karen Holford

I will soon be reading through our submission to the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. The submission allows us to measure our commitment to LGBT equality and to assess where we need to focus in order to reinforce our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. The work we do in this area has really struck a
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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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Celebrating our excellence in architecture

Posted on 29 June 2017 by Rudolf Allemann

As Pro Vice-Chancellor it is important to me to have regular contact with colleagues and students across the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, and visits to each of our seven Schools are planned over the next few months. Over recent weeks I’ve made a number of visits to the Welsh School of Architecture. I
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The power of mentoring

Posted on 24 May 2017 by Karen Holford

As a University we have a long tradition of our staff playing an active role in our local communities. Many of us are members of advisory boards, trustees, governors, or volunteers with community groups. Many of us also have formal and informal mentoring roles with people of all ages and from diverse backgrounds. In whichever
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My first thirty days

Posted on 16 May 2017 by Rudolf Allemann

On 3 April I took up post as Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, with just two weeks to transfer from my previous role as Head of the School of Chemistry. The first thirty days have been a learning curve – I have met with many colleagues, discovered committees I didn’t
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