Meeting updates

Major presence at Eisteddfod

Posted on 31 July 2019 by Damian Walford Davies

Many colleagues have been hard at work at Welsh cultural festivals this summer to showcase their research and teaching. Thousands of people came to our tent and enjoyed our hands-on activities at both the Urdd Eisteddfod in Cardiff Bay and the Tafwyl festival in Cardiff. I attended both events and was impressed by the excellence
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UEB, 11 June 2018

Posted on 11 June 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Stephen Bentley would be standing down from the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering Dean of International role on 31 July 2018 and would be replaced by Professor Omer Rana. The recent submission to Welsh Government for GCRF funding had been successful. It was noted that the College of Physical
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UEB, 4 June 2018

Posted on 4 June 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the first meeting of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board had been held. It was noted that around 160 staff were attending today’s Technicians’ Conference at which the Technicians’ commitment and action plan were being discussed. It was noted that of the 12 CDT bids submitted, seven had been selected
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UEB, 14 May 2018

Posted on 14 May 2018 by Mairwen Harris

Senate had been advised of the appointment of Professor Kim Graham as PVC Research, Innovation and Enterprise from 1 September 2018. The Vice-Chancellor had attended the Russell Group meeting at which issues with match funding requirements were raised. There had been some recent Twitter activity in relation to the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), it
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UEB, 30 April 2018

Posted on 30 April 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that that the Vice-Chancellor had attended the GW4 Council; the Water Security Alliance was discussed and is seen as a model for further collaboration. It was noted that the Schools of Medicine and Social Sciences had been successful in their applications to Athena SWAN and had both achieved a Bronze award. A
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UEB, 16 April 2018

Posted on 16 April 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Boyne had been appointed as Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen from 1 August 2018 and congratulations were extended to Professor Boyne. It was noted that industrial action over pensions had been suspended. The town hall meetings for students and staff scheduled for this week would go ahead
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UEB, 19 March 2018

Posted on 19 March 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper on a benchmarking group of universities for Cardiff to compare itself when reviewing The Way Forward key performance indicators (KPIs). UEB received a draft paper on monitoring The Way Forward 2018-2023 and how progress towards the KPIs will be reported noting the use of a RAG methodology and timescales for the
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UEB, 12 March 2018

Posted on 12 March 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a verbal update on the industrial dispute. It was noted that the Vice-Chancellor and Professor Holford were meeting with the President, Secretary and one other member from the People and Planet student society today. It was noted that HEFCW had offered funding for a degree apprenticeship and a paper on degree apprenticeships for
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UEB, 5 March 2018

Posted on 5 March 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation from Cubane consultants on Cardiff’s latest Uniforum data set. UEB received a verbal update on the industrial dispute and noted that the Vice-Chancellor had attended today’s UCU Q&A session with several UEB members in attendance and a statement had been agreed. It was noted that seven subjects had ranked in the
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UEB, 26 February 2018

Posted on 26 February 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a verbal update on the current industrial action and the forthcoming meeting of the Expert Group, being convened by Professor Holford, and meeting on Friday. It was noted that a recent student protest had taken place outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office with the students asking for a divestment over three years. The draft Socially
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