Meeting updates

UEB, 6 November 2017

Posted on 6 November 2017 by Mairwen Harris

The success of a £5 million grant awarded to the School of Social Sciences for a Department for Education project on children services was noted. It was noted that Mrs Sadgrove had attended a Living Wage week business breakfast at which the First Minister had spoken positively about the commitment of Welsh universities to the
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UEB, 23 October 2017

Posted on 23 October 2017 by Mairwen Harris

The Welsh Government’s announcement that tuition fees in Wales would be frozen at £9,000 was noted and that full details of the Welsh Government budget would be announced on 24 October. It was noted that in a letter to the Prime Minister about harnessing science and technology for economic benefit across the UK, the Co-Chairs
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UEB, 16 October 2017

Posted on 16 October 2017 by Mairwen Harris

The award of the Nobel Prize for Physics to the creators of the LIGO detector and the contributions of the Gravitational Physics Research Group as a key part of the LIGO team was noted. It was noted that Professor de Leeuw had met with key representatives from KU Leuven and the Head of the Business
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UEB, 9 October 2017

Posted on 9 October 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the Welsh Government had published the outline of their 2018/19 budget with an announcement of a £30 million ring-fenced fund, £10 million in each of the next three years, to support the higher education estate and UEB would receive a briefing when more detail was released on 24 October 2017. It
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UEB, 2 October 2017

Posted on 2 October 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Baxter and Professor Thomas had been involved in the annual institutional review meeting with MRC representatives. It was noted that the Water University Research Institute had been awarded a NERC DTP. The success of the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon was noted and that Team Cardiff had raised £60K to
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UEB, 25 September 2017

Posted on 25 September 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the draft The Way Forward KPIs explained document. This document would be posted on the intranet at the same time as the strategy and sub-strategies to show how comments from the consultation had been taken into account and to help explain why the KPIs had been chosen.  A number of changes were suggested
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UEB, 18 September 2017

Posted on 18 September 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Allemann, Ms Sanders and Professor Thomas had attended the GW4 Board on 15 September 2017 which had reviewed potential avenues for funding and pipeline figures received and that the initial investment of £2.3 million into the GW4 Building Communities has led to £12 million in research grant funding. UEB received
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UEB, 11 September 2017

Posted on 11 September 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the final drafts of The Way Forward 2018-23 and the sub-strategies which will now be submitted to Council for approval. UEB received and approved the draft risk policy paper which outlined a draft risk management policy including a proposed categorisation for different types of risk and a proposed level of risk appetite. UEB
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UEB, 4 September 2017

Posted on 4 September 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the University’s stand at the Eisteddfod had received good coverage. It was noted that an award from the EPSRC Global Challenges Research Fund had been secured to support research activities with the University of Namibia. The award of a STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship to David Alonso in the School of Physics
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UEB, 10 July 2017

Posted on 10 July 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the interim chair of the new Health Education and Improvement Wales body had been announced as Chris Jones, the current chair of Cwm Taf UHB. It was noted that the Chairs of the REF Main Panels had just been announced. UEB received The Way Forward 2018-2023 strategy, sub-strategies and the consultation
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