Meeting updates

UEB 1 December 2014

Posted on 1 December 2014 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received an updated business case for the Information Security Framework (ISF).  UEB agreed to fund the additional capital funding request and that the business as usual revenue funds would need to be actioned through the next planning, performance and budgeting round.  The University’s Strategic Planning Engagement return to HEFCW was agreed.  It was noted
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UEB 24 November 2014

Posted on 24 November 2014 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a report on the incoming visiting fellows and seedcorn fund initiative that ran during 2013/14.  That information on whether the seedcorn funding had resulted in jointly authored papers will be known at the end of the academic year when feedback on the schemes has been requested but the incoming visiting fellows were from a number of
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UEB 17 November 2014

Posted on 17 November 2014 by Mairwen Harris

A short meeting of UEB was held. UEB briefly discussed the progress on the Estates Masterplan and agreed that further discussion would need to take place at the following meeting. UEB received the following regular reports: Innovation System Update PVC Student Experience and Academic Standards Monthly Report  
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UEB 10 November 2014

Posted on 10 November 2014 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received and agreed the institution’s draft response to HEFCE’s survey inviting views on an internationalised system of research assessment. UEB agreed The Way Forward: Progress against targets, business case forward plan and the updated operational plan documents for submission to Policy & Resources Committee and Council. It was noted that an easy to use template
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UEB 3 November 2014

Posted on 3 November 2014 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper on the REF Results Planning.  It was noted that on 16 December 2014, REF institutional results and contextual, comparative data would be received and, using business intelligence tools, the Planning Department would manage the limited data set which would allow benchmarking against the average for each UoA and quartile analysis for each
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UEB 27 October 2014

Posted on 27 October 2014 by Mairwen Harris

A business case from the School of Optometry (OPTOM) on expansion of their postgraduate taught programme was discussed. The paper outlined expansion plans for the provision of PGT courses for UK and overseas optometrists and eye care professionals based on a track record of success and set out how clinical space and staff structure could be
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UEB 20 October 2014

Posted on 20 October 2014 by Mairwen Harris

A paper proposing an Open Access Publications Policy for the University was presented to UEB.  The policy will enable the University to comply with funders’ requirements and be well prepared for the next REF cycle. The policy will help promote the University’s research by making as many outputs as possible publicly available as soon as
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UEB 13 October 2014

Posted on 13 October 2014 by Mairwen Harris

UEB discussed the programme for the Away Days the following week. Agreeing that the main sessions will be on the financial model, research income and NSS assessment and feedback targets. It was noted that additional circular digest referencing the OSHEU guidance on Ebola would be issued. UEB received the following regular reports Report on Engagement
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UEB 6 October 2014

Posted on 6 October 2014 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a demonstration of the new UEB blog. It was noted that feedback from The Way Forward: Making it Happen workshops had highlighted internal communications as an issue and the blog is seen as a way of improving this. The blog will be located on the external facing website until the intranet is fully
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UEB 29 September 2014

Posted on 29 September 2014 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a report on The Way Forward: Making it Happen workshops that ran during 2013/14. The report summarised the findings of a review, based on an analysis of the outputs, an online survey, a focus group and some one-to-one follow up interviews. Overall the workshops had been a success in terms of getting staff to
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