Meeting updates

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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UEB, 3 July 2017

Posted on 3 July 2017 by Mairwen Harris

Mr Rob Williams, the new Chief Financial Officer, was welcomed to his first UEB meeting. It was noted that that Ms Wendy Sadler had been awarded the Lord Kelvin medal by the Institute of Physics. It was noted with great sadness the death of Sir Donald Walters, Pro Chancellor and former Chair of Council, who
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UEB, 26 June 2017

Posted on 26 June 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted the congratulations of UEB to Professor Pamela Taylor CBE, Professor Malcolm Mason OBE, Dr Alison Parken OBE and Wendy Sadler MBE who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. It was noted that the next China Scholarship Council delegation had arrived and it was hoped that participants would have the opportunity to
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UEB, 12 June 2017

Posted on 12 June 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that following the outcome of the general election, the Cabinet Office had confirmed that purdah restrictions on public announcements would continue until a new Government had been formed and so the Teaching Excellence Framework results announcement had been postponed. UEB received a paper on fee levels 2018/19 and agreed that fee levels
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UEB, 5 June 2017

Posted on 5 June 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the latest draft of The Way Forward 2018-2023 and the comments from the recent consultation. Discussion took place on the KPIs and the leading indicators.  It was agreed to reopen the consultation until 30 June to give staff further opportunity to respond.  This decision will delay Council’s consideration of the final The Way
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UEB, 22 May 2017

Posted on 22 May 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Luc Sels had been elected as the new Rector of KU Leuven from 1 August 2017, replacing Professor Rik Torfs. Professor Dylan Foster-Evans had been appointed as the Head of the School of Welsh from 1 August 2017, succeeding Professor Sioned Davies who had held the headship for over 20
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UEB, 15 May 2017

Posted on 15 May 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the latest drafts of the new strategy, sub-strategies, key performance indicators and lead indicators. It was agreed that the high-level and sub-strategies would now be made available on the intranet as drafts for consultation.  UEB would need to sign off the final version on 5 June in order for them to make their
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