Meeting updates

UEB, 24 April 2017

Posted on 24 April 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation from Ms Alice Streatfeild, Research Director from ORC International on the recent staff survey results. It was noted that that the staff survey had received a 69% response rate, slightly higher than the sector average of 66%.  It was agreed that the recommended priorities from the staff survey for UEB should
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UEB, 3 April 2017

Posted on 3 April 2017 by Mairwen Harris

Professor Ruedi Allemann, the new PVC for Physical Sciences and Engineering, was welcomed to his first UEB. It was noted that Professor Damien Murphy had been appointed as acting Head of Chemistry. It was noted that Dr Tom Hall had been appointed as the new Head of the School of Social Sciences. It was noted
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UEB, 27 March 2017

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Ruedi Allemann has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering from 3 April 2017. It was noted that Professor Holford had accepted an invitation to sit on a Welsh Government review on research and innovation headed by Professor Graeme Reid. UEB received a paper
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UEB, 20 March 2017

Posted on 20 March 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation from Cubane Consultants on the University’s professional services’ data. The Uniforum data provides benchmarks at each level of professional services activity based on a statistical model, normalising operations costs to account for scale and research intensity.  The data will be presented to the senior staff. UEB received the latest drafts of
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UEB, 27 February 2017

Posted on 27 February 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Jones and colleagues had attended the Medical Research Council interview for the Dementia Research Institute, the outcome of which should be known shortly. The high turnout for the Students’ Union Elected Officer elections and the election of Hollie Cooke, the current Vice-President for Welfare, as President was noted. A longlist
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UEB, 13 February 2017

Posted on 13 February 2017 by Mairwen Harris

Dr Tim Bradshaw, Acting Director at the Russell Group, joined UEB for the first item. Dr Bradshaw outlined the current key policy issues for the Russell Group which included the HE and Research Bill, TEF, REF, Brexit and visa and immigration. It was noted that the preferred candidate for the post of Director of Finance
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UEB, 6 February 2017

Posted on 6 February 2017 by Mairwen Harris

The announcement that Sir Mark Walport had been appointed as the Chief Executive of the UKRI, with the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser role now vacant, was noted. The comment that staff were slipping behind uploading their publications onto ORCA and should be reminded that failure to do this could affect their participation in REF. It
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UEB, 30 January 2017

Posted on 30 January 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the University had been successful in securing six Marie-Curie Action Research Fellowships, with four for the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering. UEB received the report by the independent review panel, chaired by Professor Dinesh Bhugra, to look into issues of racial equality in School of Medicine. The recommendations would be
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UEB, 16 January 2017

Posted on 16 January 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the draft narrative for the Teaching Excellence Framework. Once finalised, the narrative will be submitted by the deadline of 26 January. UEB received the draft sub-strategies of the new strategy: Education/Students; Research; Innovation; Civic Mission; and International. The format and content of the draft sub-strategies were discussed; it was agreed there should be
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UEB, 9 January 2017

Posted on 9 January 2017 by Mairwen Harris

Professor Jones announced his intention to step down as PVC for the Biomedical and Life Science College at the end of the academic year; the Vice-Chancellor extended his thanks for Professor Jones’ contributions to the College and the University together with the best wishes of UEB. The congratulations of UEB were extended to Professor Thomas
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