Vice-Chancellor news

Message from the Vice-Chancellor – Coronavirus

Posted on 12 March 2020 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleagues and students, I am writing to update you on the University’s response to the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As some of you will be aware, a University-wide contingency group has been meeting regularly since this issue first emerged in December. It is important to steer the right course between over-reaction and complacency, but
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Colin Riordan

Message from the Vice-Chancellor to staff

Posted on 6 March 2020 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague, You may have seen the news of the first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Cardiff area that has been confirmed by Public Health Wales (PHW). Whilst this may cause concern, Dr Giri Shankar, Incident Director for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak response at Public Health Wales, is clear: there is no additional
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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – February 2020

Posted on 2 March 2020 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague By the time this email has been translated and circulated, anything I say about Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) may have been overtaken by events, so fast-changing is the position. In such times it is always difficult to steer the right course between over-reaction and complacency, but I did want to reassure you that from
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Green energy – powering the future

Posted on 18 November 2019 by Colin Riordan

At our annual University Executive Board away day in September we had a PESTLE session to explore the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental risks, challenges and opportunities facing the University.  We will share future PESTLE sessions in our blog. I invited Professor Jianzhong Wu, Head of Department for Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School
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Digital disruption: Are robots taking our jobs?

Posted on 13 November 2019 by Colin Riordan

At our annual University Executive Board away day in September we had a PESTLE session to explore the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental risks, challenges and opportunities facing the University. We will share future PESTLE sessions in our blog. I invited Professor Phillip Brown, Distinguished Research Professor, from the School of Social Sciences
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Three challenges for Higher Education in Wales

Posted on 17 October 2019 by Colin Riordan

At our annual University Executive Board away day in September we had a PESTLE session to explore the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental risks, challenges and opportunities facing the University.  We will share future PESTLE sessions in our blog. I invited Professor Calvin Jones, Deputy Dean for Public Value and External Relations, Cardiff Business
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