Month: November 2017

Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – November 2017

Posted on 30 November 2017 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague November has seen two long-awaited announcements. The Higher Education Funding Council for England revealed the rules for the next Research Excellence Framework, and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published its white paper on Industrial Strategy. These are both matters of great interest to us, but neither document contained any big
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UEB, 27 November 2017

Posted on 27 November 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering had hosted a visit from the Beijing based China University of Mining and Technology. It was noted that Professor Matt Smalley had been appointed as Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell University Research Institute. It was noted that the Cardiff Medicentre had celebrated
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UEB, 20 November 2017

Posted on 20 November 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Universities Wales would be publishing a report on the impact of international students in Wales later in the week and that, although there had been a slight decline in non-EU domiciled recruitment in Wales, Cardiff has increased by 13% since 2013/14. It was noted that the Reid Review Panel had visited
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My first six months

Posted on 8 November 2017 by Rudolf Allemann

During my first months as Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, I have visited all of our seven Schools and enjoyed speaking to colleagues and students, as well as being shown research and teaching facilities. I am impressed by the many cutting-edge developments in our Schools. As the new academic year takes hold,
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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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