Month: November 2019

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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Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) agreements

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Rudolf Allemann

Earlier this month I visited Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) on behalf of the University to sign two strategic progression agreements. XUMU is the sister campus of our Strategic Partner, Xiamen University. It opened in 2016 and is the first overseas campus by a premier Chinese institution. It currently has 5000 students with capacity to grow
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Data Science Academy

Posted on 4 November 2019 by Rudolf Allemann

Last week we welcomed our first cohort of students to the newly launched Data Science Academy. This joint collaboration between the School of Computer Science and Informatics and the School of Mathematics is the home to three innovative postgraduate programmes; MSc Cyber Security, MSc Artificial Intelligence and MSc Data Science and Analytics. The DSA aims
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