Elizabeth Treasure

Elizabeth Treasure

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Celebrating place-based innovation

Posted on 14 November 2016 by Elizabeth Treasure

Science and Innovation Audits (SIAs) winners pose with Rt Hon Greg Clark MP and Innovate UK’s Dr Ruth McKernan. (L-R) Neil Bradshaw, University of Bristol, Sam Turner, University of Sheffield, Elizabeth Treasure, Cardiff University, Pam Waddell, Birmingham Science City, Philip Extance, Aston University, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and
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12 internships with Cardiff and Vale College

Posted on 11 November 2016 by Elizabeth Treasure

I’d like to tell you about an important project that the University is involved in. We’ve just taken on 12 young interns with conditions such as autism spectrum disorder and/or learning disabilities as part of Project SEARCH, which 20 years ago was the brainchild of the Director of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Erin Riehle realised
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Adjustment and Clearing

Posted on 15 June 2016 by Elizabeth Treasure

Part of my portfolio is to ensure that the university admits the appropriate number of home and international, undergraduate and postgraduate students with people who will benefit from a Cardiff University education. While we admit the majority of our students through the main application process we also use Adjustment and Clearing for some of our
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Catalysts, clean water and pure green

Posted on 17 July 2015 by Elizabeth Treasure

I visited Professor Graham Hutchings’s Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) this week. The visit was truly fascinating. The research that the CCI conducts (and there are around 70 researchers in the busy labs spread across Main Building) is not just interesting, it’s ground-breaking research with real potential to save lives, improve health and clean up the
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Equal pay at 45

Posted on 27 March 2015 by Elizabeth Treasure

Equal pay at 45 was the title of Baroness Randerson’s speech last night and refers to the fact that it is 45 years since the Equal Pay Act was introduced.  I was extremely proud to host the event, and more so once I heard the Baroness’s opening remark on how visiting Cardiff University is like
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International Women’s Day

Posted on 2 March 2015 by Elizabeth Treasure

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor one of the areas of my responsibility is equality and diversity and it is an area I am particularly proud to champion. Cardiff University has a strong track record in promoting equality which began long before I arrived.  As I’m sure many of you know, in 1904 Cardiff University (then known as
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Cardiff Futures

Posted on 2 February 2015 by Elizabeth Treasure

Cardiff Futures is the Vice-Chancellor’s development programme and is an opportunity for academic staff to develop their career paths and to help contribute to shaping the future of the University.  The programme runs for a year and includes a group project each of which has a sponsor.  It’s a great pleasure to be the sponsor on
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People and Planet

Posted on 23 January 2015 by Elizabeth Treasure

It’s all league tables at the moment and although they can be fickle it’s one way the outside world judges us and so it is very encouraging when we do well and it is important to celebrate this. My last blog highlighted how well we had done in the recent Stonewall’s Workplace Equality index.  Another
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