Meeting updates

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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UEB, 12 December 2016

Posted on 12 December 2016 by Mairwen Harris

The congratulations of UEB were extended to Professor Treasure on her appointment as the new Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University effective from April 2017. Professor Jones reported that he had recently visited India and had attended a number of very successful and well organised meetings with visits made to institutions with laboratories at differing stages of
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UEB, 21 November 2016

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Mairwen Harris

The successful events held to celebrate the launch of the Cardiff-Xiamen Strategic Partnership were noted. The Cardiff-Xiamen joint PhD programme for 2017/18 was also highlighted and that the scheme is now up and running and research collaborations should be encouraged. It was noted that the latest issues of Cardiff Connect and Diolch which would be
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UEB, 14 November 2016

Posted on 14 November 2016 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a report written by Professor John Goddard, University of Newcastle, on Cardiff University’s innovation and engagement activity which had been commissioned by the Vice-Chancellor to help inform the next iteration of the strategy. It was noted that the Celebrating Excellence Awards event was taking place on 17 November 2016 and Ms Dowden was
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