Latest blog posts/entries

Professor Mark Durden, as part of Common Culture, will be showing work in 'Public View' exhibition at the Bluecoat.

Posted on January 17, 2017 at 2:09 PM by European Centre for Photographic Research RSS

Professor Mark Durden will be showing work as part of Common Culture in Public View exhibition at the Bluecoat from Sat, 04 Feb 2017 – Sun, 23 Apr 2017, 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM. Tickets: Free

Curated by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, the exhibition Public View brings together ...

Dr Marius Miknis

Posted on January 17, 2017 at 9:42 AM by Artificial Intelligence Technologies Modelling Unit RSS

Dr Miknis Success

Marius successfully defended his thesis and is now employed as a Lecturer in Computer Games Development at the University of South Wales.

Dr Ross Davies

Posted on January 17, 2017 at 9:42 AM by Artificial Intelligence Technologies Modelling Unit RSS

Dr Davies success.

Ross successfully defended his thesis and is now employed as the Course Leader for Computer Security at the University of South Wales.

Successful bid for funding! Road Safety Trust

Posted on January 16, 2017 at 4:38 PM by The Dyscovery Centre RSS

Dr Catherine Purcell (Research Dyscovery) and Dr Mike Reddy (Senior Lecturer in Computing at USW) have won their bid for £67,468 to the Road Safety Trust for their grant entitled “Developing a Road Crossing Educational Computer ‘Game’ for Primary Schools”.

The grant will be delivered over the ...

Happy birthday to the Dyspraxia Foundation South East Wales Group!

Posted on January 16, 2017 at 4:38 PM by The Dyscovery Centre RSS

Dyspraxia Foundation South East Wales Group, set up by Dr Catherine Purcell and Sally Scott-Roberts, will be celebrating their one year birthday this coming Saturday.

The children’s group could not run without the continued support and enthusiasm of USW and Cardiff University student volunteers, so a massive

Margaret Constantas has been selected for Ffilm Cymru Wales Film Scheme

Posted on January 16, 2017 at 3:53 PM by Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations RSS

LAVISH
Writer/Director: Margaret Constantas
Composer: Judith Weir
Producers: Margaret Constantas and Philip Cowan
A cinematic opera made up of three allegorical tales set in contemporary Cardiff.

Margaret Constantas, a member of the Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations has been working on ...

More Psychology Plus Internship Oppotunities Available

Posted on January 11, 2017 at 5:21 PM by The Dyscovery Centre RSS

Throughout the year Research Dyscovery are offering research internships to undergraduate students in their second and third years. These posts will be 6 weeks in duration (a few hours per week) and will offer students the opportunity to gain real hands on experience of research-relevant skills within a developmental disorders ...

Work by USW Photo Journalism student Rebecca Saunders featured on Walesonline

Posted on January 11, 2017 at 3:48 PM by European Centre for Photographic Research RSS

Work, photographing Welsh mountain ponies, by photo journalism student Rebecca Saunders is the subject of an article on Walesonline. The story is also featured in the Gwent Gazette.


A herd of wild Welsh Mountain ponies on Gelligaer common on a windy day. (Photo: Rebecca Saunders)

...

Damon Minchella was interviewed on BBC Radio Wales

Posted on January 10, 2017 at 10:06 AM by Theatre and Media Drama Research Unit RSS

Damon Minchella was interviewed on BBC Radio Wales this morning on the long term effect of posthumous artists on popular music.


Professor Diana Walllace (FBS) appeared on Good Morning Wales

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 10:32 AM by Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations RSS

Professor Diana Walllace (FBS) appeared on Good Morning Wales on BBC Radio Wales on Friday 16 December to discuss Jane Austen’s engagement with social and political events of her day.


USW Photojournalism student Ben Blyth featured in Western Mail

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 10:25 AM by European Centre for Photographic Research RSS

USW Photojournalism student Ben Blyth featured in Western Mail (p.2-3) after spending time with homeless people in Cardiff and creating the film ‘Homelessness in Cardiff: Why you should take the time to help’.

For further details, please see here.

The Legacy of the 1917 February in Contemporary Russia and the wider world

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 10:32 AM by History Research Unit RSS

USW is hosting a lecture by Dr Matthew Rendle (University of Exeter) to mark the centenary of the February Revolution of 1917 in Russia.

Venue: The Old Debating Chamber of the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay

Time: 6.30pm, on 7 February 2017

The centenary of the Russian ...

CIRI Researcher film selected for Film Scheme

Posted on December 19, 2016 at 2:27 PM by Research Office RSS

Margaret Constantas, a member of the University’s Creative Industries Research Institute has been working on a feature film project with Judith Weir. It has been selected as a slate of ten for 'Cinematic’, a Ffilm Cymru Wales / BFI / S4C feature film scheme.*

Ten teams of ...

Recent Publication

Posted on December 13, 2016 at 2:19 PM by The Dyscovery Centre RSS

New paper by Research Dyscovery’s Dr Catherine Purcell published this week in Human Movement Science – The use of visually guided behaviour in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) when crossing a virtual road.

For more information click here.

The Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations celebrates tenth anniversary

Posted on December 13, 2016 at 1:54 PM by Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations RSS

The University’s Centre for Media and Culture in SmallNations has celebrated its tenth anniversary.

Dr David Barlow and Professor Steve Blandford founded the research centre in 2006.

Since then, the centre has worked across a wide range of disciplines from creative writing to visual arts, from ...