News

Parliamentary Report published today on Broadcasting in Wales

Posted on June 16, 2016

Dr Ruth McElroy of the Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations and Director of the USW Research Institute for Creative Industries, features in the Parliamentary Report, published today on Broadcasting in Wales.

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£36m EU-backed investment in research and innovation for Welsh business

Posted on May 24, 2016

A new £36m EU-backed scheme to develop post-graduate research and innovation skills in partnership with small and medium-sized businesses has been announced by the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones.

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BARC host high profile event at the Palace of Westminster

Posted on May 17, 2016

The Business Accountability and Responsibility Centre (BARC) is hosting a high profile parliamentary event to discuss recent guidelines from the Sentencing Council.

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Professor David Pickernell awarded Conference Best Paper

Posted on April 22, 2016

Congratulations to Professor David Pickernell who has been awarded best paper in the 6th Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy 2016.

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Dr Ruth McElroy goes before parliamentary Welsh Affairs Committee into Broadcasting in Wales

Posted on February 5, 2016

USW Creative Industries Research Institute Director, Dr Ruth McElroy appears at Parliament this week.

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New paper explores idealisations of wounded men in WW1

Posted on February 5, 2016

Dr Fiona Reid is a historian of the social and medical impact of the First World War in Britain and France, and of refugees in the Second World War.

Her recent paper is My Friends Looked at Me in Horror: Idealizations of Wounded Men in the First World War.

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University’s Graduate Research Office ranks amongst the top five universities in the UK for international student support

Posted on July 9, 2015

The results of the latest International Student Barometer survey have been published and show the University’s Graduate Research Office ranks amongst the top five universities in the UK for international student support.

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The Women in Universities Mentoring Scheme inviting applications

Posted on March 20, 2015

The Women in Universities Mentoring Scheme (WUMS) is currently inviting applications from women working in academic and support roles at all levels in HE to participate in the scheme.

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Applications are Invited for Membership to the University's Research Institutes

Posted on February 20, 2015

Are you a research active member of staff and would like the opportunity to join one of the Research Institutes? Criteria for membership includes research funding applied for and obtained, quality of outputs and volume of research students supervised. Although a minimum threshold is expected, criteria will differ from discipline to discipline and will be dependent on the seniority of the academic. Emerging researchers will be considered for inclusion in Research Institutes, set appropriate targets and provided with mentoring and support to help them to achieve their goals. If you have already applied for membership of a research institute but were unsuccessful you can reapply but it is advisable to speak to a Research Institute Director first. The Deadline for applications is 5.00pm on the 31st March.

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Jane Davies awarded PhD for her thesis into peripheral arterial disease

Posted on February 2, 2015

Dr Jane Davies has been awarded her PhD Dr Jane Davies, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, has been awarded a PhD for her thesis, “A contemporary examination of screening for peripheral arterial disease for the purpose of cardiovascular risk assessment.”

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Appointments to the Research Councils 2015

Posted on November 24, 2014

Do you want to be part of decision making at the heart of science and research, helping build a globally competitive, knowledge-based UK economy?

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Gideon Calder's inaugural lecture available to watch

Posted on November 14, 2014

If you missed the inaugural lecture of Professor Gideon Calder on November 11, 2014, you can watch the video online here.

You can also download the lecture notes here.

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Research Student representation on Research Programmes Sub Committee

Posted on November 3, 2014

Would you like to be a Research Student member of the University’s Research Programmes Sub Committee?

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for research student representation on the University’s Research Programmes Sub Committee (RPSC), chaired by Professor Paul Roach. The terms of reference of the Committee include identifying and disseminate good practice in the delivery of research degrees. RPSC meets five times per year and meetings are held on a Wednesday afternoon at 2pm on Trefforest Campus.

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Research Student Representation at Research Programmes Sub Committee

Posted on November 3, 2014

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for research student representation on the University’s Research Programmes Sub Committee (RPSC), chaired by Professor Paul Roach. The terms of reference of the Committee include identifying and disseminate good practice in the delivery of research degrees. RPSC meets five times per year and meetings are held on a Wednesday afternoon at 2pm on Trefforest Campus.

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Research Degree Examining & Chair of Viva: USW Practice (10/12/14 & 25/2/15)

Posted on October 28, 2014

USW is committed to ensuring that all appointed research degree examiners and independent chairs receive regular updates to enable them to perform their roles effectively. The workshop will focus on USW examination processes and regulations – and how this fits in with the QAA. The session will also be useful for Supervisors who are not familiar with USW examination processes.

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