New report examines NHS services in mid Wales

Posted on October 24, 2014

A new report commissioned for the Welsh Government to specifically examine NHS services in mid Wales, recommends that the three Local Health Boards of Hywel Dda, Powys and Betsi Cadwaladr form a partnership to better serve the people of mid Wales, including through an agreed and supported vision, which confirms Bronglais will remain an acute centre for specialist care.

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Can your research contribute to the future success of Welsh sport?

Posted on October 22, 2014

Welsh Elite Performance Sport Innovation Network (WEPSIN) is a Welsh Government funded organisation that seeks to draw on academic expertise from science, medicine and technology to work with Welsh Business and Industry to deliver cutting edge solutions for high performance Welsh sport.

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Guoping Liu included in Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers 2014

Posted on October 21, 2014

Prof Guoping Liu Guoping Liu, Professor of Computing, Engineering and Science at the University of South Wales, has been named among the world’s 2014 Highly Cited Researchers by Thomson Reuters.

Spotlighting some of the standout researchers of the last decade, the list includes more than 3,000 authors worldwide in 21 science and social science fields.

They represent the top 1 per cent of researchers most cited in their specialty areas.

Prof Liu’s research focuses on the theory and technology of networked multi-agent control systems.

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How feeling sad can make you happy

Posted on October 15, 2014

Professor Steve Smith

Steve Smith, Professor of Political Philosophy and Social Policy, is researching how the experience of melancholy can enhance happiness and wellbeing – and the practical applications of this

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Lecturer wins British Academy grant for research

Posted on October 7, 2014

A University of South Wales lecturer has been awarded a grant from the British Academy for research into what inspires people to write.

Dr Angharad Saunders, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, has been awarded a grant from the British Academy to carry out a research project on travel and writing.

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Q&A: Kip Jones on the Art of Academic Blogging

Posted on September 8, 2014

Amy Genders a USW research student recently interviewed Kip Jones to find out more about how he uses social media to share his research and his advice for other academics who want to try their hand at blogging.

KIP JONES, an American by birth, has been studying and working in the UK for more than 15 years. Under the umbrella term of ‘arts-based research’, his main efforts have involved developing tools from the arts and humanities for use by social scientists in research and its impact on a wider public or a Perfomative Social Science. Jones is Reader in Performative Social Science at the Centre for Qualitative Research at Bournemouth University.

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Applications are invited for the titles of Reader and Professor

Posted on August 15, 2014

Applications for Readerships and Professorships will be considered by the Higher Academic Awards Committee in December 2014 and the deadline for submissions to the Research Office for this meeting is Friday 5th September 2014.

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Inga Burrows on BBC Radio Wales

Posted on August 13, 2014

Creative Industries academic to appear on BBC Radio Wales.

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Higher Academic Awards - Call for Applications

Posted on July 28, 2014

The Higher Academic Awards Committee considers applications and proposals for the conferment of readerships, professorships, visiting professorships, visiting fellows and emeritus professorships. They also consider applications for the award of higher doctorates.

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BBC Academy looking for BAME Experts

Posted on July 25, 2014

The BBC Academy is organising a day of free introductions to the world of broadcasting to help black, Asian and minority experts feel more comfortable about appearing on TV & Radio as expert contributors or presenters – and boost the diversity of experts in the media.

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Ruth McElroy calls for a plan of action for English language TV in Wales

Posted on July 2, 2014

In her article Plan of Action? Responding to Tony Hall, written for Click on Wales Dr Ruth McElroy calls for a plan of action for English language TV in Wales.

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Centenary Scholars win at PGR Presentation Day

Posted on May 19, 2014

The second Annual Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) Presentation Day was held at the University of South Wales Postgraduate Centre on Friday, May 16, 2014.

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Research Assistant for Hydrogen Storage A4B Project

Posted on March 11, 2014

The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science are seeking a Research Assistant to supervised research projects by providing support for researchers and research teams to support A4B Proof of Concept project.

This post is fixed term until 28th February 2015.

Closing date – Friday, 14th March 2014

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Academics Contribute to International Women's Day feature

Posted on March 7, 2014

Forced marriage, fourth wave feminism, the presence of women in public life and the Oscars are a few of the topics being tackled by academics in our International Women’s Day feature.

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Research Fellow: School of Engineering

Posted on March 5, 2014

Applications are invited for a two-year full-time post-doctoral research position in the School of Engineering at the University of South Wales. This high profile project is funded by the European Commission’s Seventh-framework programme which involves 12 other partners from leading Universities and industries.

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