CIRI Researcher selected for Ffilm Cymru Wales Film Scheme

Posted on December 19, 2016

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.

Tagged: Creative Industries

USW Policing Professor publishes new book

Posted on October 24, 2016

Professor Colin Rogers, Head of Research at the International Centre for Policing and Research has just published his latest book entitled Plural Policing: Theory and Practice, published by Policy Press.

Tagged: Book Launch News

Strength and Conditioning Expert Professor Ian Jeffrey's Inaugural Lecture date released

Posted on September 8, 2016

All are welcome to this free lecture

Professor Ian Jeffreys, one of the UK’s leading Strength and Conditioning experts, presents his Inaugural Lecture at the USW Conference Centre on the Treforest Campus at 6pm on Tuesday 18 October 2016.

Tagged: Professorial Inaugural Lecture

Dr Gareth Owen published by the Royal Society of Chemistry

Posted on August 26, 2016

Dr Gareth Owen, Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry has recently been published in 'Chemical Communications’, the journal published by the Royal Society of Chemistry who focus on advancing excellence in the chemical sciences.

Tagged: News

SERC collaborative EPSRC funding success for CO2 conversion into Liquid Fuels

Posted on August 18, 2016

The Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC) at the University of South Wales (USW), as part of a successful collaborative HE bid, has been funded by EPSRC for the next 4 years to develop a breakthrough technology with integrated low cost bio-electrochemical processes to convert CO2 into liquid fuels for transportations, energy storage, heating and other applications.

Tagged: Engineering Research

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.

Tagged: News

£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.

Tagged: Funding News News

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.

Tagged: Event News seminar

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.

Tagged: Conference

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.

Tagged: Creative Industries

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.

Tagged: History Research

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.

Tagged: PhD research Postgraduate

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.

Tagged: Event

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.

Tagged: News

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.”

Tagged: PhD research