Previewing the Wales Innovation Network

Universities Wales and the Learned Society of Wales invite you to join us for a preview event for the soon to be established Wales Innovation Network. What is the Wales Innovation Network? In his 2020 report, Strength in Diversity, Professor Graeme Reid … »

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Vacancy: Head of Wales Innovation Network

The university sector in Wales is establishing an exciting new initiative to deliver a step change in the depth and breadth of Wales’ collaborative research and innovation activity. As recommended by Professor Graeme Reid’s ‘Strength in Diversity’ report, the Wales … »

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Universities lead search for sustainable solutions

Welsh universities are at the forefront of developing solutions to the challenges posed by climate change, and can help to build a greener, more sustainable Wales, writes Professor Cara Aitchison, Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff Metropolitan University. This article originally appeared in … »

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Building Wales’ Regions

Professor Medwin Hughes, Vice-Chancellor of University of Wales Trinity St  David, explains how universities can strengthen Wales’ regions, preparing them to meet the challenges we face in the 21st century.  This article originally appeared in the Western Mail The role … »

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Realising Wales’ Digital Future

Professor Colin Riordan outlines why digital upskilling and investing in universities should be a political priority. Originally published on the IWA website The workplace as we know it is undergoing seismic changes. Digitalisation and automation are advancing at pace and … »

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Research and Innovation: The Road to Success

A commitment to research and innovation by the next Welsh Government will be key to building a successful and prosperous future, writes Professor Paul Boyle. Originally published on the IWA website. Our research and innovation sector is vital to Wales’ … »

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Securing Wales’ future through lifelong learning

Louise Casella, Director of The Open University in Wales, explains why flexible and lifelong learning will be key as we recover and rebuild after the pandemic.  This article originally appeared in The National. Over the past year, the economy has … »

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Wales’ global future

By harnessing the combined strength of universities, Wales can emerge as a thriving example of a dynamic global nation, writes Professor Iwan Davies, Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University This article was originally published in the Western Mail. The world is changing … »

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Universities delivering the skills for Wales’ future

In a changing economy, universities are equipping the future workforce with the skills to build a global, vibrant Wales, writes Professor Maria Hinfelaar, Vice-Chancellor of Wrexham Glyndŵr University. Originally published on the IWA website Economies across the world are in a … »

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