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  • New Distinguished Lecture Series

    May 10 2011

    “Universities in Crisis” - Professor Michael BurawoyThursday June 9th 2011Birt Acres lecture theatre, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff University The first of Cardiff University’s Distinguished Lectures takes place on Thursday June 9th 2011.

  • Social Sciences Success

    April 20 2011

    Cardiff Professors honoured with highest distinction.  

  • Easter Egg Campaign for Local Charities

    April 18 2011

    Staff in the School, along with the School of Social Sciences and Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, were involved in collecting Easter Eggs to support Reed Specialist Recruitment’s Easter Egg Mountain campaign, which collects from businesses in the area to give to local charities. This year some of the charities that will benefit are:

  • Student Award in Urban Design

    April 11 2011

    The first large-scale awards event from the Urban Design Group was held in February 2011. It saw Chris Walker (MA Urban Design) win the Student Award for his Neighbourhood Regeneration Project on St. Pauls in Bristol.

  • New HEA Funding Awards

    April 11 2011

    Members of staff in the School have been successful in securing 3 funding awards from the Higher Education Academy. Innovation Funding

  • Can Urban Design Encourage Sustainable Lifestyles?

    April 7 2011

    Public lecture asked if location affects behaviour.  

  • Raising Money for Charity

    March 29 2011

    The School was recently involved in a ‘dress-down’ day, including the wearing of any red, to raise money for Comic Relief. It raised the princely sum of £250. This follows previous recent fundraising efforts that include:

  • Student wins Bill Unsworth Prize

    December 8 2010

    The Royal Town Planning Institute Cymru awards an annual prize to students in the first year of the BSc City and Regional Planning. The Bill Unsworth Prize recognises excellence in coursework and examinations in the first year of the professionally accredited undergraduate programme.

  • Building Eco-houses is Easy

    December 1 2010

    Grand Designs presenter gives public lecture on sustainable living.  

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