News Archive 2009-10
The School's news archive for the academic year 2009-10.
At the National Eisteddfod of Wales Blaenau Gwent and the Heads of the Valleys. Gwennan Evans was awarded the 2010 Emyr Feddyg Scholarship.
We welcome Dr Julia Barnes to the School of Welsh for a period of six months.
Llŷr Gwyn Lewis was the winner of the chair at the 2010 Urdd Eisteddfod. Llŷr is a former student of the School of Welsh, and after spending a year in Oxford...
We welcome applications for two research posts to work on a research project to improve the way the Welsh language is transferred to adults...
Cardiff's School of Welsh has been ranked best in Britain for Celtic Studies according to The Complete University Guide.
One of the earliest know plays in Welsh, Y Gŵr Cadarn (The Strong Man), is being revived to instruct and delight audiences once again.
Anni Llŷn Parri, a former student at the School of Welsh, is one of the presenters of the new programme ‘Stwnsh’ on S4C’s ‘Planed Plant’.
On 19 April a conference was held on ‘The Ysgolion Cymraeg in an International Context’, sponsored by the School of Welsh’s ...
A team of researchers based at the School of Welsh has been awarded a grant worth over £300,000 by the Welsh Assembly Government...
Seán Ó Conaill, a PhD student in the School of Welsh, has contributed to a new book which deals with Law and the Irish language.
A competition between the keen poets of the School of Welsh has become something of a tradition in recent years.
One of the School’s third year students appeared on the BBC Wales programme Welsh Tenor on 30 March 2010.
‘Heb ei Fai…’ (He who is without fault) is a brand new musical co-written by Ceri Elen and Eilir Owen Griffiths.
Dr. Simon Brooks has been appointed Chair of the 2011 Welsh Book of the Year Competition Judging Panel.
Staff from the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco in Argentina are visiting the School of Welsh at Cardiff University for two weeks as part of a scheme sponsored by Banco Santander.
Megan Williams, a first year student at the School of Welsh, has reached the final of this year’s ‘Cân i Gymru’ (Song for Wales) competition.
T. James Jones, an associate lecturer in the School of Welsh, is the new Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod.
John Caulfield, who is originally from Wexford in Ireland, has joined the School of Welsh as a PhD student.
This year, the School of Welsh sponsored two awards presented by the Welsh Joint Education Committee. The awards are presented to the A level students who achieved the highest marks in the June 2009 examinations.
In December the School of Welsh was invited to take part in the annual Welsh in Business Conference at Fitzalan High School, Cardiff.
Congratulations to Ceri Elen, tutor on the School of Welsh’s Scriptwriting, Drama and Creative Writing modules, on winning a monologue competition featured in the literary magazine Taliesin.
Last week the School of Welsh collected money for Children in Need 2009. Students were asked to look at photographs of members of staff as children...
Congratulations to Angharad George who has successfully completed her PhD thesis.
On Saturday 24 October, Professor Sioned Davies was admitted to the Gorsedd of Bards at the Powys Eisteddfod for her contribution to the literary and cultural life of Wales.
For a week during October Walter Brooks, research assistant and language tutor at the School of Welsh, will be attending The American Folklore Society’s Annual Conference in Boise, Idaho.
In September 2009, Dr Sarah Campbell joined the School on a Fulbright Scholarship from the United States. She will be delivering a seminar at the School on 13 October.
Llion Pryderi Roberts, Language Tutor at the School of Welsh, has been awarded the 2009 Emyr Feddyg Scholarship for the first chapter of his novel Llewych.
Congratulations to Ffion Pritchard and Caroline McManus from the first year and Elain Llwyd and Llŷr Gwyn Lewis from the final year...