Posts Tagged ‘GW4’

Universities must work flexibly for arts & humanities research

Project analysed arts and humanities partnerships between universities and organisations in South West England and South East Wales

Major event showcases Great West’s research and innovation

Academics from four of the UK’s most research-intensive universities will be joined by senior representatives from Innovate UK and Research England

GW4 shortlisted for Times Higher Education award

The GW4 Alliance has been shortlisted under the category of Technological Innovation of the Year at this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) Awards for its world-first supercomputer, Isambard.

GW4 community calls for academic feedback on policy making

GW4 are seeking confidential views from academics on your attitude to and experiences of evidence-based policymaking, the usefulness of the UK Evidence Information Service (EIS) and your potential contribution.

PhD students host mini-conference & build strong GW4 links

Postgraduate students from the Department of Physics recently hosted a mini-conference as part of the Bristol, Bath, Exeter and Cardiff student seminars (BBECss).

Latest funding call announced for GW4 research communities

West region can make UK a global leader

SW England & SE Wales can recapture Brunel's ambitious vision as a hyper-connected, smart & specialist region

‘Great West’ region can make the UK a global leader, say Vice-Chancellors and industry leaders at Westminster event

South West England and South East Wales can recapture the ambitious vision of Isambard Kingdom Brunel as a hyper-connected, smart and specialist region, MPs have heard.

Government plans on gender pay are superficial, say experts

New regulations requiring companies to report pay gaps between men and women are potentially 'superficial' and will not necessarily tackle the complex reasons why females still have lower salaries, new research shows. Employers told researchers from the University of Bath and Exeter, and Cardiff University that the Government’s proposals would over-simplify issues, just advertise pay rates without giving context and may not benefit all female staff.

Government plans to tackle gender pay only superficial, experts warn

New regulations requiring companies to report pay gaps between men and women are potentially 'superficial' and will not necessarily tackle the complex reasons why females still have lower salaries, new research shows. Employers told researchers from the University of Bath and Exeter, and Cardiff University that the Government’s proposals would over-simplify issues, just advertise pay rates without giving context and may not benefit all female staff.

GW4 mock-panel training event

GW4 is offering Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) training on 27 Jan in Cardiff

English & Welsh unis join forces to boost cultural economy

GW4 universities: Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter, are exploring new collaborative ways of working with cultural organisations.

Identifying our regional strengths

GW4 finds SW England & SE Wales can compete globally on engineering and digital innovation, and calls for investment

Academia Europaea Cardiff lecture: Anti-influenza therapy

Lecture by Sir John Skehel, Vice-President & Biological Secretary of The Royal Society, on Fri 11 Nov

UK research & scholarship beyond Brexit: 11 Nov

A panel session organised by Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub.

GW4 Crucible – healthy living: open for applications

The GW4 Crucible will introduce talented researchers to new ideas, contacts and ways of working which will have a positive impact on their career development and increase their potential to excel within their field of expertise.

New GW4 funding announced for research communities

Applicants for the Initiator Fund (for new projects) and Accelerator Fund (for existing research communities) should submit their applications by 9 December 2016.

GW4 Alliance appoints new Director

Dame Glynis, Chair of GW4 Council, said: "Dr Sarah Perkins joins GW4 at an exciting time"

New GW4 Translational Biomedical Research Network launched

The network brings together academics, the NHS and industry to expand the biomedical community and collaborate on multidisciplinary research in the region.

Vacancy: Director of GW4 Alliance

Shape the future of the strategic Research & Innovation Alliance between Bath, Bristol, Cardiff & Exeter