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20th February 2019

Celebrate excellence in health and care across Wales – enter the NHS Wales Awards and win in 2019!

Have you made a change, big or small, that has transformed the experience and outcomes for people in Wales? The Awards are your opportunity to showcase your work – enter today. Your ideas for change can make a difference to the people in your care, your organisation and the health and care system as a…

19th February 2019

ABPI Publish Report on Bridging the Skills Gap in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

ABPI release report following 2018 survey on the skills gap in the biopharmaceutical industry. The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has published a report on the skills gaps within the pharmaceutical industry, titled ‘Bridging the Skills Gap in the Biopharmaceutical Industry: Maintaining the UK’s Leading Position in Life Sciences’. The report looks at the…

19th February 2019

NHS Innovators in Wales Celebrated at National Showcase

Health and care professionals who trial and test out innovative ideas on the frontline of the NHS shared their work at a showcase event at the Senedd – National Assembly for Wales last month, sponsored by Dawn Bowden AM. More than 40 Bevan Exemplars were supported over 12 months by the Bevan Commission to turn…

19th February 2019

Companies from across Wales to benefit from cutting edge technologies thanks to EU funding

Project which has seen the development of iPad software to detect sight problems in young children to be expanded. An EU-backed project which has helped businesses in parts of Wales develop cutting-edge technologies and boost productivity is expanding to cover the whole of the country. The Centre of Excellence in Mobile and Emerging Technologies (CEMET)…

11th February 2019

Swansea Soapbox Science appeals for volunteer speakers

To mark International Women in Science Day today (Feb 11) Swansea University is appealing for female scientists and engineers to hit the streets to share their passion. The University is preparing to host its sixth Soapbox Science event on Saturday, June 22 and is now on the lookout for volunteer speakers to take part. The…

07th February 2019

New course’s success rewarded with funding for extra places

Swansea University Medical School is so successful at training physician associates it has already been awarded funding to offer extra places. Its first cohort of Physician Associate Studies Master’s students only graduated last summer but now the number of places available on the two-year course is set to rise by 10 to 30 this September….

07th February 2019

Syml Connect Expert Advice: Use LinkedIn effectively for brand awareness

SME’s strive to find the ideal opportunity to shine and break the commercial barrier. Identification of gaps within current marketing processes to strategically plan online content is essential to achieve successful results. An honest assessment of current projects and diligent SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat) analysis helps to prioritise projects that demonstrates better prospects…

05th February 2019

University team to play vital role in two global research projects

Swansea University’s reputation for top-level research has been given another major boost after it helped secure two major new grants from the European Commission. The In Vitro Toxicology Group at the University’s Medical School is a partner in a pair of international projects which have been awarded grants totalling 11 million euros from the Horizon…

05th February 2019

NHS innovators in Wales celebrated at national showcase

Bevan Exemplars presented pioneering health and care projects at the Senedd Health and care professionals who trial and test out innovative ideas on the frontline of the NHS shared their work at a showcase event at the Senedd – National Assembly for Wales on 24 January, sponsored by Dawn Bowden AM. More than 40 Bevan…

05th February 2019

Cardiff Airport’s Annual Update: 2019

Cardiff Airport has held its annual update for Assembly Members at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay. Over the past twelve months, Cardiff Airport has delivered a further 8% growth in passenger numbers and welcomed more than 1.58 million people through Wales’ national airport. This figure follows growth of 9% in 2017 and 16% in 2016….