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Elections, Elections and More Elections

This week is a first in UK politics – the first time we will see the election system being used in areas outside the local, national and European governments. We will go to the ballot box on Thursday 15th November … Continue reading

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What Is and What Ought

It is a primary principle of logic that what is, that is to say what actually exists, should not be confused with what ought, in other words what we intend or believe should be the case. In particular the danger … Continue reading

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A Student Perspective of the Undergraduate Dissertation Conference

Throughout the year there has been discussion of the Undergraduate Dissertation Conference with unwillingness to participate and panicked stressed rumours of presenting in front 100 people started to circulate (in fact there was about 12max). Not a lot of people … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Dissertation Conference 2012

We have just completed our second annual Criminology and Social Policy Undegraduate Dissertation Conference, organised this year by myself and Jenny Maher for Criminology, with well over 100 students providing presentations in panels chaired by staff during the day. I … Continue reading

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Public Services students and staff donate 68 presents to the RCT Santa Appeal.

This year Public Services students and staff have donated 68 presents to the Rhondda Cynon Taff Santa Appeal.  The appeal is run every year by RCT in an attempt to make sure that all children receive at least one present … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Dissertation Conference

For all our final year final year undergraduate dissertation students our Dissertation Conference is taking place on Wednesday 14th December. registration will take place at 9.00am in the Postgraduate Centre, Ty Crawshay (A block). The programme for the day for … Continue reading

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Onederful Radio 1

I’ve got the builders in again, increasingly a phrase which sounds like a debilitating rash rather than a hopeful development for the future. Anyway, our builder, Kevin, tends to play his Radio, on one of two channels, Radios 1 and … Continue reading

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Farewell Gary Speed

I can’t add a post to the blog like Steve’s below without also adding a brief word about the tragic death of Gary Speed. Football has always been my game, as Rugby has been Steve’s, and at one time we … Continue reading

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The Class of Welsh Rugby

New Zealand’s 2011 Rugby World Cup showed over the summer another rich variety of fortunes and styles of play from the countries involved. We saw some countries play exciting open running rugby whilst others stuck to the power game producing … Continue reading

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Welcome to a New Academic Year

Hello and welcome back, or just welcome, to academic year 2011-12. We have had a hectic and rewarding summer and hope all of you will enjoy your coming studies. We now are part of a new Faculty, the Faculty of … Continue reading

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