heat study

We are currently looking for volunteers to take part in our HEAT experiment. If you are interested please check that you fit the following requirements then email Hayley on:h.a.young@swansea.ac.uk.

You must be aged 18-53. English be your native language. You must be in generally good heath, in particular have no issues relating to blood pressure. You must have no known food allergies. You must not have taken part in any previous studies conducted by Hayley Young or Kim Jenkins (same computer tasks are used).

You will be asked to sit in a heated room for 4 hours, conduct some tests of memory, fill out some questionnaires and provide two urine samples. You will be paid £40 for your time. Hayley

Contact Email – h.a.young@swansea.ac.uk

Monday June 23rd, 2014

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How to find out your results…

exam results

Online Publication of Results

The progression and award results for all taught postgraduate and undergraduate students will be published online on the student Intranet account.

Please note that the University will no longer issue paper copies of results letters.

For the 2013-14 session, the online dates of publication are as follows:

  • Undergraduate final year: 25 June 2014
  • Postgraduate Taught Students (including Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate and Taught Masters students): 27 June 2014
  • Undergraduate non-final year students: 11 July 2014

Please be advised that the above dates will differ for some programmes; for example some Undergraduate Health Science programmes and the MBBCH. Students pursuing these programmes are asked to contact their College for further information on the timing of release of results.

You can expect to see the following information on your intranet record under the ‘Modules 2013’ screen:

  • The modules pursued and marks achieved
  • Your progression decision
  • Your award/classification decision (if you are a final year student or at the end of your Postgraduate Taught programme)
  • An explanation of your academic decision and further information/guidance on the procedures for requesting an academic appeal/verification

If you have any queries with respect to your academic decision/results, you are advised to contact your College in the first instance. Please refer to the relevant contacts in your college.

For more information please go to http://www.swansea.ac.uk/registry/academicguide/assessmentissues/publicationofresults/

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Aged 30-69? Would you like to play a 10 minute computer game to help psychology research?

10 minute computer game

We are looking at how ordinary people respond to changing information in a simple computer game and particularly need participants aged 30+.

Our aim is to obtain ‘normative’ data from non-patients which will help to assess some of the problems faced by people with brain injury.

Participants will be asked to play a simple computer game for 10 minutes. This can be done anywhere quiet. The whole session takes no longer than 20 minutes and two subject pool credits can be awarded to Psychology undergraduates.

If you are interested, please contact Janet Mycroft on 747502@swansea.ac.uk

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New Head of Swansea Employability Academy ‘SEA’

jon sea

Dr Jon Howden-Evans has been appointed as the new Head of SEA. Jon joined the University in 2004 to develop postgraduate skills based modules for law graduates and in 2011 became the SEA Champion for the College of Law.  He will take up his new role in mid-June.   Jon, a qualified solicitor, has wide ranging experience of working with businesses and organisations ranging from SME’s to international companies, social enterprises to government departments.

Jon has already worked collaboratively with the Careers Service and projects across the Colleges.  He has developed graduate internships with the Students’ Union and a range of ‘bootcamps’ to provide students with experience of the job application process.  Jon is really looking forward to building on SEA’s successes in assisting  students to develop their graduate careers and entrepreneurial spirit – further details of the plans for SEA are available at…

 

Wednesday June 18th, 2014

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Sir Howard stringer notice

James Callaghan Memorial Lecture ‘Networked, Drafted, Yahoo’d, Googled and Tweeted, 50 years in U.S. Media’…..(and still standing) by Sir Howard Stringer Former Chairman and CEO Sony Corporation, Former President CBS News, Former President CBS, Board Member of TalkTalk, Member of the Executive Board of BBC Board Member of Time Inc.Honorary Fellow of Swansea University

7:00pm on Thursday 26th June 2014

Faraday Lecture Theatre, Swansea University

Light refreshments will be served from 6.15pm. Admission is free.

For further information, telephone:  01792 602850

Email:  liz.shouaib@swansea.ac.uk

This lecture will be delivered in the English language

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