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The Western Mail’s Welsh Crucible Series Starts Today

Today’s Western Mail contains a feature article about the Welsh Crucible programme, as well as the first in a thirty week series of research profiles by Welsh Crucible participants.  The article locates the Welsh Crucible initiative in the context of the broader efforts being made by Welsh universities to collaborate and draw upon the very

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Future Collaborative Research Projects Emerge at Final Welsh Crucible Lab in Swansea

The Welsh Crucible Participants met for the final Lab in Swansea on the 7th and 8th July.   In this event participants explored ways of improving their creativity and enterprise skills.  The group heard from entrepreneur Dr Jo Macpherson, one of the founders of drug delivery company Q Chip Ltd; and Professor Chris Price of Aberystwyth

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Welsh Crucible Participants Focus on Collaboration at Second Lab in Aberystwyth

The thirty Welsh Crucible participants were reunited in Aberystwyth on the 9th and 10th of June for the second Welsh Crucible Lab.  This two day event focused on collaboration and building research networks, with the group working together to examine the grand challenges currently faced by researchers in Wales, as well as looking at the

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Welsh Crucible 2011 Programme Launched in Cardiff

Participants met in Cardiff for the first two-day residential lab on the 5th and 6th of May.  The lab, with its focus on ‘looking outwards’ was facilitated by Vivienne Parry, the science writer and broadcaster, and covered topics such as public engagement, media engagement and engaging with policy and policy makers.  The speakers included Professor

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Thirty Participants Selected for Welsh Crucible 2011

The 30 successful applicants for Welsh Crucible 2011 have now been chosen by a specially convened selection panel.  Participants were selected for their excellence in research, as well as their commitment to working with other researchers from different disciplines.  The thirty successful applicants are working in research fields that are aligned with the Welsh Assembly

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High Demand for Places at Welsh Crucible 2011

A total of 80 applications were received for the 2011 Welsh Crucible programme. A specially convened panel will meet on the 30th of March 2011 to select the 30 successful applicants. All applicants will be notified within a week of this meeting.

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