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School Newsletter Summer 2013 [2.86 KB]

The latest news from the School

PatagoniaResearch and teaching links with the Welsh settlement recognised


The School of Welsh has marked its significant contribution to research and teaching in the Welsh settlement in Patagonia with two celebratory events.

Patrick CarlinWorking in Mexico


Dr Patrick Carlin was recently invited by the State Government of Puebla to give a lecture and conduct a workshop at a major international conference in Mexico...

Heledd LewisStudent wins Drama Medal


Heledd Gwyn Lewis won the Drama Medal at the 2014 Urdd National Eisteddfod in Meirionnydd. She won the award for a play entitled ‘Gwyddbwyll’ (Chess).

Diarmait Mac Giolla ChriostDiarmait Mac Giolla Chríost and International Parliamentarians


Professor Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost was invited to discuss the meaning of 'official language' with Parliamentarians from across the world.

pencilPostgraduate scholarships


The School of Welsh has secured over £50,000's worth of scholarships to be awarded between research students and MA students.

PatagoniaBroaden horizons in Patagonia


Two students from the School of Welsh, Cardiff University have won scholarships to travel to Patagonia during the summer holidays.

Gwennan HighamFour posts available


There are four posts available at the School of Welsh, Cardiff University...

Gwennan HighamVoice of Humanities


Two of our research students were awarded prizes at Cardiff University’s annual Voice of Humanities Conference.

T James JonesLaunching Dan y Wenallt


As part of the Dylan Thomas centenary celebrations, T. James’s new publication was launched in Cardiff Univeristy.

PatagoniaTravel scholarships to Patagonia


A special opportunity for work experience placements in South America and to promote the Welsh Language at the same time!

pointerBlog on books


School of Welsh students celebrated World Book Day 2014 by launching a brand new blog for reviewing Welsh books aimed at children and young people.

Dylan Foster EvansProtecting the Welsh language in Cardiff


Two members of staff will be taking part in a special conference on Thursday 6th of March to discuss the protection and development of the Welsh language in Cardiff.

Jeremy EvasDr Jeremy Evas and the fight for survival in the digital age


Dr Jeremy Evas, Lecturer at the School of Welsh, outlines minority languages fight for survival in the digital age.

chalkWorking with schools


The School of Welsh has been seizing the opportunity to work closely with both Welsh medium and English medium schools, promoting the benefits of studying Welsh at Cardiff.

flowerStudent wins Norah Isaac award


One of our final year students, Cerith Rhys Jones, will receive the Norah Jones award at the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s assembly in Carmarthen tonight.

bookPublication of report on promotion of Welsh Language


The report ‘A Review of the Work of Mentrau Iaith, Language Action Plans and the Aman Tawe Language Promotion Scheme’ has now been published on the Welsh Government’s website.

bookCelebrating our staff’s research


The School of Welsh at Cardiff University will be launching the staff’s most recent publications on Monday 3 February 2014 at 6.00pm in the Council Chamber in the company of Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas PC AM.

Angharad NaylorSecond Language Revision Day


A revision day for  more than 200 second language pupils was hosted at the School last week.  Pupils from all over south Wales spent the day attending interactive language and literature...

pounds50 PhD scholarships available


Up to 50 PhD scholarships are available for research in the Arts and Humanities from September 2014.

Jonathan MorrisPronunciation Workshop with Glamorgan tutors


On Monday 16 December, two researchers from the School of Welsh were invited to run an interactive workshop with Welsh for Adults tutors at the Glamorgan Centre in Trefforest.

Rhiannon MarksWalking the line between 'fact' and 'fiction'


Dr Rhiannon Marks, a lecturer in the School of Welsh, has just published a monograph entitled, ‘Pe gallwn mi luniwn lythyr’: golwg ar waith Menna Elfyn.

Siwan RosserTeulu Bach Nantoer Programme


Dr Siwan M. Rosser, a lecturer in the School of Welsh, has been working with S4C to create a special programme celebrating the 100th anniversary of the novel Teulu Bach Nantoer (The Little Family of Nantoer) by Moelona.