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February 12, 2014
» New Sustainable Environment Research Centre Blog

We have moved blogs to http://sercusw.wordpress.com The new blog will be focused on sustainability issues as before but will also highlight work being carried out at the Sustainable Environment Research Centre at the University of South Wales. It will also … Continue reading

March 18, 2013
» Wind Turbine Syndrome?

I started writing this post last year but didn’t get around to finishing it. Then last week the topic popped up in the news again with the release of a study Spatio-temporal differences in the history of health and noise … Continue reading

March 7, 2013
» The answer is blowin’ in the wind

Recently I discovered a story about wind farms that suggested that there was a “…possibility that hundreds of derelict wind turbines, coated with indestructible toxic chemicals, will be left rotting on Welsh mountains for hundreds of years.” The basis of … Continue reading

January 29, 2013
» Management Gold

The Chartered Management Institute’s Management Book of the Year prize was created to honour the best in the field of management writing.  Held in association with the British Library, and sponsored by Henley Business School, this competition aims to celebrate … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
» Mintel Report Schedule 2013

Mintel Oxygen Academic provides a one-stop online platform, designed to give students and academics easy and fast access to consumer and market intelligence used by professionals around the world.  Benefits include access to market sizes, shares and forecasts, brand profiles … Continue reading

October 24, 2012
» Only the juciest cherrys picked: guaranteed!

There has been a bit of a flap amongst certain types of blogs over the past weekend. This has been mostly centred on an article and update that appeared in the Mail on Sunday, claiming as certain types are wont … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
» Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore

When I saw this latest story about wave power, I was surprised that it was news. But apparently news it is, and actually it is worth passing on. The Carbon Trust have produced a report that sets out, apparently for … Continue reading

October 10, 2012
» A new look for CIPD Case Studies Extra

CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) has recently moved their Case Studies Extra service into a Virtual Learning Environment. CIPD Case Studies Extra* is described as an interactive learning experience.  The resource is relevant for use as a part of CIPD … Continue reading

June 27, 2012
» A new way to access Companies House reports

Key Note has recently enhanced  its ‘Company Information’ interface by adding access to original Companies House documents.  Data from the past 15 years is now available and includes: Annual Accounts & Interim Accounts Annual Returns Change of Directors or Secretaries Changes to … Continue reading

May 31, 2012
» Using virtual pinboards

I love the fact that the Learning Resources Centres at the University of Glamorgan are enhanced by our online resources (databases, eBooks, electronic journals, etc.).  Access to quality resources is more efficient and widespread than ever before.   Furthermore, the online … Continue reading