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Do you have problems recognising people who are familiar to you - even work colleagues, friends or family?

Our Psychology researchers are looking for people who have below-average face recognition abilities, to take part in research investigating face processing.  

Think you may be a candidate? You can find out by completing this 5-minute online face test: http://tinyurl.com/recognisingfaces

Interested in knowing more about face processing problems? Contact Dr Jeremy Tree and his lab at Swansea University Department of Psychology (j.tree@swansea.ac.uk)

(Image courtesy of Flickr / Helga Weber)
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The Longitude Prize offers a £10 million prize fund for an innovation that will solve one of the major problems of our time.

In today's Daily Telegraph, Prof Nidal Hilal from Swansea Uni's College of Engineering makes the case for new sources of fresh, clean water - an urgent and growing challenge for humanity.  Vote Water!
With the deadline for the Longitude Prize 2014’s public vote rapidly approaching, we take a closer look at the issues it is asking you to vote on in our six-day series. Today, Prof Nidal Hilal says that the world is in urgent need of new sources of fresh, clean water
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EVENT ALERT Postgraduate Open Day: Tuesday 3rd June

Want to enhance your job skills, progress your career, change direction...or just not quite ready to leave your studies behind?

Find out about postgraduate opportunities at our next Postgraduate Open Day - book your place online at http://swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/open-days

PLEASE NOTE There is a separate open day for Graduate Entry Medicine.  The next GEM Open Day is 25th June - please see http://tinyurl.com/GEMOpenDay for details.
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Swansea University is awarded 2014 UK University of the Year, as voted for by students in the What Uni? Student Choice Awards!!
Despite the endless amount of advice available to students nowadays, choosing where to spend years studying is a daunting prospect; so how are you supposed to work out where the place is to go? Deciding which university you want to go to can be tough as there are numerous aspects to consider.
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The 2014 Welsh Varsity Games kicked off on Saturday, with a win for..........TEAM SWANSEA!!!!!

Massive congratulations to the Senior Men’s First VIII for their thrilling win over Cardiff!!!

A huge well done to the ladies' and novice rowing teams for their closely fought races, and to the cricket team for a top effort in soggy conditions - doing Swansea proud, all of you!

Go the Green and White Army!!! ‪#‎gwa14‬ ‪#‎welshvarsity‬

http://swansea.ac.uk/varsity
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Take a look at our new 2015 Undergraduate prospectus, featuring our beautiful cover star Rhossili!

http://swansea.ac.uk/prospectus
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Congratulations to all final year students collecting their results today! Well done!!
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BREAKING NEWS

The University will be partnering with global technology giant Hewlett Packard (HP), in a major 3-year project to explore the development of sustainable next-generation cities and communities.

Using HP technology such as smart meters, smart grid technologies, ultra-low-power wireless sensors, cyber security and resource management software - and experience gained from HP's own research at HP Labs in Palo Alto, California - an experimental 'testbed' will be established at the University.

Research will determine the best set-up to support the radical changes needed to significantly reduce fossil fuel consumption.

The project will also lead to a permanent research environments being established at the University for the development of next-generation digital economy products and services.

Read the full story at http://tinyurl.com/HP-SU-Partnership

HP Labs: http://www.hpl.hp.com
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HUGE news this week as Swansea Uni was awarded 'UK University of the Year' at the What Uni Student Choice Awards!!!

The Uni was also awarded 2nd in the UK for both Students Union and Courses and Lecturers, and 3rd for Clubs and Societies. Awards are based on ratings from students themselves - THANK YOU so much to everyone who voted!

Pictured are staff from Swansea Uni and the Students' Union who attended the awards ceremony in London last night - with our new friend Clive 

Check out our No.1 position on http://www.whatuni.com/student-awards-winners/2014.html :)
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Well done Swansea University Amateur Boxing on winning their 2014 Welsh Varsity competition last night - taking the 2014 Shield score to 2-1...to Team Swansea!
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Have you seen the Bay Campus development recently?

Here's a new aerial video showing progress on construction of Phase 1 (due to open to students in September 2015).

For more information on the Campus Development programme - including works on both Singleton and Bay Campuses - visit http://swansea.ac.uk/campus-development
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As the Daily Mail says: 'Wales = beautiful'!.

Our local Rhossili Bay named UK's best beach, 9th best in the world, in the TripAdvisor Traveller Choice Beaches Awards
Rhossili Bay in the Gower has beaten off competition from Dorset, Cornwall and Scotland to secure the top spot in the UK, and Spain, Greece, Italy and Turkey to keep its third-place ranking in Europe for the second year running.
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