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A stunning online exhibition: doctoral research ‘on display’ for Images of Research 2020

Posted on 4 January 2021 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Terry Laverty-Seabrook, Doctoral Academy Community Development and Engagement Officer, quotes from 2020 winners The Doctoral Academy’s annual Images of Research (IoR) event is normally a highly popular, engaging face-to-face affair that attracts a wide audience of researchers, other Cardiff University students and staff and even the public. As IoR is such an integral event
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Images of Research 2020: why you should contribute

Posted on 10 November 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

By Terry Laverty-Seabrook, Doctoral Academy Community Development and Engagement Officer, quotes from 2018 winners If you could tell a story about your research in one image, what would it be? We are now receiving entries from postgraduate researchers (PGRs) for our Images of research 2020 competition, and we’re excited to see what you come up
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Research, STEM

Coronavirus nanoscience: the tiny technologies tackling a global pandemic

Posted on 9 October 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Josh Davies, School of Chemistry The world-altering coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic is thought to be just 60 nanometres to 120 nanometres in size. This is so mind bogglingly small that you could fit more than 400 of these virus particles into the width of a single hair on your head. In fact, coronaviruses are so small
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Research, STEM

Social distancing is making public transport worse for the environment than cars – here’s how to fix it

Posted on 16 September 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Thomas Woolley, Lecturer at School of Mathematics, and Joshua Moore, Lucy Henley, and Timothy Ostler, PhD students at School of Mathematics. During lockdown, travel restrictions caused car and public transport use to plummet across the UK. On April 12 2020, the number of daily trips by car fell to 22%, compared to a typical day
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