Day: November 6, 2015

Model submarine

Submarines for Schools

Posted on 6 November 2015 by Cherrie Summers

The Babcock design, make and test challenge by Emily Christley (Y2 IEN), Tim Erskine (Y2 EEE) and Dominic Borthwick (Y2 EEE)  During week 11of last academic year, IEN and EEE first year students completed their design, make and test (DMT) activity as part of their Engineering Applications module. Babcock Engineering, a very large engineering company
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Report from your Student/Staff Panel

Posted on 6 November 2015 by Cherrie Summers

Hi All, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself, I am Rob Spurway and I am this year’s IEN/EEE Student Staff Panel (SSP) Chair. If you want to contact me please do via email on spurwayr@cardiff.ac.uk. Firstly I would like to welcome all the new Year One, Foundation and Direct Entry students to
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Improving the Student Experience in EEE

Posted on 6 November 2015 by Cherrie Summers

Your EEE staff have been keen to find out what you like and don’t like about your learning and teaching experience here in the School of Engineering. Find out about all of your suggestions and the responses to them here. Just click on the link below to open the document. YEAR 3_4_MSc LUNCH 281015       
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Meet the Staff – Dr Daniel Slocombe

Posted on 6 November 2015 by Cherrie Summers

We asked new lecturer in ENGIN, Dr Daniel Slocombe to answer a few questions about himself. How long have you worked in the School of Engineering? I’ve been working in the School of Engineering since September 2015, so only 8 weeks. Prior to that I was at the University of Oxford in the Chemistry department. How did
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RIPPED TROUSERS, EWB AND NOT TAKING NOTES IN LECTURES – A Fresher’s view on the first few weeks at Cardiff.

Posted on 6 November 2015 by Cherrie Summers

  Fresher’s week was a very interesting experience, I really hit the ground running in terms of getting to know people and getting to know things. I found the events the SU put on to be really good in that week, especially the UV paint party, which was probably my favourite night. The events the
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ShockSoc Report

Posted on 6 November 2015 by Cherrie Summers

ShockSoc – Recent and Upcoming Events The first few weeks of term have been busy for us, with the year being kicked off with a well-attended introductory session where we messed around with Arduinos and LED matrices. The follow-on session involved making an LED Pong game and then messing around with the code. Visits to
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Outstanding Performance Awards

Posted on 6 November 2015 by Cherrie Summers

For final year students, graduation is just over 9 months away. During that time, as well as receiving your degree you may be presented with an award for an outstanding project, performance in your course or dedication to the department. However, that does not mean that all the other years are simply ignored. Every year
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New Compound Semiconductor Foundation for Cardiff University

Posted on 6 November 2015 by Cherrie Summers

Funding totalling £29m has been awarded to Cardiff to establish a new Compound Semiconductor Research Foundation within the University on Maindy Road. The new Foundation, the first of its kind in the UK, will put Cardiff University at the cutting edge of semiconductor technology.  It will also help to strengthen the already established links with
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