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Cardiff Innovation Campus Update

Posted on 10 September 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Wednesday 24 July marked the highest July temperature recorded in the UK: 38.1°C in SE England. Teams from Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) and the Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) endured the heat on this day as some headed out onto the newly-poured third floor concrete slab of the future Translational Research Facility. The temperature? Over
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A Home for Social Science-led innovation

Posted on 3 September 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Leading social scientists are the latest staff to witness construction work first-hand at Cardiff University’s future Home of Innovation. Spark (the Social Science Research Park) will be based in Innovation Central (IC). The six-story crucible will be the world’s first social science research park, co-locating leading researchers, practitioners and policy makers. Spark will be based
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A Student View of Cardiff Innovation Campus

Posted on 24 July 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Work continues apace on Cardiff Innovation Campus. The contractor, Bouygues UK, is making good progress in the summer sunshine. In his first blog, third year medical student and Bouygues UK Student Ambassador, Luke Morgan, writes about his first impressions of a site which, by 2021, will be home to entrepreneurs, researchers, funders and students brimming
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Graduate to innovate is key to start-up success

Posted on 18 July 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Not all students graduate to pursue a career. Some set up their own ventures. Cardiff University nurtures early student ideas through a Student Enterprise pipeline that offers advice and insight to help the business grow. This year, three of the four finalists in the graduate category of the Wales Start-Up Awards have grown through Cardiff’s
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