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Innovative Design

Posted on 19 September 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Hawkins\Brown is delighted to be working with Cardiff University to deliver Innovation Central. The building will be the world’s first social science research park, co-locating leading researchers, practitioners and policy makers. The core mission of the Social Science Research Park (SPARK) – to develop innovative solutions to societal problems through collaborative research – really informed
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Campus buildings, Partnerships, People

The Rise of the Innovation Campus

Posted on 13 September 2018 by Professor Kevin Morgan

Popular histories tend to explain innovation in terms of heroic entrepreneurs – like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, James Dyson and the like – who triumph over adversity. Although there is a grain of truth in these accounts, they are also wide of the mark because they convey a totally misleading picture of the innovation process.
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Research, Innovation and Enterprise at Cardiff University

Posted on 13 September 2018 by Professor Kim Graham

Innovation – the development of new solutions to challenging problems – is at the heart of Cardiff University’s research.  Throughout every building, and every lab, our researchers innovate, creating new methods, knowledge and solutions vital for addressing societal needs, such as healthier ageing, clean energy and transport systems, food and water security, and safe societies.
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ur Vice-Chancellor, Professor Colin Riordan

Campus buildings, Partnerships, People

A message from our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Colin Riordan

Posted on 13 September 2018 by Colin Riordan

A warm Welsh welcome to our new Home of Innovation blog. History shows innovation thrives when pioneers come together to forge partnerships in the right places. When I became Vice-Chancellor, I wanted to build on our deep heritage, embracing the spirit of industrious men and women who shaped South Wales. Our work on innovation has
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