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Partnerships, People

Cardiff collaborates to make ‘million masks a day’

Posted on 29 May 2020 by Peter Rawlinson

University teams up with Hard Shell Cardiff University is joining forces with global defence equipment manufacturer Hard Shell to produce up to one million fluid-resistant masks a day in the fight against COVID-19. With assistance from the Welsh Government, specialist machinery has been brought from overseas to assist in the development and production of masks
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Back to back success and recognition for Cardiff-based Smallspark

Posted on 12 May 2020 by Peter Rawlinson

Smallspark Space Systems have signed up to the national SPRINT business support network which will generate access to funding for a major project looking to utilise Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve and develop the performance of aerostructures and propulsion systems. The project will be funded by a grant of £100,000 from the £4.8 million SPRINT
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Shaping society after COVID-19

Posted on 29 April 2020 by Peter Rawlinson

Professor Chris Taylor explains why Cardiff’s interdisciplinary Social Science Research Park can bring post-pandemic benefits for all    Beyond the eventual outcurve of coronavirus recovery lie questions around society’s response to pandemics. Medical science researchers are showing how – in the immediate hunt for a vaccine – universities can mobilise expertise, skills and resources to respond
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How the ‘Cardiff Model’ is tackling US violence

Posted on 2 March 2020 by Heath Jeffries

A recent mass shooting in Milwaukee has left six people dead. Professor Jonathan Shepherd knows the US city well: one of its suburbs, West Allis, has already adopted the ‘Cardiff Model’ for tackling violence. Professor Shepherd hopes the horrific event may prompt the city’s Mayor Barrett to accelerate violence prevention programs and implement the Cardiff
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