Heath Jeffries

Heath Jeffries


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Data innovation helps businesses thrive

Posted on 9 July 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Cardiff’s Data Innovation Accelerator (DIA) was set up to respond to demand from small companies in Wales to access the University’s expertise in data science research. The Accelerator staff team launched the project in June. Catherine Roderick, DIA Project Manager in the School of Computer Science & Informatics, explains how the DIA works. “How do
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Bridging the CS Gap

Posted on 26 June 2019 by Heath Jeffries

ICS supports future materials and devices The Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) is bridging the gap between academia and industry while promoting the research and development of Compound Semiconductor (CS) devices in South Wales. Here, ICS Managing Director, Professor Peter Smowton, explains how ICS is transforming the industry landscape. “Compound semiconductors (CS) are a vital
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Campus recruits Student Ambassadors

Posted on 10 June 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Student volunteers from diverse academic backgrounds have signed up to act as Ambassadors for Cardiff University’s new Innovation Campus. Nuzha Nadeem, Luke Morgan and Jack Collard have teamed up with Bouygues UK and Cardiff University to share their experiences on site as the project develops over the next two years. They are among five student
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Award for system that helps professionals spot signs of child autism

Posted on 4 June 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Partnership wins ‘People’s Choice’ A system that helps professionals spot the signs of autism in children has been crowned ‘People’s Choice’ at Cardiff University’s Innovation and Impact (I&I) Awards. Researchers from the School of Psychology worked with Welsh Government, the Welsh Local Government Association and Public Health Wales to develop SIGNS – an acronym to
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Young civil engineers tour Innovation Campus

Posted on 16 May 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Students see Bouygues UK site in action Four first year Civil Engineering students have toured Cardiff’s new Innovation Campus. Accompanied by Dr Jay Millington, Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, and Nick Toulson, Bouygues UK, the Cardiff University undergraduates were given a guided walk around the site’s new buildings by Lee Lovering, Bouygues UK’s Senior Project
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Understanding the Creative Economy

Posted on 8 May 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Where does creativity come from and why is it important to the economy, culture and identity of cities? How might we better understand this to shape the future of the city? Since 2014, Cardiff University’s Creative Economy team has been tackling these questions, to better understand, engage and enable the creative economy in this region.
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The Cambridge Cluster – lessons of obliquity, serendipity and proximity on the road to innovation

Posted on 2 May 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Professor Rick Delbridge spent last Michaelmas Term as Visiting Fellow at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge. As Cardiff University Dean of Research, Innovation and Enterprise, Professor Delbridge had the opportunity to view the Cambridge regional innovation ecosystem or ‘cluster,’ and to speak openly with a wide cross-section of cluster participants. Here, he writes about
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New EPSRC Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Centre for Doctoral Training

Posted on 5 February 2019 by Heath Jeffries

They’re tiny devices with enormous impact. Behind almost every modern electronic gadget, from smart phones to tablets, lie Compound Semiconductors (CS). Here, Professor Peter Smowton, Managing Director of the Institute of Compound Semiconductors, outlines the power of these successors to silicon chips, and explains how a new EPSRC Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Centre for Doctoral Training (CSM CDT) will help keep South
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