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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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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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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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Cardiff Innovation Campus – Construction Update

Posted on 7 March 2019 by Laura Kendrick

Piling is complete on the Cardiff Innovation Campus site on Maindy Road and a tower crane is now on site, signalling the start of construction of the concrete frame. During January Bouygues UK were joined by a Go Wales placement student. Abdi worked hands-on with the teams and had the opportunity to experience what it’s
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Cardiff Innovation Campus – Education and engagement with Bouygues UK

Posted on 9 January 2019 by Laura Kendrick

Guest post – Nick Toulson, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Advisor, Bouygues UK  Education Interactions during the Construction Phase As with any major construction project, community benefits are now either a client requirement or a key performance indicator. Cardiff Innovation Campus (CIC) is no different in this respect with educational interaction forming a key part of
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Innovation…

Posted on 28 November 2018 by Damian Walford Davies

Words have histories, like places and people. Consider ‘innovation’. You’ll say the word has become a cliché, a cant word in the media, a piece of management speak or glib commercial saw (like ‘solutions’, that now-ubiquitous presence on the side of small companies’ Ford Transits). Until surprisingly recently, the word actually carried a negative tang
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