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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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Qioptiq – A KTP success story

Posted on 3 January 2019 by Laura Kendrick

Cardiff University expertise helped North Wales company Qioptiq win an £82m defence contract, creating and safeguarding jobs. Experts from Cardiff Business School spent two years developing a toolset to improve Denbighshire-based Qioptiq’s inventory forecasting operations. The study was made possible thanks to a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) co-funded by Welsh Government, the Engineering and Physical
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The science behind Cardiff’s space-age scanner

Posted on 20 December 2018 by Laura Kendrick

A super-sensitive passenger scanner that reveals hidden security threats has been trialled at Cardiff Airport. The walk-through device applies space technology to image human body heat. The result of a collaboration between Sequestim Ltd and Cardiff University scientists, the technology can distinguish between threats and non-threats without the need for passengers to keep still or
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The Effects of Concussion in Sport

Posted on 13 December 2018 by Peter Theobald

Head injury in sport is becoming an increasingly prominent societal challenge. The effect of concussion, or ‘mild traumatic brain injury’ (MTBI), is now frequently reported in sports including rugby and soccer. The ‘ripple-effect’ through society means that some parents are now questioning the involvement of their children in sport. This, against a back-drop of already
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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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Event: Yīn and Yáng: Investing in Today for a Better Tomorrow – Lord John Bird MBE

Posted on 22 November 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Thursday 6 December 2018 18:30 – 20:15 Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, is pleased to welcome The Big Issue founder and crossbench peer, Lord Bird MBE, to deliver the inaugural Well-being of Future Generations Commissioner for Wales’ Annual Lecture. As a prominent anti-poverty campaigner and keen supporter of the work of the first Future Generations
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Guest post: Linda Hazzard – Living with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Posted on 8 November 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Linda Hazzard won the ‘People’s Choice’ Social Media Competition at Cardiff’s 20th Innovation and Impact Awards earlier this year. A former local government employee from Weston-Super-Mare, Linda voted for Cardiff University spinout TeloNostiX, crowned ‘People’s Choice’ thanks to overwhelming public support. The company has developed a tool that helps clinicians and patients understand the likely
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