Physical Sciences & Engineering


Growing success for Cardiff graduate

Posted on 4 October 2017 by Susie Bailey

A graduate who invented a hydroponic growing system for agriculture will compete in this week’s NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Adam Dixon (BEng 2016), has been shortlisted for ‘Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Cardiff final on 4 October. The former Cardiff University engineering student is bringing to market Phytoponics – a revolutionary patent-pending
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Alex Smyth (MChem 2013)

Posted on 22 June 2017 by Susie Bailey

Cardiff’s School of Chemistry has a very good reputation. It has Russell Group status, the facilities are good and the standard of education high. I think back fondly to my time spent in classes and lectures, where I learnt so much that I have been able to successfully apply in my career thus far.
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Professor Karen Holford (PhD 1987) on achievement, aspiration and becoming Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Posted on 29 March 2017 by Alex Norton

Having been appointed Pro-Vice Chancellor of the College of Physical Sciences & Engineering five years ago, Professor Holford is now undertaking her final week in the role. It is “business as usual”, she insists – her diary includes completing her Performance Development Reviews, interaction with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a presentation on
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Cardiff strikes gold

Posted on 21 November 2016 by Susie Bailey

The world-leading Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) is moving from strength to strength in 2016. From creating gold catalysts that are revolutionising the manufacturing industry, to advances in water purification and cleaner car emissions, these are just some ways in which Cardiff scientists are translating catalysis research into areas that the public will find valuable and
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