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Challenges and opportunities for SPARK

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Challenges and opportunities for SPARK

Posted on 28 June 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

sbarc|spark celebrated its official opening on Thursday 9th June. Special guests from the worlds of social science research-led innovation, politics, the third sector and government attended the ‘celebration of society’s […]

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ClwstwrVerse – exploring media innovation in Cardiff’

Posted on 24 June 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Lee Walters, Programme Manager for Clwstwr, invites you into the ClwstwrVerse. For anyone living and working in the Cardiff area it can seem barely a day goes by that you […]

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Europe’s new regional innovation policy  

Posted on 20 June 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Partnerships for Regional Innovation (PRIs) will be one of the pillars of the European Innovation Agenda, due to be unveiled next month. The initiative aims to make Europe a powerhouse […]

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Funding and awards for circular economy centre

Posted on 13 June 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

RemakerSpace – Cardiff University’s fledgling home dedicated to remanufacturing and reuse – has notched up new accolades as it prepares to open new doors. An innovative circular economy centre containing […]

 
A catalyst for cyber innovation

A catalyst for cyber innovation

Posted on 7 June 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

In development since 2019, the newly proposed Cyber Innovation Hub (CIH) will act as a catalyst for transformation and growth for the Cybersecurity industry in Wales. As Professor Pete Burnap […]

SPARK’s strengths shine in REF

Posted on 30 May 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Top ratings for social science research The UK’s first social science research community – SPARK – is producing internationally leading work, according to the latest Research Excellent Framework (REF) assessment. […]

Igniting ideas: Creating a social science park to tackle major societal challenges

Igniting ideas: Creating a social science park to tackle major societal challenges

Posted on 23 May 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Our society is facing many complex challenges, such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the climate change emergency. In our world of global connections and complications, we cannot expect such […]

First Images of Pollutant Nanoplastics

First Images of Pollutant Nanoplastics

Posted on 16 May 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Researchers at Cardiff University’s new Nanoscale Vibrational Spectroscopy (NVSI) research centre have used Photo Included Force Microscopy (PiFM) to produce the first ever images of pollutant nanoplastics. These images are […]

Cardiff Catalysis Institute guides leading research

Cardiff Catalysis Institute guides leading research

Posted on 4 May 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

With the state-of-the-art microscopy and surface science wing at the new Translational Research Hub (TRH) due to open imminently, two Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) researchers and their co-authors in Canada […]

SPARKing Health and Care Research in Wales

SPARKing Health and Care Research in Wales

Posted on 26 April 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

A cohort of talented academics from Cardiff University’s Social Science Research Park (SPARK) are among a list of Senior Research Leaders announced by Health and Care Research Wales. Image: Will […]