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Funding and awards for circular economy centre

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Institute for Compound Semiconductors supports business growth

Institute for Compound Semiconductors supports business growth

Posted on 11 April 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff University’s Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) will move to a bespoke cleanroom this summer, working alongside business partners to help address a global shortage of semiconductor chips. As a […]

sbarc|spark ‘will support innovation and job security’

sbarc|spark ‘will support innovation and job security’

Posted on 29 March 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

sbarc|spark has a key role to play in colocating researchers under one roof to generate new ideas and fresh avenues of research, says Professor Chris Taylor, Director of SPARK – […]

SPARKing Wales’ future innovation strategy

SPARKing Wales’ future innovation strategy

Posted on 21 March 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

The Learned Society of Wales (LSW) is convening a programme of activities to help inform and improve innovation policies and practices in Wales. The role of science parks in innovation […]

sbarc|spark opens new doors

sbarc|spark opens new doors

Posted on 2 March 2022 by Heath Jeffries

A new flagship centre where ideas ignite invention has opened its doors. sbarc|spark – Cardiff’s #HomeofInnovation - brings together researchers, entrepreneurs, student start-ups and academic spinouts in a state-of-the-art building […]

Semiconductors boost Welsh economy

Semiconductors boost Welsh economy

Posted on 8 February 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

A new report published by Cardiff University’s Welsh Economy Research Unit (WERU) highlights the contribution to the economy by the CSconnected semiconductor cluster - the first of its kind in […]