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Cardiff and Hokkaido – a special friendship

Cardiff and Hokkaido – a special friendship

Posted on 20 February 2019 by Duncan Wass

Catalysis speeds up chemical reactions. Without it, the modern world would be very different – everything from fuels to materials to pharmaceutical products rely on catalysis in their manufacture. Like […]

Innovative research into lean, green energy to reduce fuel poverty and improve air quality

Innovative research into lean, green energy to reduce fuel poverty and improve air quality

Posted on 13 February 2019 by Sali Button

FLEXIS (Flexible Integrated Energy Systems) aims to de-risk decarbonisation by enabling low carbon transport, integrating renewables into the grid and developing reliable means of carbon capture and storage. Its unique […]

New EPSRC Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Centre for Doctoral Training

New EPSRC Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Centre for Doctoral Training

Posted on 5 February 2019 by Heath Jeffries

They’re tiny devices with enormous impact. Behind almost every modern electronic gadget, from smart phones to tablets, lie Compound Semiconductors (CS). Here, Professor Peter Smowton, Managing Director of the Institute of Compound […]

Cardiff Catalysis Institute: 10 Years of Science and Innovation

Cardiff Catalysis Institute: 10 Years of Science and Innovation

Posted on 25 January 2019 by Richard Catlow

As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Cardiff Catalysis Institute, it is fitting to reflect both on the achievements of the Institute and of its founding Director; and on the […]

Cardiff entrepreneur’s VR success

Cardiff entrepreneur’s VR success

Posted on 17 January 2019 by Laura Kendrick

George Bellwood is a third year Business Management (Marketing) student at Cardiff University and is the Founder/Director of Virtus Tech. For me the idea of becoming an entrepreneur came from […]

Cardiff Innovation Campus – Education and engagement with Bouygues UK

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 […]

Qioptiq – A KTP success story

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 […]

The science behind Cardiff’s space-age scanner

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 […]

The Effects of Concussion in Sport

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 […]

Innovation…

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 […]