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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 […]

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 […]

Toshiba and Cardiff power electronic innovation

Toshiba and Cardiff power electronic innovation

Posted on 28 February 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff University has joined forces with Toshiba Europe Limited (TEUR) to develop ultra-fast gate drivers for the power electronics market. Power semiconductor devices made from silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium […]

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 […]

Maximising Excellence in Catalysis

Maximising Excellence in Catalysis

Posted on 24 January 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

The science of catalysis underpins almost everything we do, from fertilising crops to washing our dishes. Researchers at Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) excel in discovering and developing new catalysts - […]

A New Era for Electron Microscopy in Cardiff

A New Era for Electron Microscopy in Cardiff

Posted on 21 December 2021 by Heath Jeffries

A microscope with the ability to image the smallest of objects will arrive at Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) later this month. Cardiff’s first Aberration Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (AC-STEM) […]

2021 – Connecting, Collaborating, Creating

2021 – Connecting, Collaborating, Creating

Posted on 20 December 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff University’s work to turn research into real-world remedies for society’s pressing problems continued apace in 2021. New teams were assembled, buildings delivered, deals done, awards won. Here, we look […]

Delivering for Welsh research and innovation

Delivering for Welsh research and innovation

Posted on 13 December 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff University is a critical driver of the economy of Wales. Our excellent research stimulates collaboration with business, promotes economic growth and job creation, improves wellbeing and health outcomes, and engages and supports communities.  Professor Kim Graham, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation and Enterprise sets […]

CSconnected – driving jobs, creating prosperity

CSconnected – driving jobs, creating prosperity

Posted on 1 December 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

The role of the world’s first Compound Semiconductor cluster in driving jobs growth, exports and economic prosperity has been centre stage at the CBI’s Annual Conference. Professor Max Munday, Cardiff […]