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WSA tops table for research impact in the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF2014)

In the latest assessment of research activity in UK universities, 90% of the WSA's research impact has been judged as outstanding (4*). This places us at the top of the table for impact in the assessment panel for Architecture, Built Environment and Planning.

Our overall research profile also shows that overall 45% of our research is judged to be outstanding, read more

Internal launch of flagship engagement projects

Monday 15th December, 1.30-3pm, VJ Gallery, Main Building

Find out more about the flagship engagement projects, meet the teams, and discuss how you can get involved. All staff and students are welcome to join us in the VJ Gallery for mulled wine and mince pies. There will be an introduction from Professor Hywel Thomas, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Engagement at 1.30pm.

For catering purposes, please email if you'd like to attend. read more

New WSA 'hub' for PhD students

The new space in the Bute Building will be home to more than 30 PhD students working on a range of global issues, from carbon emissions to the design of high-rise buildings in the world's big cities. read more

SAWSA Lecture Series

SAWSA is proud to announce the 1st lecture of this year's Lecture Series. Shankari Raj Edgar will be talking about her practice, The Nudge Group, who are particularly interested in 'place making' and forward-thinking responses...

Date: 21st of October 2014
Time: 4:00pm
Where: Bute Building (Lecutre Theatre 0.14)
Download poster here

Transforming Lives

Five University projects to transform people's lives are being launched at the Senedd, Cardiff Bay, on Tuesday, 21 October 2014.
The five flagship engagement projects are focused on Wales but will also benefit communities as far as south-west Africa. read more

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