We use big data to provide research-led solutions to real world problems.

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Supercomputing Wales

27 April 2017

A new £15m supercomputing programme of investment has been announced by universities across Wales

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Cyber security centre of excellence to open at Cardiff University

24 April 2017

Cardiff University and Airbus launch first centre of its kind in Europe to tackle cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure

Getting to grips with big data

26 January 2017

First Breakfast Briefing of 2017 tackles big data

Data intensive workshops

The GW4 Alliance are hosting data intensive research workshops throughout May and June.


See our range of interdisciplinary postgraduate courses, providing specialist education in data-intensive research methods.

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About us

Combining research expertise with professional partnerships, find out more about who we are and what we do.

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Our aim is to solve some of the issues and challenges faced by key sectors as they tackle the growing issue of big data.


Meet the people who are involved with the Data Innovation Research Institute