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Interdisciplinary Research

Cardiff’s University is committed to be a world-leading, research-led university where interdisciplinary themes facilitate research and teaching excellence. Bridging Disciplines

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Interdisciplinary Networks


Activities Facilitating Interdisciplinarity


Recent Interdisciplinary Grant Awards


Interdisciplinary Masters Courses at Cardiff



  • Presidents Research Scholarships
    President's Research Scholarships

    The first stage of our £4M investment in an additional 72 full RCUK-rate scholarships has met with a very strong response from high-quality candidates across a wide-range of disciplines.

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    Big Ideas for the Future Report published by RCUK

    Big Ideas for the Future is a new report from Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Universities UK that explores the excellent research taking place in UK higher education at the moment and what it will mean for us in 20 years time.

Highlights of Cardiff’s Interdisciplinary Research

Arthritis Research Campaign Biomechanics and Bioengineering Centre


A major new research centre is bringing together world-leading experts to tackle arthritis and develop new treatments for the millions of people suffering from the condition. For more information visit the Centre's website


Wales Governance Centre


The Wales Governance Centre was inaugurated in February 1999 to act as a centre for scholarly research on legal and political matters relating to the National Assembly for Wales, most notably the political, legal and public policy significance of the Government of Wales Act 2006. 

visit the Wales Governance Centre website for more information

All Wales Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI)

All Wales Low Carbon Research Institute

The Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) is a virtual organisation that will change the landscape of the academic discipline of energy research in Wales.

Visit the LCRI website for more information

Wales Institute of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (WIMCS)

Cardiff University Innovative Manufacturing Research Centre (CUIMRC)

WIMCS brings together individuals and groups in mathematical and computational sciences in Wales to provide the critical mass of high quality researchers who will achieve international recognition for mathematical research excellence. The aim of the Institute is to enhance the standing of mathematics and computation in Wales, to foster links with industry, commerce and business, to generate substantial research funding and to provide a forum for education and public awareness of the mathematical sciences. .

Visit the WIMCS website for more information

Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer)

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DECIPHer brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines to tackle public health issues such as diet and nutrition, physical activity; and alcohol, tobacco and drugs, with a particular focus on developing and evaluating multi-level interventions that will have an impact on the health and well-being of children and young people.

Visit the DECIPHer website for more information





Last updated January 2012