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Highlights from 2015

Graham Hutchings

Cardiff partners Max Planck Society to form world-leading catalysis alliance

Cardiff University is to join forces with Germany’s top research body to develop globally important catalysis

Teresa Rees

New Year Honours

Cardiff community recognised with accolades


Innovative approach to help country decide on energy needs

University’s work benefits one of world’s most densely populated countries

Highlights from 2014


Cardiff in top five for research excellence

World leading research drives Cardiff to 5th in rankings of UK universities.

Cardiff Hosts International Rugby Stars

Cardiff hosts international rugby stars

Top teams use University sports facilities ahead of autumn internationals.


Cardiff University research informs Welsh Government anti-smoking legislation

Welsh Government bans smoking in cars carrying children.

Highlights from 2013


Sir David Attenborough delivers outstanding lecture

One of today's greatest natural historians has delivered this year's Hadyn Ellis Distinguished Lecture.

assessing cancer risk

Assessing cancer risk

New model helps better identify those at high risk of bowel cancer.

Carl Bernstein

Watergate journalist comes to Cardiff

University welcomes world-famous investigative journalist, Carl Bernstein.

Highlights from 2012

Online future of higher education

Online future of higher education

Cardiff joins Futurelearn.

Woman digging in an archaeological trench at Ham Hill

Iron-age hillfort reveals its secrets

Excavations at Britain’s largest prehistoric hillfort have given archaeologists from Cardiff and Cambridge universities a glimpse of what life was like inside the fort more than 2000 years ago.

Four members of Cardiff University rowing quad smiling and waving, wearing their medals

‘Top sculling university in GB’

‘Oarsome’ performance by Cardiff rowers earns praise from Welsh rowing coach.