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£1.1m project reaches for the Cloud

13 September 2017

Compound Semiconductor Centre to build high-speed technologies.

Cabinet Ministers at ICS

Institute for Compound Semiconductors gathers pace

6 September 2017

First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Wales visit cutting-edge tech hub.

The Geminga pulsar (inside the black circle) is moving towards the upper left, and the orange dashed arc and cylinder show the ‘bow-wave’ and a ‘wake’. The region shown is 1.3 light-years across.

Remaking planets after star-death

11 July 2017

Dr Jane Greaves from the School of Physics and Astronomy presented her work on planet formation at the National Astronomy Meeting.

Artist's illustration of Supernova 1987A

Cosmic “dust factory” reveals clues to how stars are born

10 July 2017

Scientists find new molecules within remnants of an exploded star for the very first time

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CS Connected unites cluster

10 July 2017

Brand highlighted at innovation event.

Left: three colour composite image of SDC13; Right: Brand new, high resolution map of SDC13.

First look at the gravitational dance that drives stellar formation

6 July 2017

A postgraduate from the School of Physics and Astronomy will present her research at the National Astronomy Meeting.

Logo of the Science and Technology Facilities Council

STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships: Internal Deadline 10th August 2017

5 July 2017

The internal deadline for the Ernest Rutherford Fellowships is 10th August.

Cardiff research exhibition

Cardiff science on show at annual Royal Society exhibition

4 July 2017

Thousands of members of the public set for a unique insight into Cardiff University’s cutting-edge research

Simulation of two black holes merging

Listening to Einstein’s Universe at the Royal Society exhibition

4 July 2017

Members of the public are set to receive an insight into the School of Physics and Astronomy's world-leading research.

Wendy Sadler

Cardiff academics pick up prestigious physics awards

3 July 2017

Dr Jane Greaves and Wendy Sadler MBE recognised for their outstanding contribution to physics research and engagement

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Cluster open for business

3 July 2017

Introducing CS Connected – the world’s first compound semiconductor cluster.

Dr Wendy Sadler

Engagement champion receives recognition in Queen’s Birthday Honours

29 June 2017

Dr Wendy Sadler has been recognised for services to science, engineering communication and engagement.

Professor Malcom Mason

Queen’s Birthday Honours

22 June 2017

University community recognised for outstanding contribution

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Gravitational waves provide clues to how black holes are born

1 June 2017

Cardiff University researchers help international team observe giant pair of spinning black holes over three billion light years away

Some of the award winners at the Chaos Ball.

Student role models recognised for their contribution to outreach and admissions

17 May 2017

Awards were presented to students and staff at this year's Chaos Ball.

A research student during an experiment.

Undergraduate research opportunities

15 May 2017

Paid research opportunities for undergraduate students this summer.

University welcomes £38m Compound Semiconductor deal

8 May 2017

Ten councils back CS Foundry.

Compound semiconductor research equipment

SIOE celebrates science of semiconductors

13 April 2017

Conference examines roles for new materials

Satellite circling Earth

Cardiff student wins UK Space Agency competition

13 April 2017

Physics student Chloe Hewitt picks up prize for novel idea using satellites to identify disused buildings

Compound semiconductor research equipment

£2m equipment award for Hub

27 February 2017

EPSRC funding strengthens Cardiff’s new CS Manufacturing Hub