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Cardiff in top five for research excellence

18 December 2014

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

Among the UK's best

18 December 2014

Outstanding quality and impact recognised in Cardiff's communication, media and cultural studies research

Welsh and modern languages research number one in UK for impact

18 December 2014

Cardiff's outstanding research excels in national assessment

Breaking into the golden triangle

18 December 2014

Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience ranked in UK's top three for world-leading research

World-leading sociological research recognised

18 December 2014

Research Excellence Framework ranks Cardiff 3rd in UK for quality and impact of research

Education research ranked top five in UK

18 December 2014

Cardiff confirmed as a leader in educational research

High-impact research ranks among best in UK

18 December 2014

Dentistry, Healthcare Sciences, Medicine, Optometry and Vision Sciences, and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences ranked fourth in the UK

Engineering research is having a global impact

18 December 2014

Civil and Construction Engineering ranked first in the UK

The family archive

15 December 2014

Exploring how photographs, scrapbooks and heirlooms influence family identity

Study probes insulin effect

10 December 2014

Insulin dosage for type 2 diabetes linked with increased death risk

Engineers aim to develop EU ‘super grid' for sharing wind power

08 December 2014

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Researchers at Cardiff University are working on technology which will contribute to the development of a ‘super- grid’ for sharing renewable power across Europe.

The team hopes to unlock ways of bringing renewable energy into homes and businesses, cutting down on fossil fuels.

Working with Leuven University (KU Leuven) in Belgium, the MEDOW project is investigating ways of sharing offshore wind power via a grid system.

University aims to lead the world in solving society's problems

21 November 2014

Social Science Research Park would be world's first

Unravelling the Mystery of Gamma-Ray Bursts

20 November 2014

Scientists trace the origins of gamma-ray bursts with the aid of giant space ‘microphones'.

Committee backs academic's calls to enshrine education in violence bill

20 November 2014

An influential group of AMs has backed calls from a Cardiff University academic to enshrine education and children's rights in law as part of a Bill to end gender-based violence in Wales.

Cardiff and Ford collaboration recognised at top Awards ceremony

19 November 2014

Knowledge Transfer Partnership wins Best of the Best 2014 Award

The tiny flaw behind a chaotic heartbeat

18 November 2014

Twenty-five year hunt uncovers heart defect responsible for cardiovascular diseases

New hope for halting cell death caused by disease

17 November 2014

Cell death discovery opens up new drug targets for treating kidney and liver disease

The hidden ‘evil twin' of climate change

13 November 2014

Report finds majority of UK public unaware of growing threat that ocean acidification poses to the marine world

Groundbreaking Welsh research project seeks to substantially cut cyclist deaths

13 November 2014

Collaborative project using 3D printing technology to develop next generation bicycle safety helmets

Success for Cardiff spinouts

06 November 2014

Asalus and Medaphor win at the Insider Business and Education Partnerships Awards

Huw Edwards interview

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