We are one of Europe’s top facilities for brain imaging.
Housing a powerful combination of neuroimaging devices, we continue to further our world-leading research which has already established the University as one of the top three in the UK for psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience.
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Consolidating smart-specialisation expertise in neuroimaging, The Centre is comparable in scale with facilities in North America, enabling research done in Wales to compete with the very best in the world.
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Significant asset to the University
The £44m Centre, which opened in spring 2016, forms part of the University’s Maindy Park site, which is a redevelopment housing a range of buildings promoting the University’s ambition to be a world leader in research and innovation.
We worked closely with architects IBI to design a building which can facilitate the bespoke and high-end equipment housed within it.
Sustainability is central to the design and it is hoped that the building will achieve a BREEAM excellence rating. The whole site is a significant asset to the University, the city, region and beyond.
We house one of the most powerful MRI scanners in Europe, as well as brain-stimulation equipment, sleep laboratories and drug-trial facilities.