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College of Physical Sciences and Engineering

The College of Physical Sciences and Engineering is a centre of academic excellence, internationally renowned for research and teaching excellence, innovation, industrial engagement, sustainable solutions and societal impact.

The College of Physical Sciences and Engineering comprises of seven academic Schools working together to find sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Our interdisciplinary approach facilitates research and teaching innovation and excellence, industrial engagement and societal impact.

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Our world-leading research is recognised for its quality and impact.

Our diverse international community drives our teaching and research excellence.

News

New insights into mysterious deep earthquakes

26 March 2020

A major international study has shed new light on the mechanisms which trigger earthquakes deep below Earth’s surface.

Monitoring eathquakes

Scientists get first look at cause of ‘slow motion’ earthquakes

25 March 2020

Ocean drilling project reveals ‘mash up’ of rock types that lead to unique slow motion earthquake events

The lights of Cardiff at night

Engineers partner with China to investigate low-carbon urban futures

20 March 2020

The School of Engineering is involved in three projects worth over £2.2 million on creating sustainable urban energy in collaboration with partners in the UK and China