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Avalanche

Climate change to have ‘little effect’ on common landslides

7 October 2016

New study suggests the frequency of landslides in storm-affected areas will not increase as a result of climate change

Gold Bars

Experts find secret to gold’s catalytic powers

7 October 2016

Scientists at the Cardiff Catalysis Institute reveal reason behind gold’s unparalleled catalytic ability

View of Table Mountain, Cape Town South Africa

School well-represented at 35th International Geological Congress

5 October 2016

Four members of academic staff represented the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the 35th International Geological Congress which took place in South Africa at the end of August.

School celebrates its new BSc Financial Mathematics

3 October 2016

The School of Mathematics celebrates the launch of its new program, BSc Financial Mathematics, with the help of guests from academia and industry.

Gold Bars

Going beyond gold?

3 October 2016

Researchers from the Cardiff Catalysis Institute uncover new method to produce a graphene-related catalyst used in the production of a wide-range of everyday materials

Students return from placements for final year

3 October 2016

A group of Computer Science undergraduates have returned to the School after spending a year in industry.

Undergraduate students in the newly refurbished Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre

School welcomes largest intake of students

30 September 2016

School welcomes largest intake of students

Plastic Bags

English shoppers ditch the carrier bag

29 September 2016

Study shows significant change in attitudes and behaviours of shoppers since the introduction of English carrier bag charge.

Villagers pumping water from a borehole in southern Malawi

Professor contributes to new mining curriculum for Malawi

23 September 2016

Professor Blenkinsop has assisted in the development of a new mining curriculum for the Mining Governance and Growth Support Project of Malawi.

LA Street

Tackling hate crime in Los Angeles

22 September 2016

University team awarded over $800,000 by the US Department of Justice to develop real-time predictions of hate crime using Twitter