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Satellite image of Mbale region in Uganda during the flood of 2022.

Extreme fluctuations between drought and flooding are devastating communities at greatest risk of climate change impacts, new research reveals

14 November 2023

Researchers examined frequency and magnitude of flooding and drought hazards in six countries over four decades

Professor Haley Gomez

Meet our new Head of School

7 November 2023

Professor Haley Gomez MBE appointed Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy

University’s digital innovation showcased at Wales Tech Week

6 November 2023

Cardiff University-based digital innovators recently attended Wales Tech Week, showcasing the power of digital transformation and cutting-edge technology in Wales.

A male wheelchair user poses for a photograph beside a train at the Bermondsey London Underground station.

"Offering people the freedom to choose how they travel"

24 October 2023

Graduate developing accessible travel app which flags lift disruptions on London Underground

When gaming meets Cardiff history

23 October 2023

Using video games to engage with the history and heritage of Cardiff and southeast Wales

Artist impression of a doughnut-shaped cloud that was formed after two ice giant planets collided.

Planetary collision in distant solar system reveals new cosmic object

13 October 2023

Astronomers investigating a star that had unexpectedly faded discover ‘synestia’ – a cloud of molten, vapourised rock shaped like a doughnut – that had dimmed the star’s brightness

The device takes the form of a small box in which the reaction medium circulates between two electrodes producing the electric field.

Breakthrough in activating greener chemical reactions

12 October 2023

Cardiff and Swiss researchers develop an electrical “switch” that controls chemical reactions.

Concept art for the LiteBIRD spacecraft depicting - from left to right - a space telescope orbiting the Sun, planet Earth and the moon.

Analysing the dying embers of the Big Bang

9 October 2023

Cardiff lends tech and science expertise to space mission set to investigate the very edge of the observable Universe

The Net Zero Innovation Institute officially launched

6 October 2023

Cardiff University has launched a new innovation institute which is helping to shape our sustainable future.

Aerial photograph of South Wales community.

Enhancing UK research and innovation clusters

6 October 2023

Cardiff projects to deliver benefits for regional and local economies and communities