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Professor Hywel Thomas

Royal recognition

3 January 2017

Cardiff University experts recognised in Queen’s New Year Honours list

Professor Hazel Prichard

Professor Hazel Prichard BSc, PhD, MBA (1954 –2017)

3 January 2017

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Professor Hazel Prichard.

ER-HWP working principle: upon reflection, the polarization parallel to the wire-grid experiences a phase-shift of 180 degrees, i.e. is reversed in its orientation, whereas the polarisation perpendicular to it stays in the same direction.

New metamaterial device may help detect B-Mode polarization from the CMB

21 December 2016

The metamaterial device may help to discover more about gravitational waves which were emitted when the universe was first formed.

Coastal road damaged by earthquake

Megathrust earthquakes

19 December 2016

New study could lead to more accurate models for forecasting where “megathrust” earthquakes are likely to occur

New UK research partnership to unlock medical evidence

14 December 2016

School part of new network to transform health record free-text into practical data

Aberfan painting on exhibit in School

12 December 2016

A painting by Ron Jones inspired by the mining village of Aberfan during the 1930s is being exhibited in theSchool of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Graham Hutchings receiving Regius Professorship

Cardiff University first Welsh university to receive Regius Professorship

9 December 2016

Cardiff University’s School of Chemistry has been presented with a Royal Warrant signed by Her Majesty the Queen, officially conferring the title of Regius Professor of Chemistry

Developing Catalytic Technologies for Green and Sustainable Energy and Enivornment workshop

EPSRC Global Challenges funds Cardiff-China Strategic International Workshop

6 December 2016

Scientists from the School of Chemistry and the Cardiff Catalysis Institute organised and attended a two day collaborative workshop at Zhejiang University in China this November.

quahog clam

Longest-living animal gives up ocean secrets

6 December 2016

Analysis of the quahog clam reveals how the oceans affected the climate over the past 1000 years

School of Engineering part of new £10m Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Hub

6 December 2016

Engineering is part of a new £10m grant to support compound semiconductor research.