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The investment by EPSRC is underlines the UK’s commitment to maintaining a leadership position in AI research, innovation, and ethical deployment.

Cardiff lends expertise to UK-wide AI research initiative

6 February 2024

EPSRC-funded hubs to evolve AI and tackle complex social, economic and environmental challenges

Professor Roger Whitaker, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Enterprise at Cardiff University outside the Royal Institution 

Global focus for Cardiff University’s innovation and research institutes

23 March 2023

Cardiff University has launched five innovation and research institutes dedicated to tackling some of the biggest challenges facing our world.

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A Data Innovation Research Institute research software engineer has worked with colleagues in Psychology to launch an app that encourages healthy eating choices

1 September 2021

The Data Innovation Research Institute has worked with colleagues in Cardiff University's Brain Imaging Centre to launch a brain training app that hopes to encourage healthy eating choices

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Training public sector data experts

16 June 2020

University launches professional development programme in partnership with the Office for National Statistics

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Back-on-Line

8 June 2020

Working from home? Have you developed lower back pain? Free personalised tool launched for Cardiff University and NHS Wales staff

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Multi-million pound grant to unlock 5G potential in rural Wales

27 February 2020

Cardiff University researchers will support a £10m project aimed at creating new opportunities for businesses and citizens in rural areas

Group of Indonesian and British researcher standing in front of a banner showing, Emergency Sevices International Seminar.

Indonesian emergency medical services – Cardiff University researchers visit Jakarta

17 February 2020

Researchers from Cardiff University's School of Mathematics, led by DIRI director, Paul Harper visit Jakarta to kick start the project that will use mathematical modelling to address the challenges facing emergency services in Indonesia.

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GW4 Crucible 2020

14 November 2019

“The GW4 Crucible was a wonderful experience and our group, who would never have come together otherwise, are now starting the work we received funding for. Get applying!” Tim Pickles, Cardiff University, GW4 Crucible 2019.

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Citizen science: Rain forest community is inspired by visits from Cardiff University researchers

31 October 2019

A Citizen Science project shows a community in the Brazilian rain forest the value of monitoring their local environment and how they can be instrumental in that monitoring.

Researchers evidence the huge potential in using ARM-based HPC systems in the field of Computational Fluid Dynamics

2 August 2019

Researchers evaluated the performance of ARM-based processors using complex simulations.