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Post-Doctoral Research Assistant wins Early Career Award

14 January 2022

Sophie Cox has been voted the winner of the Ramsay Medal of the Tectonic Studies Group

New working group to radically reshape marine science

21 December 2021

Dr Aditee Mitra will Chair a new Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research working group known as MixONET

Dr Ernest Chi Fru elected to the Council of the European Association of Geochemistry

10 December 2021

Dr Ernest Chi Fru was elected as a councillor

Rare Jurassic fossil reveals never-before-seen ammonite muscles in 3D

8 December 2021

3D imaging techniques reveal details of the soft tissues in an exceptionally preserved fossil found in Gloucestershire, UK and throw new light on creatures that thrived in the oceans 165 million years ago

Research films put science at heart of COP Cymru

24 November 2021

Video series demonstrates strength of Wales’s climate research

Geology subject guide

Schools will reduce the environmental impact of field courses

15 November 2021

Cardiff University agrees to new principles outlined by the UK's professional body.

New insights suggest pressurised water at fault lines could drive seismic activity

12 November 2021

Research suggests a new possible cause for the slow tectonic creep at fault lines to become the faster sliding of an earthquake.

Novel dataset devised for climate research

2 November 2021

New open-access dataset could aid future researchers studying the effects of climate change on the global water cycle.

Clocking the speed of ocean circulation holds the key to past African climates

27 October 2021

Analysis of tiny carbonate fossil and sediment records dating back over 7 million years may hold the key to solving one of the outstanding puzzles of paleoanthropology.

Exchanging Knowledge and Best Practice Across Borders 2021

12 October 2021

Coastal Communities Adapting Together is delighted to announce the second Exchanging Knowledge and Best Practice Across Borders event in October 2021

Professor Dianne Edwards wins the Frances Hoggan Medal 2021

11 October 2021

The award celebrates the contribution of outstanding women connected with Wales in the areas of science, medicine, engineering, technology or mathematics

Celebrating Black History Month

4 October 2021

Celebrating and supporting the work of Black earth and environmental scientists who have contributed to a better understanding of our world

Falling Walls 2021

Researcher selected as a semi-finalist for world-class pitch competition

24 September 2021

Researcher enters semi-finals for Falling Walls Lab 2021

Changing diets to tackle climate change ‘unattainable’ for minority groups

16 September 2021

New research suggests a proportion of Black and Hispanic individuals in lowest income and education groups would not be able to afford a healthier diet

Cardiff scientist receives future leader funding

10 September 2021

Dr Michael Prior-Jones receives prestigious research grant to help advance glacier research in Greenland

Celebrating Pride 2021

13 August 2021

School celebrates and supports our LGBTQ+ colleagues and students

Diverse values research wins funding

6 August 2021

Funded project aims to implement diverse values into decision-making that can influence marine policy

Scientists call on more research to determine ‘tipping point’ of supervolcanoes

27 July 2021

In-depth review of 13 historical ‘supereruption’ events reveals no universal set of indicators of an impending volcanic eruption

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Cardiff researchers receive Robert Mitchum Award

14 July 2021

Researchers awarded the Robert Mitchum Award 2021 for the best paper published in Basin Research

‘Live fast, die young’ cycle threatening California’s ecosystems

15 June 2021

Intensive water management causing short-term gains but long-term damage to one of the most biodiverse regions in the world