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Geographical Association Award for video collaboration

10 April 2019

School of Earth and Ocean Sciences and Time for Geography recognised for video collaboration.

Foraminifera art detail

Former lecturer donates scientific art to School

28 March 2019

Richard Bizley artwork depicting marine foraminifera to go on display.

Professor Tom Blenkinsop in Zimbabwe

Higher Education Partnerships in sub-Saharan Africa programme

13 March 2019

Professor visits Zimbabwe to teach on Royal Academy of Engineering programme.

Cardiff University

Success in world subject rankings

5 March 2019

Cardiff University boasts world-leading subjects according to latest results from prestigious rankings

International Women and Girls in Science Day event

Marking the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

13 February 2019

School marks UN day with a series of talks from women in science

Fossils

Scientists discover oldest evidence of mobility on Earth

11 February 2019

Fossils dating back 2.1 billion years provide first ever evidence of movement in multicellular organisms

Panama 1

Volcanic growth ‘critical’ to the formation of Panama

7 February 2019

Scientists put forward new explanation as to how land bridge formed between North and South America

National Geology Challenge

School hosts regional heat in National Geology Challenge

23 January 2019

Regional winners to compete in the national finals hosted by the Geological Society

Groundwater

Warning for world’s groundwater reserves

21 January 2019

Research reveals over half of the world’s groundwater flows could take over 100 years to respond fully to climate change

Greenland research team walking to portal

Window into previously unseen part of glacial environment

3 January 2019

Melting ice sheets release tons of methane into the atmosphere

SRK careers event 2018

Global exploration consultancy host “speed-dating” careers event

17 December 2018

International practice SRK Consulting organise careers day for geology and exploration students.

Hurricane damaged house

House size increases after hurricane strikes

11 December 2018

Research shows that house size is increasing by more than 50 per cent in areas that have been hit by hurricanes

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Got the bottle? Cardiff has!

28 November 2018

Cardiff University champions free tap water scheme to tackle plastic bottle pollution

Greenland meteorite

Giant meteorite crater found beneath Greenland’s ice sheet

14 November 2018

Scientists uncover 31 km-wide meteorite impact crater hidden deep beneath the Hiawatha Glacier

Geology student honoured in National Student Awards

22 October 2018

Cardiff student one of seven to receive Institute of Quarrying award

Jupiter's moon

Icy warning for space missions to Jupiter’s moon

8 October 2018

Scientists suggest fields of 15 metre-high shards of ice could exist on Europa’s surface, posing a threat to future landing missions

Guiding Light

All aboard University research vessel

23 July 2018

RV Guiding Light is part of University’s science activities at Eisteddfod

Ocean acidification

Ocean acidification to hit levels not seen in 14 million years

23 July 2018

‘Unprecedented’ levels of ocean acidification triggered by future climate change may have severe consequences for marine ecosystems

School pupils taking part in science demonstration

Mars ‘mission’ for pupils

26 June 2018

Young learners to tackle science challenge set by University experts

NUS Green Impact logo

Green Impact Award

15 June 2018

School achieves bronze status in NUS Green Impact scheme