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Land Rover conversion kit debuts at Glastonbury Festival

24 June 2022

A ‘drop in’ kit that converts Land Rover Defenders into fully electric vehicles will be used across Worthy Farm this weekend.

Funding secured for further offshore wind energy projects

9 June 2022

School set to develop a new doctoral network to develop more efficient and reliable renewable energy technologies

National award for innovative nature-based approach to flooding project

20 May 2022

Researchers win Studies and Research category for the prestigious ICE West Midlands Awards 2022

Research Excellence Framework 2021 results

12 May 2022

96% of the school's REF submission is considered world-leading or internationally excellent

European farmland could be biggest global reservoir of microplastics, study suggests

6 May 2022

Up to 42,000 tonnes of microplastics are applied across European agricultural soils each year as a result of sewage sludge fertiliser.

Cardiff joins offshore renewable energy project

13 April 2022

The University will participate in ORE Catapult’s Welsh Centre of Excellence to support the growth of the Welsh offshore renewable energy sector.

Understanding the true potential of low-carbon liquid fuels

18 March 2022

Prof Jianzhong Wu involved in new research projects that will help the future take-up of greener, hydrogen-based fuels in the UK

Agustin Valera-Medina

Cardiff engineer appointed as Director of the Green Ammonia Working Group UK

14 February 2022

Dr Agustin Valera-Medina to lead working group supporting nitrogen-based energy

Cardiff Professor chairs world-first low carbon restart project

10 January 2022

Professor Nicholas Jenkins is the Chair of the Stakeholder Advisory Group for the Distributed ReStart project

Researchers speak to BBC News about wind turbine technology

22 December 2021

Dr Ugalde-Loo and Dr Sathsara Abeysinghe were interviewed by BBC Wales’ Economics Correspondent about wind turbine technology

Water Council

Emeritus Professor engages with World Water Council on global water security post Covid-19

13 December 2021

Emeritus Professor Roger Falconer moderated a World Water Council international webinar on global water security

Generous gift funds new engineering bursary for students from Malaysia

10 December 2021

The School of Engineering is pleased to announce financial support for new undergraduate engineering students from Malaysia

Hywel Thomas

Professor Hywel Thomas elected Foreign Member by the Chinese Academy of Sciences

29 November 2021

Professor receives China’s highest honour for foreign scientists.

Research films put science at heart of COP Cymru

24 November 2021

Video series demonstrates strength of Wales’s climate research

Cardiff University heads to EXPO 2020 Dubai

10 November 2021

Cardiff University scientists are taking their research to the world stage at the EXPO 2020 Dubai, discussing the future of travel and how it will be influenced by electrification.

Knowledge Transfer Partnership rated ‘Outstanding’ by Innovate UK

9 November 2021

Research collaboration with sustainable energy company evaluated as ‘Outstanding’ by a UK Government body

PhD students win local heat in Young Persons Paper Competition

2 November 2021

Congratulations to the winners of the Welsh and South West Sections' heat in the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers’ competition.

Is more green electricity the answer to climate change?

22 October 2021

Professor Nick Jenkins discusses on BBC Sounds World Service.

PhD student wins Best Paper Award at International Symposium

18 October 2021

Congratulations to Stephanie Müller who has won the Best Paper Award 2021 at the 9th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics

Cardiff University and Gower College Swansea partner to upskill Wales’ engineering industry

26 August 2021

Cardiff University and Gower College Swansea introduce Wales’ first Integrated Engineering Degree Apprenticeship programme.