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Student engineer wins Commonwealth Games silver for Team Wales

18 August 2022

Civil and environmental engineering student Dom Coy takes a silver medal for Team Wales in his first ever Commonwealth Games

Emeritus Professor engages with Sky News on tidal range energy generation

10 August 2022

Emeritus Professor Roger Falconer involved in Sky News documentary about the potential benefits of tidal energy

8 portraits athletes from Cardiff University

Cardiff University students past and present competing at Commonwealth Games

28 July 2022

Many developed their passion and skills for their sports while in Cardiff

Students vote our engineering courses among the best in the UK

20 July 2022

Our electrical and electronic engineering course takes the top spot for student satisfaction, as the NSS 2022 results are revealed

Face masks unsafe in MRI machines, study shows

11 July 2022

New research outlines potential risk to patients who wear certain types of face masks whilst undergoing an MRI scan.

Winners of award pictured

National award for nature-based approach to flooding project

1 July 2022

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

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

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.