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Fred Thomas

Fred Thomas, 1930-2016

30 March 2016

The School of Engineering is saddened to learn of the passing of Fred Thomas.

Mining plant

Researcher to receive Adrian Normanton Medal

29 March 2016

School of Engineering research associate Julian Steer has been recognised by the Council of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

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Civil Engineering performs strongly in QS World Rankings

22 March 2016

Civil Engineering at Cardiff University has risen significantly to be rated in the top 10 disciplines of its kind nationally and amongst the top 100 in the world.

An aeroplane flies through lighning

Students recognised by South Wales Institute of Engineers

21 March 2016

Rabia Abid, a PhD student at the School of Engineering, is one of three Cardiff University students to share the 2016 David Douglas Award.

Electrical pylon

School of Engineering wins new multi-million pound project on energy

14 March 2016

Cardiff University’s School of Engineering will lead a new £24million collaborative research project, named FLEXIS.

Cardiff Grail

£2M funding boost for arthritis research

11 March 2016

“Transformative potential” of arthritis research recognised in funding renewal

River

Academic appointed to National Flood Resilience Science Advisory Group

7 March 2016

Professor Roger Falconer has been invited the join the Scientific Advisory Group.

Photograph of a building

School of Engineering at heart of European project

17 February 2016

In combination with European partners, the centre is working on a project that could help to revolutionise design and construction.

Researcher with microscope

Cardiff engineers scoop top prize for research paper

15 February 2016

Three researchers from Cardiff University School of Engineering have been selected to receive the 2016 Microwave Prize.

Budding Brunels

Budding Brunels

10 February 2016

Next generation of constructors get a taste of university life

A technician working in the Additive Manufacturing Laboratory

School of Engineering receives backing of NFL project

17 December 2015

A project led by America's NFL is funding work at the School of Engineering's Additive Manufacturing Laboratories.

3D printed material for helmets

Material to prevent brain injuries backed by NFL

16 December 2015

Novel 3D-printed material developed by University researchers receives funding in NFL-backed Head Health Challenge

Fish Spy in action

Innovative New Device to Help Anglers

10 December 2015

ASTUTE Project engineers have helped to develop a new product that provides an insight into underwater life.

A female engineer

More Women Engineers Needed

2 December 2015

Wales is missing out by not employing more female chartered engineers, Professor Karen Holford tells Eye on Wales radio programme.

Award winners at the Da Vinci Innovation Awards

Da Vinci Innovation Awards

26 November 2015

More than 100 guests attended the 3rd Da Vinci Innovation Awards last night at the Kuku Club to watch 20 innovation pitches from staff and students across the university.

The ASTUTE team at the Celebrating Excellence Awards

Engineering staff receive Excellence Awards

17 November 2015

A number of engineering staff members were presented with awards at the Celebrating Excellence event held by the University on the 5th November.

wall panels

UK’s first trial of self-healing concrete

28 October 2015

A University-led project is testing ways of automatically repairing concrete without human intervention

Lorena Hidalgo with her award

PhD student takes home conference prize

28 September 2015

Lorena Hidalgo wins Best Oral Presentation at the Third South West Regional Regenerative Medicine Meeting.

Aeroplane

New £2.6 million project for Lightning Laboratory

24 September 2015

Universities and Science Minister, Jo Johnson, on a visit to Cardiff University yesterday, announced a £2.6 million project led by Airbus Group, and involving the Morgan-Botti Lightning Laboratory at Cardiff University.

Jo Johnson, Universities and Science Minister with Professor Colin Riordan, Vice-Chancellor and Professor Manu Haddad, Director of the University’s Morgan-Botti Lightning Laboratory

Jo Johnson announces new funding for lightning lab

23 September 2015

£2.6 million committed to innovative engineering project during Minister’s visit to Cardiff