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Rabia Abid receiving her prize

Engineering PhD student wins best paper prize

18 September 2015

Rabia Abid, a PhD student with the Morgan-Botti Lightning Laboratory, has won Best Paper at the 50th International Universities Power Engineering Conference.

MRI scanner

Award for new tumour mapping process

10 September 2015

University researcher recognised for innovative approach to improve radiation treatment for cancer patients.

The Undergraduate Awards ceremony in progress

Engineering student highly commended at Undergraduate Awards 2015

7 September 2015

Zuzanna Stone, an MEng Civil Engineering student at Cardiff University, is honoured by the international academic awards programme.

A Materials for Life experiment in progress

Materials for Life project begins field trials

1 September 2015

The Materials for Life project team road tests an innovative self-healing concrete in an effort to create a safer urban environment.

EWIC Converter Valve Hall

Honorary appointments support energy research

29 July 2015

A number of top industrial experts have been appointed to provide advice and expertise to the School of Engineering in activities related to research in energy.

Graduands in the class of 2015

Class of 2015 celebrate graduation

15 July 2015

The reds, whites, blues and greens were flying on Monday 13 July as the Class of 2015 graduated.

Cardiff Racing car in action

Cardiff Racing all set for Silverstone

8 July 2015

Our Formula Student racing team have unveiled their latest car, ready for competition at Silverstone this Thursday.

The 2015 Postgraduate Research Conference at Gregynog Hall

2015 Postgraduate Research Conference

6 July 2015

The School of Engineering’s Postgraduate Research Conference provided an opportunity for our postgraduate students to present a cross-section of the cutting edge research undertaken in the School.

Signing a partnership with Mississippi State University

Cardiff University and Mississippi State University formally recognise collaboration

26 June 2015

Cardiff University and Mississippi State University signed an agreement this month to recognise their ongoing research collaboration and to develop further collaborative opportunities for both staff and students.

Professor Karen Holford with a fellow female engineer

Inspiring the next generation of women engineers

25 June 2015

The College of Physical Sciences and Engineering hosted a series of technical presentations on Tuesday, 23rd June, to celebrate National Women in Engineering Day.

Karen Holford with formula 1 car

Igniting a passion for science and engineering

23 June 2015

Professor Karen Holford, Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, puts forward her ambition to get more women into engineering.

A Sxith Form student visiting the School of Engineering

Schools across the university work together to deliver successful STEM event

23 June 2015

Cardiff University’s College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, together with the School of Biosciences, worked with St David’s Sixth Form College to provide four hundred sixth form students with a taste of the University experience.

Karen Holford with formula 1 car

Soapbox challenge for female scientists to get their message across

4 June 2015

Five Cardiff University scientists are stepping on a soapbox in Swansea to enthuse the passing public about their research.

Professor Diana Huffaker

Professor Diana Huffaker joins University to help establish new world class laboratory

26 May 2015

Professor Diana Huffaker has been appointed as Chair in Advanced Engineering and Materials through the Welsh Government’s £50m Ser Cymru Programme.

Primary school children with the Cardiff Racing car

Cardiff Racing Team spends the day with aspiring primary school pupils

7 May 2015

Staff and students from the School’s Cardiff Racing team spent the day demonstrating how maths and science can lead to exciting careers, using the student racing car as an example.

Professor Pwt Evans

Professor Pwt Evan elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

30 April 2015

Professor Pwt Evans has been elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales, along with three other of the university’s prestigious professors.

Integrated Engineering student wins Undergraduate of the Year Award

24 April 2015

Cardiff School of Engineering student Jessica Raftner has won the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year award in the Engineering category.

Electrical pylon

Cardiff engineers support construction firm’s plans to replace scaffolding

2 April 2015

A Welsh construction company is working with Cardiff University’s School of Engineering to develop an innovative system to replace the use of scaffolding.

EmerEEG software in action

Engineers to improve diagnosis of traumatic brain injury

26 March 2015

School of Engineering researchers have contributed to the creation and design of an early response medical system that could save thousands of lives and prevent disabilities.

Compound Semiconductors

£17.3m funding for Compound Semiconductor Research Foundation

26 March 2015

A £17.3m award for Cardiff’s Compound Semiconductor Research Foundation was announced this week by the Minister for Universities Science and Cities, the Right Honourable Mr Greg Clark.