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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.

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

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.

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.

Cardiff Racing

Cardiff Racing win award from IMechE

24 March 2015

Cardiff Racing have received an award of £3000 from IMechE.

Wind turbines

Engineering lead on new Energy University Research Institute

24 March 2015

The School of Engineering will lead the recently announced Energy Systems Research Institute.

Dr Tina Joshi and Dr Jonny Lees at SET for Britain.

Cardiff researchers in final of the SET for Britain awards

13 March 2015

Dr Tina Joshi and Dr Jonny Lees attended the final of the 2015 SET for Britain event at Westminster this week.

ESPRC logo

EPSRC funding awarded to develop bio-sensors

24 February 2015

Medical engineers at Cardiff School of Engineering are among a group of researchers who have been awarded £1.86 million Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funding grant for research into healthcare technologies.

Biological effects of microwaves

New research project to evaluate biological effects of microwaves

16 February 2015

Cardiff University’s School of Engineering have embarked on a research project that will investigate the biological effects of microwaves with the eventual aim of contributing to the characterisation of the effects of microwaves on humans.

Professor Peter Wells

Prof Peter Wells shortlisted for St. David Award

12 February 2015

Cardiff School of Engineering Professor Peter Wells has been shortlisted for this year’s St David Award in the innovation and technology category.

Waves crashing against the coast

Cardiff professor delivers prestigious ICE lecture

4 February 2015

Cardiff School of Engineering Professor Roger Falconer has delivered the prestigious ICE Dugald Clerk lecture for 2015 on the topic of tidal energy.