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School of Physics & Astronomy news

Semiconductor

Scientists spy unstable semiconductors

4 November 2019

New observations using state-of-the-art techniques could help to build better electronics in smartphones, GPS and satellites

LED light painting

Kubos and CSC develop LED technologies

31 October 2019

Partnership forges brighter future

Aixtron machine

Honour for Sêr Cymru lecturer

30 October 2019

EPSRC grants New Investigator Award

Bernard Schutz

US award for Cardiff physicist

25 October 2019

Prof Bernard Schutz is honoured by the American Physical Society for gravitational wave contributions

Professor Kip Thorne

Nobel Prize-winner Kip Thorne opens new Cardiff physics lab

22 October 2019

World-leading astrophysicist is shown new tech designed to further our understanding of the Universe

Pupils prepare to have their picture taken with UK astronaut Tim Peake.

Astronaut Tim Peake talks to pupils

15 October 2019

Learners attend space conference as part of Trio Sci Cymru

Cohort one of EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT)

Students join hub for CS excellence

15 October 2019

Cardiff opens Centre for Doctoral Training

Rossi Setchi and colleague

Cardiff to open new centre for AI and robotics

19 September 2019

Over £3.5m awarded for cutting-edge research into future technologies

Person looking at night sky

Researchers to investigate solitude and the physics of the Universe

4 September 2019

Two projects from Cardiff University win major funding totalling €3.38m

A supernova explosion.

Nature Astronomy focuses on supernovae

27 August 2019

A review article by Dr Cosimo Inserra is part of Nature Astronomy’s focus item on supernovae.

Cardiff compound semiconductor

Cardiff partners £1.3m CS project

19 August 2019

A Cardiff University venture to develop Compound Semiconductors (CS) is partnering with a £1.3m Welsh Government funded project to innovate new CS technologies.

Rob Wilson and Richard Lewis

National recognition for ‘outstanding’ Cardiff lecturers

5 August 2019

Achievements of Dr Richard Lewis and Dr Robert Wilson recognised with National Teaching Fellowship

Compound Semiconductor

Cardiff in world-beating CS breakthrough

8 July 2019

Researchers develop ultrafast semiconductors

Mars

Mars mission for 250 pupils

5 July 2019

Annual event demonstrates breadth of careers in STEM

Wyn Meredith and Rob Harper, CSC, Insider Made in the UK Awards

UK award for Compound Semiconductor Centre

28 June 2019

CSC ‘Best Collaboration’

Camera truck collage

Cardiff camera sees through sides of trucks

13 June 2019

Scanner to aid border security

Cover of Welsh book for children

Astrophysicist included in book about Welsh women

4 June 2019

Astrophysicist Professor Haley Gomez is included in Welsh language book for children about inspiring Welsh women.

Professor Huffaker

Experts develop nanolasers on silicon

29 May 2019

Integrated design can drive photonics

Overhead shot of Chaos Society Student Ball

Students rewarded for their engagement support

16 May 2019

Students who contribute to engagement with the community receive awards.

Bernard Schutz

Top US honour for Cardiff scientist

14 May 2019

Professor Bernard Schutz elected to the National Academy of Sciences