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Microstructure MRI scan of a human brain

The beauty of your brain and how to see it

“Your existence, your personality, everything you do, everything you think, everything you’ve done—it’s all there in that few litres of stuff.”

The truth about in-work poverty

The causes of in-work poverty, and how changes in policy can make a difference.

Risso's dolphin entangled in a fishing line and plastic bag.

Turning the tide on plastic pollution

How plastic gets to the sea, and what we can do to stop it.

Latest news

Atomic resolution image of metal oxide catalyst and elemental mapping

Award drives collaboration across Research Hub

17 November 2020

Electron microscopy expands capability

CLIMB sequencing

Computing system for COVID-19 sequencing analysis wins major award

17 November 2020

Cardiff University’s Professor Tom Connor was technical architect of CLIMB

CS wafer

Cardiff joins £6.1m programme to transform silicon chips

13 November 2020

UKRI-EPSRC funded project to create silicon optical integrated circuits

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Challenge Cardiff

Challenge Cardiff magazine gives the users and beneficiaries of our research a chance to push us towards our next challenge. It tackles many of the most pressing issues for Wales, the UK and the wider world.

Challenge Cardiff 2019

The ninth issue of our research magazine, providing insight into the impact of our research.

Previous editions