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innovation award for gold catalyst

Global innovation award for gold catalyst

9 November 2015

Cardiff Catalysis Institute picks up global award for developing a pioneering new catalyst to manufacture vinyl chloride

University of the year

Cardiff wins ‘University of the Year’

5 November 2015

Cardiff University scooped four prizes – including University of the Year – at last night’s Business and Education Partnerships Awards


Past earthquakes play a role in future landslides

3 November 2015

University-led research could help predict areas susceptible to devastating landslides

Cubric scanner 7T

Wales’s most powerful MRI scanner arrives

2 November 2015

New £6M scanner to detect disease inside the brain

Mosque in Dubai

University research into faith relations commended by Archbishop of Canterbury

29 October 2015

Recommendations to improve relations between faith groups and local government planning systems supported.

Julie Williams

Cardiff named ‘Excellence Centre’ in Precision Medicine Catapult

26 October 2015

Cardiff has been named a ‘Centre of Excellence’ in a network of hubs to develop precision medicine across the UK.

Stream and trees

Research reveals trees help protect river habitats

23 October 2015

Scientists call on policymakers to plant more to protect their habitats from climate change


Universal strategy to increase the uptake of drugs

22 October 2015

Scientists design more effective approach to deliver drugs targeting cancer cells and other diseases

eye clinic opening

New eye care facility opens

21 October 2015

New optometry facility to boost community care.

A close up photo of the top corner of the Hadyn Ellis Building

National recognition for research building

20 October 2015

Hadyn Ellis Building is runner up for its innovative design in national awards.