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Vice-Chancellor visits the Water Research Institute

28 January 2020

Prof Colin Riordan visited the Water Research Institute to meet its affiliated researchers and early-career group.

Canyon(Romy Sabathier)

PhD Insights: Understanding the evolution of riparian forests in Arizona

18 November 2019

PhD student Romy Sabathier shares insights from her recent fieldwork in Arizona, where she studied the impact of climate change and water stress on the evolution of riverside forests.


New cohort of PhD students to improve the management of freshwater resources

12 November 2019

FRESH students work with organisations nationally and internationally to tackle some of the current challenges affecting freshwater resources.

Cape Town

Urban water resilience to be the subject of major research project

20 September 2019

Cardiff University academic awarded a prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship by UK Research and Innovation


New research identifies a climate signature in rivers globally

17 September 2019

For decades geoscientists have been trying to detect the influence of climate on the formation of rivers, but up to now there has been no systematic evidence.


Architecture students put water first in their final year projects

28 August 2019

BSc students focused their final projects around water and the Elan Valley

Image of Steve Ormerod sat by a river

University professor appointed Deputy Chair of Natural Resources Wales

12 August 2019

Welsh Government appoint Professor Steve Ormerod to prestigious new role

River Taff

Toxic chemicals hindering the recovery of Britain’s rivers

31 July 2019

Welsh rivers in urban locations still have damaged food chains and fewer species of invertebrates in comparison to rural rivers

Cave droplets

Cave droplets provide window into past climates

8 July 2019

Scientists unveil first global analysis of drip waters, which form stalagmites and stalactites, from 39 caves around the world


Will Wales lead the battle against plastic pollution?

20 June 2019

Prof Steve Ormerod and Dr Ifan Jams were interviewed by BBC Wales to discuss the recent National Assembly for Wales report on plastic pollution.