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£4m bid to find tomorrow's technologies

Monday 20th February 2017

Researchers from the School of Physics and Astronomy are joining a £4m project to develop technologies that support tomorrow's; phone networks, space and defence systems.

Richard Lewis receiving the award Dr Richard Lewis Wins National Instruments Engineering Impact Award

Wednesday 15th February 2017

Dr Richard Lewis has won a National Instruments Engineering Impact Award for innovative postgraduate teaching using the National Instruments LabVIEW system design software …

A simulated view of two Black Holes inspiraling before merger - against a backdrop of stars One year anniversary for gravitational waves discovery

Wednesday 15th February 2017

One year after the discovery of gravitational waves for the first time, work in this area of research continues and the School's Gravitational Waves Research Group is heavily involved …

Sarah Eve Roberts speaking at the event. Welsh teachers reach for the stars

Friday 10th February 2017

The largest teacher-training event ever run by the School of Physics and Astronomy was held on Friday 3rd February with 30 welsh teachers …

. EU funding boost for Compound Semiconductors

Friday 10th February 2017

A £13m EU funding boost to help put Cardiff University’s Institute for Compound Semiconductors at the forefront of 21st Century technologies has been announced …



The School has a number of active Colloquia and Research Seminar series. For a full schedule see the Colloquia and Research Seminars page.

Seminars scheduled for the next seven days include:

Conferences at Cardiff

The School has a strong reputation for hosting scientific conferences. conferences page

Recent conferences include: