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Gravitational Wave artwork 'Infinite LIGO dreams' - Copyright - Penelope Cowley Artwork inspired by gravitational wave discovery

Friday 25th November 2016

A large oil painting entitled "Infinite LIGO dreams" inspired by the first ever detection of gravitational waves was unveiled today at the School of Physics and Astronomy …

The Vice Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the University Gravitational Physicists collect Vice Chancellor’s accolade

Friday 25th November 2016

The Gravitational Physics Group has been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the University, part of the Celebrating Excellence Awards for 2016 …

Cardiff Physicists represent Wales in prestigious debating competition

Friday 11th November 2016

Kyle and Jonathan will compete in Oxford this weekend.

Image credit: ESRF/P. Ginter Paving the way for more efficient solar cell devices

Monday 7th November 2016

Research paves way for a better understanding of the links between crystal structure and morphology of the perovskite photo-active layer employed in third-generation solar cells …

Chris North Astronomy inspires public park art

Friday 28th October 2016

School staff are guests at unveiling of specially commissioned art work at Channel Heights Housing Development …


Talks and Public Lectures

University Open Day information


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

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