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New metamaterial device may help detect B-Mode polarization form the CMB

Wednesday 21st December 2016

The metamaterial device may help to discover more about gravitational waves which were emitted when the universe was first formed …

Stock image of electronics. £10m Award Creates New Compound Semiconductor Hub

Tuesday 5th December 2016

A £10m award announced today puts Cardiff University at the forefront of research into cutting-edge Compound Semiconductor technologies.

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.


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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