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Juno Practitioner logo Recognition for Our Commitment to Equality and Diversity

Wednesday 10th February 2016

The School of Physics and Astronomy has been awarded Juno Practitioner status by the Institute of Physics’ Juno Assessment Panel …

Chancellor of the Excequer, George Osborne, visits some of the School's research facilities. Chancellor announces £50m for new Cardiff innovation centre

Thursday 7th January 2016

The Chancellor George Osborne announces £50m for new Cardiff innovation centre

Photo credits: Lionel London / Cardiff University Celebrating Einstein's Revolution

Tuesday 22nd December 2015

Over 220 people came to join us in celebrating Einstein's Revolution on Wednesday 9th December. With a wine and cheese reception, and three very engaging talks, it was an excellent event at which to celebrate 100 years of this remarkable theory, and Cardiff's involvement in research around it.

Newly discovered dwarf galaxy Where have all the dwarf galaxies gone?

Tuesday 22nd December 2015

The hierarchical assembly of galaxies, galaxy clusters and other structures in the Universe is a successful part of the standard cosmological model. However, some specifically focused observations have indicated possible problems between our expectations from simulations and observations …

Potential Dark Galaxy candidate found near the Triangulum Galaxy

Wednesday 2nd December 2015

A team led by Cardiff astronomers have spotted a massive gas cloud with a hole in the middle near the Triangulum galaxy. Could this be a dark Galaxy?


Talks and Public Lectures

University Open Day information

Occasional talks and lectures for a more general audience are given by members of the School - further details can be found here.


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

Future conferences include:

Recent conferences include: