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Sun with Mercury transiting Transit of Mercury: Public talks and public viewing.

Friday 15th April 2016

Come and join us for a free event!

Magnets research paper published in Nature Physics.

Monday 11th March 2016

Findings published on the measurement of the force between magnetic monopoles.

Inspiring Hong Kong to Reach for the Impossible

Thursday 31st March 2016

Cardiff experts inspire the next generation of scientists at Science Alive 2016

Dr Matt Smith, pictured here on an observing trip at the Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico Cardiff Researcher Selected to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Monday 14th March 2016

Dr Matthew Smith will attend the prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in June 2016.

Space-time ripples detected for the very first time

Thursday 11th February 2016

Cardiff University scientists open a new window into the Universe as gravitational waves are detected for the first time …


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: