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Prize winner Jeni Millard Students praised for outreach success

Tuesday 19th May 2015

The School of Physics and Astronomy is pleased to announce the recipients of its inaugural outreach awards.

Research student Charley Bull setting up an ultra-high vacuum evaporator to investigate the fabrication of magnetic nanostructures for future mass data storage device applications. New MSc Programmes Launch

Wednesday 20th May 2015

Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy is pleased to announce the launch of two brand-new research-lead postgraduate taught master's schemes …

The Livingston Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory Cardiff researchers hunt for "elusive" gravitational waves

Tuesday 19th May 2015

An international project involving University researchers, set-up to find the first direct evidence of the existence of gravitational waves, will be officially inaugurated at a ceremony in the US today [19 May 2015].

Cardiff graduate awarded prestigious thesis prize

Thursday 16th April 2015

Dr Patricia Schmidt wins the 2015 IOP Gravitational Physics Thesis Prize

Teachers get their hands on astronomy

Monday 13th April 2015


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.

DII Seminars


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

Conferences at Cardiff

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

Recent conferences include: