Cardiff University

Cardiff University, generally referred to as Cardiff has its origins in the University of w South Wales & Montmouthshire founded in 1883. Today, Cardiff has nearly 31,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. Cardiff is a member of the Russell Group of Universities. In 2004 Cardiff University entered into a partnership with the University of Wales, Swansea to provide a pre-Med program and in 2005 incorporated the Wales College of Medicine. Cardiff University is ranked in the top 100 universities world-wide and recently Professor Sir Martin Evans FRS was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine.

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Electronics of nature's nano machines

(—A team from the Cardiff University's Schools of Biosciences and Physics and Astronomy have made a breakthrough in our understanding of proteins - the workhorse molecules of the cell and nature's very own nano ...

dateNov 23, 2012 in Nanophysics
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How healthy are Scotland's otters?

( —Scotland's otters are for the first time in 20 years to be included in a UK-wide study aimed at giving scientists an insight into the chemical pollutants threatening their health and the health of their habitat.

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Ecology
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Explosive origins for cosmic dust

(—The European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory has produced an intricate view of the remains of a star that died in a stellar explosion a millennium ago. This new view provides further proof that the ...

dateDec 18, 2012 in Astronomy
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Concrete which can heal its own cracks

Cardiff University researcher Dr Diane Gardner has won the 'You Heard It Here First' event at the British Science Festival for her work on self-healing concrete. The award considers the UK's brightest early career researchers ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Engineering
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