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.
Electronics of nature's nano machines
(Phys.org)—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 ...
Tiny fossils hold answers to big questions on climate change
(Phys.org)—The western Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest warming regions on the planet, and the fastest warming part of the Southern Hemisphere.
Discovering the impact of the horse meat scandal using social media
Cardiff University researchers will discover public perceptions of the recent horse meat scandal for the first time by analysing social media data.
How healthy are Scotland's otters?
(Phys.org) —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.
Spacetime ripples from dying black holes could help reveal how they formed
(Phys.org)—Researchers from Cardiff University have discovered a new property of black holes: their dying tones could reveal the cosmic crash that produced them.
Explosive origins for cosmic dust
(Phys.org)—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 ...
Earth's oldest known impact crater found in Greenland
A 100 kilometre-wide crater has been found in Greenland, the result of a massive asteroid or comet impact a billion years before any other known collision on Earth.
Floor of oldest forest discovered in Schoharie County
Scientists from Binghamton University and Cardiff University, and New York State Museum researchers, and have reported the discovery of the floor of the world's oldest forest in a cover article in the March 1 issue of Nature, ...
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 ...
Precise picture of early Universe supports 'dark matter' theory
A detailed picture of the seeds of structures in the universe has been unveiled by an international team co-led by a Cardiff University scientist.