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.
Solving Einstein’s theory
A team of University researchers will get their hands on some of Europes fastest supercomputers in a bid to crack Einsteins theory of relativity and help describe what happens when two black holes collide.
Study highlights need for more social responsibility by online gaming industry
Online game companies need to be more socially responsible for over-addictive use of their products to avoid government intervention, according to a new study by Cardiff, Derby and Nottingham Trent universities.
A green energy future
A team of University researchers have found that a large majority of the British public support moves to an efficient, clean, fair, and safe energy system but distrust remains a concern.
Male orangutans need quality forests
(Phys.org) -- Cardiff University researchers have discovered further proof that orangutans need large swaths of forests to survive.
800,000 years of Greenland's abrupt climate variability
An international team of scientists, led by Dr Stephen Barker of Cardiff University, has produced a prediction of what climate records from Greenland might look like over the last 800,000 years.
New uses for diesel by-products
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new catalytic process discovered by the Cardiff Catalysis Institute could unleash a range of useful new by-products from diesel fuel production.
Modern-day colliers' canaries
Much like the miners' canaries of yesteryear, birds are once again warning of potentially damaging substances in the former South Wales coalfield.
Psychology could hold the key to tackling climate change
It is widely understood by scientists that in order to tackle climate change a revolution in individual behaviour needs to happen.
Dramatic ocean circulation changes revealed
The unusually cold weather this winter has been caused by a change in the winds. Instead of the typical westerly winds warmed by Atlantic surface ocean currents, cold northerly Arctic winds are influencing much of Europe.
Baby stars born to 'napping' parents
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cardiff University astronomers believe that a young star's long "napping" could trigger the formation of a second generation of smaller stars and planets orbiting around it.