Professor Bernard Schutz, from Cardiff University's School of Physics and Astronomy, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society. Professor Schutz has been awarded the Fellowship for his crucial contributions to gravitational wave astronomy.
Cardiff University retained its HR Excellence in Research Award following a successful external review of how it supports its research staff and their development. The Award demonstrates an organisation's commitment to the implementation of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers.
A report that examines economic activity in Wales and the impact of the CSconnected Compound Semiconductor community has been published by Cardiff University's Welsh Economy Research Unit (WERU). The South Wales group of compound semiconductor organisations has engaged in a range of high-profile activities funded under the Strength in Places Fund , managed by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Post-pandemic pressures and current UK government spending plans suggest tough choices and trade-offs for the next Welsh Government, according to a by Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre. Finding a "relatively austere? spending scenario for the next Welsh Government, the report will provide sobering reading for the political parties ahead of the May 6 election.
The pandemic increased mental health problems among vulnerable children, with financial strain on parents a major factor, a study by Cardiff University has found. During the pandemic, researchers interviewed 142 five to 10-year-olds who had been identified by schools as "at risk? for mental health problems, and they then compared this to pre-pandemic data.
Just three in 10 Britons (28%) agree the government has a clear plan for how it can work with business and the people to tackle climate change, according to a new survey. The poll of 1,000 adults was carried out by Ipsos MORI to mark Earth Day 2021 today, in partnership with Cardiff University's Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST).
Professor Karen Holford has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Cranfield University. Professor Holford's appointment draws to a close a forty-year association with Cardiff University, firstly as an engineering student and, following roles in industry with Rolls-Royce and AB Electronics, returning to us as a lecturer and becoming a leading researcher and Professor, Head of School, Pro Vice-Chancellor, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor.