7 August 2014
Liam Turner, a PhD student at the School of Computer Science & Informatics, has created ImprompDo which adopts a fresh approach of impromptu productivity by getting things done at opportune moments, rather than working to strict time limits.
6 August 2014
Sally, one of 75 students benefitting from our High Performance Programme, is celebrating securing a silver medal in the Pole Vault in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The School of Healthcare Sciences where Sally studies for her MSc played an important role behind the scenes for Team Wales. Dr Nicola Phillips was the Deputy Chef de Mission, Trevor Baker provided technical support and 11 of the 13 physiotherapy staff being either current postgraduate students or alumni of the School.
31 July 2014
Jan-Philip, PhD student at our Schools of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Medicine, delivered a talk about the main results of his PhD - the synthesis of novel 18F-labelled radiotracer molecules for applications in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging - to nearly 700 people, most of them well respected scientists.
23 July 2014
Rhys, already having been an established sports physiotherapist for British Swimming, Team GB at the London Olympics and Swim Wales, is now undertaking the MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy at our School of Healthcare Sciences, and is now headed to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
14 July 2014
Sally, MSc Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy, is 1 of 7 Cardiff students competing at the Commonwealth Games this year.
5 May 2014
Mel and Cath, two PhD students at our School of History, Archaeology and Religion are helping organise the CAER Heritage Project. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Caerau And Ely Rediscovering (CAER) Heritage Project is based around one of Cardiff’s most important archaeological sites, Caerau Iron Age hillfort. The Project aims to engage local people and school children in their shared history,and help challenge marginalisation. The project has won two National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement prizes, one for the best national project and one for the best History and Heritage project.
5 May 2014
Congratulations to Kat, PhD student at the School of English, Communication and Philosophy, for winning Cardiff University's 3 Minute Thesis competition with her talk entitled 'Heavenly Bodies: Gender and Sexuality in Extra-Terrestrial Culture'.
28 March 2014
A PhD is a big commitment and an amazing achievement for anyone to do. Here, one of our PhD students shares his experience of combining PhD study with travelling the world for his TV show, 'Niall McCann in Biggest and Baddest'. Read our interview with Niall to find out why, despite his many amazing adventures, Cardiff is still up there with one of his favourite places to be.
10 March 2014
Cardiff University’s first MOOC 'Muslims in Britain' is lead by Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray, Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK.
The second MOOC will be the world’s first MOOC on Community Journalism delivered by the Centre for Community Journalism in the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies. The course is led by Professor Richard Sambrook, Director of the Centre for Journalism, the top ranking centre for postgraduate vocational training in the UK. Professor Sambrook is a former Director of Global News at the BBC and will be joined by other expert media industry commentators and practitioners as well as fellow Cardiff academics.
3 January 2014
Two PhD students from the School of Healthcare Sciences have secured lectureships within the School; an impressive achievement. Catherine Dunn and Dominic Roche are excited about the opportunity to continue in the School and tell us a little bit about their experiences as PhD students at Cardiff University.
13 December 2013
Our Images of Research Celebratory event took place on Thursday 12 December 2013, and was a massive success. Around 200 attendees enjoyed drinks, canapes and music while viewing the wonderful exhibition of images submitted by researchers across the University. We would like to thank everyone who took part or attended.
11 December 2013
Luke Piggott who completed his PhD earlier this year and is now a member of staff in the School of Biosciences and the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute has been selected to represent the University in the World University Winter Games, place in Trentino, Italy.
27 November 2013
Cardiff University is pleased to announce that the Postgraduate Taught Scholarship scheme will be available for a second year.
22 November 2013
Cardiff will lead the Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Catalysis addressing some of society’s biggest challenges through catalysis, and partner on two further CDTs: the Water Informatics Science and Engineering CDT and the Diamond Science and Technology CDT.
18 November 2013
190 PhD studentships in Environmental Sciences will be available at the four partner institutions over the next 5 years.
21 October 2013
Beatrice Berthon, PhD student in Medical Physics, School of Medicine, recently returned from a 21 day research trip to the USA where she visited Emory University’s Radiation Oncology Department, Velocity Medical Solutions and attended ASTRO’s 55th Annual Meeting in Atlanta, before visiting George Sgouros RTD Lab at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, the Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research and the Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.
15 October 2013
Cardiff University has jointly won substantial funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to support postgraduate study into our economy and society.
Over 4,000 Postgraduates welcomed to Cardiff University
11 October 2013
This autumn, Cardiff University welcomed over 4,000 new postgraduate students with a range of events during our Welcome Fortnight, including the University Welcome to Postgraduates by our Vice-Chanceller, Postgraduate Meet & Mingles, Pizza & Quiz nights, Film Nights, a Cardiff Bay cruise, and a Friday Night Dinner.
At the University-wide induction event for postgraduate research students, Starting Out, our new research students were given important information and advice to set them on their way, and lots of opportunities to make new friends and network both during structured activities and over lunch or at a cheese and wine evening reception. Talks covered topics such as the supervisory relationship, planning your skills development training and starting and enjoying your PhD.
24 September 2013
Cardiff University postgraduate students are more satisfied with their experience than their counterparts at other UK Universities, according to the latest results of the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) and Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES).
University Graduate College moving into new building
21 August 2013
Our University Graduate College UGC) moved into the newly built Hadyn Ellis Building, providing a purpose-built environement for the activities of the UGC, including a lecture theatre and five seminar rooms for its extensive training programme for postgraduate research students as well as space for exhibitions.
31 July 2013
Cardiff postgraduate researcher Mark Baker, PhD student in History and Architecture, leads a follow up excavation of a forgotten royal deer park in North Wales.
26 July 2013
Two of our Nursing and Midwifery PhD students have been awarded highly competitive research scholarships by the Florence Nightingale Foundation.
23 July 2013
Part-time doctoral student Dorottya Cserzo, doing her PhD in in Language and Communication, was successful in her application for funding from the Gen Foundation and the Sidney Perry Foundation.
27 June 2013
An exhibition on ‘Redesigning the High Street’ featured the work of our MA in Urban Design students.
10 April 2013
Cardiff University’s internationally recognised Institute of Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER) celebrated its 10th anniversary – one of its flagship accomplishments is the establishment of a highly successful MSc in Tissue Engineering.
21 March 2013
Jess Steventon, a PhD student in the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) fought off stiff competition at the annual postgraduate conference of the British Chapter of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine to claim first prize for the best scientific presentation at a national MRI conference.
18 February 2013
Niall McCann, a doctoral student within the School of Biosciences, launched his own global wildlife adventure TV series, ‘Biggest and Baddest’, on Animal Planet earlier this year.
03 January 2013
iSolve, a programme for developing entrepreneurial skills of our postgraduates and originally developed at the MIT, has been praised by our students, researchers and the business community.
03 December 2012
Cardiff’s Newspaper Journalism postgraduate training has been named as the Best Performing Higher Education Postgraduate course in 2011-2012 by the National Council for the Training of Journalists’ (NCTJ).