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University Graduate College: Enhancing the experience of Postgraduate Researchers

Why Cardiff?

Student School of Chemistry 500x280The School of Chemistry has outstanding research facilities and equipment enabling research in all branches of core and interdisciplinary chemistry

Cardiff is in the top tier of Britain's research universities and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group.

Research Excellence

  • In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework fifth university nationally on rankings based on quality
  • Awarded four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes (which recognise world-class excellence in UK Higher Education)
  • Attracted on average £100 million in new research grants and contracts over the last three years
  • Distinguished staff including two Nobel Prize Winners and a number of Fellows of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the British Academy as well as Academicians of the Academy of Social Sciences
  • Our doctoral training is recognised by the UK Research Councils and we are leading or participating in a range of doctoral training initiatives.

A Research Culture

Strong Links with Industry, Commerce & Government

  • Close relationships with local firms and major multinational companies
  • Acts as a consultancy for companies, local authorities and government on a wide range of technical and policy issues
  • Research and Innovation Department ensures strong links with business and industry and other partners
  • Innovation Network provides excellent networking opportunities