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Hydrogen Derived from Grass, Sunlight, and Nickel

Another research university, another new chemical conversion. Yesterday we shared an innovative prototype system from Cornell to generate electricity, and today we learned via Eurekalert.org, “the global source for science news,” that hydrogen, a source of renewable energy, can be produced by the cellulose found in fescue grass during a chemical reaction with sunlight and a metal catalyst such as nickel, according to researchers from Cardiff University and Queen’s University in the UK: 432 more words


Placements & Projects

Voices of Law’s Undergraduate Adventures

The Cardiff University Research Opportunities Programme is all about giving undergraduates of Cardiff University authentic research experiences. Most placements take place in the summer vacation, and cover all kinds of subjects and topics within those subject areas. 402 more words


Student experiences life as an accountant

This weeks edition of the South Wales Argus features an article on our summer intern Charlie Walker.

A university student has been afforded the opportunity to experience what life is like at one of south Wales’ busiest accountancy firms.

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Excited by the data....

I’m amazed I’m even writing this….how times have changed!

I attended the International BIM Symposium at Cardiff University yesterday. I was speaking about the formation of the UK BIM Alliance ( -More on this to follow shortly – press release imminent! 297 more words

When progress begins to stagnate

My father is a workaholic, and growing up with such a strong force in my life, it was hard not to pick these same traits up from him. 836 more words

Taking baby steps towards recovery.

This time last year, I decided to take time off, for three main purposes.

  1. to improve my health
  2. focus on finishing the masters qualification
  3. decide what career I want to pusue in the future…
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Understanding mental health systems and services — Mental Health / Iechyd Meddwl

Here’s a link to my first post for a new Cardiff University Mental Health Blog. The content will be broadly familar to people who have dipped into my personal blog in the past, insofar as I have chosen to say something general about doing mental health services research. 83 more words