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Cardiff University

Public research university in Cardiff, United Kingdom

From Wikipedia

Cardiff University , a public research university in Cardiff, Wales, was established in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire and became a founding college of the University of Wales in 1893. It merged with the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology in 1988 as the University of Wales College, Cardiff . In 1997 it received degree-awarding powers, but held them in abeyance. It adopted the operating name of Cardiff University in 1999; this became its legal name in 2005, when it became an independent university awarding its own degrees.

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What is Cardiff University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

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Influential People

Who are Cardiff University's Most influential alumni?

Cardiff University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Medical, and Education

John Pettigrew

CEO of the UK's National Grid

Andrew E. Gibson

American businessman

Iris Gower

British writer

David Campbell

British professor and former Head of the Law Department at Durham University

Paul O'Brien

Paul O'Brien

Professor of Inorganic Materials

Nick Broomfield

Nick Broomfield

British film director

Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

English television and radio presenter

Terry Smith

British businessman

Stephen Murgatroyd

British writer and broadcaster

Claire Summers

Welsh journalist

Joseph Stone, Baron Stone

British Army doctor

Derek Jones

Welsh civil servant