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The running diaries – #TeamCardiff 2017

The running diaries – #TeamCardiff 2017

27 September 2017

Ahead of Race Day, here is another instalment from Alex Norton (BA 2015) on his race day preparations ahead of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. “It seemed like such a good idea at the time. “Manning the #TeamCardiff stall in the Runners’ Village on Sunday, 2 October 2016, you couldn’t help but be inspired by
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Hannah Sterritt

Meet #TeamCardiff – Hannah Sterritt

27 September 2017

Hannah Sterritt (BMus 2015) shares an update on her training for Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon ahead of the race on 1 October. As the coordinator for all things #TeamCardiff  at Cardiff University, coming into the office every day and speaking to our runners has been a constant source of motivation to get my trainers on after work.
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Keith Lynch

Meet #TeamCardiff – Keith Lynch

27 September 2017

Keith is running the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon to raise funds for cancer research at Cardiff University in memory of his sister Rhona. I’m running to raise funds for cancer research, specifically the malignant melanoma that stole my youngest sister, and changed my life irrevocably. Rhona died in late 2011, about 18 months after she was
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Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon funds support neuroscience research

Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon funds support neuroscience research

13 September 2017

At the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, members of #TeamCardiff who raised money for neuroscience and mental health research have directly enabled three seedcorn grants to support research within Cardiff’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute. Seedcorn grants support the development of new research projects, of which the following have received funding: Professor Philip Taylor – Understanding microglial
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Meet #TeamCardiff Angela Foster-Swailes (BA 2001)

Meet #TeamCardiff Angela Foster-Swailes (BA 2001)

13 September 2017

I think the running community are a lovely, supportive bunch of people. I’ve lost count of the amounts of times a simple gesture like a smile or a thumbs up from another runner whilst out on my own has really lifted my spirits and helped me through. I’m fairly new to running and very slow but I make sure I celebrate all milestones and personal bests. I’ve learnt that comparison really is the thief of happiness and when I run I don’t compete with anyone but myself.
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Eisteddfod 2017

Eisteddfod 2017

25 August 2017

Helo! Rhys Fletcher (BScEcon 2015) ydw i, ac rwy’n rhan o’r Tîm Cysylltiadau Cynfyfyrwyr ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd. Rwy’n gofalu am ein Llysgenhadon Cynfyfyrwyr, cynfyfyrwyr sydd am ysbrydoli’r genhedlaeth nesaf o fyfyrwyr Prifysgol Caerdydd. Mae wythnos gyntaf Awst yn amser pwysig i’r gymuned Gymreig gan mai dyna pryd y cynhelir Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru. Mae’r ŵyl, sy’n para
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Eisteddfod 2017

Eisteddfod 2017

24 August 2017

“Hello! I’m Rhys Fletcher, and I am part of the new Alumni Relations Team at Cardiff University.  I look after our Alumni Ambassadors, alumni who wish to inspire the next generation of Cardiff students. “The first week of August marks an important time for the Welsh community with the arrival of the National Eisteddfod of Wales. The
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Cardiff’s summer of sport

Cardiff’s summer of sport

24 August 2017

It’s been a spectacular sporting summer for students and alumni alike, with Cardiff represented across a range of disciplines. Rugby Union was the source of great success – not least in the form of Sam Warburton (Hon 2015) leading the British & Irish Lions to a historic 1-1 draw in a high-stakes series in New
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Cancer showcase event leads to immunotherapy gift

Cancer showcase event leads to immunotherapy gift

22 August 2017

I was impressed with Professor Gallimore’s recent presentation in London. on the cancer immunology research being undertaken at Cardiff University. The immune system is very complex and Professor Gallimore explained clearly about cancer immunology and how it can be designed for successful cancer therapies.
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Future Leaders in Cancer Research – Dr Stephanie Smit (BSc 2010, PhD 2015)

Future Leaders in Cancer Research – Dr Stephanie Smit (BSc 2010, PhD 2015)

22 August 2017

I am a behavioural scientist working on projects that focus on screening, prevention and early diagnosis of cancer.
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