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The eye test that maps your brain

The eye test that maps your brain

27 November 2018

Future Leaders in Neuroscience and Mental Health Research is an initiative providing seed-corn funding to early career researchers at Cardiff University. Donations to this cause are enabling Cardiff researchers like Dr Kathryn Peall to measure eye movements that will lead her to the part of the brain involved in a disorder called dystonia.
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Seven things we learned from TEDxCardiffUniversity

Seven things we learned from TEDxCardiffUniversity

26 November 2018

The inaugural TEDxCardiffUniversity on The Power of Ideas brought home an all-alumni line-up sharing their thoughts and experiences on a variety of subjects: from nanoscience to the impact of physical environments on our mental health. Here, we look at seven things we learned from TEDxCardiffUniversity
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Supporting students, developing research skills

Supporting students, developing research skills

26 November 2018

The Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP) allows Cardiff students to ‘trial’ research before committing to pursue a Masters, PhD or a career in academia.
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Why I run: John Chester

Why I run: John Chester

6 October 2018

Professor John Chester is Cancer Research Theme Lead at Cardiff University. He tells us more about why he is lacing up his running shoes to take on the Cardiff Half Marathon for #TeamCardiff
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Why I run: Adrian Harwood

Why I run: Adrian Harwood

6 October 2018

Adrian Harwood is a co-director of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute and #TeamCardiff runner. We spoke to him about why he runs, and why you should support neuroscience and mental health research with a donation to #TeamCardiff.
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The life and times of Owain Glyn Dŵr

The life and times of Owain Glyn Dŵr

28 September 2018

Did you know that Owain Glyn Dŵr was the last Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales?
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How offering an internship brought new perspective and enthusiasm

How offering an internship brought new perspective and enthusiasm

28 September 2018

As current student Tanya Harrington’s (Media, Journalism and Culture 2016-) internship with Cymorth Cymru came to an end, we caught up with the organisation’s Policy & External Affairs Manager Oliver Townsend (BSc 2011) about his experiences of offering workplace opportunity to the next generation of Cardiff alum.
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If I knew then what I know now – alumni advice for our 2018 freshers

If I knew then what I know now – alumni advice for our 2018 freshers

28 September 2018

This week, 8,000 people became Cardiff students. That’s 8,000 seismic moments in life – and for those far from home and entering the strange hinterland of studenthood (with all its revelations and responsibilities) these first few days can be daunting.
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Peak condition for race day – five top #TeamCardiff tips

Peak condition for race day – five top #TeamCardiff tips

21 September 2018

For our #TeamCardiff runners, Cardiff Half Marathon is fast-approaching. We asked Charlotte Arter, Performance Sport Officer at Cardiff University, Great Britain international athlete, and British 10,000m champion 2018, for her five top tips for reaching the start line in peak condition.
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Bradley’s Pride

Bradley’s Pride

28 August 2018

Bradley Birkholz (BA 2017) is an LGBT+ creator, activist, and performer – and as Pride Cymru comes to Cardiff (24-26 August), he tells us of his personal journey.
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