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The Illustration Archive

31 March 2015

Global treasure revealed: World’s largest searchable archive of book illustrations opens up more than a million images for free.

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Cardiff spin-out secures £2.1m to develop Ultravision

30 March 2015

Cardiff spin-out secures £2.1m to develop Ultravision.

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New guide to help hyperlocal journalists cover the election

27 March 2015

A new guide aims to provide online and hyperlocal journalists with skills, tips and advice on how to report on the forthcoming General Election in their communities.

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27 March 2015

Watch Cardiff academics inspiring a global audience.

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Baroness Randerson outlines vision for equality in speech at University

27 March 2015

As part of a series of events throughout March to promote and celebrate equality of opportunity, Baroness Randerson used a speech at the University to outline her vision for delivering equality for women in the economy.

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Twitter helps predict hung parliament

27 March 2015

Researchers from Cardiff and Manchester have used Twitter to predict election result.

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University named as title partner of World Half Marathon event

26 March 2015

The University has been announced as title partner for a major athletics event that will attract many of the world's best runners to Cardiff.

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Data reveals city centre premises that could be breaking the law

25 March 2015

Large clubs and ‘prinking’ dominate drunken patients’ last drink testimonies.

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£17m ‘green light’ for UK’s first Compound Semiconductor Research Foundation

25 March 2015

A £17.3m award that will put Cardiff University at the cutting edge of semiconductor technology has been announced by UK Government.

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Scientists harness power of music to boost stem cell therapy

25 March 2015

'Stem cell orchestra’ to play musical interpretation of science.