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Press Releases from 2007

£1 million donation for burns research in Wales


Vocational Training Charitable Trust’s first donation is largest to the Healing Foundation UK Centre for Burns Research

"Fantastic week" for Welsh science as First Minister opens power testing centre


Wales’ First Minister, the Rt Hon Rhodri Morgan today opened Cardiff University’s Gas Turbine Research Centre, capping what he described as “a fantastic week” for Welsh science and engineering.

Professor Sir Martin Evans wins Nobel Prize for Medicine


Cardiff academic wins science’s leading prize for stem cells breakthrough

First Minister urges support for Biobank Cymru


First Minister Rhodri Morgan, today (Monday 8 October) urged the people of Wales to sign up to Biobank Cymru - a world-leading health project now recruiting in Cardiff.

Research points towards early cancer detection


A test to detect the very early stages of cancer could one day result from new research by Cardiff University scientists.

Under-investment in language learning costs UK business billions


The UK is missing out on a minimum of £9 billion a year through its lack of investment in language learning.

Examining education in Wales since Devolution


A special issue of the Welsh Journal of Education dedicated to the impact of devolution on educational policies in Wales will be officially unveiled at Cardiff University next week.

Recovery from acid rain ‘much slower than expected’


Acid rain was one of the world’s worst pollution problems of the 1970s and 1980s, affecting large areas of upland Britain, as well as Europe and North America.

Indian student wins Cardiff University scholarship on television programme


An Indian student is embarking on a three year degree programme after winning a scholarship to study at Cardiff University as part of a tough televised contest.

International award for violence research


Cardiff University’s Professor Jonathan Shepherd has been recognised with an international prize for crime research for his work on late-night city centre violence