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Press Releases from 2007

Are snails too slow for their own good?


Snails are not known for their high speed, but like all animals they must move around to find food, mates and suitable places to live.

UK Biobank: world-leading health project recruits in Wales


The people of Cardiff are today (September 13) offered a unique opportunity to take part in a multi-million pound visionary medical project that will help to cure and prevent many life-threatening and painful diseases.

Adapting Wales to new climates


A striking image showing how rising water levels could ultimately flood Cardiff Bay illustrates a Cardiff University conference on the future impact of climate change in Wales.

Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre


Cardiff University is supporting the biggest national campaign ever staged to promote Welsh learning for adults.

Mould linked to asthma


A Cardiff University study has found that removing indoor mould improves the symptoms of people with asthma.

Understanding the Buncefield Explosion


The first open forum discussion by experts of a key report into the Buncefield oil storage depot incident, which led to one of Europe's biggest peacetime explosions, is to be held at Cardiff University (20 September).

A Summer of Welsh in Cardiff


Whilst most of us have been concentrating on dodging clouds to find some sun over the last couple of months, 66 conscientious students from all four corners of the world have been busy learning and improving their Welsh in Cardiff University for 8 weeks now.

Major new studies of Islam in Britain


The religious upbringing of young Muslims in Wales is one of two major new research studies to be undertaken by Cardiff University’s unique Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK and the School of Social Sciences.

Giant panda can survive: New research challenges perceptions of endangered species


The giant panda is not at an “evolutionary dead end” and could have a long term viable future, according to new research involving scientists from Cardiff University.