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Press Releases from 2009

First Minister leaves a legacy of investment in Welsh health research


First Minister for Wales Rhodri Morgan today visited examples of the world-leading healthcare research brought to Wales during his time in office.

£1M to HELP tackle obesity risks during pregnancy


A joint Cardiff University and NHS study designed to establish whether encouraging obese pregnant women to eat more healthily and take more exercise has a positive impact on both mother and child has received a £1M funding boost.

Nobel Laureate appointed as president at Cardiff University


Cardiff University will today mark the Inauguration of its new President, formally passing the honour from one major figure in the University’s history to another.

Opera students lead anthems at Cardiff Blues -V-Australia rugby match


The Cardiff Blues first ever rugby match against an international team will be kicked off by two singers from the International Academy of Voice at Cardiff University.

Royal recognition for Cardiff research which made the streets safer


Pioneering Cardiff University research into violence, alcohol and late-night safety has been recognised with one of the highest awards in the academic world.

Leading Environmentalist Jonathon Porritt delivers timely lecture in Cardiff


Governments worldwide are meeting in Copenhagen next month with the aim of achieving a global agreement on climate change.

Get creative with China: new forum to promote creative and cultural business links


Welsh cultural and creative industries will be encouraged to build business relations in China through a pioneering new partnership.

Snails guard Britain’s best habitats


It’s easy to overlook the world’s smallest animals – insects, snails and other invertebrates – particularly when they live in marshlands and other wet places.

Abbey Chairman to talk about the recession and ways to survive it


The Chairman of one of the UK’s most successful banks will share his thoughts on the current recession and strategies to survive it, at a lecture at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University this week (Wednesday 4th November).

Precise picture of early Universe supports “dark matter” theory


A detailed picture of the seeds of structures in the universe has been unveiled by an international team co-led by a Cardiff University scientist.