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Press Releases from 2009

Oceanic seesaw links northern and southern hemisphere during abrupt climate change


Very large and abrupt changes in temperature recorded over Greenland and across the North Atlantic during the last Ice Age were actually global in extent, according to an international team of researchers led by Cardiff University.

Road map produced for wide-spread local government improvement


A new report published by Cardiff University has produced a ten-year road map which could lead to further widespread improvements across local government in England.

Creating a sustainable research agenda


A leading figure in the European Commission will argue the case for greater research involvement in sustainability at Cardiff University tomorrow night (Tuesday, February 17).

Cardiff University’s China links praised at Westminster


Cardiff University’s relationship with Xiamen University in China has been praised by an influential parliamentary committee as a successful example of co-operation in the global marketplace.

Major grant to produce modern edition of medieval narratives documenting the Crusades


Some of the most significant historical works detailing the Crusades are being given a thorough reappraisal by historians at Cardiff University.

Launch of first Postgraduate Education Centre for Optometry


Practicing optometrists and other eye-care professionals will have access to dedicated, high quality postgraduate education for the first time as a result of a new Centre at Cardiff University.

Cardiff course marks anniversary of the original Welsh rebel


This year marks the 650th anniversary of the birth of the legendary Welsh rebel leader, Owain Glyn Dwr.

Cardiff researchers could herald a new era in fundamental physics


Cardiff University researchers who are part of a British-German team searching the depths of space to study gravitational waves, may have stumbled on one of the most important discoveries in physics according to an American physicist.

New dental facility helps fill research gap


Cardiff University’s new £1.6m research unit to help tackle dental disease has been officially opened by First Minister for Wales, Rhodri Morgan.

Researchers investigate prenatal smoking link with anti-social behaviour in children


A Cardiff University research project has for the first time studied whether smoking during pregnancy can directly make children more likely to behave anti-socially.

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