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Press Releases from 2009

New physiotherapy project gets London 2012 Inspire Mark


A new programme for physiotherapists that will enable them to better support paralympic athletes in their training for the 2012 Games has been officially recognised by the London Organising Committee of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Cardiff University seeks permission for new campus


Cardiff University has lodged plans for a new campus development to give academics the space and facilities to tackle some of the world’s most important research issues.

Why don’t robins get fat?


New research by Cardiff University is shedding light on the reasons why the European robin doesn’t get fat -even though they are feeding for much longer.

Nurses set to lead fight against alcohol related injuries


Welsh nurses are set to lead the fight against the rising tide of binge drinking and alcohol related injuries, as part of a unique initiative led by the Welsh Assembly Government.

Ship starts to take shape with University’s support


An accurate model replica of the one of the most precious maritime finds of recent times in Wales will soon be complete - thanks to an innovative manufacturing process perfected at Cardiff University.

The drink and violence ‘gender gap’


Women and men are at the same risk of violence – until they start drinking, new research from Cardiff University has shown.

Cardiff University courses to support business development


In the past twelve months Cardiff University’s Business Development Team have helped many Welsh businesses by providing funding to subsidise staff training in small to medium size enterprises (SMEs).

UCAN find a special new home


UCAN Productions, the award winning Welsh performance arts cooperative for blind and partially sighted young people has been offered a wonderful new home for their regular drama workshops.

University gives a Christmas gift with a difference


In the next few weeks, a Christmas present with a difference will arrive in the Gambia as part of a UK-wide appeal to support the development of the country’s higher education system.

Cardiff cash boost aids international medical projects


Charity projects which help support some of the world’s most underdeveloped healthcare systems are set to benefit from Cardiff University student volunteers as part of a major new medical scholarship scheme.

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