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Press Releases from 2009

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.

Unlocking immunity


Research into immunity and infection at Cardiff University has been given a multi-million pound boost with a major award from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

Archaeological finds bring past to life


Archaeological finds from Cardiff University’s excavations at a south Wales site will be on show to members of the public during half term (26-30 October 2009).

Peter Hain speech to defend devolution settlement


The Secretary of State of Wales, the Rt Hon Peter Hain MP, will reflect on a decade of Welsh devolution in a lecture at Cardiff University this week.

Cardiff researchers share in £1.9Million grant for cancer diagnosis research


Researchers in Cardiff University’s Department of Primary Care & Public Health are to share a grant of £1.94M to improve diagnosis of cancers.

Welsh Livery Guild award for advances on tumour syndrome therapy


Innovative research on therapy for tuberous sclerosis has won Cardiff University’s Dr Mark Davies the Welsh Livery Guild’s Merit Award for 2009.