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Press Releases from 2009

More recognition needed for fathers of children with learning disabilities


A Cardiff University academic is calling for social, health and educational services to give more attention to the role and rights of fathers in the care of children with learning disabilities.

University research into concerns about lawyers prompts government regulation


Consumers could soon be better protected in no-win no-fee legal proceedings if new government proposals based on research by Cardiff University researchers are adopted.

Medal previously given to Einstein awarded to Sir Martin Evans


Cardiff University’s Professor Sir Martin Evans FRS has been awarded one of the world’s oldest prizes for scientific achievement by the Royal Society joining an eminent list of previous recipients including Albert Einstein.

Cardiff conference highlights maritime safety


Accidents, injuries and the need to focus upon safety at sea were the essential themes of the 2009 Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium at Cardiff University.

Cardiff University website scoops international medical prize


An innovative Cardiff University website which helps parents facing the difficult decision to test for conditions like Down's syndrome in their unborn child, has scooped a major international prize.

Standing up for fungi


A Cardiff University researcher is set to take part in an innovative living monument.

Cardiff University Honorary Fellowships recognise outstanding contributions


A world-famous bass baritone, a journalist who has reported on the major events of the last two decades and a comedian, writer and actor are amongst those to be honoured by Cardiff University at its annual graduation ceremonies (July 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15).

International study reveals thousands of genetic contributions to schizophrenia and bipolar


Scientists from the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University working as part of an international research team have discovered that most of the genetic basis of schizophrenia comes from the accumulation of small effects from thousands of common genetic variants.

New landmark for mental health research at Cardiff


The fight against mental and degenerative brain diseases has been boosted by a multi-million pound investment in Cardiff University’s world-leading neuropsychiatric research.

Chemistry for our future


Hundreds of year 10 pupils from around South Wales will take part in a day-long interactive conference at Cardiff University designed to promote chemistry and encourage students to consider careers in science, especially chemistry.

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