Crime and policing go under the spotlight
Renowned author Phillip Sands who exposed how high ranking members of the Bush administration were involved in authorizing torture and subsequently attempted to cover their tracks, in his book Torture Team will be among a number of headline speakers at an international criminology conference this week in Cardiff.
Course aims to plug translation gap
A unique new course offering students the chance to gain translation skills and help meet the growing need for professional language translators has been officially launched.
Delegates united via virtual awards ceremony at Cardiff University
Cardiff University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning has hosted its first virtual awards ceremony as a finale to a training programme run for Legal & General (L&G). The video conference option allowed delegates to attend who would normally have had to miss such an event. Delegates, who completed the ‘Specialist Medical Modules’ training, received certificates at Cardiff University and the Swindon and Hove L&G offices.
£1.57 million for research into learning and memory
A collaborative research project by Cardiff University and the University of Bristol into learning and memory has been given a significant boost with a Programme Grant award of £1.57 million from the Wellcome Trust.
Royal Society Fellowship award
Professor Graham Hutchings from Cardiff University’s School of Chemistry has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), one of the highest honours in the academic world.