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Press Releases from 2010

Bankers got a kick out of the Crunch, says academic


The bankers who brought the global economy to its knees two years ago may have enjoyed the sensation of losing hundreds of billions of pounds and plunging the world into recession, according to an academic at Cardiff University.

Emperors, Usurpers, Tyrants


A major conference bringing together the latest archaeological and historical research is being held at Cardiff University to commemorate the anniversary of the End of Roman Britain in AD 410.

Cardiff Law Professor to Champion Consumers of Legal Services


Richard Moorhead, Professor of Law at Cardiff University, has been appointed to an expert advisory group to help ensure legal services meet consumer needs.

Cardiff University honoured for Chinese cancer partnership


The Vice-Chancellor of Cardiff University, Dr David Grant, has been honoured by China’s Capital Medical University in recognition of two institutions’ pioneering cancer research partnership.

Website aims to ease the pain of learning


Pain management experts looking to develop their professional skills are being urged to sign-up with a new website, launched by Cardiff University this week (Wednesday 20th October).

Wales rugby star learns from model patient


Wales rugby star and Cardiff University medical student, Jamie Roberts has unveiled Cardiff University’s new state-of-the-art simulation equipment designed to help train the next generation of doctors.

New Institute to catalyse development of clean technology


A new combustion technology that could allow vehicles to become more efficient and less polluting is being explored by the newly established Cardiff Catalysis Institute at Cardiff University.

Are businesses and universities stronger together?


Businesses in Wales looking to work more closely with the higher education sector will have an opportunity to have their say on business and university collaboration at a special Question Time style debate on Wednesday 13th October.

New WISERD director


The Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Method (WISERD) has appointed a new Director, based at Cardiff University.

Teenagers targeted in innovative anti-smoking programme


Students from schools in Wales and England are being enrolled in a pioneering programme which will aim to cut the rates of teenage smoking across the UK.

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