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Press Releases from 2010

New link identified for bipolar disorder


Lithium has been established for more than 50 years as one of the most effective treatments for manic depression, clinically termed bipolar disorder.

Planning for the Severn Estuary


Cardiff University academics will join with other experts at a conference later this month to discuss key issues facing the Severn Estuary, including climate change and cross border working in the light of recent new legislation (21 June).

Climate Change still high on public agenda


According to results of a new survey published today (Friday 11 June 2010), despite a decline in concern about climate change, the majority of the British public still believe the climate is changing and say they are prepared to act on this.

Cardiff astronomers appear on BBC’s – The Sky at Night


Two leading Cardiff University astronomers will discuss their latest astronomical findings with Sir Patrick Moore during an appearance on the next edition of the BBC’s flagship programme – The Sky at Night (Monday 7th June).

Targeted Training Benefits Businesses


Cardiff University has developed two new marketing programmes specifically tailored to the needs of Heads of the Valleys businesses.

What happened in the 2010 Election? Why?


These are two questions which will be answered in two Breakfast Seminars held this week - in Cardiff on Wednesday morning 26th May 2010, and in Aberystwyth on Friday morning 28th May 2010

New Dean to lead Cardiff medical education


Medical education has to adapt and change to ensure the doctors of the future get the skills and experience they need for a modern 21st century health service, according to Cardiff University’s newly appointed Dean of Medical Education.

Can strengthening families prevent substance misuse? – major new study


Researchers in Wales are to evaluate a pioneering programme which may help families prevent young people turning to drink, cigarettes and drugs.

Cardiff University achieves Carbon Trust Standard


Cardiff University has become the first higher education institution in Wales to achieve the Carbon Trust Standard, in recognition of its work, results and ongoing commitment to reduce its carbon emissions.

New report says EU car CO2 emissions target for 2020 is not ambitious enough


The European Union target of reducing car CO2 emissions to 95 grams per kilometre by 2020 is not sufficiently ambitious, according to a new report.

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