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Press Releases from 2010

See your future at Cardiff University


If you’ve ever wanted to discover what life is like at a world-leading university, to explore a magnificent campus complete with state-of-the art facilities, and to absorb the atmosphere in one of Europe’s youngest capitals, Open Day at Cardiff University is for you.

Academy students perform in Italy


Young opera stars from Cardiff University are travelling to ‘the home of opera’ to showcase their talents and to develop their skills by immersing themselves in the culture that inspired the repertoire.

Cardiff launches part-time Legal Practice Course for aspiring solicitors


A new part-time course designed to make a career in law more flexible and affordable for aspiring solicitors has been launched at Cardiff University.

Cardiff takes a step towards quantum computing


Cardiff University physicists have discovered properties of hybrid light-matter particles, existing in the solid state matrix, which could one day lead to faster and more efficient computers and telecommunications.

‘Communicative fathers’ help reduce teenage smoking


Children who talk to their fathers about the issues that are important to them are less likely to take-up smoking during early adolescence, a Cardiff University study has found.

Mixed-race people perceived as ‘more attractive’


People of mixed race are perceived as being more attractive than non-mixed-race people, a Cardiff University study has found.

Cardiff architect to design Indian temple


A leading Cardiff University architect is playing a central role in a prestigious project aiming to build a Hindu temple in a style that has not been practised for over seven hundred years.

How food shapes our lives


With the urban population set to double by 2050, a guest speaker at Cardiff University will argue that we will need to rethink, not just how we feed cities, but our entire concept of urbanity.

Young people help devise campaign to put out grass fires


With the Easter holidays approaching, a new two-week project devised with the help of experts from Cardiff University’s Business School and groups of teenagers from Rhondda Cynon Taff will be getting underway in an attempt to reduce the number of deliberate grass fires in a South Wales valley.

Welsh shingles drug set for final hurdle


A new Welsh-developed drug to help alleviate the suffering of shingles could move a step closer for patients if the final stage of testing is given the go-ahead .