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Press Releases from 2010

Cardiff network to explore UK’s rich multiculturalism and the challenges it presents


Understanding and meeting the challenge of UK multiculturalism will be the focus of a major new Cardiff University research network.

Web-based calculator to help predict heart disease


Internet users can assess their future risk of having heart disease by visiting a new website developed by Cardiff University experts.

Go Global


The diversity of Cardiff University’s student community will be celebrated at an event that aims to unite different cultures and highlight the talents of Cardiff students from around the world.

Is local best?


Does local food have a lower carbon footprint than non-local food? Measurement of greenhouse gas emissions from food supply chains suggests that this may not always be true, according to a guest speaker at Cardiff University.

Alcohol sponsorship ban would have ‘little effect’ on underage drinking


An alcohol sponsorship ban would by itself have little effect on youth drinking patterns, according to research by Cardiff Business School’s Dr Fiona Davies.

Spring performances by exciting new opera talent


Students from the International Academy of Voice at Cardiff University open their Spring season of events with a song recital featuring works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Grieg on Friday 5 February 2010.

Cardiff University unveils new £4M President’s Research Scholarships


A new multi-million pound package of postgraduate scholarships designed to tackle some of the key climate, engineering, social and medical research challenges and attract the most talented postgraduate research students to Cardiff University have been unveiled.

Cardiff University research shortlisted for top medical prize


Leading Cardiff University research which is helping to reduce unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics has been shortlisted for a major medical prize.

All-Wales Education Programme for people with Bipolar Disorder launched


Wales’ first dedicated educational programme designed to improve the quality of life of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder and their families will be officially launched today (Wednesday, 20th January).

‘Fence off parts of rivers to prevent increased flood risk’, says expert


Parts of Wales’ rivers could be fenced off in a bid to prevent bridges becoming blocked and increasing the risk of flooding, a leading water expert will argue this week (Tuesday 19th January).