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Press Releases from 2010

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.

Delve into history and realise your potential


An innovative new access route to higher education designed to give adult learners the chance to experience research-led teaching first-hand and progress towards studying a degree in archaeology or history has been launched by Cardiff University.

The Art of Integration: Muslims in Britain


The important contribution that Muslims have made to Britain’s rich cultural diversity is to be celebrated in an event at Cardiff University.

Sustainable development should not become 'an easy target' in tough economic times, says Welsh expert


Investing in green jobs, reducing carbon emissions and ensuring a sustainable future for Welsh communities should not become ‘an easy target’ in tough times – especially as investing in sustainable solutions can help support Wales’ economic recovery, a leading Cardiff University expert will argue this week.

Public lecture honours Cardiff professor's pioneering research


One of the UK’s most prominent human geographers is delivering a public lecture at Cardiff University in honour of a pioneer in the fields of geography and planning.

Transforming the digital economy


A new chair in Digital Economy is being launched by Cardiff University, to bring together a programme of work ranging from the future of digital media to the role being played by digital communications in re-shaping public services.

Study aims to identify best way of preventing child tooth decay


A £1M study designed to identify the most effective way of preventing child tooth decay in some of South Wales’ most deprived communities has been given the go-ahead.

Ghosts, zombies and Twm Siôn Cati – linking Welsh and Irish popular fiction


Crime, romance and the supernatural in Welsh and Irish tradition are explored at a Cardiff University conference this week.

Public lecture marks UN International Day of Older People


One of Wales’ role models on active and healthy ageing, the Right Honourable Rhodri Morgan AM will be giving a special public lecture at Cardiff University on 30 September 2010.