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Press Releases from 2010

Chair honours memory of Welsh medical pioneer

01/07/2010

A leading UK public health figure has been appointed to honour the memory of one of the most influential health thinkers and enhance Wales’ reputation for cutting-edge public health research.

Breakthrough in understanding cell development

28/06/2010

How do plants and animals end up with right number of cells in all the right places?

Mobile allotments

27/06/2010

With more and more people looking for green spaces to grow their own food, and waiting lists for allotments in Wales around four years, a team of Welsh students have come up with a zero-carbon and affordable mobile growing space.

Y Gŵr Cadarn

25/06/2010

One of the earliest known plays in Welsh has been revived to delight and instruct audiences once again.

Wales set for new space mission

25/06/2010

Wales' first ambassador for space is set to embark on a new mission to encourage schoolchildren to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

£1M research award to study new smells through synthetic biology

24/06/2010

A team of scientists in the School of Chemistry at Cardiff University has been awarded more than £1M to carry out a collaborative study which among other applications could lead to more environmentally-friendly forms of pest control using nature’s own enzymes.

Impatient, risk-takers more likely to ‘be violent’ on nights-out

23/06/2010

Impatient, risk-takers are more likely to commit acts of gratuitous violence on a weekend night-out, a Cardiff University study has found.

Lifetime achievement award for pancreas research

22/06/2010

The European Pancreatic Club, the world’s first scientific society dedicated to the study of the pancreas, has presented its lifetime achievement award to Professor Ole Petersen, Director of Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences.

UK science spotlights ocean acidification

22/06/2010

Welsh scientists are working with colleagues from around the United Kingdom to investigate the impacts of ocean acidification. Professor Paul Pearson of Cardiff University is among 101 scientists from 21 of the UK’s top scientific institutions. The UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme consists of several projects working together to investigate different aspects of this global issue.

More-than-human geographies

18/06/2010

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.

2010