Research

Butterflies with Bokeh effect

Butterfly effect and computer simulation pave way for heart disease prediction

20 February 2015

Scientists from Cardiff and Swansea Universities are combining the principles of the butterfly effect and computer simulation to explore new ways of predicting and controlling the beginnings of heart disease.

Siemens MR scanner

University to become ‘epicentre for European Neuroimaging’

19 February 2015

Cardiff University has confirmed its plans to utilise advanced MR imaging technology within its new Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) in a bid to make the centre one of the top brain imaging facilities in Europe.

3D image of human intestines

Immune system “friendly fire” could be to blame for bowel cancer deaths

17 February 2015

New research suggests that patients recovering from bowel cancer surgery may be at a higher risk of relapse if their blood shows an immune response to a particular protein, called carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA).

Diamond Light Source, the national synchrotron facility

Towards more targeted cancer vaccines

16 February 2015

Clearest picture yet of cancer’s immune response paves way for more accurate vaccines.

Kidney cross section in body

New test for acute kidney injury in development

13 February 2015

Could patients’ urine predict killer condition before it strikes?

Norman Lamb and Jenny Willot visiting CUBRIC

Care Minister visits CUBRIC

13 February 2015

Care Minister witnesses Cardiff University’s ground-breaking contribution to mental health research.

CCTV cameras

Fight-sensing cameras to cut crime on Britain’s streets

12 February 2015

Cardiff researchers develop 'smart' cameras that guide police before anyone gets hurt.

Peter Wells as St David Awards announcement

Engineer shortlisted for honour recognising ‘exceptional achievements’

12 February 2015

Professor Peter Wells pioneered medical ultrasound scanning.

Three men meeting for lunch

World Cancer Day

4 February 2015

Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor back healthier lifestyle call.

Professor Judith Hall with hospital equipment

‘I’ve seen the tragedy of a mum dying and losing her twins’

30 January 2015

Life-saving medical procedures are being taught in a sub-Saharan African country for the first time thanks to one of the University’s flagship engagement projects.