Challenge Cardiff Winter 2014

This first issue demonstrates how our research is making a real impact in the wider world; from mathematical models that make lifesaving improvements to healthcare, to a sustainable system for providing school food that has inspired the reform of policy across the UK.

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Challenge Cardiff Winter 2014

1 December 2014

The first issue of Challenge Cardiff, our research magazine. The magazine is unique in placing the users of research at its heart.

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Highlights

Back from the brink

Mental health campaigner Jonny Benjamin challenges our world leading neurogeneticist Professor Michael O'Donovan on developments in the treatment of schizophrenia.

https://youtu.be/XYEloXi6z9k

What made me curious?

Professor Karen Holford tells Sian Williams how her childhood fascination with the moon landings and Formula 1 ignited her passion for engineering, and how her ground breaking research is being used to ensure that bridges are lighter and safer.

People

Gill Bristow

Professor Gillian Bristow

Dean of Research for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor in Economic Geography

Email:
bristowg1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5388
Karen Holford

Professor Karen M Holford

Professor

Email:
holford@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 8443 or +44 (0)29 2087 4823
Michael O'Donovan

Professor Michael O'Donovan

Deputy Director/Clinical Professor, Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences

Email:
odonovanmc@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 8320
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Professor Jonathan Shepherd

Associate Dean of Innovation, Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Email:
shepherdjp@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2074 4215
Maggie Woodhouse

Dr Margaret Woodhouse

Senior Lecturer

Email:
woodhouse@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 29208 76522