Research news

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?

Peter Wells as St David Awards announcement

Engineer shortlisted for honour recognising ‘exceptional achievements’

12 February 2015

Professor Peter Wells pioneered medical ultrasound scanning.

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.

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.

Flooded road with Flood triangle warning sign

Report reveals public attitudes to climate change

29 January 2015

The results of a new study led by the University, published a year on from the major winter flooding, show that the British public’s belief in the reality of climate change and its human causes rose significantly last year - and is now at its highest since 2005.

Hand holding chunk of seafloor sediment

Biscuits help resolve climate change controversy

29 January 2015

New analysis of seafloor sediments has provided scientists with direct evidence of dramatic natural changes in oceanic, atmospheric, climatic and ecological conditions, resolving long-standing controversy around climate change.

Abdul Rahim speaking at a Vision 2020 network event, with Jasper Hemmes standing behind

Researchers eye multi-billion Euro research pot

29 January 2015

Cardiff University’s researchers and Welsh businesses could benefit from a share of research funding worth billions of Euros.

Lower half of footballers playing football

World Cup ref blows the whistle on mental health

27 January 2015

Former international rugby referee Clive Norling is encouraging thousands in Wales to take part in mental health research.

Caterpillar

Caterpillar discovery hailed a “wonderful piece of evolution”

26 January 2015

University Professor discovers caterpillar with ability to build a unique protective cocoon