Research news

Professor Robert Lark with self-healing concrete

Boost for self-healing concrete

16 March 2017

Over £4 million awarded to new Resilient Materials 4 Life project

Man using EpiPen

Type 2 diabetes on the rise

16 March 2017

UK sees three-fold increase in number of people with type 2 diabetes

Mosquito on human skin

Creating artemisinin

15 March 2017

Cardiff University researchers devise novel way of producing leading anti-malarial drug

Women crawling through mud on course

Why pay for pain?

14 March 2017

Extreme adventure challenges help modern office workers deal with a sedentary lifestyle

Young girl applying cream to forearm

Eczema and antibiotics

14 March 2017

Antibiotics not effective for clinically infected eczema in children

Port Talbot steel works

Support for climate change in Europe

8 March 2017

New analysis shows the majority of people in UK, France, Germany and Norway believe that climate change is happening

Colourful recycling bins

People outside UK ‘more environmentally friendly’

8 March 2017

Research examines green behaviour and attitudes across diverse countries

Port Talbot steel works

Mapping future emissions in Wales

2 March 2017

Cardiff University academics partner with BRE to forecast Wales’s future carbon emissions

Forlorn girl sat on steps

Substance misuse and binge drinking higher in young people in foster care

2 March 2017

Adverse outcomes partly explained by poorer quality social relationships with peers and school staff

Two young children overlooking community from hillside

UK-wide study shows huge postcode disparity in proportion of children in care

28 February 2017

Children in poorest areas in Wales 16 times more likely to be looked after