Student views and stories

Some of our research students share their stories and views on life as a postgraduate at Cardiff University.

Video about students views on Cardiff University.

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PhD student, space enthusiast and avid YouTuber

Matthew Allen, PhD student at the School of Physics and Astronomy, AKA UKAstroNut, talks to us about life, space and internet outreach.

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PhD student adventurer and budding TV star

Niall McCann, PhD student at the School of Biosciences and star of Nat Geo Wild series, 'Biggest & Baddest' - a global wildlife adventure series in search of the world’s largest and most dangerous animals, shares a few stories about his PhD and TV show.

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PhD student broadens horizon with a research trip to the USA

Beatrice Berthon, PhD student in Medical Physics, School of Medicine, talks about her 21-day research trip to the USA.

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Success for PhD students at the School of Healthcare Sciences

PhD students, Catherine Dunn and Dominic Roche, tell us about their experiences and exciting new careers as lecturers within the School.

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Combining a PhD with a professional ice hockey career is no easy task

Luke Piggott juggled his PhD studies in cancer stem cell research with playing professional ice hockey for the Cardiff Devils.

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Public engagement as a musical ethnographer

Sam Murray, Second Year PhD Student at our School of Music, relates how he engages in public engagement to connect with the people he studies.

Anys Wood

Why studying for a PhD in the Welsh medium is a no-brainer

Anys Wood, PhD student at the School of History, Archaeology and Religion, answers our questions about her research and why she chose to study her PhD through the medium of Welsh.