Skip to main content

News

Wales Autism Research Centre: Celebrating 10 years of success

Wales Autism Research Centre: Celebrating 10 years of success

10 March 2021

The Wales Autism Research Centre (WARC) has been at the heart of important policy and practice for the past 10 years, providing data that can be translated into action and that has a real impact on professionals working within the autistic community. WARC’s past and present directors meet up to reflect on its achievements and look ahead to the next 10 years.
Read more

COVID-19 and cancer: Understanding attitudes and breaking barriers

COVID-19 and cancer: Understanding attitudes and breaking barriers

9 March 2021

Harriet Quinn-Scoggins (PhD 2019) is a medical anthropologist who focuses on cancer research. Once part of the Future Leaders in Cancer Research (FLiCR) programme, she is now involved in the COVID-19 cancer attitudes and behaviours study. Here she explains why an anthropological approach is important, and how this research can improve early cancer diagnosis.
Read more

Meet the researcher – Dr Erik Mire

Meet the researcher – Dr Erik Mire

8 March 2021

We spoke to Dr Erik Mire, Principal Investigator and Hodge Research Fellow at Cardiff University’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute, about his research which looks as how mothers’ diets can affect brain development in unborn babies.

Read more

Meet the Volunteer – Glyn Lloyd

Meet the Volunteer – Glyn Lloyd

26 February 2021

Glyn Lloyd (PhD 2008, PGDip 2007, MSc 2003, LLB 2002) is Partner and Founder of Cardiff-based Newfields Law, a firm which specialises in immigration law. Having volunteered as student, Glyn has continued to do so as an alumnus, sharing his experience and expertise to help support students realise their potential, regardless of their background.
Read more

Celebrating Wales and supporting musicians in the face of COVID-19

Celebrating Wales and supporting musicians in the face of COVID-19

25 February 2021

Iestyn Griffiths (BA 2016, MA 2018) describes his journey from being a music-mad child to co-directing a large-scale, digital concert for St David’s Day, celebrating and supporting Welsh musicians.
Read more

How my parent’s work ethic inspired me to succeed – For Alumni, By Alumni

How my parent’s work ethic inspired me to succeed – For Alumni, By Alumni

18 February 2021

Jackie Yip (BA 2018) has traveled the globe and emersed herself in every opportunity that has come her way. Using the work ethic her parents instilled in her and the support offered at Cardiff University, Jackie filled a few short years with a lifetime’s worth of experiences.
Read more

7 alumni books to get you in the mood for love this Valentine’s Day

7 alumni books to get you in the mood for love this Valentine’s Day

11 February 2021

Valentine’s Day may look a little different this year and it’s unlikely we’ll see many grand, public displays of affection but don’t despair, you can still enjoy a bit of romance at home with these alumni authors. Curl up on the sofa, grab a hot cuppa, and indulge in some warm, fuzzy feelings with these exciting page-turners.
Read more

A generous start to the Chinese New Year

A generous start to the Chinese New Year

28 January 2021

The British Branch of Western Returned Scholars Association has generously donated masks to Cardiff University in a heart-warming gesture of solidarity and support.
Read more

Becoming Finnish and living in the EU during Brexit – For Alumni, By Alumni

Becoming Finnish and living in the EU during Brexit – For Alumni, By Alumni

25 January 2021

Chloe Wells (BA 2007) worked for Cardiff Council after graduation before emigrating to Finland at the end of 2010 where she gained her Master of Social Science and her PhD. Here, Chloe talks about her memories at Cardiff University, becoming a British-Finnish citizen, and living in the EU during Brexit.
Read more

Running for wellbeing this winter

Running for wellbeing this winter

18 December 2020

The winter months can be difficult for anyone struggling with their mental health, this year more than ever.
Read more