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Your last-minute guide to Valentine’s Day in Cardiff

Your last-minute guide to Valentine’s Day in Cardiff

14 February 2018

Valentine’s Day is here and we’ve compiled a handy list of last-minute romantic ideas (and emergency panic ideas) in, around and themed on Cardiff.
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Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies event – “What is truth?” Is undisclosed bias in the media contributing to global insecurity?

Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies event – “What is truth?” Is undisclosed bias in the media contributing to global insecurity?

24 November 2017

On 23 November 2017, in the prestigious Lincoln Centre in London, Cardiff alumni joined experts from Cardiff’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC) – Britain’s oldest journalism school-for a fascinating evening of debate.
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My Cardiff is… meeting my four grandchildren.

My Cardiff is… meeting my four grandchildren.

21 November 2017

Alan Buckle: Cardiff resident, Phase 1 cancer treatment trialist and keen golfer.
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Examined Life – Vithiya Alphons (BSc 2017)

Examined Life – Vithiya Alphons (BSc 2017)

21 November 2017

At the start of her final year at Cardiff University, Vithiya Alphons (BSc 2017) was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. After initially being given just two months to live, Vithiya survived her battle with cancer and graduated in summer 2017.
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My Cardiff is… a new vision for optometry

My Cardiff is… a new vision for optometry

15 November 2017

Dame Mary Perkins DBE, FBOA (BSc 1965, Hon 2005) is the founder of Specsavers, the high street optician with 1,600 stores worldwide.
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My Cardiff is… destigmatising ADHD.

My Cardiff is… destigmatising ADHD.

15 November 2017

Professor Anita Thapar CBE (PhD 1995) is a researcher focusing on the genetic and environmental causes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and youth depression.
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My Cardiff is… at the podium in St David’s Hall

My Cardiff is… at the podium in St David’s Hall

15 November 2017

Michael Bell (BMus 1980) is the founder of the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Stephen Fry (Hon 2010) returns to Cardiff University

Stephen Fry (Hon 2010) returns to Cardiff University

9 November 2017

Cardiff University Honorary Fellow Stephen Fry (Hon 2010) visits Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute.

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Happy 45th birthday, Gair Rhydd

Happy 45th birthday, Gair Rhydd

30 October 2017

On 3 October, the critically acclaimed Gair Rhydd celebrated its 45th birthday. Cardiff University’s student newspaper came into being in 1972; nearly half a century on, and with more than a 1000 issues under its belt, it is more widely read than ever.
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Growing success for Cardiff graduate

Growing success for Cardiff graduate

4 October 2017

A graduate who invented a hydroponic growing system for agriculture will compete in this week’s NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Adam Dixon (BEng 2016), has been shortlisted for ‘Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Cardiff final on 4 October. The former Cardiff University engineering student is bringing to market Phytoponics – a revolutionary patent-pending
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