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Institutes and centres

We lead or co-lead several of the University's research institutes and centres.

Danau Girang Field Centre

We are a collaborative research and training facility managed by Sabah Wildlife Department and Cardiff University.

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European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

We aim to improve the understanding of the role of cancer stem cells in a range of cancers, through world-leading research.

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Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute

Taking new discoveries and translating them into greater understanding and diagnosis of mental illness.

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Medicines Discovery Institute

We translate leading biomedical research into novel drugs.

Sustainable Place Research Institute

Sustainable Places Research Institute

A meeting place for sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.

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Water Research Institute

Addressing the grand challenge of sustaining water for people and ecosystems in a changing world.

We also have substantial research activity in a number of additional institutes and centres.

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Biomechanics and Bioengineering Research Centre Versus Arthritis

The Biomechanics and Bioengineering Research Centre Versus Arthritis has the skills and facilities that are successfully delivering a "step-change" in treatment and understanding of osteoarthritis.

Cardiff Institute for Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER)

Cardiff Institute for Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER) is internationally recognised for its expertise in basic, translational and clinical research in the field of tissue repair, regeneration and rehabilitation.

Dementia Research Institute

How we are promoting excellence to help create a world where research conquers dementia.