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Patient using VR headset

NHS staff tackling Covid-19 try out virtual reality to help reduce stress and anxiety

10 June 2020

Researchers and clinicians hope pioneering use of VR use can be rolled out across UK

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Wales to play major role in national trial for COVID-19 vaccine

26 May 2020

University’s Centre for Trials Research part of Welsh collaboration

Pregnant woman sat on bed

Researchers launch project to investigate how Covid-19 affects pregnancy

17 April 2020

Cardiff University to host global registry of those affected from early pregnancy to post-delivery

Accident and emergency ward

Universities launch research project on UK attitudes to coronavirus pandemic

24 March 2020

Researchers urge people from across country to take part in wide-ranging survey

Wales could become a “centre of excellence” for amputation research

6 March 2020

It’s hoped a study at the forefront of amputation research, part-funded by Health and Care Research Wales, could help build Wales’ reputation as a “centre of excellence”.

Professor Monica Busse

Researchers produce first physiotherapy guidance for Huntington’s disease

28 February 2020

New global guidelines welcomed by patients and clinicians

THESEUS study team

New Hidradenitis suppurativa study - laying the pathway for future research

24 January 2020

A new £800,000 national observational cohort study led by the Centre for Trials Research at Cardiff University and in collaboration with Nottingham University is now open to recruitment.

Who's Challenging Who? - unique training project showcased online

26 November 2019

Who’s Challenging Who? – website launches to showcase how involving people with learning disability in developing and delivering training has positive effects on staff attitudes and on the trainers themselves.

World Sepsis Day

£2m trial seeks to inform better use of antibiotics in sepsis

1 November 2019

Cardiff University’s Centre for Trials Research is to coordinate a trial looking at use of antibiotics in sepsis.

Photograph of Ivor Chestnutt holding his award

Dental study wins prestigious award

18 July 2019

International Association of Dental Research (IADR) award for best paper