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Sophie Watson

‘There’s this whole unknown and hidden world inside all of us – and it can tell us so much’

16 December 2020

Meet the Cardiff University PhD student who unlocks the strange secrets deep inside Arctic animals

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Key type of immune cell ‘self-renews’ in humans, new study finds

16 December 2020

Cardiff University-led research overturns thinking that a certain type of memory T-cell has reached the end of its lifespan

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New study to evaluate antibiotic use in COVID-19 hospital patients

11 December 2020

Data indicates antibiotics are being ‘unnecessarily’ prescribed in patients with the virus

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Social media messages help reduce meat consumption

9 December 2020

New study shows success of direct messages sent via Facebook chat on reducing the amount of red and processed meat in our diets

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Scientists reveal genetic map of the human face

7 December 2020

‘Exciting findings’ will improve understanding of facial development

COV-Ed nurse study launches

4 December 2020

A new UK wide study is launched this week that examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted second and third year student nurses.

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Small and large birth weight linked to genetics of mother and baby – except in tiniest babies, study suggests

2 December 2020

New research by Cardiff University and the University of Exeter suggests genetics is ‘key’ to birth weight of newborn babies

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New study highlights ‘exceptional challenges’ of bereavement during COVID-19 pandemic

27 November 2020

UK-wide survey of bereaved people carried out by Cardiff and Bristol universities

Dr Chris Baker

Medical student designs ‘Essential Diagnosis’ game

24 November 2020

Role play helps train tomorrow’s medics

Mike Bruford

Professor Mike Bruford wins ZSL Marsh Award for Conservation Biology

19 November 2020

A scientist who specialises in conservation genetics has won an award from international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London).