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Waterloo Foundation Annual Conference focuses on tackling mental ill health

30 October 2023

The year's conference focused on the topic ‘Mental health: from your inner environment to your outer world’.

Professor Joy Myint from the school of Optometry at the Blind Games standing at a podium with a colleague

Professor's crucial classification role at the IBSA World Games

20 October 2023

Professor Joy Myint, Director of Learning at the School of Optometry was recently involved in the organisation and delivery of all the athlete classifications at the recent International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games held in Birmingham.

Three top scientists awarded the Chris McGuigan prize

12 October 2023

The bi-annual McGuigan Drug Discovery prizes awarded to leading scientists

Photos of the first Minister, head and deputy head of Optometry and PVC Biological and life sciences standing outside the optometry building in Cardiff University

School of Optometry Hosts Visit by First Minister to ‘Teach and Treat’ Eye Care Centre

2 October 2023

The School of Optometry in partnership with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (CVUHB) and the Welsh Government, recently welcomed the First Minister to The NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre (NWUECC) at Cardiff University.

Four scientists at work in a laboratory

£2.2m funding to find non-addictive painkiller

2 October 2023

MRC supports Medicines Discovery Institute

Scan showing prostate cancer which has spread to the spine. Credit: Dr Tom Rackley, consultant clinical oncologist at Velindre Cancer Centre

Targeting BCL3 to treat prostate cancer

28 September 2023

Prostate Cancer UK awards £0.5 million to prostate cancer treatment research

Dr Sarah Gerson Barbie

Doll play allows children to develop and practice social skills regardless of their neurodevelopmental profile

28 September 2023

Latest findings from multi-year study suggest playing with dolls could be beneficial for social development of all children - including those who display neurodivergent traits commonly associated with autism

Visitors from the Uni of Gothenburg

Hosting our partners from the University of Gothenburg

25 September 2023

We recently welcomed colleagues from the University of Gothenburg to Cardiff, to renew our partnership agreement and show them all of the wonderful sites that Cardiff has to offer!

Covid-19 grief disorder rates ‘higher than expected’

19 September 2023

New research finds higher than expected rates of Prolonged Grief Disorder among the pandemic bereaved.

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Broken String Biosciences closes $15m funding round

18 September 2023

Investors back Cardiff University spin-out