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New flagship imaging centre

28 October 2014

Construction is underway on a state-of-the-art research centre at Cardiff University, set to become one of Europe’s top facilities for brain imaging.

A new study by members of the Innovation, Improvement and Engagement research theme has been funded by Welsh Government. The study will provide an appraisal of published nurse staffing research, and will investigate the historical and current measures used to set and monitor nurse staffing levels in adult acute services in Local Health Boards in NHS Wales. The study is led by Professor Daniel Kelly & Dr Aled Jones, with other members of the research team Dr Tom Powell, Dr Sonia Vougioukalou and Mary Lynch.  The study will report in 2015.

Cardiff University awarded grant to undertake research into nurse staffing levels

27 October 2014

The Welsh Government is funding new research into nurse staffing levels, to be undertaken by researchers from the School of Healthcare Sciences. 

Welsh experts unite in new bid to tackle cancer

24 October 2014

The Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Riordan and the Chair of Velindre NHS Trust, Rosemary Kennedy, have today (Friday 24thOctober) signed an agreement that sets out the basis for closer collaboration between the two organisations. The Agreement will bring together some of Wales's leading experts in a renewed bid to tackle cancer.

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Healthcare Sciences hosts its first annual Undergraduate Conference

22 October 2014

On Wednesday 22nd October over 250 students and staff from the School of Healthcare Sciences gathered in Cardiff Museum for the first annual conference for undergraduate students.

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Celebrating Cardiff’s success at the Institute of Medical Illustrators’ awards

12 October 2014

Congratulations to Amy Lake, Programme Manager for the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Photography, who has won the Norman K. Harrison Medal at this year's Institute of Medical Illustration awards.

Bees at the museum with Les Baillie

Plants for life at Biology Rocks

11 October 2014

The 'Bee' team from PHRMY attended BBSRC 'Plants for Life' Event .

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Healthcare Sciences at the European Huntington's Disease Network Conference 2014

7 October 2014

Professor Monica Busse-Morris presented physiotherapy guidance for sufferers of Huntington's Disease

researcher investigates vegitation

Major funding announced for GW4 bioscience students

6 October 2014

Investment will be used to develop the next generation of biotechnologists and bioscientists

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Shell shock and the First World War

29 September 2014

Research reveals devastating psychological impact of combat.

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One-in-ten antibiotic prescriptions ‘fail’

26 September 2014

20-year study uncovers rising rates of antibiotic failure for common infections.