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Serious violence falls by a third

12 May 2021

A&E data show 2020 was ‘safest year on record’

Price of food may influence decision to buy alcohol, new UK research suggests

19 April 2021

Cardiff University study is first to look at link between food prices and alcohol consumption

Study reveals impact of lockdown on violence in Welsh capital

2 March 2021

Emergency department data shows ‘large reduction’ in violent injury during lockdown – but no change in violence in the home

CSRI Wins £450k Sêr Cymru Research Award To Tackle Security Challenges in the Digital Information Environment

25 February 2021

The Sêr Cymru funding has enabled the institute to bring on three researchers who will extend the OSCAR team’s capacity to explore the causes and consequences of disinformation.

Recognition, belief and an emotional response to disinformation are key factors in it being shared on social media, report finds

23 February 2021

Researchers constructed ‘communist killer dolphin’ news story to test readers’ reactions

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Hundreds of fake Twitter accounts linked to China sowed disinformation prior to the US election - report

28 January 2021

‘Significant attempt to influence the trajectory of US politics’

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Machine learning helps to predict new violence hot spots

12 October 2020

Cardiff University analysis uncovers ‘no alcohol’ locations that could be targeted to reduce violent crime

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“Super-sharers” responsible for a disproportionate amount of Covid-19 disinformation on social media, study suggests

30 September 2020

Fake news risks having a negative impact on trust in scientists and experts, report concludes

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‘Home of innovation’ reaches highpoint

7 July 2020

sbarc | spark to ignite ideas

“National evidence grid” offers lifeline to public services

18 June 2020

A new report highlights how quality controls for evidence and guidance can reduce waste and improve public services.