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Wales Book of the Year 2024

21 March 2024

Unlocking literature link ups through sponsorship of renowned prize

African fiction prize

6 February 2024

Runner-up for first novel

Poetry resources from special collections

Poetry with a punch

8 January 2024

Welsh treasures from University’s Special Collections feature in national Romantics exhibition

Christmas tree with presents

Christmas toys playing a role in scientific discovery

21 December 2023

The toys helping scientific understanding – from dolls developing our social skills, to equality in video games.

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Welsh speakers to have a greater say thanks to launch of free online platform

7 December 2023

FreeTxt | TestunRhydd is the first resource to fully support Welsh language survey analysis

How can we use values to increase humility among political partisans?

19 October 2023

A new interdisciplinary research project is examining the role of personal values in intellectual humility within online political debate.

T. S. Eliot Prize 2023

18 October 2023

Poet and Creative Writing lecturer shortlisted in prestigious prize

Inspirational alumni shine at awards

6 October 2023

2023 30Ish Alumni Award winners announced

Leverhulme double

12 September 2023

Two medievalists win prestigious research fellowships

Representing Wales

7 September 2023

Kindred creative alumni win places to nurture their careers

Climate Change and Africa

16 August 2023

Cardiff representation at first international conference on environmental humanities in Africa

Roll call of honour

14 August 2023

English literature professor becomes latest in line of prestigious Royal Historical Society Fellows

Taking responsibility for our words on social media

13 July 2023

Cardiff philosopher explores question of our times in prestigious fellowship

Women’s film history: Unfinished but not forgotten

4 July 2023

Image Works celebrates lost queen of slapstick Léontine and sees launch of field-defining book on women’s unfinished film

Debut poetry collection for creative writing student

27 June 2023

Postgraduate research student sees poems published in first solo book

Next children’s laureates of Wales announced

19 June 2023

Alumna Nia Morais becomes the latest Bardd Plant Cymru, Welsh-language children’s poet laureate, alongside Alex Wharton as children’s laureate Wales.

Sophie Buchaillard

Debut novelist selected for Wales Book of the Year

12 June 2023

Creative writing alumna shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year Award

Writers At Work

7 June 2023

Three creative writing talents from who have studied with the School of English, Communication and Philosophy are among the ten writers selected for this year’s Writers At Work project at Hay Festival.

Celebrating Athena SWAN success

30 May 2023

The School of English, Communication and Philosophy has received an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of its commitment to tackling gender inequality.

Friends playing video game

Largest study of video games reveals men say twice as much as women

24 May 2023

Patterns in data suggest ways of addressing imbalance