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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.

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

24 May 2023

Patterns in data suggest ways of addressing imbalance

A beautiful life

22 May 2023

New play recognises searing talent of little-known Welsh writer and contemporary of the hallowed Bloomsbury set

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University staff and alumni named as Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales

9 May 2023

New fellows come from across higher education, as well as law, medicine and the media

Richard Price stencil

Celebrating the 300th birthday of "Wales' greatest thinker"

17 February 2023

A series of public events are being held to celebrate the life and work of the influential thinker Richard Price.

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Why reflecting on your values before opening your mouth makes for happier relationships

7 February 2023

A new study finds that if people are asked to reflect on their life values before engaging in discussions, debates are more harmonious.

Richard Price stencil

New street art stencil celebrates under-appreciated philosopher from Wales

5 December 2022

Portrait aims to revive interest in the writings of Richard Price

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Feast of opportunities at Reading Week Festival

23 November 2022

Students in the School of English, Communication and Philosophy have been exploring career and skills, expanding cultural horizons and trying something new on campus in the latest Reading Week Festival.

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What’s occurin’: Dialects in Barry, Caerphilly and Pontypridd subject of academic study

15 November 2022

Researchers are examining sociolinguistic variation in southeast Wales

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14 November 2022

Weekend of film highlights ‘stolen’ global cinema of women filmmakers

2022 30Ish Alumni Award winners

Rule-breakers and Change-makers: 30ish alumni making a big impact

20 October 2022

The University’s first 30(ish) Awards celebrated the achievements of alumni who have made a positive contribution to their community, and all before they hit 30. Well, 30(ish).

Language tools with real-world impact

18 October 2022

Cardiff University is leading on two new resources to automatically summarise Welsh language texts and to develop a Welsh language online thesaurus

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Back Teeth: Debut poetry collection from one of the rising poets of her generation

11 October 2022

Rising star of the poetry world, Taylor Edmonds has released her first collection in time for National Poetry Day

Right here, right Nawr. Welsh culture publishers reframe Wales and Welshness

28 September 2022

A group of Cardiff University graduates are walking their own path in publishing to move away from prevailing stereotypes on Wales and the Welsh.

Values and Virtues for a Challenging World

9 August 2022

A day of public philosophical debate at the heart of Welsh government

Book of the year award for alumna

3 August 2022

Cardiff graduate wins international award for her first book

8 portraits athletes from Cardiff University

Cardiff University students past and present competing at Commonwealth Games

28 July 2022

Many developed their passion and skills for their sports while in Cardiff

Impact of research and teaching showcased at National Eisteddfod

28 July 2022

Events will examine topics including children’s rights, politics, science and history