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Young entrepreneurs triumph at the 14th annual Student Start-up and Freelance Awards

29 May 2024

Twelve young entrepreneurs each win a share of the £18,000 prize pot that was up for grabs.

First in-depth study of nation’s second largest political party launched at Senedd

23 May 2024

Alumnus’ second book considers fortunes of The Conservative Party in Wales post Second World War

Artist’s impression of a horse in a grave

Pagan-Christian trade networks supplied horses from overseas for the last horse sacrifices in Europe

17 May 2024

Evidence demonstrates burst of human and animal mobility

Paul and Tom

Changing futures

7 May 2024

New community partnerships set to flourish at Caer Heritage Centre

Expertise recognised

1 May 2024

Staff named as Learned Society of Wales Fellows

Double research grant success

29 April 2024

Advancing understanding of Chinese history

Egypt Revealed

2 April 2024

Behind-the-scenes glimpse at archaeology and conservation for UK society

Collecting, communicating and preserving our historical legacies

21 March 2024

History and Archive in Practice comes to Wales


A new curriculum for a new nation

1 February 2024

History at Cardiff University is working with university departments across South Sudan to re-design history programmes after the new nation’s civil wars.

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Hidden Hillfort project clinches top award

18 January 2024

Archaeology bringing people together

Royal Historical Society MA History scholarships

Royal Historical Society scholarships success

8 January 2024

Two of six Masters’ Scholarships awarded to Cardiff applicants

Students surrounding grave and excavating the area

Evidence of ancient medieval feasting rituals uncovered in grounds of historic property

4 January 2024

Rare site offers new insights into what life was like in early Wales

Seven researchers are photographed in Cardiff University's Main Building

Showcasing Cardiff University’s African research

14 December 2023

Event brings together University staff to inspire further African work

participants at Sikhism event

Celebration of Sikhism founder

7 December 2023

UK celebration takes place at Cardiff University

History and Archives in Practice partners with Cardiff University

13 November 2023

High-profile national collaboration between researchers, archives and communities makes unique Welsh connection

Learned Society of Wales Award for humanities and creative arts

26 October 2023

Cardiff historian awarded prestigious Dillwyn Medal

When gaming meets Cardiff history

23 October 2023

Using video games to engage with the history and heritage of Cardiff and southeast Wales

History roll call of honour

19 October 2023

Reader in History and Professor of Conservation become latest in line of prestigious Royal Historical Society Fellows

Mid shot man smiling at camera with archaeological dig in the background

Community heritage project goes from strength-to-strength

17 October 2023

Future of CAER Hillfort Project secured for community

Inspirational alumni shine at awards

6 October 2023

2023 30Ish Alumni Award winners announced