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Call for papers opens for Future of Journalism conference

21 December 2022

The conference will feature papers on the theme of Journalism in troubled times.

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Why recognition of metal, punk, rock and emo by Mobo is long overdue

6 December 2022

Black artists have been fundamental to the history of alternative music – the introduction of the Mobos’ alternative category mustn’t forget that.

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A century of religion on the BBC

28 November 2022

Media expert Dr Caitriona Noonan joined BBC Cymru/Wales’ All Things Considered programme to discuss the BBC’s first religious radio broadcasts.

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Greater acknowledgement needed of Black Scottish history, say authors

19 October 2022

Research documents experiences of Black people over the past 30 years

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Launch of £50m collaboration to develop global hub for TV, film and media innovation in Wales

19 October 2022

Media Cymru will provide funding, training and research opportunities

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(In)visible Experiences in “University Life” Vlogger Culture

6 October 2022

As part of a Cardiff University Research Internship third-year student Jeevan Kaur considered how and why universities and their students engage with YouTube vlogger culture.

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No Times like the present

22 September 2022

Increases in teaching quality and student experience boost Times ranking .

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School joins list of Shanghai Ranking’s leading research centres

18 August 2022

Cardiff University has been recognised as one of the top communications research centres in the world by the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

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Starting my journey as a documentary filmmaker

11 August 2022

Dale Williams' journey with documentaries started when he first saw the Caves episode of Planet Earth on BBC 2.

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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

“Disabled voices continue to be erased. Poetry is my way of raising awareness of ableism and writing back”

20 July 2022

Bethany Handley is educating others through her creative writing

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Top ten in the Complete University Guide

19 July 2022

Cardiff University in ninth place out of ninety-seven media schools in the UK.

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Leading media and communications professionals join Cardiff University as visiting fellows

1 July 2022

Rod Cartwright and Alex Aiken will bring expertise in data driven communications, behavioural insight and combatting misinformation.

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Professor Karin Wahl-Jorgensen elected Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

10 June 2022

Sixty-six new researchers and public figures join from across academic and civic life in Wales.

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Language is a superpower

31 May 2022

Documentary students explore the power and application of bilingualism.

Cardiff University pays tribute to Bobi Jones as it returns to Urdd National Eisteddfod

27 May 2022

Thousands expected to attend youth festival, where the University has a busy programme of events and will sponsor the Learner’s Medal

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Second in the UK for research quality

12 May 2022

School achieves highest possible score for the quality of its research environment.

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Awards hat-trick for news journalism

5 May 2022

Record third consecutive NCTJ win for News Journalism

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Breaking the News exhibition opens

28 April 2022

Dr David Dunkley Gyimah helps launch all-new exhibition of news history at the British Library.