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Church Pews

Christian perspectives on death and dying

14 October 2016

Project promotes public discussion on values and beliefs

Stethoscope in courtroom

Treatment withdrawal from patients in a permanent vegetative state

23 September 2016

System fails patients with catastrophic brain injuries, Cardiff-York research finds

Chuck Rapoport speaking at Cardiff University

Aberfan survivors speak publicly about media coverage of disaster

15 September 2016

Survivors, rescuers and journalists involved in the Aberfan disaster have spoken of their experiences publicly, many for the first time in 50 years.

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Veteran broadcaster to highlight betrayals of the people of Aberfan

2 September 2016

Conference marks 50th anniversary of tragedy

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New research funding to study as-live courtroom footage

4 August 2016

Cameras are being re-introduced into Crown courtrooms in England and Wales.

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Perspectives on Aberfan

4 August 2016

One-day conference at Cardiff University marks 50th anniversary of disaster

New format for Eisteddfod digital newspaper

28 July 2016

Llais y Maes returns to provide a fresh perspective on the National Eisteddfod

The Aberfan memorial garden

Marking 50 years since the Aberfan disaster

27 July 2016

A conference at Cardiff University this September will reflect upon the immediate and continued impact of the media’s coverage of the 1966 Aberfan disaster.

Phillip Zarrilli opens the Martial Arts Studies conference

Conference builds next phase of Martial Arts Studies network

22 July 2016

Second international conference explores the impact of martial arts on culture

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Supporting journalists of the future

21 July 2016

Sue Lloyd Roberts Journalism Scholarship receives £50,000 boost from Google

Artist and producer David Gunn

Re-Imagining Challenging History conference – day two

1 July 2016

Day two opened with artist/producer David Gunn #challhist

David Anderson

Re-Imagining Challenging History conference – day one

29 June 2016

Conference explores how cultural practitioners are working in innovative and responsive ways #challhist

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British citizens worry about their online presence amid state surveillance concerns

24 June 2016

Three years after the Snowden revelations began, major UK study presents research on their impact

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Reporting Dangerously: Journalist Killings, Intimidation and Security

20 June 2016

The new book provides case studies and first-hand accounts from journalists working in some of the most high-risk places in the world today

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Journalism and public relations retain top spot in Guardian university guide

27 May 2016

Guardian's university guide ranks journalism and PR 1st for the second successive year

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Journalism students and software developers launch hackathon

26 May 2016

Cardiff University brings together journalism students and software developers to ‘Hack the Local’

Cardiff University student Olivier Van den Bent-Kelly

PR student secures prestigious graduate scheme job at Edelman

24 May 2016

Leading global communications firm Edelman have recruited an up-and-coming Cardiff University student.

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Festival of digital storytelling

13 May 2016

A week of events to highlight the best in digital journalism and digital storytelling.

Professor Stuart Allan signs the new agreement with Associate Professor Dr Shahzad Ali of Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan.

New visiting student agreement with Bahauddin Zakariya University

25 April 2016

Postgraduate research agreement aimed at promoting scholarly activities and international understanding.

Professors Ian Hargreaves (left) and John Hartley

Creative citizenship - the emerging story of our time

21 April 2016

Professor Ian Hargreaves new book, The Creative Citizen Unbound, reports on a 3-year AHRC-funded project