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Professor Sir Michael Owen and Professor James Walters

World-leading mental health research centre celebrates ‘decade of discovery'

5 November 2019

One of the world’s leading centres for research into the underlying causes of mental health issues is marking its 10th anniversary.

World Sepsis Day

£2m trial seeks to inform better use of antibiotics in sepsis

1 November 2019

Cardiff University’s Centre for Trials Research is to coordinate a trial looking at use of antibiotics in sepsis.

Dr Alan Parker

Funding boost for cancer-killing ‘smart’ viruses

1 November 2019

Scientists at Cardiff University have been awarded nearly £1.4m in funding by Cancer Research UK to support the development of cancer-killing viruses.

Prof Dion UK DRI

Cardiff researcher wins global professorship

31 October 2019

A Cardiff University scientist has become the first in Wales to be awarded a prestigious Academy of Medical Science professorship.

Postgraduate cohort

New Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare Planning Launched

24 October 2019

Qualification to develop professionals working in the NHS in Wales

First aid for burns magnet

Hot drinks are the most common cause of burns to young children

16 October 2019

Thousands of injuries could be prevented every year

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Medics in mass CPR training

15 October 2019

Restart a Heart Day aims to raise awareness about cardiac arrests

Professor Stephan Collishaw and Professor Frances Rice

Tackling youth anxiety and depression

30 September 2019

£10m Wolfson Foundation funding to establish the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health

Ysgol Tryfan

Schools celebrate science quiz success

19 September 2019

Almost 500 pupils enter this year’s Life Sciences Challenge

World Sepsis Day

Project Sepsis host simulation event on World Sepsis Day

16 September 2019

Project Sepsis, Cardiff University, along with clinicians from the University Hospital of Wales (UHW), ran a simulation event entitled ‘Sepsis: a spotlight on what can happen to mum and baby’ to mark World Sepsis Day.

Bank of blue and black screens with images related to data innovation

AI solutions for medicine and healthcare in Wales: summary of Data-driven systems medicine workshop

27 August 2019

On 11-12 June, DELL EMC and Partners hosted the Data-driven System Medicine workshop at the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC).

Image of genes

‘Key player’ identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

21 August 2019

New research increases understanding of brain changes in schizophrenia and autism

Image of the Superbugs storefront

Superbugs: A Pop-Up Science Shop (29th July – 11th August)

26 July 2019

Drop into our interactive lab at St David’s 2 this summer to swab your microbes and learn about superbugs

Woman listening to patient's lungs

Reducing antibiotic use

11 July 2019

Finger-prick blood test at GP surgery could safely reduce antibiotic use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Artist's impression of T-cell

Boosting the cancer-destroying ability of killer T-cells

26 June 2019

New discovery could expand use of cancer immunotherapy

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Researchers and Industry benefit from the first AI in health and care, study group workshop.

20 June 2019

The First AI in Health & Care, Study Group, took place over 3 days in May. 28 researchers from 7 different institutions worked on current development challenges for 3 industry partners.

Prof Lynne Boddy

Queen’s Birthday Honours

11 June 2019

Members of the Cardiff University community receive royal recognition

Potential new treatment for advanced cancers

Improving breast cancer treatment

10 June 2019

New treatment researched in Wales doubles time Breast Cancer is controlled

Child having their glucose levels tested

Trial of potential new treatment for type 1 diabetes

23 May 2019

Psoriasis drug being tested to save insulin cells in type 1 diabetes patients

Emma Yhnell at TedX

FameLab 2019

16 May 2019

Dr Emma Yhnell to compete in FameLab UK finals