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Cardiff University initiative to inspire the scientists of tomorrow

26 September 2014

An initiative led by Cardiff University scientists aims to inspire school age children to pursue a career in a STEM related field.

Cardiff University spin-out company to float on the London stock exchange

Cardiff University spin-out company to float on the London stock exchange

18 August 2014

Global ultrasound education company Medaphor raises £4.7M in planned flotation

Cardiff rises to World Top 150 spot

Cardiff rises to World Top 150 spot

15 August 2014

Cardiff University has risen to a top 150 spot in the 2014 world university rankings for the first time in six years.

Flagship centre secures funding renewal

Flagship centre secures funding renewal

13 August 2014

Canolfan y Cyngor Ymchwil Feddygol i ‘fagu’r genhedlaeth nesaf o wyddonwyr o safon fyd-eang’

Can people with type 2 diabetes live longer?

Can people with type 2 diabetes live longer?

8 August 2014

Study finds diabetes drug could offer surprising health benefits to non-diabetics

Cancer cell survival puzzle solved

Cancer cell survival puzzle solved

7 August 2014

University scientists uncover key piece to cancer puzzle

cardiac death mystery

Scientists solve sudden cardiac death mystery

1 August 2014

Incoherent communication between proteins in heart cells to blame for previously inexplicable cause of death.

Understanding schizophrenia

22 July 2014

Largest gene discovery helps kick-start new search for schizophrenia treatments.

Young girl writing at desk

CBT in school reduces childhood anxiety

15 July 2014

Introducing cognitive behavioural therapy in primary schools significantly reduces anxiety levels among 9-10 year olds.

Survival in blood cancer patients

New test predicts survival in blood cancer patients

8 July 2014

Findings could inform development of a prognostic test for other forms of cancer.

Baroness Ilora Finlay

Presidential honour

8 July 2014

Baroness Ilora Finlay elected new BMA President.

Academy of Medical Sciences

The Academy of Medical Sciences

7 July 2014

Baroness Ilora Finlay and Professor Julie Williams elected Academy Fellows.

China

Beating cancer

26 June 2014

Scientists head East in latest cancer fight.

Intellectual disability

Intellectual disability in children

23 June 2014

Could genetics offer new clues to understanding its cause and treatment?

Medical Research Council

Cardiff leads new £16M dementia fight

19 June 2014

Industry and academia unite in new approach to accelerate dementia research.

Professor Mike Owen

Knighthood for genetics pioneer

16 June 2014

Professor Mike Owen awarded knighthood in Queen's birthday honours.

Scientists decode worlds most complex human virus

Scientists decode world's most complex human virus

11 June 2014

Researchers from Cardiff and Harvard have provided the most detailed understanding to date of the world's most complex virus.

Medical breakthrough

Medical Breakthrough Award

2 June 2014

Bowel and prostate cancer research projects are joint-winners of Medical Breakthrough Award.

Bipolar BMJ Award

Bipolar education programme awarded

13 May 2014

BMJ Innovation in Healthcare prize secured.

Learned Society of Wales

7 May 2014

15 members of staff elected as Fellows.