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Climate inaction undermines public support for lifestyle changes

25 June 2024

‘Discourses of delay’ in climate inaction are impacting public support for climate-related lifestyle changes

Vice-Chancellor visits Cardiff’s neuroscience and mental health thought leaders

15 March 2024

Professor Wendy Larner tours the Hadyn Ellis Building.

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Partnership to uncover new insights into dementia

12 March 2024

A new partnership will advance scientific understanding of the brain changes that occur in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease

University research and innovation celebrated at St David’s Day European event

3 March 2024

The university has showcased examples of its leading research and innovation at St David’s Day Brussels 2024 programme.

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School of Psychology celebrates collaborative research in defence technology and human senses

12 February 2024

Cardiff University School of Psychology is collaborating with K Sharp Ltd, a leading Human Science Research and Factors consultancy on a Phase 1 defence technology study aiming to develop a deep understanding of the human senses and their interrelationships in different environments.

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Cardiff lends expertise to UK-wide AI research initiative

6 February 2024

EPSRC-funded hubs to evolve AI and tackle complex social, economic and environmental challenges

Professor Derek Jones, Professor Marianne van den Bree, Professor Rogier Kievit and Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Uncovering new insights into childhood brain development

31 January 2024

A Wellcome Discovery Award funds a new study characterising the development of the brain during childhood and adolescence in unprecedented detail

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Cardiff University lends expertise to new Horizon Europe project

9 January 2024

Researchers to support NextGenerationEU recovery plan

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Christmas toys playing a role in scientific discovery

21 December 2023

The toys helping scientific understanding – from dolls developing our social skills, to equality in video games.

Hodge Foundation annual meeting explores precision psychiatry

13 December 2023

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Innovation Institute host the Hodge Foundation’s 2023 annual meeting

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School of Psychology receives commission to enhance mental health education and services

12 December 2023

The School of Psychology has taken a significant step in providing vital psychology education and training that will help to advance the future of mental health support and services across Wales.

New Future Leaders Fellows announced

4 December 2023

Three researchers from Cardiff University have been successful in the latest round of the prestigious and highly competitive UKRI’s Future Leader Fellowships (FLFs) scheme.

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Academics celebrated for research impact

4 December 2023

Research by Cardiff University academics has been celebrated for its impact

Waterloo Foundation Annual Conference focuses on tackling mental ill health

30 October 2023

The year's conference focused on the topic ‘Mental health: from your inner environment to your outer world’.

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Computer model of real life brain plots more accurate route for neurosurgeons

1 August 2023

Researchers used data from MRI scans to develop bespoke computational head model

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Academic’s outstanding contribution to social sciences recognised by British Academy

21 July 2023

Professor Nick Pidgeon awarded prestigious Fellowship

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Millennials and Gen-Z have higher rates of climate worry

5 July 2023

Research finds that younger people experience more fear, guilt and outrage over the impact of climate change.

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Improving learning and wellbeing for autistic children

18 April 2023

First of its kind research-based guide helps educators use sensory rooms for autistic children

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Inaugural visit for Distinguished Honorary Professor whose ideas shaped contemporary MRI

13 December 2022

The Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) hosted esteemed neuroscientists and physicist, Professor Robert Turner.

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Concern about climate change grows

22 November 2022

CAST’s annual attitude survey reveals that public concern about climate change is growing, despite cost-of-living pressures