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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

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Study identifies new gene for heart problems associated with increased neurological disorder risk

18 November 2022

A new study led by PhD student, Georgina Wren, has identified a genetic mechanism associated with heart rhythm abnormalities that can lead to heart failure, blood clots and brain-related complications including stroke and dementia.

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Researchers develop scale to assess differences between ‘Progressives’ and ‘Traditional Liberals’

13 October 2022

Researchers from the School of Psychology have developed a Progressives Values Scale to distinguish progressive from traditional liberal views in the political Left.

Professor Colin Riordan signs the Airbus Centre of Excellence agreement

Partnership forges excellence in Human Centric Cyber Security

10 October 2022

Airbus Centre boosts growing cluster of expertise

Double accolade for student who tackled loneliness during the pandemic

21 July 2022

Cardiff University’s Naomi Lea graduates with First this week and is named in Queen’s Honours list

New report examines people’s attitudes to climate change and how this translates into action

30 June 2022

Report suggests public support new policies around food and travel – but backing is ‘fragile’

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

Research project awarded £1m in funding to uncover new ‘fingerprints’ of brain disease

27 May 2022

Cardiff University-led study will harness powerful imaging techniques and AI

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapies programme aiming for level 2 accreditation

18 May 2022

Our CBT Postgraduate Diploma programme (PGDip) is aligning with the BABCP level 2 course accreditation, and will run as per level 2 requirements from September 2022.

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95% of research at the School of Psychology world-leading or internationally excellent

12 May 2022

The Research Excellence Framework results found that 95% of research at School of Psychology is officially world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance, and rigour.

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Doll play prompts children to talk about others’ thoughts and emotions – new study

7 February 2022

Latest findings released from Cardiff University-led impact of doll play research

Face masks ‘make wearers look more attractive’, study suggests

13 January 2022

Cardiff University research finds wearers of medical masks rated most attractive

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Study finds children’s wellbeing badly affected by online learning

15 December 2021

A study co-authored by Professor Bob Snowden found that secondary school children struggled to concentrate and engage with schoolwork in the move to online learning during lockdown, negatively affecting their confidence and wellbeing.

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Early career researcher to advise government climate change policy

24 November 2021

Research Associate, Dr Caroline Verfuerth, has secured a major Welsh Government fellowship to advise policy makers on reducing environmental and agricultural carbon emissions.

Cardiff University heads to EXPO 2020 Dubai

10 November 2021

Cardiff University scientists are taking their research to the world stage at the EXPO 2020 Dubai, discussing the future of travel and how it will be influenced by electrification.

UK public concern over climate crisis ‘at all-time high’ as crucial COP26 summit begins

1 November 2021

Latest public opinion suggests majority believe ‘urgent’ action is needed from government and individuals

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School of Psychology professors providing Covid-19 policy advice to government

25 October 2021

Professors Nick Pidgeon and Tony Manstead, are part of a group of experts providing expert Covid-19 policy advice to Welsh Government.

“You have got to have faith in yourself”: Graduate achieves 2:1 less than two years after suffering a stroke

3 August 2021

Nia Phillips is celebrating with family after a challenging year

UK public view COVID-19 as a threat because of lockdowns, new study suggests

7 July 2021

Cardiff University-led research finds people judge pandemic risk by magnitude of policy response