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Two-thirds of people support limiting air travel to tackle climate change

18 September 2019

Urgency of climate change is now recognised amongst public, according to a survey from brand new £5m social transformation research centre

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Researchers to investigate solitude and the physics of the Universe

4 September 2019

Two projects from Cardiff University win major funding totalling €3.38m

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‘Key player’ identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

21 August 2019

New research increases understanding of brain changes in schizophrenia and autism

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Very little public support for relaxing rules and regulations around fracking

1 August 2019

Gulf between UK fracking industry and public opinion laid bare as less than 1 in 10 people say regulation of shale gas extraction is too strict

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First Psychology Summer School delegates welcomed from China

17 July 2019

This week saw the first delegates from Beijing Normal University and Wuhan University arrive in Cardiff for this year’s Psychology Summer School.

People's Choice award winners 2019

Award for system that helps professionals spot signs of child autism

4 June 2019

Partnership wins ‘People’s Choice’

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Award for system that spots SIGNS of autism

16 May 2019

Healthcare accolade for School of Psychology

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Awards celebrate power of partnerships

16 May 2019

Vote for ‘People’s Choice’ and win an iPad Mini

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Significant lifestyle shifts required to avoid worst impacts of climate change

12 April 2019

A five-year study has revealed that in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, people must adopt a meaningful low-carbon lifestyle change.

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UK gets new £5 million climate change research centre

21 March 2019

Understanding the society-wide transformations urgently required to bring about a sustainable, low-carbon future

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Brain Games is back

22 February 2019

Brain Games is set to return to the National Museum of Wales Cardiff on Sunday 10 March 2019

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Ageing damages the brain’s support cells

31 January 2019

Cardiff University scientists shed light on processes behind age-related decline in brain structures important for memory

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Who should foot the bill for energy transition costs?

31 January 2019

The public may reject further energy transition costs unless energy companies pay their fair share

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapies programme reaccredited

10 January 2019

Our Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) programme has been reaccredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

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CUBRIC Director awarded MBE

4 January 2019

The Director of the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), Professor Derek Jones, has been awarded an MBE

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Royal recognition

3 January 2019

University experts recognised in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list

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‘Adopting Together’ wins UK accolade

20 December 2018

KTP brings home innovation award

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In the eye of the psychopath

18 December 2018

You might be able to spot a psychopath by their eyes

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Clinical Psychology student wins prestigious national diabetes award

14 December 2018

Hayley Macgregor, a Clinical Psychology PhD student at Cardiff University recently won a Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes Award.

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New approaches for treating psychiatric disorders

19 November 2018

Cardiff University forms new drug discovery collaboration for psychiatric disorders