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Plastic Bags

English shoppers ditch the carrier bag

29 September 2016

Study shows significant change in attitudes and behaviours of shoppers since the introduction of English carrier bag charge.

Refugee Crisis

The Current Migration Crisis in Europe

24 August 2016

Timely symposium addresses Europe’s refugee crisis in UK context

The Queen arrives at CUBRIC

The Queen opens Brain Research Imaging Centre

7 June 2016

Royal party given tour of £44m facility that is unique in Europe

The Queen

Her Majesty The Queen to open £44m Brain Research Imaging Centre

6 May 2016

New Centre houses combination of brain imaging equipment that is unique in Europe

'The Peer Reviewers’ Openness Initiative’ logo

Transparency in research

14 January 2016

New initiative to revolutionise scientific research through openness

hallucination black and white

Rationalising the irrational

15 October 2015

How hallucinations emerge from trying to make sense of an ambiguous world.

Flooded road with Flood triangle warning sign

Climate change priority after flooding

2 September 2015

Experience of flooding more likely to make climate change a top issue.

Sue Leekam

New test to help diagnose autism in adults

6 August 2015

Repetitive behaviour test designed to aid diagnostic approach.

Jane Hutt with builders at CUBRIC

£4.5m EU boost for CUBRIC

24 July 2015

The EU funds through Welsh Government will support the construction works of the new £44m facility on the Innovation Campus at Maindy Road.

Flower power

Flower power

1 September 2014

Why plants in the office make us more productive

Psychiatric disorder

Psychiatric disorder prevalence among homeless young

29 July 2014

Need for improved uptake of long-term treatment services.

Nick Pidgeon

Climate change professor honoured with MBE

16 June 2014

Professor Nick Pidgeon makes the Queen's birthday honours list for services to climate change awareness.

Young people

Improving mental health services for homeless people

25 April 2014

Technology Strategy Board rates Cardiff Knowledge Transfer Partnership as ‘outstanding’.

Brain Games 2014

Brain Games

12 March 2014

Event returns for another year.

QS world rankings

QS world rankings

28 February 2014

18 subjects feature in international league table.

Braintrain

BRAINTRAIN

25 November 2013

Cardiff leads €5.9M project to test Neurofeedback technique.

Life enrichment after stroke

24 September 2013

Despite trauma, stroke carers consistently regard caring a positive experience.

autism hub

Autism hub launches

19 September 2013

Hub unites experts to improve outcomes for autism.

brain

What does death feel like?

14 August 2013

Cardiff experts comment on study of the brain moments before death.

baby

Adult behaviour triggered in the womb?

6 August 2013

Hormonal imbalance in the placenta linked to anxiety and vulnerability to poor mental health.