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Academics share their research at Hay Festival

21 May 2024

Talks take place at the annual celebration of literature and the arts

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Celebrating one of our Emeritus Professors’ contribution to language policy

27 March 2024

International experts have come together to give thanks to Professor Emeritus Colin H. Williams for his scholarly contribution to language policy.

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Former research student publishes new book

29 February 2024

A former research student at the School of Welsh has published a new book.

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Researcher shortlisted for Cân i Gymru

26 February 2024

A song written by a lecturer in the School of Welsh has been shortlisted for Cân i Gymru 2024.

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School alumnus ‘excited’ ahead of novel publication

8 December 2023

A former student at the School of Welsh has written a novel which is due to be published in the coming weeks.

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Excellent inspection results and new Director for Learn Welsh Cardiff

23 October 2023

The Learn Welsh Cardiff centre, located in the School of Welsh, has received a glowing report following a recent Estyn inspection.

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Introducing PhD student, Jack Pulman-Slater

18 September 2023

Jack Pulman-Slater is a PhD research student at the School of Welsh. Here he tells us a bit about his research and what led him to study at Cardiff University.

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Primary school children benefit thanks to the National Sabbatical Scheme

26 July 2023

Children from two primary schools in Wales have developed a special relationship with each other thanks to the National Sabbatical Scheme.

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Special prize for a student of the School of Welsh

29 June 2023

A School of Welsh student has been awarded a higher education award at a special ceremony.

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School of Welsh welcomes academics from Europe

2 June 2023

Three European academics have recently visited the School of Welsh to discuss the Welsh language.

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School of Welsh staff member takes part in the Focus Wales music festival

1 June 2023

A member of the School of Welsh staff has taken part in research work at a recent music festival in Wrexham.

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Welsh-language and Māori musicians take centre stage

3 May 2023

Researchers studying what it means to perform in a minority language

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Honorary Fellowship for former Head of School

25 April 2023

The former Head of the School of Welsh, Professor Sioned Davies, has been inaugurated as an Honorary Fellow of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Introducing PhD student, Assala Mihoubi

25 January 2023

We met with PhD Research Student, Assala Mihoubi, to find out a bit about her research and what led her to study at Cardiff University.

Introducing PhD student, Kaisa Pankakoski

20 December 2022

We spoke to School of Welsh PHD student Kaisa Pankakoski to find out more about her research, what led her to it, and why she would encourage others to go down the same academic route.

School of Welsh alumni represents Wales in the world

6 December 2022

Welsh and Celtic studies MA alumni, Dr Matthew Jones, received ‘Wales to the World’ special recognition 30ish award following his outstanding contribution to the promotion and celebration of Welsh language, culture and history on an international scale.

School welcomes new lecturer

5 December 2022

Llewelyn Hopwood joined the School of Welsh in November

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Celebrating the research of Professor Colin Williams

27 October 2022

Student and colleagues of the academic contribute book chapters emulating his life’s work

Rule-breakers and Change-makers: 30ish alumni making a big impact

24 October 2022

The University’s first 30(ish) Awards celebrated the achievements of alumni who have made a positive contribution to their community, and all before they hit 30. Well, 30(ish)

Language tools with real-world impact

18 October 2022

Cardiff University is leading on two new resources to automatically summarise Welsh language texts and to develop a Welsh language online thesaurus