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School of Welsh news

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)

Writer in residence for the Brecon Beacons National Park

18 October 2022

School of Welsh academic starts project to tackle climate and nature emergencies

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

Top university for Celtic Studies

7 October 2022

Cardiff University has been awarded first place in the UK for Celtic Studies

Impact of research and teaching showcased at National Eisteddfod

28 July 2022

Events will examine topics including children’s rights, politics, science and history

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

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Honorary Professor awarded Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship

19 May 2022

Prestigious award enables Professor Williams to carry on his research on The Transformation of Official Language Regimes at the University of Cambridge

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New resource to monitor children's reading progress

16 May 2022

A team of Cardiff University researchers, led by the School of Welsh, have designed a new standardised reading test for Welsh-medium schools

9th in the UK for research impact

12 May 2022

Language and linguistics researchers celebrating strong results in REF2021

Reinterpreting the Welsh diaspora in Patagonia

17 December 2021

Reflecting on a successful symposium held in the autumn term

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Social and psychological influences on speech patterns and acquisition in bilingual speakers

30 November 2021

An examination of the social and psychological influences on the speech patterns of bilingual speakers, from children to adults and across several languages, is the focus of a new volume

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Revealing the original Merlin

24 November 2021

New project will deliver accessible, digital edition and translation of Welsh Merlin poems for scholars, Arthurian enthusiasts and the wider heritage, education and creative sectors

Cardiff University students part of BBC reporting team for COP26

15 November 2021

Stories have been covered across online, TV and radio

Female student wearing Urdd Crown

Urdd Eisteddfod win crowns “surreal” year for student author

25 October 2021

Megan Angharad Hunter adds national youth festival crown to her Welsh book of the year honours

Basil Davies Award for Learn Welsh Cardiff trio

10 September 2021

Learners achieve highest scores in Welsh for Adults examinations