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Cardiff scientists switch from cancer research to help develop coronavirus vaccine

3 April 2020

Team investigating ‘viral toolkit’ to deliver vaccine to people

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Improving the lives of people with dementia

31 March 2020

Linguist’s research influencing the approach of carers

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A Welsh Food System Fit for Future Generations

27 March 2020

Report calls for action to make sustainable produce a viable choice

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Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat

27 March 2020

New equation could help determine risk of plastics to any species - and amount of plastic entering food chains

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Scientists get first look at cause of ‘slow motion’ earthquakes

25 March 2020

Ocean drilling project reveals ‘mash up’ of rock types that lead to unique slow motion earthquake events

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Universities launch research project on UK attitudes to coronavirus pandemic

24 March 2020

Researchers urge people from across country to take part in wide-ranging survey

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Repeat offenders’ lifestyles ‘may put them at higher risk of coronavirus’

24 March 2020

Cardiff University criminologist says offenders’ lifestyles make them likely to ignore guidance

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Cardiff scientists to help track UK spread of coronavirus

23 March 2020

£20m project to create UK-wide network of sequencing centres to map and halt spread

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Cardiff helps drive ‘electric revolution’

13 March 2020

Compound Semiconductor Centre ‘net zero’ challenge

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Evolutionary elements arrived on Earth much later than thought, say scientists

11 March 2020

Analysis of the 3.8 billion-year-old rocks from Greenland show that most of the elements necessary for the evolution of life were delivered to Earth once its formation was almost complete

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South Wales creatives secure seed funding for screen ideas

9 March 2020

£90,000 awarded to freelancers in first Clwstwr Seed cohort

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Scientists design new model to further understand causes of Alzheimer’s disease

9 March 2020

‘Exciting’ new model will help pinpoint new treatment targets for most common form of dementia

The Senedd

Union or Independence?

6 March 2020

Closing Wales’ fiscal gap will be a huge challenge, whatever the country’s constitutional future

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Global plan to protect endangered species ‘overlooks genetic diversity’

5 March 2020

Scientists urge rethink on international 10-year action plan to protect nature

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‘Biggest shift yet’ in British public’s attitude to risks of climate change

3 March 2020

Research reveals climate concerns now second only to Brexit and highlights rising fears over flooding and heatwaves

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Language mentoring project goes from strength-to-strength

3 March 2020

Drive to increase uptake of modern foreign languages

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GW4 awarded £4.1m to build Europe’s largest ARM supercomputer

2 March 2020

The region’s leading universities, the GW4 Alliance, together with the Met Office, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and partners, have been awarded £4.1m by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to create Isambard 2, the largest Arm-based supercomputer in Europe.

Sally Power, Ian Rees Jones, Mark Drakeford and Alison Park

National research centre launches plan for the next five years

2 March 2020

Society’s most pressing challenges to be investigated thanks to new funding

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Launch of new initiative to tackle UK productivity puzzle

2 March 2020

Cardiff University one of seven institutions working to make a difference to businesses

Professor Monica Busse

Researchers produce first physiotherapy guidance for Huntington’s disease

28 February 2020

New global guidelines welcomed by patients and clinicians

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Cardiff and Airbus demystify AI for Cybersecurity

28 February 2020

Project tests ability to ‘explain’ and ‘confuse’ AI-based decisions

Rural Wales

Multi-million pound grant to unlock 5G potential in rural Wales

27 February 2020

Cardiff University researchers will support a £10m project aimed at creating new opportunities for businesses and citizens in rural areas

Professor Hanna Diamond

Cardiff University historian curates high-profile exhibition on the Parisian exodus

27 February 2020

German invasion 80 years ago prompted millions of families to flee

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Pioneering alcohol advice helps UK Armed Forces

26 February 2020

Cardiff’s ‘Have a Word’ scheme is a public health first

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Global group to investigate links between rare genomic disorders and psychiatric conditions

26 February 2020

Cardiff University is among 14 institutions to receive multi-million pound funding