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Plant fossil

The greening of planet Earth

19 February 2018

First land plants developed on Earth much earlier than fossil records suggest, new study shows

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Industrial action – Vice-Chancellor’s open letter to students

19 February 2018

Read Professor Colin Riordan’s open letter to students ahead of strike action

Liverwort plant

Complex plants were first to conquer land

16 February 2018

Surprising new findings suggest a complete rethink of the evolution of land plants on Earth

Image of inflamed hip joints on x-ray

Understanding causes of musculoskeletal diseases

16 February 2018

£1.6M study will determine how bone size, shape and structure contributes towards arthritis and other musculoskeletal diseases

Dr Ruth McKernan CBE

UK’s Innovation CEO examines new opportunities for Wales

15 February 2018

Dr Ruth McKernan delivers keynote public lecture

Phoenix Project

Phoenix Project shortlisted for major award

15 February 2018

St David Awards recognise achievements of people and groups in Wales

Grant win

15 February 2018

Community project moves to next phase thanks to funding boost

Medicentre visit

Minister meets Medicentre innovators

15 February 2018

Lord Henley tours Cardiff’s medtech incubator

Chemistry students in a lab

Student Innovation Festival celebrates big ideas

14 February 2018

Week-long showcase of creativity at Cardiff University

Medaphor

Cardiff spin-out pioneers ‘AI’ ultrasound scanner

13 February 2018

Medaphor’s ScanNav software piloted at London hospital

Seagrass

Sewage and animal waste having serious impact on UK coastline

13 February 2018

High levels of pollution are being found in areas of water which are supposedly afforded special EU protection, new research reveals

House reconstruction Durrington Walls

Workshops to give people a real taste of cooking, the Neolithic way

9 February 2018

What did the people who built Stonehenge eat? Those with an appetite for archaeology will be able to find out first-hand in a series of events taking place across the UK

Female chemistry students in a lab

Training the next generation of scientists and engineers

9 February 2018

Cardiff University awarded over £3 million to fund postdoctoral students over the next four years

Fibrosis

Preventing fibrosis

9 February 2018

New discovery could lead to prevention of organ damage in chronic disease

Team Cardiff runners

Free half marathon places

5 February 2018

Raise money for vital University research

Hallam Amos

Six Nations squads include our students and alumni

1 February 2018

Wales men’s and women’s rugby teams set to kick-off 2018 tournament

Artist's impression of pancreatic cancer

Inhibiting the growth of pancreatic cancer

1 February 2018

Researchers use respiratory virus to attack pancreatic cancer

Step up programme

University supports disadvantaged pupils into higher education

31 January 2018

Revamped programme includes two-year academic course and summer school

Institute of Coding logo

Prime Minister announces Institute of Coding

31 January 2018

Cardiff University will form part of a brand new Institute of Coding set up to tackle the UK’s digital skills gap by training the next generation of digital specialists.

Stonewall

The Stonewall Top 100 Employers

31 January 2018

Cardiff University rises nine places to secure a top 15 spot

Peter Halligan

Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales

30 January 2018

Professor Peter Halligan appointed to Chief Scientific Advisor for Wales

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Acting Head of School of Healthcare Sciences

26 January 2018

Professor David Whitaker appointed Acting Head of School of Healthcare Sciences

Potential new treatment for advanced cancers

Potential new treatment for advanced cancers

25 January 2018

New potential therapy identified for aggressive breast cancer

Giant wave

Detecting tsunamis

24 January 2018

Scientists develop new method to calculate a tsunami’s size and destructive force by exploiting high-speed acoustic gravity waves

Coral Kennerley

Students picked for Wales team at Commonwealth Games

24 January 2018

Wales athletes attending Cardiff University set sights on glory at Gold Coast 2018