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‘Forever chemicals’ found in English otters

17 June 2024

PFAS, also known as ‘forever chemicals’, have been found in English otters

sbarc|spark wins major Welsh architecture award

13 June 2024

Cardiff University’s flagship social sciences hub sbarc|spark has won a coveted Royal Society of Architects in Wales Award.

A tour of the new simulation facilities a the opening of  the new Heath Park West site

New home for the School of Healthcare Sciences

13 June 2024

The new home for the School of Healthcare Sciences was opened by Eluned Morgan, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

Three men and one woman photographed in front of a gallery wall

Horizon Prize win for developing greener route to Nylon production

12 June 2024

The Royal Society of Chemistry recognises Cardiff team’s significant step towards chemical sector’s net-zero ambitions

Are waterbirths safe?

11 June 2024

Researchers investigate the safety of waterbirths for mothers and babies

A closeup photograph of the common European eel (Anguilla anguilla) on a rocky and vegetation covered riverbed

Textured tiles help endangered eels overcome human-made river obstacles, study finds

10 June 2024

Scientists observe new asymmetric swimming technique used by ray-finned fish to take full advantage of reduced river velocity

Young entrepreneurs triumph at the 14th annual Student Start-up and Freelance Awards

29 May 2024

Twelve young entrepreneurs each win a share of the £18,000 prize pot that was up for grabs.

A group of people are photographed on a roof terrace which overlooks the City of London

Bridging the accessibility gap in data science

28 May 2024

Research network to map landscape and identify needs across sectors

Collection of books

Libraries across Wales and England to house academic’s research on dementia communication

23 May 2024

Professor Alison Wray’s book is part of a collection designed to support the health and wellbeing of those affected by dementia

Professor Anita Thapar

NHS England’s New ADHD Taskforce

23 May 2024

Cardiff academic co-chairs NHS England’s new ADHD Taskforce

A portrait of Dr Giulio Fabbian on a skyscraper viewing point with the skyline of a metropolitan city behind him

Cardiff researcher among UK pioneers to explore Universe’s first stars, largest explosions and more

23 May 2024

Dr Giulio Fabbian awarded Ernest Rutherford Fellowship 2024 by the Science and Technology Facilities Council

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Nearly a third of Welsh journalists are considering leaving the sector

22 May 2024

Job insecurity, pay, stress and burnout cited as main reasons for those thinking of changing career

Dylan the dragon at Eisteddfod 2016

Young people explore university life at Urdd Eisteddfod

21 May 2024

Fun interactive activities will be available at the Cardiff University tent

Street bunting in Hay-on-Wye during the festival

Academics share their research at Hay Festival

21 May 2024

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

Beeswax and honeybees

How beeswax could help families in warzones

20 May 2024

DIY antimicrobial beeswax food wraps could provide a low cost food storage solution for families in conflict zones

A powerful wave crashing down is photographed from beneath

Underwater signals generated by open sea airplane crashes could be key to detecting final resting place of MH370

20 May 2024

Study proposes experiments to seek further insights into aircraft’s fate using hydroacoustic technology

Artist’s impression of a horse in a grave

Pagan-Christian trade networks supplied horses from overseas for the last horse sacrifices in Europe

17 May 2024

Evidence demonstrates burst of human and animal mobility

A portrait of Professor Sir Richard Catlow

Highest honour from Royal Society of Chemistry for Cardiff researcher

17 May 2024

Professor Sir Richard Catlow named among Society’s honorary fellows for 2024

Glass of beer

Scientists brew killer bee beer

16 May 2024

Scientists use extracts from killer bees to brew beer

Experiment underway at the labs in Cardiff University’s Translational Research Hub

Cardiff to lead one of five hubs launched to create sustainable future for manufacturing

16 May 2024

Cardiff hub to capitalise on huge opportunity of manufacturing identified in UK’s national semiconductor strategy

picture  of technicians in a lab

Our commitment to supporting technical career development

15 May 2024

A new joint statement, endorsing the recommendations of the TALENT Commission has been released by the four GW4 Alliance universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter.

Dr Alex George ‘opened up’ talks about youth mental health challenges

14 May 2024

Doctor and presenter to speak at Cardiff University’s Cardiff Conversations series about youth mental health

Plastic pollution floating on the surface of a river

Scientists develop new method for quantifying ‘invisible’ plastics in rivers

9 May 2024

Method could provide more realistic picture of plastic pollution and better informed clean-up strategies

Staff and students pose for a photograph around a table in a new laboratory facility

QUEST for answers to mysteries of universe underway in new Cardiff lab

8 May 2024

Wolfson and HEFCW funded facility home to unique instruments for gravitational physics research

Experts gather at Net Zero Innovation Institute Town Hall

5 May 2024

The Net Zero Innovation Institute welcomed colleagues to their second annual Town Hall.