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Dr David Wyatt with pupils from Cardiff West Community High School

Science opportunities give young people the chance to explore their heritage following funding success

10 December 2019

Exploration of local heritage through practical experiments

David Edwards (left), Director of IT, Cardiff University, and Roger Harry, Founder and Owner of Circle IT.

Cardiff University and Circle IT agree major IT partnership

10 December 2019

Agreement will deliver new state-of-the-art network for University

Education Minister Kirsty Williams, Bouygues UK Chief Executive Rob Bradley and Cardiff University Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Riordan pictured ‘topping out’ the facility by adding their signatures to a beam on the building’s highest point

Award marks ‘topping out’ of research powerhouse

10 December 2019

Cardiff wins £5m SMARTExpertise funding

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New Study Centre to prepare international students for Cardiff University

9 December 2019

More international students to be provided with a route into both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees

AMs visiting Supercomputing Wales

AMs visit Supercomputing Wales

6 December 2019

National Assembly for Wales representatives given tour of state-of-the-art computing facilities at Cardiff University

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‘Depression in pregnancy alters male infant behaviour - but mothers don’t notice’

6 December 2019

New study suggests mothers with emotional issues do not recognise their sons’ difficulties, leading to delays in support

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Cardiff University declares climate emergency

29 November 2019

University appoints Dean of Environmental Sustainability to oversee its response to climate crisis and aims to be carbon neutral by 2030 - Cardiff also divests from fossil fuels – a year ahead of schedule

EARTH staff digging for clams

Barbequed clams on the menu for ancient Puerto Ricans

27 November 2019

Analysis of fossilised shells reveals cooking habits of Caribbean civilisations over 2500 years ago

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Online hate speech report launched

26 November 2019

Cardiff University academics call for tougher internet regulation to ensure safety of users

Couple after a fight

Dating and relationship violence a significant issue among young people in Wales, study finds

26 November 2019

Early intervention needed to support positive relationships and prevent exposure to violence

Emma Renold in Iceland

Iceland learns about work in Wales to overhaul relationships and sexuality education

25 November 2019

Academic’s research making an impact internationally

Lorraine Whitmarsh

Cardiff University academic to take lead role in citizens’ assembly on climate change

25 November 2019

Climate Assembly UK will work on ways to cut carbon emissions

Dr Fabrizio Pertusati and Dr Michaela Serpi

Researchers discover potential new treatment for rare muscle-wasting disease

21 November 2019

New compound could slow progression of ‘one in a million’ GNE myopathy

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Scientists find evidence of missing neutron star

19 November 2019

Astronomers uncover the relic at the heart of Supernova 1987A that has been hidden for over 30 years

Wind turbines

‘Rapid increase’ in global wind speeds

18 November 2019

New findings suggest wind power could increase by over a third in the next 10 years

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Spinout Success: Cardiff in UK’s top three

15 November 2019

‘Research to Riches’ report highlights UK’s best

Small boy having eye test

Researchers take first step towards genetic test for childhood short-sightedness

15 November 2019

Global prevalence of myopia is rising rapidly, affecting one in three people in the UK

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Cardiff University signs the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)

13 November 2019

Cardiff University has signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), today, Wednesday 13 November

News reporting resource for pupils

8 November 2019

A free new online resource is being launched which aims to equip primary school pupils with the basics of news reporting.

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Eccentric creator of ‘alternative national library’ celebrated

6 November 2019

Salisbury created “amazing picture of our culture, literature, politics, geography and more”

Contemporary dance

New contemporary dance inspired by biophysics

6 November 2019

The cutting-edge research of a Cardiff University scientist is being used as the basis for a new contemporary dance

Container ship

Loneliness of seafarers highlighted in report

6 November 2019

Researchers call for better provision to prevent mental health issues for those working at sea

Professor Sir Michael Owen and Professor James Walters

World-leading mental health research centre celebrates ‘decade of discovery'

5 November 2019

One of the world’s leading centres for research into the underlying causes of mental health issues is marking its 10th anniversary.

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Scientists spy unstable semiconductors

4 November 2019

New observations using state-of-the-art techniques could help to build better electronics in smartphones, GPS and satellites