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New discovery could highlight areas where earthquakes are less likely to occur

2 June 2020

Scientists identify specific conditions that cause tectonic plates to slowly creep underneath one another rather than generate potentially catastrophic earthquakes

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Younger people and users of niche social media platforms are more likely to share Covid-19 disinformation, says study

1 June 2020

Fake news is having an impact on trust in science and experts, data suggests

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Cardiff achieves ‘Champion’ status for gender equality in physics

27 May 2020

School of Physics and Astronomy becomes first in Wales to be awarded Juno Champion status by Institute of Physics

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How have children adapted to life during Covid-19?

27 May 2020

First-hand accounts from young people form basis of international study

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‘Signatures’ in blood reveal how sepsis patients will respond to condition

27 May 2020

Finding would allow clinicians to test and treat patients based on immune profiles for first time

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Major international project to tackle climate change resilience in the Horn of Africa

26 May 2020

New €6.7M project aims to help rural East African communities adapt to climate change using state-of-the-art predictions of water scarcity and food insecurity

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Wales to play major role in national trial for COVID-19 vaccine

26 May 2020

University’s Centre for Trials Research part of Welsh collaboration

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Social work students putting what they’ve learned into practice during Covid-19

21 May 2020

Cohort beginning careers at what is a key time for the sector, says course director

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Scientists find first evidence of microplastics passing from insects to predators in rivers

21 May 2020

Study finds birds eat hundreds of microplastics every day - and inadvertently feed them to their chicks

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Experts issue recommendations for a green Covid-19 economic recovery

21 May 2020

Investment in renewable energy tops list of recommended policies

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Academics set out financial challenges for Higher Education (HE) sector in Wales due to Covid-19

18 May 2020

Findings demonstrate economic importance of universities, says report

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Researchers to study ‘DNA’ of Earth’s interior

18 May 2020

New project aims to produce 4D maps of the Earth’s mantle to help understand some of the most dramatic geological events in our history