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The Wales Centre for Public Policy receives £9m investment

7 December 2022

Funding will support its ongoing work in tackling major policy challenges

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Children with type 1 diabetes miss more school, study suggests

1 December 2022

Cardiff University-led study assessed links between diabetes and educational attainment

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New public policy research and knowledge exchange academic network launched

1 December 2022

PolicyWISE brings together academics and policymakers

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Concern about climate change grows

22 November 2022

CAST’s annual attitude survey reveals that public concern about climate change is growing, despite cost-of-living pressures

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New Alzheimer’s genes discovered in world’s largest study

21 November 2022

Two new genes that significantly increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease found by international collaboration.

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Education increases genetic risk of shortsightedness

17 November 2022

Genetics combined with long years of schooling can lead to shortsightedness in children.

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People from England’s most deprived areas ten times more likely to be in prison, analysis finds

16 November 2022

Data have been published as academics issue a response to plans for ‘Super Prison’ in Chorley

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Scientists grow concerned for the genetic health of otters in the UK

15 November 2022

The genetic health of otters in Britain could be putting them at risk despite conservation efforts

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Clinical trial investigates protection from Covid-19 within hours

15 November 2022

Researchers test combination of antibody treatment with vaccine in patients with impaired immune system.

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What’s occurin’: Dialects in Barry, Caerphilly and Pontypridd subject of academic study

15 November 2022

Researchers are examining sociolinguistic variation in southeast Wales