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Dr Sarah Gerson with participant

Doll play activates brain regions associated with empathy and social skills - new study

1 October 2020

Cardiff University researchers are first to use neuroimaging to explore impact of doll play in children

Art

People with hidden medical conditions create drawings to document the impact of lockdown

27 August 2020

Artwork captures “sense of isolation and longing for human contact”

Silhouette of child holding hands with adults

‘Outstanding’ adoption services partnership

17 August 2020

University and third sector team receives highest grade from Innovate UK

People shopping at farmers market

Britons hope to keep sustainable habits beyond Covid-19 lockdown, research suggests

12 August 2020

Cardiff University-led surveys also suggest climate concern has increased during the pandemic

Enhanced terrestrial weathering technique to remove Co2

‘Climate urgency’ may dampen public acceptance of carbon dioxide removal technologies

28 July 2020

Researchers have conducted a pioneering study to gauge public acceptance on the use of carbon dioxide removal technologies to tackle climate change.

Stock image of an eye

You can see it in their eyes: Traumatic experiences leave mark on pupils, new study finds

17 July 2020

Cardiff University study finds pupils of people with PTSD respond differently to emotional images

Mental health

New research project aims to help shape post-Covid mental health support in Wales

11 June 2020

Researchers from Cardiff and Swansea universities behind country-wide study

XLI Psych

People with genetic skin condition more likely to present with psychological disorders

25 March 2020

A pioneering study led by Dr William Davies has uncovered new insights into psychological issues associated with X-linked ichthyosis (XLI).

Wind turbine

‘Biggest shift yet’ in British public’s attitude to risks of climate change

3 March 2020

Research reveals climate concerns now second only to Brexit and highlights rising fears over flooding and heatwaves

Autism

Researchers develop new tool to help detect hidden signs of autism in adults

17 February 2020

First-of-its-kind checklist could help diagnosis of autism which affects one in 100 people and is under-diagnosed in women