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Microstructure MRI scan of a human brain

The beauty of your brain and how to see it

“Your existence, your personality, everything you do, everything you think, everything you’ve done—it’s all there in that few litres of stuff.”

The truth about in-work poverty

The causes of in-work poverty, and how changes in policy can make a difference.

Risso's dolphin entangled in a fishing line and plastic bag.

Turning the tide on plastic pollution

How plastic gets to the sea, and what we can do to stop it.

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A Welsh Food System Fit for Future Generations

27 March 2020

Report calls for action to make sustainable produce a viable choice

Beaked whale

Scientists predict the size of plastics animals can eat

27 March 2020

New equation could help determine risk of plastics to any species - and amount of plastic entering food chains

Monitoring eathquakes

Scientists get first look at cause of ‘slow motion’ earthquakes

25 March 2020

Ocean drilling project reveals ‘mash up’ of rock types that lead to unique slow motion earthquake events

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Challenge Cardiff

Challenge Cardiff magazine gives the users and beneficiaries of our research a chance to push us towards our next challenge. It tackles many of the most pressing issues for Wales, the UK and the wider world.

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Challenge Cardiff 2019

14 November 2019

The ninth issue of our research magazine, providing insight into the impact of our research.

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