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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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Jonathan Shepherd

Cardiff expertise informs child abuse report

19 February 2020

University research supports first ONS compendium

Otter

Otter genome to help understand genetic legacy of pollution crisis and secure species’ future

19 February 2020

Cardiff University researchers say genomic data will help signpost emerging threats to otters and humans

Kaieteur Falls Rainforest - Guyana

Scientists produce emergency plan to halt decline in freshwater species and habitats

19 February 2020

Cardiff University is part of global team urging immediate action

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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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