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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.

Latest news

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Effect of economic turbulence on the experience of work to be investigated in study

30 January 2023

Skills and Employment Survey 2023 will examine how work has changed over the past six years

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Cardiff University signs power electronics MoU with CSA Catapult

24 January 2023

Partnership to create a pipeline of skills and talent in power electronics

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HR Excellence in Research Award retained after 12 year review

16 January 2023

We have retained our HR Excellence in Research Award following a successful external review of how we support our research staff and their development.

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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.

Challenge Cardiff 2019

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

Previous editions