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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

Child having their glucose levels tested

Trial of potential new treatment for type 1 diabetes

23 May 2019

Psoriasis drug being tested to save insulin cells in type 1 diabetes patients

Secondary school pupils in playground

Largest report of its kind reveals the issues affecting adolescents today

22 May 2019

Young people in Wales show improvements in some health areas but need more support to deal with more recent social issues, academics conclude

Earth's core

More detailed picture of Earth’s mantle

20 May 2019

Study throws new light on the chemical composition beneath the surface of the Earth

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 2018

5 August 2018

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

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