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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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‘Key player’ identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

21 August 2019

New research increases understanding of brain changes in schizophrenia and autism

Groundwater well in Africa

Groundwater resources in Africa resilient to climate change

8 August 2019

Groundwater – a vital source of water for drinking and irrigation across sub-Saharan Africa – is resilient to climate variability and change, according to a new study led by Cardiff University and UCL.

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New technology to monitor anti-Polish hate online

6 August 2019

Academics using cutting-edge algorithms to monitor trends

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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