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Brain scan

Alzheimer’s study probes chemistry of the brain

10 December 2015

State-of-the-art simulations will investigate the cause and potential prevention of plaque build-up in the brain

oat hi-res

Scientists probe ‘mystery of the Moho’

2 December 2015

Prof Chris MacLeod leads team on a cruise to the Indian Ocean to drill into the Earth’s interior

Antibiotics

Probiotics against infection trial begins

1 December 2015

£1.8m project to explore probiotics’ ability to prevent infections and reduce antibiotic use in care home residents

tab on computer showing Twitter URL

Cyber risk research recognised by world-leading insurers

1 December 2015

University researchers pick up award for developing new methods to detect malicious links on Twitter

Lipids and red blood cells

Getting to the fat of the matter

1 December 2015

Joanne Oliver from the British Heart Foundation asks Professor Valerie O'Donnell about her work to understand the root causes of cardiovascular disease.

GW4 with white space

£4.6M boost for biomedical research

1 December 2015

GW4 Alliance receives funding for new doctoral training partnership

CSC launch Cardiff

Bid launched to create world’s first Compound Semiconductor cluster

27 November 2015

A partnership between industry and academia to create the world’s first Compound Semiconductor technology cluster has been launched in Wales

Construction site

UK infrastructure project given go ahead

26 November 2015

UK Government announces £138m funding for major collaborative research

A and E trolley

Could maths help improve surgery scheduling in Wales?

26 November 2015

Cardiff experts to develop a ‘smart’ schedule to help reduce waiting lists and lower the number of cancellations

Climate Change

Cardiff academic in Paris Climate Summit calls

26 November 2015

Network of world-renowned scholars issues human rights challenge