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The Challenge of Global Water Security Cardiff University

Challenge of Global Water Security short course now open

3 May 2022

The future of freshwater is in the hands of those working on solutions today.

Cardiff joins offshore renewable energy project

13 April 2022

The University will participate in ORE Catapult’s Welsh Centre of Excellence to support the growth of the Welsh offshore renewable energy sector.

Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ found in otters across England and Wales – new research

25 January 2022

Study led by Cardiff University Otter Project suggests ‘widespread pollution’ of British freshwaters

Otter populations in Wales show decline, survey suggests

16 December 2021

Cardiff University experts helped survey more than 1,000 sites in Wales


Supporting capacity and capability in the freshwater sector

30 November 2021

The Water Research Institute recently interviewed a range of experts to better understand current and future freshwater needs, and the role of stakeholders in addressing them.

Research films put science at heart of COP Cymru

24 November 2021

Video series demonstrates strength of Wales’s climate research


Disrupting the body clocks of fish could be bad for their health

17 November 2021

The findings of a new study, co-led by Prof Jo Cable, Chair of Parasitology and Head of the Organisms and Environment Division at Cardiff University, could have implications for the farmed fish industry.


Uncovering the impact of domestication on Atlantic salmon eye size

29 September 2021

Over 15 generations of breeding salmon in captivity for food, farmed salmon have developed smaller eyes than wild salmon which could reduce their survival capacity when escaping captivity and have negative consequences for their offspring.

Cardiff scientist receives future leader funding

10 September 2021

Dr Michael Prior-Jones receives prestigious research grant to help advance glacier research in Greenland

California Dry

Understanding the onset and propagation of drought in soil moisture and grassland vegetation responses in Southern California

10 August 2021

As drought intensifies in Southern California, new research shows a noticeable shift in the browning of grassland vegetation, raising the risk of severe and extensive wildfires in this region.