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health Challenge Wales logo Seminar focuses on university as a setting for health improvement


20th seminar in Health Challenge Wales series

Couple walking Does Wales need a public health bill?


Cardiff social scientist offers his views

Professor Jonathan Shepherd Have a Word


Initiative to reduce dangerous drinking for 1 in 4 people

Honorary Fellowship for public health collaboration Honorary Fellowship for public health collaboration


Award recognises partnership with leading Hong Kong academic

Maintaining weight loss Maintaining weight loss


New study aims to help slimmers keep their weight off

Sir Mansel Tackling barriers to work


Psychological factors and problems in the workplace are ‘biggest barriers to return’

stopping smoking Teenagers targeted in innovative anti-smoking programme


Joint universities spin-out rolls out public health initiative

Professor Stephen Palmer Cochrane Chair in Public Health


Professor Stephen Palmer appointed University’s first Cochrane Chair in Epidemiology and Public Health

Silhoette of woman seeing larger figure in mirror Eating disorders and gossip magazine link


Reading celebrity gossip magazines can encourage eating disorders in teens

‘Communicative fathers’ help reduce teenage smoking ‘Communicative fathers’ help reduce teenage smoking


Study finds ‘communicative fathers’ help reduce teenage smoking

Young people paint a picture of health Young people paint a picture of health


Youth homelessness and eating disorders are two areas of health highlighted by young people in Cardiff as part of a digital technology project to create accessible short films about public health issues.

Pregnant woman in silhouette Depression in pregnancy tied to antisocial behaviour in teenagers


Psychologists from Cardiff’s School of Psychology have published new evidence revealing children from urban areas whose mothers suffer from depression during pregnancy are more likely than others to show antisocial behaviour, including violent behaviour, later in life.

Professor Jonathan Shepherd The drink and violence ‘gender gap’


Latest study from the Violence and Society Research Group

Dr Rachel Iredale Cut waits for cancer genetic tests


University expert calls for greater investment in genetic testing

Tackling obesity risks during pregnancy Tackling obesity risks during pregnancy


£1M HELP study aims to moderate weight gain during pregnancy

Motivating healthier lifestyles Motivating healthier lifestyles


Leading motivational method comes under University spotlight

Photograph of someone breaking a cigarette in half Evaluating the impact of the smoking ban


Seminar to address findings and future directions for policy in Wales

Professor Aylward CB Leading Public Health


Professor Aylward CB appointed Chair of Public Health Wales

The DECIPHer team: Professor Ronan Lyons, Professor Laurence Moore and Professor Rona Campbell Cardiff leads interdisciplinary centre


University is home to new £5M Centre of Excellence

Cardiff researchers lead successful bid for £4m government contract


Government’s Family Nurse Partnership Programme in England focus of four year Cardiff-led trial

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