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25 March 2011
The discovery of a major Roman monumental complex in South Wales, University scientists revealing the first genetic link to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the first President’s Research Scholars embarking on their world-leading research at Cardiff have been reported to University Court by Vice-Chancellor Dr David Grant.
The Court of the University receives the Annual Report and Financial Statements of the University at its annual meeting. The achievements reported this year by Dr Grant included:
Speaking to the meeting of University Court, Dr Grant said: "Although the past twelve months have been rich in achievements, honours and recognition for Cardiff University - I have to report that Higher Education in Wales and across the UK is in a period of unprecedented and in some ways unpredictable change.
"Despite these challenges, as Vice-Chancellor, I have a duty to help maintain momentum, morale and ambition for sustaining the success of Cardiff University. In describing some of the highlights of the past year, I hope you will agree that our achievements give Cardiff an opportunity to weather the storms.
"I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to Cardiff’s success – our staff, students and supporters. In today’s challenging economic environment, I remain confident that your talent and enthusiasm will stand us in good stead to meet the opportunities of the future."
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