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Press Releases from 2009

Researchers investigate prenatal smoking link with anti-social behaviour in children


A Cardiff University research project has for the first time studied whether smoking during pregnancy can directly make children more likely to behave anti-socially.

New Director to drive Cardiff’s devolution research


One of Wales’ leading experts in Welsh politics has been appointed to drive forward Cardiff University’s research into governance and devolution.

Wales to spearhead autism research with new Cardiff University post


Wales’ pioneering approach to tackling the challenges of autism has been reinforced with the appointment of a Cardiff University professorship dedicated to researching the condition.

New research asks: ‘If Welsh speakers are more likely to back independence, what about the non-Welsh speakers?’


Welsh speakers are more likely to support political independence than non-Welsh speakers, according to new research from Cardiff University.

Chinese New Year celebrated with Wales’ largest festival of Chinese Culture


A colourful showcase of dance, music, fashion and calligraphy from China will usher in the Chinese New Year in Cardiff next week.

Tenovus funding for patient-centred cancer genetics research at Cardiff University


Tenovus, the cancer charity in Wales, has announced continued funding for Cardiff University’s Cancer Genetics Research team, on projects which will raise awareness of inherited cancer and improve services for those living with the disease in Wales.

I’d do anything…to learn about musicals at Cardiff University


The success of shows like How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? and I’d Do Anything have sparked renewed interest in the theatrical musical.

New and improved Cardiff course to benefit future lawyers


From September 2009, Cardiff University’s Law School is offering aspiring solicitors greater flexibility and choice to study the Legal Practice Course.

Helping businesses in the Valleys to stay competitive


Cardiff University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning has teamed up with the Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme (HOViP) to equip businesses in the South Wales Valleys with essential skills to help them survive in a time of economic difficulty.

Healthcare first for Cardiff University


Professor Jonathon Gray has been appointed Cardiff University’s, and the UK’s only, designated Chair responsible for driving forward research in healthcare improvement and patient care.

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