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Press Releases from 2009

Languages ‘Step-Up’ at Cardiff


Cardiff University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning, a flagship centre for language courses across south-east Wales, has been given the green light to run interpreting courses, with confirmation of funding from the Welsh Assembly Government.

Discriminating hornbills think like us


A study carried out by a Cardiff University student at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park has helped shed new light on the way birds think.

A“highly impressive” environment for postgraduate study


Cardiff University’s research environment has been praised as “both extensive and impressive” in the latest Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Training and Development Board visit.

Cardiff Sixth Formers are treated to a China Week


Cardiff Sixth Formers are treated to a China Week

Cardiff University sign up India’s journalists of the future


A unique agreement offering some of India’s most talented students the chance to develop their journalistic skills at Cardiff University has been signed.

Medical students to give Cardiff a tune-up


Musical medical students from across the UK will be swapping stethoscopes for symphonies when they gather at Cardiff next week for a unique concert.

Welsh youngsters attempt world record


A scientist from Cardiff University’s Welsh School of Pharmacy is leading a record breaking attempt by Welsh youngsters to build the world’s largest DNA model.

Evidence of liquid water in comets reveals possible origin of life


Comets contained vast oceans of liquid water in their interiors during the first million years of their formation, a new study claims.

£500,000 to cut carbon in the Welsh construction industry


Ensuring the Welsh construction industry makes the most of the latest academic research into the design and delivery of low or zero carbon buildings has received a £500,000 funding boost.

Cardiff research vessel helps Secretary of State inspect Severn Estuary


Ed Miliband, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has taken an up-close view of the Severn Estuary, courtesy of Cardiff University.

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