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Press Releases from 2010

PET project transforms cancer scanning in Wales


Welsh cancer patients are set to benefit from a new high-resolution scanning centre which can track malignant tissue in incredible detail.

Minister congratulates Cardiff University on record research year


Cardiff University landed a record £150 million in new research funding last year – in a climate where the competition between universities and other research organisations for external grants and contracts is more intense than ever.

Welsh scientists 'clone' human virus


A team of Welsh scientists have successfully cloned a human virus offering new hope for the treatment of potentially life-threatening diseases.

Cardiff University gains European Commission recognition for its commitment to researchers


Cardiff University is among the first to be recognised by the European Commission for its efforts in improving the working conditions and career development opportunities for its researchers.

Cardiff University ecologist snaps up two photography prizes


Cardiff University’s Adam Seward has snapped up two out of the five categories in this year's British Ecological Society photographic competition.

National information literacy framework to benefit Welsh society


An all-Wales information literacy project launched today aims to ensure that Wales receives the social, economic and educational benefits of a fully information literate population.

Recipe for water: just add starlight


The European Space Agency’s Herschel infrared space observatory has discovered that ultraviolet starlight is a key ingredient for making water in the atmosphere of some stars.

First clinical trials successfully completed on potent new Hepatitis C drug


The first clinical trials on a new investigational drug being developed to treat infections caused by Hepatitis C virus have been successfully completed.

Find out what the Romans really did for us!


This bank holiday weekend (28-30 August) visitors to excavations at the Roman fortress in Caerleon will have the chance to discover more about one of the most monumental Roman discoveries of recent times.

New Director for Cardiff School of Engineering


Cardiff University has appointed Professor Karen Holford as the new Director of Cardiff School of Engineering, one of the premier engineering schools in the UK. The School has around 1,300 undergraduate and postgraduate students and more than 300 staff.

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