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Cardiff Professor gives opening lecture at new German scientific headquarters


Professor Ole Petersen, Director of Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences, has given the inaugural lecture for the German National Academy of Sciences’ prestigious new headquarters.

The Fascination of Plants


A sustainable future for plants will be the focus of talks, workshops and tours marking international Fascination of Plants Day in Cardiff.

The Times of Their Lives


A five-year collaborative project between Cardiff University and English Heritage that aims to construct a more precise chronology of Neolithic civilisations in Europe has just been awarded €2.5M from the European Research Council.

Audio walking project launches resources for Grangetown community


The resources from an innovative project which used audio walks to create a sense of community in one of Cardiff’s inner-city neighbourhoods, are being launched at an event next week.

Cardiff researcher on the scent of TV foxes.


A Cardiff University scientist has been helping Channel Four’s Foxes Live to analyse the scent marks of the increasingly urban creatures.

Cardiff and China pool talent to fight disease


Two new joint institutes for world class medical research have been created as highlights of a high-level Cardiff University visit to China.

Adult Learning showcased at Cardiff University


The range of new skills and knowledge open to adults at Cardiff University is to be highlighted during Adult Learners’ Week.

Brain and environment breakthroughs bring double triumph for Cardiff scientists


Breakthroughs on the physical structure of memory and geoenvironmental engineering processes have won two Cardiff academics one of world science’s highest honours

Serious violence continues to fall, hospital records show


Violence injuries requiring casualty treatment fell 4 per cent in England and Wales in 2011, according to the annual Cardiff University study of injury trends.

Mariners of the future enjoy glimpse of sea life


Young people were given a taster of life at sea when they enjoyed an educational day at Cardiff University.