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Memorial and Thanksgiving Service


Professor John Percival (1937-2007)

Bipolar disorder


Call for revolution in diagnosis and treatment

Link between winning and alcohol fuelled violence


Victory on the pitch leads to increased aggression

Fresh light on stained glass window


Cardiff archaeologists are to use modern technology in a study which could provide valuable new evidence in preserving medieval stained glass windows.

Smoke Free University


On 2 April 2007 the Welsh Assembly Government's Smoke Free Premises etc (Wales) Regulations 2007 come into force.

Supporting Fair Trade


Cardiff University is working towards becoming a Fairtrade institution.

Killing the messenger


More than 1,000 journalists have been killed trying to report the news in the last decade, a study based on research from the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies has found.

Defining the indefinable?


The government's independent reviewer of terrorism laws, Lord Carlile of Berriew, will visit Cardiff University (March 29) to give a public lecture on ‘Terrorism: Defining the indefinable?’

Gas turbine test centre aims to be world leader


The School of Engineering is establishing a new Gas Turbine Research Centre bringing with it the prospect of cleaner power and a significant economic boost for Wales.

Leading criminologist to head new institute


An international expert in the field of criminology has been appointed to lead the first institute in England and Wales dedicated to addressing issues facing modern police forces.

Genetic link to heavy substance abuse in teenagers


School of Medicine’s new insight into youngsters’ use of drink and drugs

Exciting programme of hands-on science


University opens its doors for National Science and Engineering Week

Genetic study of Alzheimer's disease


Cardiff University researchers have found evidence for new genes involved in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

First image of a galaxy torn apart


A striking image showing one galaxy being ripped apart by a cluster of other galaxies has been obtained by an international team led by a Cardiff astronomer.

Investing in Volunteers


Cardiff University’s student-led volunteering charity has received a UK award recognising its commitment to volunteering.

The Mabinogion


For the first time in thirty years, a major new translation recreates a storytelling masterpiece from the world of medieval Wales.

St David's Day Lecture


Cardiff University is to mark St David’s Day with a discussion on the impact of devolution on citizenship.

First chance to hear opera stars of the future


A public concert offers the first chance to hear the progress made by international students at the University’s new academy to train opera stars.

Solution proposed for ages-old heart mystery


Breakthrough by British Heart Foundation-funded team

Fighting genetic disease


New appointment further strengthens Cardiff’s genetic expertise

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