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PhD graduate awarded prize for new tumour mapping process

10 September 2015

A University researcher has been given a prestigious award for her pioneering work on the production of a computer algorithm to precisely pinpoint the location and size of cancerous tumours in the human body.

PhD student gets to act in Australia

8 September 2015

Ceri Elen, a PhD student and Scripting and Creative Writing tutor in our School of Welsh, has just returned after a period of acting in Australia on the stage of the world famous Sydney Opera House with Theatre Iolo.

Alumna shortlisted in UK's coveted ICON Conservation awards

16 July 2015

MSc Conservation Practice alumna Gemma McBader joins the ranks of those shortlisted for the ICON Student Conservator of the year.

Urban design award for alumnus

1 June 2015

Former MA Urban Design student Clara Köhler has won a prestigious urban design award for her plan to re-integrate several of Swansea’s underused and forgotten city centre alleyways.

Oral Microbiology & Immunology Group Award for PhD Student

28 May 2015

School of Dentistry PhD student awarded first place at the Oral Microbiology and Immunology Group (OMIG) Scientific Meeting.

PhD student wins first prize in Cochrane Collaboration Competition

27 May 2015

Anwen Cope, a School of Dentistry graduate, has won a prestigous competition organised by the Cochrane Collaboration.

MSc Applied Environmental Geology gets accreditation status from the Geological Society of London

27 March 2015

Our MSc Applied Environmental Geology is now accredited by the Geological Society of London and can be used as credit towards the professional Chartered Geologist qualification. The course team includes two Chartered Geologists and the course is fully integrated with the CPD lecture programme of the Southern Wales Group of the society.

PhD student wins Royal Society of Chemistry prize

25 February 2015

Richard Edwards, a PhD student at the School of Chemistry, has won a poster award. Richard received his prize at the RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting. Richard investigated the synthesis of a novel class of hypervalent diaryliodonium precursors for the synthesis of F-DOPA, a PET-tracer molecule very useful for the diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases. First parts of his synthesis have just been published .

PhD student develops new Google app to improve productivity

7 August 2014

Liam Turner, a PhD student at the School of Computer Science & Informatics, has created ImprompDo which adopts a fresh approach of impromptu productivity by getting things done at opportune moments, rather than working to strict time limits.

MSc Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy student won silver at the Commonwealth Games

6 August 2014

Sally, one of 75 students benefitting from our High Performance Programme, is celebrating securing a silver medal in the Pole Vault in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

The School of Healthcare Sciences where Sally studies for her MSc played an important role behind the scenes for Team Wales. Dr Nicola Phillips was the Deputy Chef de Mission, Trevor Baker provided technical support and 11 of the 13 physiotherapy staff being either current postgraduate students or alumni of the School.

PhD Student Takes Centre-Stage at Renowned International Conference

31 July 2014

Jan-Philip, PhD student at our Schools of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Medicine, delivered a talk about the main results of his PhD - the synthesis of novel 18F-labelled radiotracer molecules for applications in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging - to nearly 700 people, most of them well respected scientists.

Sport Physiotherapy Specialists gains further skills and experience with the MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy

23 July 2014

Rhys, already having been an established sports physiotherapist for British Swimming, Team GB at the London Olympics and Swim Wales, is now undertaking the MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy at our School of Healthcare Sciences, and is now headed to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Going for Gold in Glasgow

14 July 2014

Sally, MSc Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy, is 1 of 7 Cardiff students competing at the Commonwealth Games this year.

CAER Heritage Project

5 May 2014

Mel and Cath, two PhD students at our School of History, Archaeology and Religion are helping organise the CAER Heritage Project. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Caerau And Ely Rediscovering (CAER) Heritage Project is based around one of Cardiff’s most important archaeological sites, Caerau Iron Age hillfort. The Project aims to engage local people and school children in their shared history,and help challenge marginalisation. The project has won two National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement prizes, one for the best national project and one for the best History and Heritage project.

3 Minute Thesis

5 May 2014

Congratulations to Kat, PhD student at the School of English, Communication and Philosophy, for winning Cardiff University's 3 Minute Thesis competition with her talk entitled 'Heavenly Bodies: Gender and Sexuality in Extra-Terrestrial Culture'.

PhD student and budding TV star submits his thesis

28 March 2014

A PhD is a big commitment and an amazing achievement for anyone to do. Here, one of our PhD students shares his experience of combining PhD study with travelling the world for his TV show, 'Niall McCann in Biggest and Baddest'. Read our interview with Niall to find out why, despite his many amazing adventures, Cardiff is still up there with one of his favourite places to be.

Cardiff University launches two new Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

10 March 2014

Cardiff University’s first MOOC 'Muslims in Britain' is lead by Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray, Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK.

The second MOOC will be the world’s first MOOC on Community Journalism delivered by the Centre for Community Journalism in the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies. The course is led by Professor Richard Sambrook, Director of the Centre for Journalism, the top ranking centre for postgraduate vocational training in the UK. Professor Sambrook is a former Director of Global News at the BBC and will be joined by other expert media industry commentators and practitioners as well as fellow Cardiff academics.

3 January 2014

Success for PhD students at the School Healthcare Sciences

Two PhD students from the School of Healthcare Sciences have secured lectureships within the School; an impressive achievement. Catherine Dunn and Dominic Roche are excited about the opportunity to continue in the School and tell us a little bit about their experiences as PhD students at Cardiff University.

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