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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 July 2014
Sally, MSc Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy, is 1 of 7 Cardiff students competing at the Commonwealth Games this year.
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.
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'.
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.
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
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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