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Press Releases from 2008

Health Minister opens new ‘virtual’ radiography suite


A new state-of-the-art ‘virtual’ radiography suite, which will improve care of patients with cancer, has been officially opened today.

Alcohol: the good the bad and the ugly!


As Wales’ binge drinking culture continues to hit the headlines, Cardiff University next month hosts one of Britain’s leading authorities on alcohol misuse.

Cardiff University pays tribute to Welsh-based pioneer


Doctors, historians, senior politicians and former colleagues gather at Cardiff University later this month to remember one of the most significant figures in the history of healthcare.

World-famous Opera star gives Cardiff operatic masterclass


International opera star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is to hold a public masterclass with students from Cardiff University’s International Academy of Voice.

Cardiff scientists study acute infection in end-stage kidney disease patients


A new research study underway at Cardiff University could see a decrease in the rates of treatment failure among patients with end-stage kidney disease.

Cardiff University scientists help engineer immune cells that recognise all known forms of HIV


HIV is a master of disguise, able to rapidly change its identity and hide undetected in infected cells. But now, Cardiff University scientists have helped engineer immune cells to act as "bionic assassins" which see through HIV’s many disguises.

Cardiff scientist featured in film exploring the outer-limits of the universe


A film following the adventures of an international team of astrophysicists, including a Cardiff University scientist, as they explore the origins of the universe is being shown at Cardiff University.

Search for the scientists to follow in Cardiff Nobel winners’ footsteps


Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences has launched a new Research Fellowship Programme for early career scientists, named in honour of its two Nobel Laureates.