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Press Releases from 2010

Young people help devise campaign to put out grass fires


With the Easter holidays approaching, a new two-week project devised with the help of experts from Cardiff University’s Business School and groups of teenagers from Rhondda Cynon Taff will be getting underway in an attempt to reduce the number of deliberate grass fires in a South Wales valley.

Welsh shingles drug set for final hurdle


A new Welsh-developed drug to help alleviate the suffering of shingles could move a step closer for patients if the final stage of testing is given the go-ahead .

Amateur astronomer discovers disintegrating comet with help of Cardiff University telescope project


A leading amateur astronomer has made a major astronomical discovery thanks to a sophisticated educational telescope project led by Cardiff University astronomers.

Conservation and preservation


The conservation and preservation of our cultural heritage is the subject of a major conference to be held at Cardiff University.

Law experts to set up Network on family law


Law experts from Cardiff University are collaborating with three other universities in Wales and the South West to form a network which will form the authoritative voice on family law and policy.

Young people paint a picture of health


Youth homelessness and eating disorders are two areas of health highlighted by young people in Cardiff as part of a digital technology project to create accessible short films about public health issues.

Challenges of climate change: Sir John Houghton delivers keynote speech at Cardiff University


One of Wales’ most eminent scientists and the former co-chair of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will give a keynote speech on global warming at Cardiff University.

Cardiff Nobel winners team up to help new researchers


Cardiff University’s two Nobel Laureates have congratulated the first winner of a new Fellowship to help talented researchers in the early stages of their career.

University expert to examine ways to improve recording of anti-social behaviour


A Cardiff University policing expert will lead a review designed to improve the way police forces across England and Wales record and act on persistent acts of Anti-Social behaviour (ASB).

Discover planet earth


People of all ages are being given the chance to get up-close and personal with the wildlife on their doorstep and find out more about the history of the universe as part of Cardiff University’s events to celebrate National Science and Engineering Week.

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