Cardiff University, generally referred to as Cardiff has its origins in the University of w South Wales & Montmouthshire founded in 1883. Today, Cardiff has nearly 31,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. Cardiff is a member of the Russell Group of Universities. In 2004 Cardiff University entered into a partnership with the University of Wales, Swansea to provide a pre-Med program and in 2005 incorporated the Wales College of Medicine. Cardiff University is ranked in the top 100 universities world-wide and recently Professor Sir Martin Evans FRS was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine.
Herschel lives up to the family name
The Herschel Space Observatory has been observing the sky at infrared wavelengths since shortly after its launch two years ago, on 14th May 2009. But the name Herschel has a much longer legacy than that. The observatory is ...
Revealing Cosmeston's medieval past
A pottery vessel dating back to the 13th Century has been found by University archaeologists at Cosmeston, shedding new light on medieval life in the area.
Climate-change set-back for acidified rivers
Climate change is hampering the long-term recovery of rivers from the effects of acid rain, as wet weather counteracts improvements, according to a new study by Cardiff University.
New insights into cell death
A Cardiff team has contributed to a study of a novel model of cell death which helps to explain how cells in the breast die through an archaic mechanism that is relevant to breast cancer.
The war against mental illness
Professor Mike Owen, Director of the Universitys new Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute has said the time has come to declare war on mental illness.
Can we 'wipe out' MRSA?
Three basic principles is all it could take to reduce the incidence of MRSA in hospitals according to a new research by Cardiff University.
Fall in violence in UK, study finds
Injuries from assault requiring hospital treatment fell by more than 10 per cent last year, the Universitys Violence and Society Research Group has found.
Teenage girls face greater violence threat from poverty
Living in a deprived area increases the risk of violence more sharply for girls than boys, according to a Cardiff University study of former industrial areas.
UK companies respond to recession by 'training smarter,' study finds
Fears that most UK companies would slash investment in skills training as a result of the recession have proved to be largely unfounded, researchers at Cardiff University and the University of London have concluded. Although ...
Two major issues challenge UK justice system, study shows
Cardiff University policing experts are calling for a major re-think of the way police respond to anti-social behavior in communities across England and Wales.