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.
Welsh scientists 'clone' human virus
A team of Welsh scientists have successfully cloned a human virus offering new hope for the treatment of potentially life-threatening diseases.
Researchers take a step towards quantum computing
A team from Cardiff University's School of Physics and Astronomy fired light particles, or photons, into a tiny tower of semi-conducting material. A photon collides with an electron confined in an even smaller structure within ...
New CO2 data helps unlock the secrets of Antarctic formation
The link between declining CO2 levels in the earth's atmosphere and the formation of the Antarctic ice caps some 34 million years ago has been confirmed for the first time in a major research study.
Promoting the financial benefits of car sharing can inhibit other pro-environmental behaviours, new research led by the University has shown.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Uncontrolled high blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes (hyperglycaemia) is known to increase mortality, but new research led by the University shows that intensive treatment to control blood glucose ...
Fish can be picky eaters
(PhysOrg.com) -- We all know how fussy kids can be about their food, but now new research suggests they're not the only ones.
Britain's urban rivers bounce back
Urban rivers throughout England and Wales have improved dramatically in water quality and wildlife over the last 20 years.
Giant panda genome reveals new insights into the bear's bamboo diet
A Chinese-led team including international researchers, has shed new light on some of the giant panda's unusual biological traits, including its famously restricted diet.
Hate crime is a daily reality
Hate crime is still a daily reality for many people in Wales, according to a new study by the University and Race Equality First.
Literacy level divide
A Cardiff University academic has uncovered evidence that children at age seven in Wales do not do as well as their contemporaries in England when it comes to literacy.