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.
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.
New weapon to thwart 'bushmeat' trade
A DNA method able of identifying exact species of primate 'bushmeat' that has been cooked for sale has been developed in a bid to cut illegal trading and better identify and protect those species most at risk.
Lost Roman port found in Wales
The remains of a 2000-year-old Roman port have been discovered in south Wales by archaeologists from the University.
Eating sweets every day in childhood 'increases adult aggression'
Children who eat sweets and chocolate every day are more likely to be violent as adults, according to new research.
Euroscepticism is English, not British
There is a strong relationship between Euroscepticism in England and English (rather than British) national identity, a joint University report has uncovered.
Study reveals disease-causing parasites in dead otters
Research undertaken by the Cardiff University Otter Project has revealed a number of disease-causing parasites in the bodies of dead otters. The findings were revealed at the BBC Summer of Wildlife event held at the National ...
Evidence of liquid water in comets reveals possible origin of life
Comets contained vast oceans of liquid water in their interiors during the first million years of their formation, a new study claims.
Oceanic seesaw links Northern and Southern hemisphere during abrupt climate change
Very large and abrupt changes in temperature recorded over Greenland and across the North Atlantic during the last Ice Age were actually global in extent, according to an international team of researchers led by Cardiff University.
New light on bipolar treatment drugs
Lithium has been established for more than 50 years as one of the most effective treatments for bipolar mood disorder.
New research finds UKIP is becoming patriotic party of England
Following UKIP's surge in the local elections, new survey data indicates that one possible explanation of their success - until now largely overlooked - is their emergence as the party with the strongest appeal to English ...