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.
Are chemicals damaging the health of male otters?
A new report has highlighted serious concerns for the health of otters in the UK. The otter is one of the country's best loved predator species, but research indicates that they may not be in the best of reproductive health.
Happy hour linked to pub violence
A Cardiff University study has established a link between pub violence and happy hour-style drinking promotions.
Sleeping Trojan horse to aid imaging of diseased cells
A unique strategy developed by researchers at Cardiff University is opening up new possibilities for improving medical imaging.
New technology provides first view of DNA damage within entire human genome
New technology providing the first view of DNA damage throughout the entire human genome developed by Cardiff University scientists could offer a valuable new insight into the development and treatment of conditions like ...
Bankers got a kick out of the Crunch, says academic
The bankers who brought the global economy to its knees two years ago may have enjoyed the sensation of losing hundreds of billions of pounds and plunging the world into recession, according to an academic at Cardiff University.
New bowel cancer gene discovery
Targeting a specific genetic area linked to survival in patients with advanced bowel cancer could help increase survival rates by up to three months, new University research has found.
Measuring the universe
A unique antenna which could help unveil a new window on the universe by observing thousands of gravitational waves should be one of NASA's next space missions according to a group of leading US experts.
How should referees use technology in football?
(PhysOrg.com) -- As World Cup 2010 looks set to be the tipping point for the use of technology in football a Cardiff University expert argues it’s justice not accuracy that’s at stake.
'Camera Trap' wildlife images from Malaysian forest
Researchers from the School of Biosciences at the Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) in Sabah, Malaysia have completed 18 months of a camera trapping project in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary.
Initial Hepatitis C drug trial complete
The first clinical trials on a new investigational drug being developed to treat infections caused by Hepatitis C virus have been successfully completed.