Love food, hate waste – eating ethically and the impact of lockdown

Posted on 31 July 2020 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

Lia Moutselou (Geography and Planning 2002-2005) works as a senior policy manager for a water consumer watchdog and is one of the four directors of Lia’s Kitchen, a community interest company. Lia’s worn many hats and has been a lecturer as well as a student at Cardiff University. Here she discusses food waste, the food industry, new recipes and the world, post-pandemic.
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Mercy Ships, the NHS, and healthcare systems across the globe – For Alumni, By Alumni

Posted on 16 July 2020 by Alumni team

Leo Cheng (LLM 2006) is an oral, maxillofacial, head and neck surgeon who has spent most of his life travelling the globe and helping those from the poorest areas by performing free surgery and providing much needed medical care. He has now turned his attention and efforts to COVID-19 and reflects on his experience so far with the NHS and his concerns for those without a national health system.
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The family full of Cardiff alumni

Posted on 19 June 2020 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

Dr Abdul C.M. Rasheed is a first-generation immigrant from a small rural village in Sri Lanka. He worked as a Research Officer for the School of Chemistry between 1975-78. He is now a retired Senior Development Engineer, but still remembers his time at Cardiff fondly. So fondly, in fact, that he encouraged all four of his children to attend Cardiff University.
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#TeamCardiff’s Virtual Fundraisers

Posted on 4 June 2020 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

With the country in lockdown, people are looking for new and creative ways to fundraise for important causes. Many scheduled marathons and races have been cancelled, but Josh Little (MEng 2019) and Owain Davies (International Relations and Politics 2019 -) haven’t let that stop them raising money for neuroscience and mental health and cancer research at Cardiff University as part of #TeamCardiff. They’ve decided to tackle new ‘lockdown-friendly’ challenges…
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11 popular podcasts by Cardiff alumni

Posted on 29 May 2020 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

Our Cardiff University alumni are a creative bunch who have found a way to reach many through the power of the podcast. Whether you want a good laugh, a valuable lesson or some helpful tips, we’ve rounded up a few of the many popular podcasts from our skilled and talented alumni to help you pass the time.
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Examined Life: James Smart (MA 2016)

Posted on 29 May 2020 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

James Smart (MA 2016) is a successful broadcast journalist based in Nairobi. Some of his career highlights include being an anchor for Kenya’s leading television networks, working on the BBC’s ‘Focus on Africa’ broadcast, creating two hugely successful television shows and, more recently, covering the impact of coronavirus on the most vulnerable in society.
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