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Meet the volunteer – Scott Bowers

Posted on 16 December 2020 by Alumni team

Scott Bowers (BA 2003, PGDip 2004) is a Cardiff University volunteer who’s been an alumni ambassador, a member of Cardiff University Court, and a student mentor. He works professionally as chief corporate affairs officer for one of the UK’s leading sports businesses, The Jockey Club, and has recently become a dad. Read on to discover why he is such an enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer.
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Meet the Researcher – Professor Anne Rosser

Posted on 14 December 2020 by Alumni team

Huntington’s is a devastating disease, caused by a faulty gene which stops the brain working properly, affecting mobility, learning, thinking and emotions. We spoke to researcher Anne Rosser, Professor of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences at Cardiff University.
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Examined Life: Neville John (BMus 1957)

Posted on 21 October 2020 by Alumni team

Neville John (BMus 1957) was born in Tumble, Carmarthenshire and studied cello at Cardiff University. He led a successful career as a music teacher and composer following his studies and recently celebrated his 90th birthday. In this Examined Life, he reflects on his musical family, his fondest memories of Cardiff and the historical disaster that inspired him to compose.
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Avoiding burnout by finding your ‘thing’ – For Alumni, by Alumni

Posted on 23 September 2020 by Alumni team

Gemma Clatworthy (BA 2007) discovered a passion for storytelling during her Ancient History studies at Cardiff University, but it wasn’t until a global pandemic and a country-wide lockdown that she learned about the stress-relieving power of focusing on something you love. Here, she shares her struggles with balancing a career, childcare and the unrealistic desire to be perfect, and how she narrowly avoided burnout by channelling her feelings into a creative pastime.
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Meet the Researcher – Dr Sarah Lauder

Posted on 17 September 2020 by Alumni team

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and each year around 55,000 people are diagnosed in the UK alone. Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, we spoke to cancer researcher Sarah Lauder (BSc 2002, PhD 2007), a Research Associate at Cardiff University’s Gallimore Godkin Cancer Immunology Lab.
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