The Wales Autism Research Centre (WARC) has been at the heart of important policy and practice for the past 10 years, providing data that can be translated into action and that has a real impact on professionals working within the autistic community. WARC’s past and present directors meet up to reflect on its achievements and look ahead to the next 10 years. Read more
Harriet Quinn-Scoggins (PhD 2019) is a medical anthropologist who focuses on cancer research. Once part of the Future Leaders in Cancer Research (FLiCR) programme, she is now involved in the COVID-19 cancer attitudes and behaviours study. Here she explains why an anthropological approach is important, and how this research can improve early cancer diagnosis. Read more
We spoke to Dr Erik Mire, Principal Investigator and Hodge Research Fellow at Cardiff University’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute, about his research which looks as how mothers’ diets can affect brain development in unborn babies.
Glyn Lloyd (PhD 2008, PGDip 2007, MSc 2003, LLB 2002) is Partner and Founder of Cardiff-based Newfields Law, a firm which specialises in immigration law. Having volunteered as student, Glyn has continued to do so as an alumnus, sharing his experience and expertise to help support students realise their potential, regardless of their background. Read more
Dr Anne-Catherine Raby is a researcher at the School of Medicine, looking for the link between chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease with a focus on inflammation. Her work is far-reaching, all-consuming, and imperative in understanding the disease responsible for more deaths globally than any other cause. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
Mohammad Arshad (MEng 2020) completed a summer internship with KGAL Consulting Ltd, offered by a Cardiff alumnus. As a result, he landed himself a permanent role within the company and has kicked-off his career in engineering. We caught up with him to find out how he made the most of the opportunity and secured a job in a highly sought-after field. Read more