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Happy 45th birthday, Gair Rhydd

Posted on 30 October 2017 by Alex Norton

On 3 October, the critically acclaimed Gair Rhydd celebrated its 45th birthday. Cardiff University’s student newspaper came into being in 1972; nearly half a century on, and with more than a 1000 issues under its belt, it is more widely read than ever.
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Growing success for Cardiff graduate

Posted on 4 October 2017 by Susie Bailey

A graduate who invented a hydroponic growing system for agriculture will compete in this week’s NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Adam Dixon (BEng 2016), has been shortlisted for ‘Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Cardiff final on 4 October. The former Cardiff University engineering student is bringing to market Phytoponics – a revolutionary patent-pending
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The running diaries – #TeamCardiff 2017

Posted on 27 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

Ahead of Race Day, here is another instalment from Alex Norton (BA 2015) on his race day preparations ahead of the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon. “It seemed like such a good idea at the time. “Manning the #TeamCardiff stall in the Runners’ Village on Sunday, 2 October 2016, you couldn’t help but be inspired by
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Hannah Sterritt

Posted on 27 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

Hannah Sterritt (BMus 2015) shares an update on her training for Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon ahead of the race on 1 October. As the coordinator for all things #TeamCardiff  at Cardiff University, coming into the office every day and speaking to our runners has been a constant source of motivation to get my trainers on after work.
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Meet #TeamCardiff – Keith Lynch

Posted on 27 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

Keith is running the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon to raise funds for cancer research at Cardiff University in memory of his sister Rhona. I’m running to raise funds for cancer research, specifically the malignant melanoma that stole my youngest sister, and changed my life irrevocably. Rhona died in late 2011, about 18 months after she was
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Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon funds support neuroscience research

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Susie Bailey

At the 2016 Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon, members of #TeamCardiff who raised money for neuroscience and mental health research have directly enabled three seedcorn grants to support research within Cardiff’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute. Seedcorn grants support the development of new research projects, of which the following have received funding: Professor Philip Taylor – Understanding microglial
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