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A new lease of life… by the Mary Gillham Archive Project

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Kelly Cumiskey

Dr Mary Gillham MBE (1921 – 2013) was a pioneering female naturalist and prolific wildlife author, who took an active interest in our natural heritage for over 50 years. In 1959 she was part of the first Antarctic expedition to include women, and in 2008 she was awarded an MBE for services to nature conservation.
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Dawn Mannay 2

Pathways to a Degree

A Story to Inspire

Posted on January 20, 2017 by Catrin Evans

Dr Dawn Mannay Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences (Psychology) School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University After leaving school with few qualifications, I worked in a range of jobs from factory production lines, to cleaning and retail. When I had my two children, I did similar part-time work but also started to take local community courses
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Delve into the history of the Welsh capital or explore our Welsh landscapes

Posted on January 6, 2017 by Catrin Evans

As always the New Year can be used as an opportunity to try out something new so why not start today? All our courses are designed with adult learners in mind and cover a diverse range of subject areas. We have two courses starting this month which are perfect if you’re interested in looking into
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Exploring the Past, Pathways to a Degree

Exploring the Past Free Lecture Series

Posted on December 22, 2016 by Catrin Evans

The Exploring the Past free lecture series, in collaboration with the Historical Association, continues to go from strength to strength this year. Each talk has had an excellent turn out with great feedback from attendees.  We’ve already covered a number of interesting topics including; looking at the role of women in medieval Wales, the significance
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