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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#TeamCardiff Q and A with Charlotte Arter

Posted on 17 September 2020 by Alumni team

Our #TeamCardiff Captain Hannah Sterritt caught up with international athlete Charlotte Arter for a fascinating question and answer session. Charlotte is the Welsh half marathon record holder, the female parkrun world-record holder and a Great Britain international athlete. She joined us to answer questions on breaking her own parkrun world-record, her preferred running shoes, and
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