Skip to main content
Leigh Amor

Leigh Amor


Latest posts

Gravitational  waves detected

Gravitational waves detected

Posted on 31 March 2016 by Leigh Amor

An international team of scientists, including researchers from Cardiff University's Gravitational Physics Group, have directly observed gravitational waves for the first time.

Cardiff to Rio – Zainub Akbar (International Relations and Politics 2015-)

Cardiff to Rio – Zainub Akbar (International Relations and Politics 2015-)

Posted on 31 March 2016 by Leigh Amor

Trampolinist and Youth Olympian Zainub Akbar on studies, sports facilities and Olympic dreams.

Carwyn Williams (History 2013-)

Carwyn Williams (History 2013-)

Posted on 30 March 2016 by Leigh Amor

History student Carwyn Williams on the importance of being able to study through the medium of Welsh.

Jamie Roberts reflects on “memorable” Rugby World Cup campaign

Jamie Roberts reflects on “memorable” Rugby World Cup campaign

Posted on 3 December 2015 by Leigh Amor

Although Wales’ World Cup run ultimately ended in the quarter finals, Cardiff University alumni Jamie Roberts (MBBCh 2013) took home some precious memories.

Richard Wells (French 1967-71)

Richard Wells (French 1967-71)

Posted on 30 November 2015 by Leigh Amor

Richard Wells is a voice actor.

Economics reunion 1972-75

Economics reunion 1972-75

Posted on 23 November 2015 by Leigh Amor

A group of alumni celebrated 40 years since their graduation with a reunion weekend in Cardiff last month.

Starters’ reunion 1985

Starters’ reunion 1985

Posted on 20 November 2015 by Leigh Amor

Last month, 42 alumni attended an event to reunite after 30 years!

Examined life: Vaughan Gething (LLB 2001)

Examined life: Vaughan Gething (LLB 2001)

Posted on 29 October 2015 by Leigh Amor

Labour’s Vaughan Gething (LLB 2001), Welsh Assembly member for Cardiff South and Penarth, was the first black President of the NUS Wales and the youngest President of the Wales Trade Union Congress.

Celebrating Welsh culture

Celebrating Welsh culture

Posted on 29 October 2015 by Leigh Amor

From Cardiff’s Tafwyl festival to the much-loved Eisteddfod, Joanna Davies outlines why more and more people are flocking to these annual celebrations.

Examined life: Ceri Powell (PhD 1990, Hon 2015)

Examined life: Ceri Powell (PhD 1990, Hon 2015)

Posted on 29 October 2015 by Leigh Amor

Executive Vice President at Royal Dutch Shell, has featured twice on Fortune Magazine’s list of the ‘Most Powerful Women in Business’, most recently in 2015, where she featured at number 21.