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Exploring the connection between bipolar disorder, psychosis and childbirth

Posted on 29 November 2021 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

Professor Ian Jones (MSc 1997) is an Hon. Consultant Psychiatrist and a Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the National Centre for Mental Health (NCMH) at Cardiff University. His research focuses on bipolar disorder and episodes of postpartum psychosis in bipolar women. Here he explains what bipolar is, how it affects individuals, and why women are more likely to be admitted to hospital after childbirth than at any other time in their lives.
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#TeamCardiff London Marathon runners raising money for Cardiff University research

Posted on 22 September 2021 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

London Marathon is one of the world’s most popular running events and raises millions for charities every year. After its postponement in 2020, the world is more eager than ever for this year’s event, which takes place Sunday 3 October 2021. With only a few weeks left to train, this year’s #TeamCardiff runners are making the most of the challenge.
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Insight placements: an easy win for any business

Posted on 9 September 2021 by Alumni team

Beth Addison (BSc 2019) took part in a Cardiff University Insight with Microsoft, and after just one week discovered a desire to work in the field of tech. She was guided through the organisation by Microsoft’s Higher Education Lead and Cardiff University alumnus, Elliot Howells (BSc 2016), and she’s now two years into her role as an Azure Solutions Specialist for Retail, Hospital and Travel with Microsoft.
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The Syrian refugee fundraising to give something back

Posted on 6 September 2021 by Kate Morgan (BA 2017)

Naser Sakka (MSc 2019) arrived in the UK in 2015 as a refugee from Syria. Since then, he has made it his mission to do whatever he can to give back to the community that helped him rebuild his life. As well as volunteering with the Welsh Refugee Council and helping local businesses during the pandemic, in 2019 he ran Cardiff Half Marathon, raising money for Cardiff University’s cancer research.
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