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Where are they now – an update on our early career cancer researchers

Where are they now – an update on our early career cancer researchers

Posted on 20 June 2023 by Anna Garton

Cardiff University’s Future Leaders in Cancer Research (FLiCR) programme provides early career researchers with the skills and training they need to succeed in their field. FLiCR is a springboard for […]

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week 2023

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week 2023

Posted on 26 May 2023 by Emma Lewis (BA 2017)

Volunteers' Week is an annual celebration taking place between 1-7 June of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering in their communities. Each year, our incredible […]

The role of the immune system in dementia

The role of the immune system in dementia

Posted on 17 March 2023 by Alumni team

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting one’s memories and ability to do cognitive tasks, as well as causing hallucinations and loss of motor control. In our recent Research Showcase event, Dr Mat Clement (PhD 2013) and Dr Wiola Zelek (PhD 2020) from the School of Medicine, discuss the role of infectious viruses, the immune system, and neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s development.

Meet the Researcher – Dr Huw Morgan

Meet the Researcher – Dr Huw Morgan

Posted on 14 March 2023 by Anna Garton

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world with thousands of new cases diagnosed every year. Dr Huw Morgan (BSc 2012, PhD 2018) is looking at how stem cells behave around cancer cells, with the aim of developing simpler, and less invasive treatments for skin cancer.

Bursaries’ positive impact on student experience – Thomas Hill

Bursaries’ positive impact on student experience – Thomas Hill

Posted on 8 March 2023 by Jordan Curtis

Thomas Hill (Accounting and Finance 2022-) is a recipient of the ICAEW Foundation student bursary. In this account, Thomas tells us about growing up in Rhondda, and how bursaries such as this have helped not just him, but countless other students at Cardiff University who require additional financial support.

Meet the Researcher – Dr Kerrie Thomas

Meet the Researcher – Dr Kerrie Thomas

Posted on 17 October 2022 by Alumni team

Dr Kerrie Thomas is a Reader at the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI) and Co-Director of the Hodge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Immunology. Her research looks to further our understanding of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and ultimately improve the way we treat this devastating condition.

Supporting the next generation of Cardiff students – a look back at the year

Supporting the next generation of Cardiff students – a look back at the year

Posted on 11 October 2022 by Alumni team

Students are at the heart of Cardiff University, but financial challenges can prevent the best and brightest minds from accessing the education and opportunities they deserve. Last year our supporters gave a staggering £68,000 towards supporting Cardiff students to achieve their full potential, through generous donations, as well as gifts in Wills and in memory of loved ones. Our alumni also gave their time and expertise to support our students through mentoring, giving career talks and offering internships to help prepare them for life after Cardiff.

10 ideas to put the fun into fundraising

10 ideas to put the fun into fundraising

Posted on 18 August 2022 by Jordan Curtis

Whether you signed up to run the Cardiff Half Marathon or are doing your own thing, we’ve put together some simple (and easy) fundraising ideas to help get you going […]

Cancer immunotherapy at Cardiff

Cancer immunotherapy at Cardiff

Posted on 28 June 2022 by Alumni team

Cancer immunotherapy is a groundbreaking research area that aims to help the immune system to identify and target cancer cells. Cardiff University is expanding the potential of cancer immunotherapy through a combination of bioinformatics, laboratory research, clinical trials, and collaboration with institutions across Wales.

#TeamCardiff fundraisers to take on Cardiff Half Marathon

#TeamCardiff fundraisers to take on Cardiff Half Marathon

Posted on 14 March 2022 by Anna Garton

At the end of March, #TeamCardiff runners will take part in the postponed Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon to raise money for Cardiff University research. After an 18-month delay due to the pandemic, the 350-strong team of staff, students, alumni and friends are aiming to raise £70,000 for neuroscience and mental health research, and cancer research.