Partnerships

The Effects of Concussion in Sport

Posted on 13 December 2018 by Peter Theobald

Head injury in sport is becoming an increasingly prominent societal challenge. The effect of concussion, or ‘mild traumatic brain injury’ (MTBI), is now frequently reported in sports including rugby and soccer. The ‘ripple-effect’ through society means that some parents are now questioning the involvement of their children in sport. This, against a back-drop of already
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Innovation…

Posted on 28 November 2018 by Damian Walford Davies

Words have histories, like places and people. Consider ‘innovation’. You’ll say the word has become a cliché, a cant word in the media, a piece of management speak or glib commercial saw (like ‘solutions’, that now-ubiquitous presence on the side of small companies’ Ford Transits). Until surprisingly recently, the word actually carried a negative tang
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Event: Yīn and Yáng: Investing in Today for a Better Tomorrow – Lord John Bird MBE

Posted on 22 November 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Thursday 6 December 2018 18:30 – 20:15 Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, is pleased to welcome The Big Issue founder and crossbench peer, Lord Bird MBE, to deliver the inaugural Well-being of Future Generations Commissioner for Wales’ Annual Lecture. As a prominent anti-poverty campaigner and keen supporter of the work of the first Future Generations
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Guest post: Linda Hazzard – Living with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Posted on 8 November 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Linda Hazzard won the ‘People’s Choice’ Social Media Competition at Cardiff’s 20th Innovation and Impact Awards earlier this year. A former local government employee from Weston-Super-Mare, Linda voted for Cardiff University spinout TeloNostiX, crowned ‘People’s Choice’ thanks to overwhelming public support. The company has developed a tool that helps clinicians and patients understand the likely
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Peter Williams Memorial Symposium

Posted on 17 October 2018 by Nishtha Agarwal

We are all very excited to hear the news that ground has been broken for the new building for Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI). Many of the team are involved in final design questions for the labs, offices and the lecture theatre. But while we wait for the new facilities to arrive CCI activities continue. This
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Case Study – Qioptiq

Posted on 11 October 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Cardiff University expertise helped the North Wales company Qioptiq win an £82m defence contract, creating and safeguarding jobs. Experts from Cardiff Business School spent two years developing a toolset to improve Denbighshire-based Qioptiq’s inventory forecasting operations. The collaboration and knowhow helped the company secure a six-year deal with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to service night visions equipment. And it
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