Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

GW4 celebrates five years of collaboration and innovation

GW4 celebrates its five-year anniversary this year, which provides Professor Kim Graham, GW4’s Board Chair and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Enterprise at Cardiff University, an excellent opportunity to review the successes of the Alliance to date and its future ambitions.

Researchers want local input for new research into hoarding

Psychologists would like local participants to take part in a new study investigating memory in relation to people who experience hoarding difficulties.

Introduce standard units for cannabis to improve mental health

A unit system for cannabis, similar to the one used for alcohol, could help people monitor consumption and reduce the risk of adverse health effects.

What are the roots of Britain's identity crisis?

Prof. Nick Pearce analyses two new books on Enoch Powell and how they reflect today's identity crisis in the UK.

TCRG scoops prestigious European Health Award

The TCRG was awarded the European Health Leadership Award at an event last week in Austria.

Professor Rutter writes for BMJ Opinion on childhood obesity

What will it take to halve childhood obesity by 2030?

Childhood obesity report - Prof Rutter is a key contributor

Professor Harry Rutter from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences supported the team working with Professor Dame Sally Davies on the latest report.

‘Nearest Relative’ criteria under Mental Health Act changes

Better provision must be made to allow people detained under the Mental Health Act to select a nominated person to act on their behalf.

Emperor penguins need special protection

Climate change is likely to cause populations to decrease by more than 50 per cent by the end of the century.

World Space Week at CAMERA

It’s World Space Week! Find out more about CAMERA’s European Space Agency funded research assessing the movement forces on human lower limbs in low gravity settings using computer simulation and anti-gravity devices at www.camera.ac.uk

Call for undergraduate research projects

IMI is inviting project proposals from academic staff interested in supervising an undergraduate research project next summer.

C3Bio establishes links with HealthTech NTU

A workshop in Singapore between C3Bio and HealthTech NTU highlighted biosensors and lab-on-chip technologies as key areas for collaboration.

Find out more about our REF preparations

Question and answer sessions are taking place this October so you can find out more about the University’s preparations for the REF 2021.

Funding available for public engagement activity

Apply now for an Engage Grant for public engagement.

Read: Emma Carmel on how AI is transforming public policy

Read: Emma Carmel (SPS) for Open Access Government on how AI is transforming public policy

Can basic income become a reality?

Dr Luke Martinelli examines the feasibility of basic income, and the political and institutional barriers preventing it from becoming a reality.

What is GW4 Water Security Alliance? Lunch session 24 Oct

Get to know the GW4 Water Security Alliance (WSA) in this introductory session finishing with a networking lunch.

Do Labour’s proposals for Universal Credit shape up?

Blog: Dr Rita Griffiths and Professor Jane Millar examine Labour's proposal to scrap Universal Credit.

Why it makes sense to finally vaccinate boys against HPV

Dr Kit Yates writes for The Conversation on why it makes medical, and mathematical sense to finally vaccinate boys against the HPV virus.

Sabbatical leave - call open

Call for sabbatical applications is now open.