Cardiff University

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media messages help reduce meat consumption

Sending direct messages on social media informing people of the negative health and environmental impacts of consuming meat has proven successful at changing eating habits, a new study from Cardiff University has shown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reusing face masks: Are microwaves the answer?

Researchers from Cardiff University have been testing the feasibility of using microwave ovens and dry heat to decontaminate crucial PPE being used to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Neuroscience

Swipe right to help tackle brain disease

An app to help scientists sort through thousands of images of brain scans to use in large-scale studies of brain disease has been created by a group of staff and students from Cardiff University.

Health

Machine learning helps to predict new violence hot spots

Violence reduction strategies, which have traditionally focused on pubs and nightclubs, need to be broadened to include places where alcohol is not served if they are to be effective, a new study has suggested.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Faster COVID-19 testing with simple algebraic equations

A mathematician from Cardiff University has developed a new method for processing large volumes of COVID-19 tests which he believes could lead to significantly more tests being performed at once and results being returned ...

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