Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University (Welsh: Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd) traces its history back to 1865, when the Cardiff School of Art first opened, later becoming the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) as part of the University of Wales, before becoming independent in 2011. The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines to over 12,000 students and is TEF silver-rated, with research and enterprise centres such as the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.

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To get children to think creatively, teachers need to be creative, too.
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What’s stopping Nigerian women from being screened for cancer?

Women in northern Nigeria are not going for cancer screenings early enough. There are myriad social, cultural and economic reasons for this. But early detection would save their lives.
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Born again: Britain’s canals

For decades, canals were an unloved relic of industrial Britain – but people power has brought them back to life.

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