News

£15.5M Secured in Quadruple Funding Success for CUBRIC

31 January 2015

Researchers at the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) are celebrating quadruple success in securing over £15.6 million in external funding from the EPSRC, Wolfson Foundation, MRC and Wellcome Trust for the new CUBRIC which will open in the Spring of 2016.

CUBRIC’s New Flagship Imaging Centre

28 October 2014

Construction begins on our new £44M state-of-the-art research centre at Cardiff University, set to become one of Europe’s top facilities for brain imaging.

Obesity in Midlife Doubles the Risk of Developing Dementia at a Later Age

23 October 2014

Dr Claudia Metzler-Baddeley is the lead investigator in a project which will seek to establish why being obese in midlife is associated with a much higher risk of developing dementia later.

Retraining the Brain May Help Treat Alcohol Addiction, Eating Disorders and Post-Traumatic Stress

16 September 2014

A team of scientists, led by Cardiff University, is embarking on a major four-year study to test whether a technique known as Neurofeedback is an effective additional form of treatment for people suffering with mental and behavioural disorders including: autism, alcohol addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, and eating disorders.

Brain Games

12th March 2014

Another round of the Brain Games took place at Cardiff’s National Museum. The free event follows the huge success of last year, which attracted more than 2,600 children and their families.