Wales’ ‘Project of the Year’

28 April 2017

Leading brain research imaging centre recognised at 2017 RICS Awards


£13m dementia research centre

20 April 2017

Cardiff University chosen as centre for UK’s biggest dementia research initiative


Brain Games 2017

19 March 2017

3,700 people attended a fantastic brain-related day out at National Museum Cardiff!


The Queen opens Brain Research Imaging Centre

07 June 2016

Royal party given tour of £44m facility that is unique in Europe.

Royal opening for £44m Brain Research Imaging Centre

03 June 2016

The University is preparing for a special day as Her Majesty The Queen opens the new £44m Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) on 7 June 2016.

Her Majesty The Queen to open £44m Brain Research Imaging Centre

06 May 2016

Her Majesty The Queen is to open the new £44m Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) on 7 June 2016.


Thousands Attend Brain Games

15 March 2016

Interactive games focused on the brain prove a hit with children and families.

Europe’s most powerful brain scanner arrives

18 January 2016

£4M scanner will offer unprecedented access to detailed images of the human brain.

7 Tesla Magnet Delivery

05 November 2015

7 Tesla MRI Magnet delivery to the new CUBRIC site on Maindy Road.

£4.5m EU boost for CUBRIC

22 July 2015

£4.5M boost from the Welsh European Funding Office further cements CUBRIC’s position as a European leader in brain imaging and stimulation.

Could Brain Scans Help Predict Schizophrenia?

11 May 2015

Advanced MRI scans unlock new knowledge.

Volunteers Needed for Study into the Growing Risks of Obesity and Dementia

25 March 2015

Dr Claudia Metzler-Baddeley, in her article published in the Western Mail, explains why we should watch our weight if we want to avoid developing dementia in later life and calls for volunteers to take part in her study.

3200 Visitors to the Cardiff University Brain Games

12 March 2015

Last Sunday (8th March), the National Museum Cardiff/Amgueddfa Caerdydd hosted the Cardiff University Brain Games, an event organized by neuroscience researchers drawn from multiple schools across the University and attracted a record breaking 3200 visitors to the museum.

New European Award on Self Control and the Brain

10 March 2015

CUBRIC’s Chris Chambers has secured €2M over five years to study the psychology and neurobiology of self-control training in eating behaviour.

Tours of new £44m CUBRIC Brain Imaging Centre Site Pull in Public

09 March 2015

Members of the public have been behind the scenes of a major project to build a new £44m brain research imaging centre (CUBRIC) at the University.

‘Brain Games’ Returns for Another Year

02 March 2015

From the Ghost Hand to DIY Brain Surgery, ‘Brain Games’ is for a third year running offering members of the public free access to activities and talks showcasing the power and mystery of the brain.

University to become ‘epicentre for European Neuroimaging’

19 February 2015

Cardiff University has confirmed its plans to utilise advanced MR imaging technology within its new Brain Research Imaging Centre – CUBRIC – in a bid to make the centre one of the top brain imaging facilities in Europe.

Care Minister visits CUBRIC

13 February 2015

The University has played host to UK Government Minister for Care and Support, Norman Lamb MP. Accompanied by Cardiff Central MP Jenny Willott, the Minister visited CUBRIC to learn about the Centre’s ground-breaking research.

£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.