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Bird sitting amongst flowers

Promiscuity slows down evolution of new species

11 April 2017

Polygamous bird species are less diverse genetically within the species compared to monogamous species

Children at exhibit at Brain Games 2017

Success for 5th annual Brain Games

29 March 2017

Around 3,700 children and families put their brains to the test on Sunday as they gathered at the National Museum Cardiff for this year’s Brain Games event.

Student in laboratory

Success in NERC GW4+ Doctoral Training Partnership

28 March 2017

School of Biosciences secures postgraduate studentships as part of the NERC GW4+ Doctoral Training Partnership.

Human heart

Raising awareness of heart disease

21 March 2017

Senedd event raises awareness of heart disease and cardiovascular research.

Entwined transmission stages (cercariae) of parasites from the Schistosoma genus

Opening the black box: re-examining the ecology and evolution of parasite transmission

20 March 2017

Biosciences lecturer co-edits special edition of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

Lecture in School of Biosciences

New lectureship opportunities at the School of Biosciences

13 March 2017

The School of Biosciences is looking for forward thinking, motivated, passionate individuals to make a positive impact within the School and its teaching programmes.

Image of a fly midgut

Predicting stem cell behaviour

16 February 2017

New research combining experiments with mathematical modelling, can help predict the behaviour of stem cells.

Mother and baby black rhinos

Decline in genetic diversity of black rhino

8 February 2017

Rethink needed to save critically endangered black rhinoceros

Designing proteins with new non-native functions.

Harnessing nature's 'nano-machines'

6 February 2017

Scientists expand function of proteins to open up new areas of research.

mother with baby

Why quality mothering matters

24 January 2017

Two new BBSRC research programmes exploring 'why quality mothering matters'.