News

10th anniversary of Learn about Life

11 June 2015

School celebrates the 10th anniversary of its highly successful "Learn About Life" event for local primary schools.

3 scientists look at stem cells

New anti-cancer stem cell compound in development

7 May 2015

University scientists discover compound capable of fighting cancer on multiple fronts

Professor Daniela Riccardi

Researchers’ “hugely exciting” asthma discovery

23 April 2015

Scientists discover asthma's potential root cause and a novel treatment

Portrait image of Prof John Harwood

Cardiff Scientist honoured in Biochemical Society Awards

31 March 2015

Professor John Harwood is recognised for his outstanding contribution to lipid biochemistry.

Stem Cells

‘Stem cell’ test could identify most aggressive breast cancers

4 March 2015

New approach has the potential to identify women who might need intensive treatment to prevent breast cancer from recurring or spreading.

Image of map grown in Wales

Investigating a placental origin for pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders

1 March 2015

Providing a biological explanation for the relationship between pregnancy and maternal mood disorders

Caterpillar

Caterpillar discovery hailed a “wonderful piece of evolution”

26 January 2015

University Professor discovers caterpillar with ability to build a unique protective cocoon

White Park cattle at Dinefwr

The work of Biosciences researchers to be featured on BBC Countryfile

6 January 2015

Over 700,000 genetic markers analysed in new study of White Park cattle

Songbird survival in the face of starvation

1 December 2014

Cardiff University ornithologists uncover the surprising survival strategies of songbirds over-wintering in Africa

researcher investigates vegitation

Major funding announced for GW4 bioscience students

6 October 2014

Investment will be used to develop the next generation of biotechnologists and bioscientists