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News 2011

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A Breath of Fresh Air at the Opera

23/12/2011

The School of Biosciences teams up with mezzo soprano

Boost for endangered species study Recognition for endangered species study

15/12/11

Prestigious research award will extend conservation

Leading neurosurgery researchLeading neurosurgery research

06/12/11

William Gray appointed Professor of Neurosurgery

Breakthrough could speed drug discoveryMajor cancer stem cell appointment

25/11/11

Breast cancer pioneer joins European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Breakthrough could speed drug discoveryBreakthrough could speed drug discovery

24/11/11

New technology could also reduce testing on animals

Prof Mike Bruford
Science for Nature News Bite

21/11/2011

Prof Mike Bruford participates in the World Wildlife Fund's annual Kathryn Fuller Symposium

And the winner is...And the winner is...

15/11/11

Cardiff student is Wales' new voice of science communication

A new way into BiosciencesA new way into Biosciences

26/10/11

New extension offering improved services for students

Stem cell pioneers discuss breakthroughsStem cell pioneers discuss breakthroughs

11/10/11

International conference supported by European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Nerve cell scientist's major awardNerve cell scientist's major award

20/09/11

European recognition is second major honour this year

Picture of students in library
BIOSI National Student Survey (NSS) Results 2011

30/09/2011

Latest information on BIOSI's 2011 National Student Survey

Spore Wars in the wild outdoorsSpore Wars in the wild outdoors

20/09/11

New research shows potential consequences of changes to soil fauna

Luke PiggottCancer stem cell discovery

14/09/11

Cardiff team uncovers breast cancer's 'Achilles heel'

Becoming an Elite Cardiff DevilBecoming an Elite Cardiff Devil

07/09/11

Ice hockey success for Cardiff PhD Student

Out-of-this-world opportunity for KyleOut-of-this-world opportunity for Kyle

01/09/11

Biosciences student to work with NASA deep space research programme

Winning wildlife photographyWinning wildlife photography

31/08/11

Further photography success for PhD student

Heather KnightSportswoman of the year

12/08/11

International cricket success recognised

School Prizewinners 2011
Prizewinners of 2011

05/08/2011

School Prizewinners

slow lorisProtecting primates

28/07/11

New conservation initiatives launched in Borneo

OtterNew light on otter mystery

19/07/11

Public otter project sheds new light on secretive creature

Physiological ReviewsFlagship journal meets in Cardiff

13/07/11

School of Biosciences hosts world's top-ranked physiological journal

Spotlight on epilepsySpotlight on epilepsy

06/07/11

University opens the door to our world-leading research

Preventing crocodile attacksPreventing crocodile attacks

30/06/11

New satellite tagging programme at the Danau Girang Field Centre

Biosciences Professor's double international successProfessor John Harwood

30/06/11

Leading research award and inaugural lecture for Professor John Harwood

Eleanor KeanEleanor Kean

28/06/11

Biosciences student gets MPs and Lords discussing environment

For love, not moneyProfessor Ormerod

22/06/11

Cardiff ecologist celebrated for conservation research

In search of the Bornean BantengIn search of the Bornean Banteng

14/06/11

Researchers aim to protect endangered wild cattle

An age old cureAn age old cure

01/06/11

Can frankincense extract help treat arthritis?

Breakthrough against antibiotic resistanceBreakthrough against antibiotic resistance

27/05/11

Cystic fibrosis bacteria could help fightback against other microbes

Clean waterShedding light on Alzheimer's

24/05/11

Research highlights fibres that aid understanding of Alzheimer's

Prof Alan Davies FRS

Cardiff Biosciences scientist honoured by The Royal Society 

20/05/11

Professor Alun Davies, Cardiff School of Biosciences has been elected Fellow of The Royal Society, the world's oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

Clean waterClean water

20/05/11

Water purity monitor cleans-up at annual innovation awards

Turf cut on Hadyn Ellis BuildingTurf cut on Hadyn Ellis Building

19/05/11

Flagship building named after distinguished former Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Targeting tropical parasitesTargeting tropical parasites

10/05/11

How HIV drugs could form templates for new lifesaving drugs

Academy recognitionAcademy recognition

09/05/11

New Fellows elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences

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Bioscience's Success in Fellowship Elections

05/05/2011

Seven members of the Cardiff School of Biosciences elected to join the Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales (LSW)

Research recognitionResearch recognition

03/05/11

Cardiff lecturer honoured for expertise in endocrinology

Bioscience for GrowthBioscience for Growth

21/04/11

'Learn about Life' project commended

Professor John HarwoodOutstanding lipid biochemistry contribution recognised

08/04/11

Award for Professor John Harwood from international academic body

Pupils at Bridgend’s Pencoed Comprehensive SchoolGenetic science in the classroom 

04/04/11

Bridgend pupils get hands-on experience of Biosciences research

SpiderSpiders target ‘vibrating’ insects

29/03/11

Spiders exploit sexual vibration signals to track down their prey

Dr Richard ClarksonBreast cancer research donation

25/03/11

World dance champions hand over £25,000 from Hallmark Cards

protein modelProteases inside the cell

24/03/11

New insight into bacterial protease structure

Prof Ole PetersenAlcohol effects on pancreas

22/03/11

A protein provides protection against the effects of alcohol in the pancreas

Default thumbnail New insights into cell death

17/03/2011

New model is relevant to breast cancer

logoCardiff brains hit BBC’s big screen

08/03/11

Striking brain images help kick start University’s Brain Awareness Week

Postgraduate success for BIOSI student
POSTgraduate Success for BIOSI Student

03/03/2011

Three month fellowship at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)

Dikerogammarus villosus females resting on zebra musselsUndergraduate study detects invasive shrimp

03/03/11

Biosciences student shows extent of Cardiff Bay invasion

advisory boardBiosciences under the microscope

23/02/11

International Scientific Advisory Board impressed after School inspection

Sleeping Trojan horsesSleeping Trojan horses

17/02/11

New discovery to aid imaging of diseased cells

A curious long-tailed macaque caught on camera (courtesy: Andrew Hearn/WildCRU)Forest corridors vital for conservation

10/02/11

New insights revealed by camera trapping programme

Ole Petersen and Professor Lu Daxian at the Awards Ceremony Chinese collaboration

20/01/11

Biosciences Director strengthens links with China

18/01/2011

Cancer Research UK establishes team of cancer stem cell experts

14/01/2011

High-profile patrons for work on cancer, mental health and sustainability