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News 2012

Sarah Hall in the zone news piece
Biosciences physiology lecturer ‘IN THE ZONE’

14/12/2012

Dr Sarah Hall’s contribution to the “In the Zone” exhibition

Operation Ouch ! University takes part in new CBBC seriesOperation Ouch ! University takes part in new CBBC series

11/12/12

Watch Dr Kelly BéruBé in brand new medical series for CBBC

The next generation of medicinesThe next generation of medicines

07/12/12

'Frontrunners' in pharmaceutical science join forces to improve drug delivery and targeting

Mike Bruford ConGRESS launch
Launch of a major EU initiative on conservation of genetic resources

01/12/2012

Launch of the ConGRESS web portal, empowering conservation of genetic diversity

biotecvh yes competion finalists
Wales’ first BBSRC Biotechnology YES finalists

22/11/2012

A team of Postgraduate students from the School of Biosciences win their Biotechnology YES competition heat

Electronics of nature's nano machinesElectronics of nature's nano machines

19/11/12

Cardiff team gain new protein understanding

tenovus science of me project
Showing people what they’re made of

15/11/2012

A collaborative science engagement project to raise cancer research awareness and provide positive health messages

Picture of award winners
Biosciences Success at the Celebrating Excellence Awards

06/11/2012

Three Biosciences staff recognised in the University’s Celebrating Excellence Awards

Photo of student
Supporting the best to achieve excellence

24/10/2012

Master of Research Scholarship

Memory game
Testing memory for a world record attempt

23/10/2012

World's largest memory game

Retaining our best scientistsRetaining our best scientists

19/10/12

Professor Jim Murray secures Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award

Dr Dargan in the August image of ScienceGrrl
Celebrating the Female Face of Science

19/10/2012

Calendar launched by ScienceGrrl

Cardiff Professor is new RSPB chairmanCardiff Professor is new RSPB chairman

09/10/12

Professor Steve Ormerod appointed to new role

Multiple awards for breast cancer research in the school of biosciencesMultiple awards for breast cancer research in the school of biosciences

27/09/12

Two research teams receive funding from breast cancer research charities

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Sharing Science to Strengthen Performance

25/09/2012

Sharing Science to Strengthen Performance

'Camera Trap' wildlife images from Malaysian forest'Camera Trap' wildlife images from Malaysian forest

10/09/12

View images captured in the Danau Girang Field Centre 

Shining light with synthetic biology
Shining light with synthetic biology

11/09/2012

Insight into the molecular principles by which new proteins with coupled functions can be designed. 

Julian Marchesi
Study links diet, gut bacteria and health status

07/09/2012

Cardiff research team's contribution to the study.

Dr Emyr Lloyd-Evans with Dr Helen Waller-Evans, Postdoctoral researcher supported by funding from Action Medical Research.
Paddington’s Charity supports Biosciences Researcher

03/09/2012

£173,000 charity award for Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS) research.

Leopard and bear imagesLeopard and bear images

17/08/12

Carnivores caught on camera as part of Borneo conservation project

New BIOSI building
Doubling of External Research Grant Awards for Cardiff School of Biosciences

17/08/2012

Doubling of External Research Grant Awards for Cardiff School of Biosciences

Enzyme EnterpriseEnzyme Enterprise

07/08/12

Entrepreneur takes punt on University breakthrough

Speeding up Huntington's researchSpeeding up Huntington's research

06/07/12

Biosciences researchers in international brain cell breakthrough

Britain's urban rivers bounce backBritain's urban rivers bounce back

29/06/12

Study shows dramatic improvement in water color and wildlife

Unexpected discovery reveals potential therapeutic targetUnexpected discovery reveals potential therapeutic target

15/06/12

New role discovered for cell death regulator

You're hired!You're hired!

07/06/12

Biosciences graduate is Apprentice

First lecture at German sciences headquartersFirst lecture at German sciences headquarters

30/05/12

Biosciences Director gives inaugural lecture at new Leopoldina building.

Image of Drosphila melanogaster (the common fruit fly).
Fruit-flies shed light on muscle degeneration

25/05/2012

Genetic control of metamorphosis.

EU Logo
Double Success for BIOSI Lab

17/05/2012

Dr Emyr Lloyd-Evans Lab in Biosciences gets EU and USA funding.

Scenting television foxesScenting televsion foxes

11/05/12

Cardiff Researcher helps Foxes Live show

male orangutans need quality forestsMale orangutans need quality forests

02/05/12

Study reaffirms need for large high-quality natural forests for orangutan survival

New BIOSI building
Significant Increase in Undergraduate Recruitment for Biosciences

12/04/2012

Increase in application rate for Biosciences

£6million boost for Maindy Park£6million boost for Maindy Park

02/04/12

Welsh Government shows support for research campus

High-level ambassadorial visitsHigh-level ambassadorial visits

02/04/12

University hosts Brazilian and Israeli ambassadors

Thumbnail Image of Professor Jim Murray

Biosciences Professor wins prestigious UK innovation award

30/03/12

Breakthrough DNA detection technology has wide range of potential applications.

New study of Welsh riversNew study of Welsh rivers

27/03/12

Importance of river organisms to be investigated.

Battle for national communication prizeBattle for national communication prize

20/03/12

Two Cardiff representatives in national science communication contest final

Inspirational botanists mark International Women's DayInspirational botanists mark International Women's Day

08/03/12

University botanists take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

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Insight into 'switch' for stroke and heart disease

05/03/2012

Researchers announce advances in knowledge of 'chemical switch' linked to stroke and heart disease.

Decline in proboscis monkeysDecline in proboscis monkeys

20/02/12

Researchers predict decline in proboscis monkey population

Elephant's habitat fragments in Borneo 5 WebElephants' habitat fragments in Borneo

13/02/12

Study shows the tug of war for territory and resources.

Zinc linked to breast cancerZinc linked to breast cancer

06/02/12

Insight into body's zinc controls has implications for disease

Stem cell awarenessStem cell awareness

27/01/12

Event showcases University's leading stem cell research

Successful launch for wildlife showSuccessful launch for wildlife show

23/01/12

Connie Fisher among the guests for Rhys to the Rescue screening

Rhys to the Rescue - TwoRhys to the Rescue - Two

16/01/12

School of Biosciences hosts launch of new nature series

Fighting the UK's deadliest cancerFighting the UK's deadliest cancer

03/01/12

MRC funding for promising approach to pancreatic cancer