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Songbird survival in the face of starvation
Songbird survival in the face of starvation

01/12/2014

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

Biosciences included in Life Sciences World Top 100 Old drugs offer new treatment hope for leading cause of blindness

27/11/14

30-year-old HIV drugs could be used to treat AMD – a condition which affects up to 600,000 people in the UK

Cash boost for pancreatic cancer researchCash boost for pancreatic cancer research

31/10/14

Amser Justin Time charity donates a six-figure sum to the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Sketch of the vibrational resonances of diamond and a CARS spectrum of a nanodiamond
An unlikely use for diamonds

27/10/2014

Researchers unveil new method for viewing nanodiamonds inside human living cells

Cancer Open Day offers hope to family living with breast cancerCancer Open Day offers hope to family living with breast cancer

14/10/14

The European Cancer Stem Research Institute at Cardiff University welcomed hundreds of people through its doors as part of the first Cardiff Cancer Open Day

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Major investment by BBSRC

09/10/2014

£8M for specialised training

New Intervention in the Fight Against Bowel CancerNew Intervention in the Fight Against Bowel Cancer

24/09/14

New research identifies a role in colorectal cancer for the protein Brg1

Leading New International Training Network Leading New International Training Network

24/09/14

Dr Matt Smalley is spearheading the establishment of a new international training network for early stage career scientists

Scientist by Day, Ice Hockey Player by NightScientist by Day, Ice Hockey Player by Night

24/09/14

Cardiff Researcher involved in pioneering a new system for analysing human breast cancer tissue

Protecting the endangered Orang-UtanProtecting the endangered Orang-Utan

16/09/14

New research examines how to improve green corridors in a rapidly changing environment

BAFTA Cymru nomination for biosciences expertBAFTA Cymru nomination for biosciences expert

15/09/14

Dr Rhys Jones shortlisted for best presenter

Biosciences included in Life Sciences World Top 100Biosciences included in Life Sciences World Top 100

22/08/14

Biosciences rated in World Universities league table

Enterprise Selects Cancer Institute as Chosen CharityEnterprise Selects Cancer Institute as Chosen Charity

20/08/14

The European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute is delighted that the Enterprise Holdings Foundation has selected them as their chosen charity to support for the next year

Cash boost for cancer researchCash boost for cancer research

07/08/14

Cancer stem cell research boosted by major Hodge gift

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Academic Promotions 2014-2015

04/08/2014

The School of Biosciences announces new academic promotions

Commonwealth gold for Judo starCommonwealth gold for judo star

28/07/14

Cardiff biosciences student wins gold medal at Glasgow

Near-extinct forst giraffe shows resilience in a war zoneNear-extinct forest giraffe shows resilience in a war zone

10/07/14

First ever genetic study of the elusive wild Okapi unravels mystery behind its evolutionary origins

Nerve cell extending processes in cell culture
Senior Investigator Award funds research into neuronal development

19/06/2014

Professor Alun Davies receives major research award 

Photo of Kinabatangan
Launch of New Wildlife Health Unit in Sabah

30/05/2014

Joint initiative to improve wildlife health

Prof John Harwood
Top European Award for Lipid Research

20/05/2014

Top award recognizes research in oil crops and human health

Photograph of Dr Stephane Baudouin
New addition to neurosciences research team

20/05/2014

Appointment bolsters research in psychiatric disorders

Photo of Donald A'Bear
Biosciences researcher receives prestigious award

21/05/2014

Dr Donald A'Bear receives award for work on invertebrate - fungus interactions

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New Link between the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Learned Society of Wales

14/05/2014

Academy of Medical Sciences establishes network of Regional Champions

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Biosciences Professors elected fellows of the Learned Society of Wales

12/05/2014

Recognition of the excellence and achievements of Professors Frank Sengpiel and David Lloyd

Thyroid disruption in river birdsThyroid disruption in river birds

29/04/14

Urban river pollutants suppress wild bird development

Research Fellows create holistic approach to targeting cancerResearch Fellows create holistic approach to targeting cancer

23/04/14

New Research Fellows join the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Clouded leopard having satellite collar fitted
Satellite data provide insights on Clouded Leopard movements

03/04/2014

Conservation research benefits from satellite data 

Dr Rhys Jones returns to BBC OneThe origins of breast cancer

01/04/14

Novel study paves the way for personalised cancer treatment

Dr Rhys Jones returns to BBC OneDr Rhys Jones returns to BBC One

31/03/14

Rhys Jones's Wildlife Patrol is back for a second series

Orangutan coming down from trees
Orangutans coming down from the trees

17/02/2014

Terrestrial activity of Bornean orangutans highlights a conservation threat

 3 stages of FUS (green) aggregation in a mammalian cell
New model of neurodegenerative disease

14/02/2014

Modelling the neurodegenerative disease ALS to aid translational studies

How healthy are Scotland's otters?How healthy are Scotland's otters?

14/02/14

International funding will help scientists develop a much clearer understanding of the threats faced by UK otters

Cardiff scientists share £8.5M to help solve key medical challengesCardiff scientists share £8.5M to help solve key medical challenges

07/02/14

MRC Consortium for Medical Microbial Bioinformatics (CMMB) initiative unveiled

Nature's resistance against climate changeNature's resistance against climate change

30/01/14

Effect of climate change on soil creatures could upset the earth's ability to absorb carbon

Prestigious Fellowship for Biotechnology ProfessorPrestigious Fellowship for Biotechnology Professor

29/01/14

Professor John Harwood recognised for his world-leading biotechnology research

Experimental breast cancer drugExperimental breast cancer drug

27/01/14

Researchers now able to halt breast cancer spread by 80% through gene suppression

Otter research on filmOtter research on film

22/01/14

Online films show the work of Cardiff University Otter Project

The Journal of Physiology pays tribute to Cardiff ProfessorThe Journal of Physiology pays tribute to Cardiff Professor

17/01/14

MRC Professor Ole Petersen recognised for fundamental research contributions

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