The College of Biomedical and Life Sciences is a vibrant academic community, which undertakes innovative research and provides state-of-the-art learning facilities.


We offer a broad range of innovative programmes of study spanning a broad range of disciplines.


From advances in pyschology to new medical techniques the impact of our research is far reaching.

Research themes

We aim to grow our world-leading research, delivering disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinary distinction.

Centre for Trials Research

Improving the health and well-being of society through excellence in clinical trials and other well designed studies.

Institutional Strategic Support Fund

We have secured funding over two years from the Wellcome Trust through the Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF).

Latest news


Probiotics against infection trial begins

1 December 2015

£1.8m project to explore probiotics’ ability to prevent infections and reduce antibiotic use in care home residents

College of Biomedical & Life Sciences

Professor Billie Hunter lunches with the Queen

24 November 2015

Professor Billie Hunter, RCM Professor of Midwifery at Cardiff University, recently met HM The Queen at a small informal lunch party, held at Buckingham Palace.

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Prestigious RCN Nursing Award for mental health researcher

23 November 2015

Dr Ben Hannigan from the School of Healthcare Sciences has been recognised at the 4th Annual Royal College of Nursing Awards.