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MSc in Global Ecology and Conservation

13 February 2019

Making a world of difference: Cardiff prepares scientists to tackle global environmental challenges

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Movement impairments in autism could be reversible

13 February 2019

Scientists uncover underlying genetic mechanism that leads to motor issues in autism spectrum disorders

Clouded leopard and team

Sunda clouded leopard under threat from habitat fragmentation

7 February 2019

Cardiff researchers map patterns of population connectivity for the clouded leopard

Riverbed

Water Research Institute launches its first MOOC

24 January 2019

The 'Challenge of Global Water Security' open online course available soon

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Personalised treatments for Parkinson’s disease

16 January 2019

Cardiff University and Scripps Research Institute to explore stem cell-derived therapies for Parkinson’s

White tailed bumblebee

Cities could play a key role in pollinator conservation

15 January 2019

Residential gardens and allotments are particularly good for pollinators

Proboscis monkey

Protecting proboscis monkeys from deforestation

2 January 2019

Protection of swamp forests is vital for survival of endangered proboscis monkey

Breast cancer under a microscope

New insight into aggressive breast cancers

26 December 2018

Cardiff University researchers discover protein driving aggressive breast cancer

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Cardiff University PhD students attend Wales Ecology & Evolution Network Conference

19 December 2018

Cardiff University PhD students are helping to shape a more sustainable future, sharing their research at the Wales Ecology & Evolution Network Conference.

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Drones can detect protected nightjar nests

17 December 2018

Researchers trial new method of locating the nests of the elusive European nightjar

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Leading the hunt for this year’s flu strains

6 December 2018

Welsh scientists develop software for rapid identification of flu strains

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Got the bottle? Cardiff has!

28 November 2018

Cardiff University champions free tap water scheme to tackle plastic bottle pollution

COMPUTER ROOM

£1.9 million e-learning facility to boost innovative teaching and learning

23 November 2018

Cardiff University is increasing capacity for innovative teaching with the opening of a brand new e-learning and assessment Facility.

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Medical Research Council funds glioblastoma research

21 November 2018

Scientists at Cardiff University will be able to get an insight into aggressive brain cancer, thanks to a major investment from the Medical Research Council.

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New approaches for treating psychiatric disorders

19 November 2018

Cardiff University forms new drug discovery collaboration for psychiatric disorders

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Cardiff University students win gold at global science competition

16 November 2018

A group of students from Cardiff University have won a gold medal and major award at the 2018 iGEM competition

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Biological Sciences at Cardiff ranks in World Top 40

12 November 2018

2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities places Biological Sciences at Cardiff University in World Top 40.

Professor Simon Ward

Major investment to fund Fragile X Research

9 November 2018

Major research award to improve medication options for people with Fragile X syndrome

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New hope for world’s most endangered mammal

7 November 2018

Genetic analysis of northern and southern white rhinos reveals new information for species conservation

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Preventing osteoarthritis after injury

26 October 2018

New considerations for conducting osteoarthritis prevention research