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New model of neurodegenerative disease

14 February 2014

Modelling the neurodegenerative disease ALS to aid translational studies

Dr Thomas Connor

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

7 February 2014

MRC Consortium for Medical Microbial Bioinformatics (CMMB) initiative unveiled.

A soil sample being taken from the ground.

Nature’s resistance against climate change

30 January 2014

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

Professor John Harwood

Prestigious Fellowship for Biotechnology Professor

29 January 2014

Professor John Harwood recognised for his world-leading biotechnology research.

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Otter research on film

22 January 2014

Online films show the work of Cardiff University Otter Project.

Professor Ole Petersen with two other people

The Journal of Physiology pays tribute to Cardiff Professor

17 January 2014

MRC Professor Ole Petersen recognised for fundamental research contributions.

Official opening of the Wildlife Health Genetic and Forensic Laboratory

19 December 2013

Wildlife health laboratory opening

Tribute to Excellence award for School’s Field Centre

22 November 2013

Centre recognized for contribution to the conservation effort of most valued areas of natural beauty

Dr Kelly BéRubé

Prize for model lung built with human tissue

13 November 2013

Cardiff wins recognition for highlighting an alternative to animal testing for toxicology.

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Operation Ouch! - Take 2

4 November 2013

Cardiff University researchers star in CBBC series exploring the human body.

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The overlooked effects of global change

12 September 2013

How global change is causing a species mix-up

Potential for new pancreatitis treatment sparks debate

3 September 2013

Scientists edge closer towards first pancreatitis treatment

Success for School of Biosciences in International Student Exchange Programme

29 August 2013

IAESTE enhances the student experience and raises the School's international profile

Do birds obey the speed limit?

Do birds obey the speed limit?

22 August 2013

Dr Sarah Perkins appears on BBC Radio Five Live to comment on new research.

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New weapon to thwart 'bushmeat' trade

14 August 2013

DNA enters the fight against illegal hunting of primates.

Help UK wildlife - be a Splatter Splotter

7 August 2013

Wildlife roadkill survey first of its kind in the UK

Reversing to appreciate neuronal development

2 August 2013

Prof A Davies discovers important signalling mechanism for regulating nerve growth

Cardiff researcher finds chromatin in volcano

24 July 2013

Dr Nicholas Kent leads research that proves DNA packaging is evolutionarily ancient

Sir Terry Matthews

Sir Terry Matthews hosts cancer summit

24 July 2013

European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute unveils new cancer-fighting strategy.

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Scientists edge closer towards first pancreatitis treatment

23 July 2013

20,000 people admitted to UK hospitals annually with pancreatitis.