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Cardiff researcher finds chromatin in volcano

24 July 2013

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

pancreatitis

Scientists edge closer towards first pancreatitis treatment

23 July 2013

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

tenovus

Rambling Researchers conquer 10 peaks for Tenovus

4 July 2013

School of Biosciences raise £2000 for cancer

rainforests to reefs

Rainforests to reefs: new initiatives and continued collaborations

21 June 2013

A continuation of world-class education and research in Malaysia.

Study reveals disease-causing parasites in dead otters

17 June 2013

Parasite spread by cat faeces found in 39.5% of otters.

Professor Yves Barde 19

First science star for Wales announced

17 June 2013

First Minister for Wales and Economy & Science Minister welcome world-leading neurobiologist to Wales.

Studying sperm to understand gene regulation

7 June 2013

Research by Dr Helen White-Cooper reveals a critical mechanism for controlling gene expression

Shaping the future of our environment

7 June 2013

Cardiff academics to chair and advise on Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) Science Development Group.

Saving the Sumatran rhinoceros

31 May 2013

Dr Benoît Goossens proposes a cohesive conservation approach

Professors elected fellows of the Learned Society of Wales

23 May 2013

Recognition of the excellence and achievements of Professors Paola Borri, Steve Ormerod and Andrew Weightman

Professor Mike Owen

Uniting to solve the mystery of mental health

17 May 2013

£5.2 Wellcome Trust boost for mental health research.

Tiger, tiger, not burning so bright

15 May 2013

Genes of tigers shot during British Raj reveal 93% of DNA variants not present in modern tigers.

Illuminating cells with synthetic biology

10 May 2013

Generating a simple light activated control system in cells

European Judo Championships

30 April 2013

High Performance Programme student represents Team GB.

Athena Swan Award Success

30 April 2013

Bronze Athena SWAN award for Cardiff School of Biosciences

Professor Lynne Boddy features on the BBC World Service "Forum"

23 April 2013

Fungi and the fight for resources

Biosciences director awarded prestigious lectureship

4 April 2013

Award marks a rare breaking of the American mould.

£1M Marie Curie Fellowships boost Cardiff’s research profile

2 April 2013

Five international Fellows arrive in Cardiff University to bolster Wales’s knowledge base.

University’s animal crime fighter launches new BBC series

2 April 2013

Dr Rhys Jones of the School of Biosciences tackles animal crime head-on in ‘Rhys Jones’ Wildlife Patrol’.

The bird that soared above the rest

25 March 2013

Genomes reveal a rapid evolutionary change in falcons’ rise to becoming the ultimate predators.