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Cocaine

Potential new treatment for cocaine addiction

31 August 2016

A team of researchers led by Cardiff University has discovered a promising new drug treatment for cocaine addiction

Physiology workshop

Top 10 in the UK for Physiology and Anatomy

17 August 2016

School of Biosciences' Physiology and Anatomy courses ranked 8th in the UK.

Mountain Chicken Frog

Lessons for conservation

11 August 2016

Deadly fungal disease causing catastrophic species decline of mountain chicken frog

Anthony Harrington

Director of Environment at Welsh Water made Honorary Professor at Cardiff University

8 August 2016

Anthony Harrington of Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) receives Honorary Professorship within the School of Biosciences.

Mountain chicken frog. Credit: Chester Zoo

Mountain chicken on the edge

3 August 2016

Cardiff academics fight to help save endangered frog species

Lynne Boddy profile picture

Cardiff University professor recognised for outstanding research in ecology

2 August 2016

Professor Lynne Boddy receives prestigious Marsh Award for Ecology.

River

Exploring the biodiversity of Britain’s rivers

1 August 2016

Dr Sian Griffiths delivers the Keynote Science Lecture at this year's National Eisteddfod

Pollen Story

Footprints in Time

28 July 2016

Archaeology connects young people with their past and future

Human heart

Food supplements in the fight against heart disease?

19 July 2016

Can food supplements help fight heart disease? Cardiff bioscientists review the current literature on the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis.

2 students measuring heart rate

School of Biosciences at STEM LIVE!

1 July 2016

Over 200 students from across South Wales recently attended the University's STEM Live! event.

Organoid

Cancer Research UK funds multi-disciplinary research project

21 June 2016

Cardiff University scientists receive Cancer Research UK funding for new multi-disciplinary project.

Researchers in the lab

Innovation in Healthcare Award

1 June 2016

Developing a new drug for metastatic breast cancer

Dr Joaquin de Navascues

Ambassador for Science

27 May 2016

Dr Joaquín de Navascués has been selected to participate in a new programme which aims to foster connections between scientists and Spanish diplomats.

Girl in classroom

How the Welsh Baccalaureate impacts on students' university performance

26 May 2016

New research indicates that the Welsh Baccalaureate could impact adversely on students’ academic performance at university.

Traffic

Urban air pollution explored at Hay Festival

25 May 2016

Dr Kelly BéruBé demonstrates the health impact of air pollution at this year's Hay Festival.

camel

Understanding the genetic history of Arabian camels

17 May 2016

Ancient caravan routes may be responsible for the genetic diversity of dromedary camels.

Food supplement

British Heart Foundation funds research on nutritional supplement to fight heart disease

16 May 2016

A Cardiff University scientist has received over £200,000 to continue his research on developing a nutritional supplement that could help to fight heart disease.

brain

New brain function research recognised in Journal of Biological Chemistry

13 May 2016

Research paper on brain function has been chosen as ‘Paper of the Week’ in the prestigious Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Dr Catherine Hogan on confocal

Institute's pancreatic cancer research featured in Adjacent Government magazine

12 May 2016

Institute researcher Dr Catherine Hogan talks to Adjacent Government magazine about her work researching the early stages of pancreatic cancer.

Prof John Harwood

Professor receives international award for lipid research

6 May 2016

Professor John Harwood has received an international award in recognition of his work in the field of lipid research.