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Transparency in research

14 January 2016

New initiative to revolutionise scientific research through openness

Jonathan Shepherd

Serious violence declines

13 January 2016

Five-year study finds “substantial” reduction in serious violence across England and Wales

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Upgrading the immune system

13 January 2016

Scientists re-engineer body’s immune system for safer and more effective cancer treatment

Donald Forrester. Credit: University of Bedfordshire

Influential social work researcher joins University

8 January 2016

One of the UK’s leading researchers in social work has joined the University and will help further its reputation for impact and research excellence in social sciences.

Professor Graham Hutchings

Gold catalyst hits market in China

5 January 2016

Gold catalyst is commercialised by Johnson Matthey as world-leading experts descend on Cardiff for annual conference.

Professor Meena Upadhyaya

Pioneering medical geneticist, Professor Meena Upadhyaya, receives OBE

5 January 2016

The achievements of an internationally renowned medical geneticist have been recognised in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list.

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World’s biggest ovarian cancer trial

17 December 2015

First evidence to suggest that screening for ovarian cancer may save lives

3D printed material for helmets

Material to prevent brain injuries backed by NFL

16 December 2015

Novel 3D-printed material developed by University researchers receives funding in NFL-backed Head Health Challenge

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BioWales 2016

14 December 2015

University named title sponsor for flagship life sciences event

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Alzheimer’s study probes chemistry of the brain

10 December 2015

State-of-the-art simulations will investigate the cause and potential prevention of plaque build-up in the brain