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Detecting cause of AMR

Researchers marry synthetic biology with nanoscience in fight against resistance to antibiotics

6 October 2021

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a real threat to society, so new approaches for detecting its cause are needed

Professor Lynne Boddy

Prof Lynne Boddy MBE wins 2021 Arboricultural Association (AA) Award

15 September 2021

The fungal ecologist was recognised for her “significant and positive contribution to the arboricultural profession” by the largest organisation for tree care professionals in the UK

Mycelium of the stinkhorn fungus Phallus impudicus growing from a wood block across soil.

New study to establish if fungi could help prevent landslips

10 September 2021

Prof Lynne Boddy is working with the University of Strathclyde to investigate whether fungi’s soil-strengthening properties can mitigate against landslips

New concept of acute pancreatitis showing interactions between three different cell types

Radical new understanding of acute pancreatitis gives hope for more effective prevention of pancreatic cancer

7 September 2021

Research led by the School of Biosciences has transformed understanding of the mechanism underlying this potentially fatal disease, which is a significant factor in the development of pancreatic cancer

Lily Thomas

Student overcomes COVID-19 challenges to graduate with a First Class Honours degree in Biochemistry

27 July 2021

Lily Thomas’ Professional Training Year was cut short by the pandemic, forcing a sudden departure from Italy where she was working on the generation of a novel, fully biodegradable wound dressing

Dr Numair Masud

Research scientist claimed asylum to protect his own safety

30 June 2021

Dr Numair Masud has forged a new life in Wales, where he is able to live and work without fear of imprisonment because of his sexuality

Researchers to investigate new drug to stop incurable prostate cancer spread

30 June 2021

Cardiff University receives funding to explore ‘urgent need’ for advanced prostate cancer therapy

Bedwyr Thomas' headshot

Success at Speaking of Science Conference

17 June 2021

A PhD student received recognition at an interdisciplinary conference for early career researchers, providing an engaging talk about research investigating prion disease through the medium of the Welsh language.

Panda cubs photo credit Tim Flach

Researchers work with award-winning artist and writer to create ‘Virtual Ark’ of endangered species

10 May 2021

A downloadable virtual reality experience of five key species will form part of a digital collection of artwork and writing created by schoolchildren and members of the public.  

Lecturer named UK’s top biosciences teacher

26 April 2021

Dr Nigel Francis recognised for innovative teaching during the pandemic