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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

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

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

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

Peregrine falcon

Scientists find strongest evidence yet of ‘migration gene’

3 March 2021

Researchers combined satellite tracking and genome sequencing to pinpoint specific gene

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Computer-designed cancer drug to prevent breast cancer metastasis

2 March 2021

A computer-aided drug design tool has successfully created a new potential therapy to inhibit this fatal spread of the disease.

Stock image of genomics

COVID-19 genome sequencing project gets major upgrade

8 January 2021

Cardiff University-led supercomputing project receives fresh funding to go global

Sophie Watson

‘There’s this whole unknown and hidden world inside all of us – and it can tell us so much’

16 December 2020

Meet the Cardiff University PhD student who unlocks the strange secrets deep inside Arctic animals