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Silver Athena SWAN Silver award recognition

1 June 2020

The School of Biosciences has been recognised for its continued commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion through the retention of its Athena SWAN Silver Award

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Scientists find first evidence of microplastics passing from insects to predators in rivers

21 May 2020

Study finds birds eat hundreds of microplastics every day - and inadvertently feed them to their chicks

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Over 300 Cardiff University staff volunteer in COVID19 crisis

6 April 2020

Researchers from Cardiff University have volunteered their world-leading scientific skills and facilities to help at the frontline of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Cancer researchers volunteer to assist in COVID19 testing

6 April 2020

Cancer researchers from Cardiff University have volunteered their skills to help at the frontline of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Wales Cancer Bank receives funding boost from Welsh Government

31 March 2020

One of the largest and most established tissue banks in the UK has received over £2.4 million in funding to support its valuable contributions to cutting-edge cancer research.

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Cardiff scientists to help track UK spread of coronavirus

23 March 2020

£20m project to create UK-wide network of sequencing centres to map and halt spread

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Global plan to protect endangered species ‘overlooks genetic diversity’

5 March 2020

Scientists urge rethink on international 10-year action plan to protect nature

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Rainforest restoration a step closer

26 February 2020

Carbon offsetting pilot, Regrow Borneo, meets £15k target just four months after launching

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Scientists produce emergency plan to halt decline in freshwater species and habitats

19 February 2020

Cardiff University is part of global team urging immediate action

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Otter genome to help understand genetic legacy of pollution crisis and secure species’ future

19 February 2020

Cardiff University researchers say genomic data will help signpost emerging threats to otters and humans