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Professor Simon Ward

Major investment to fund Fragile X Research

9 November 2018

Major research award to improve medication options for people with Fragile X syndrome

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New hope for world’s most endangered mammal

7 November 2018

Genetic analysis of northern and southern white rhinos reveals new information for species conservation

artists impression of knee xray

Preventing osteoarthritis after injury

26 October 2018

New considerations for conducting osteoarthritis prevention research

Image of Cardiff University VC and Vaughan Gething at the Biobank

Cardiff University opens world-class biobank

15 October 2018

Providing a wealth of biological samples for biomedical research in Wales and beyond

Dr Ahmed Ali

Research scientist recognised for contribution to Welsh society

8 October 2018

Cardiff University research scientist, Dr Ahmed Ali, has been included on a list of 100 outstanding black Welsh people.

River Wye

Plastics found in fifty percent of freshwater insects

27 September 2018

New research shows that microplastics are being overlooked in river ecosystems where they contaminate insects and pose risk to other wildlife

Mangrove clearing

Protecting vulnerable species

26 September 2018

Action plans launched to conserve endangered species

Cattle stood in green field

The history of cattle uncovered

18 September 2018

Scientists from Cardiff University have analysed over 50,000 genetic markers and explained how cattle became domesticated throughout history.

Peruvian vicuña

The genetic history of the vicuña and the guanaco revealed

18 September 2018

New research by Cardiff University has cracked the genes of a relative to the alpaca, which will help to develop strategies to protect an iconic Andes species.

Professor Simon Ward at the Eisteddfod

Eisteddfod 2018

18 September 2018

The Eisteddfod came to Cardiff Bay in 2018, and staff from the Medicines Discovery Institute took part in the celebration to share the Institute’s research.