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Light triggers cancer death switch

16 October 2013

Light pulses stimulate designer peptides to initiate a death pathway in cancerous cells.

Biophotonic Nanoswitches control the life cycle of cells

9 October 2013

Researchers from Cardiff University’s School of Chemistry along with their colleagues from the Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy have created light-responsive peptides that are able to induce cell death in cancer cells when activated with externally applied light pulses.

Enzyme catalysis

Enzyme catalysis unravelled in new research

4 October 2013

Research clears the way for designer enzymes with potential to develop anti-infective and anti-cancer drugs.

Allemann group research is published in PNAS

2 October 2013

Researchers from the School of Chemistry, along with colleagues in Bristol, València and Castelló, have uncovered a mechanism by which enzyme motions couple to chemical reactions.

Cardiff School of Chemistry Welcomes Record Intake

Cardiff School of Chemistry Welcomes Record Intake

25 September 2013

We have accepted a record 161 students into the first year of our degree programs.

Experts honoured by the Royal Society

Cardiff experts honoured by the Royal Society

22 July 2013

The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has announced recipients of its awards, medals and prize lectures, including two leading researchers from Cardiff University.

Student Success

3 May 2013

Cardiff student named Low Carbon Undergraduate of the Year

UK Catalysis Hub opens

22 April 2013

New research hub promises cheaper energy, cleaner environment and economic development.

Creating a stronger, greener UK

31 January 2013

Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) to lead new Catalysis hub.

Efficient gas separation

21 January 2013

New polymer selectively sieves gas molecules.