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Mental health support scheme for NHS workers extended to social care staff in Wales

5 April 2022

Cardiff University-led Health for Health Professionals Wales scheme rebranded as Canopi

Biosciences Cultural Event

Bioscience students put on "the event of the year"

5 April 2022

It was an opportunity for our students to shine, and shine they did

Landmark study reveals 42 new genes associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

4 April 2022

Largest study of its kind could reveal new avenues for therapeutic intervention

Scientists use vaccination to successfully treat COVID-19 for first time

21 March 2022

Jab used to treat instead of prevent disease in patient who had virus for 7.5 months

Optom clinic

New NHS eye care centre opens at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

21 March 2022

A new NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre has opened at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences with the aim of reducing hospital waiting times for patients requiring eye care.

 Flanged male orangutan in the Kinabatangan forest

One billion dollars not enough to halt orangutan decline

17 March 2022

A new study shows that despite huge investment orangutans are still rapidly declining, leading to calls for better targeted conservation strategies

New project opens up pharmacy to school children

10 March 2022

An innovative new school engagement project aims to widen access to pharmacy to school children from all backgrounds

‘First-of-its-kind’ life-saving scheme is launched by Cardiff University students

10 March 2022

New scheme aims to address ‘poor’ out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival rates in Wales

Biosciences Celebrating Excellence Award 2021 winners

Biosciences staff and services recognised at Celebrating Excellence Awards

7 March 2022

Dr Tomasz Jurkowski received the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the University, while Dr Emma Yhnell won the Rising Star, Early Career Researcher category. The University COVID-19 Screening Service, in which the School played a major role, was also recognised.

Dr Emma Yhnell fitting a brain overlay on to her head

Dr Emma Yhnell shortlisted for RSB HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2022

22 February 2022

The School of Biosciences lecturer has been nominated for the prestigious national award, which celebrates outstanding achievement in bioscience teaching at university level