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Otter populations in Wales show decline, survey suggests

16 December 2021

Cardiff University experts helped survey more than 1,000 sites in Wales

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Major breakthrough in the mechanism that potentially leads to very rare blood clots in the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

15 December 2021

Dr Meike Heurich at the School of Pharmacy has co-authored a paper with other researchers from Cardiff University and the US that may have found a trigger leading to extremely rare blood clots linked to a viral vector based COVID-19 vaccine

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Study finds children’s wellbeing badly affected by online learning

15 December 2021

A study co-authored by Professor Bob Snowden found that secondary school children struggled to concentrate and engage with schoolwork in the move to online learning during lockdown, negatively affecting their confidence and wellbeing.

New insights into impact of immune-suppressing treatments on COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

15 December 2021

Cardiff University-led study suggests certain multiple sclerosis drugs can affect COVID-19 vaccine

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Cardiff University scientists awarded additional £10k to drive forward diagnosis of prostate cancer

13 December 2021

The research team, led by Professor Aled Clayton, are developing an exciting and innovative test to aid the diagnosis and risk assessment of prostate cancer.

First UK trial to assess use of antivirals to treat COVID-19 set to begin

9 December 2021

Cardiff University is delivering the trial with Oxford University

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Polar bear gut synchrony damaged by mercury from their prey

6 December 2021

High levels of mercury in the digestive systems of polar bears have been linked to decreased gut microbiota diversity, a key player in health, adaptation and immunity

Scientists may have solved an important part of the mystery of ultra-rare blood clots linked to adenovirus COVID-19 vaccines

2 December 2021

Cardiff and US researchers discover potential mechanism behind extremely rare clotting disorder

School of Pharmacy publishes findings that could help climate change

25 November 2021

The School of pharmacy and Cardiff Metropolitan University find that feeding cattle hops could reduce methane emissions and fight climate change.

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Early career researcher to advise government climate change policy

24 November 2021

Research Associate, Dr Caroline Verfuerth, has secured a major Welsh Government fellowship to advise policy makers on reducing environmental and agricultural carbon emissions.