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British Heart Foundation funds research on nutritional supplement to fight heart disease

16 May 2016

A Cardiff University scientist has received over £200,000 to continue his research on developing a nutritional supplement that could help to fight heart disease.

brain

New brain function research recognised in Journal of Biological Chemistry

13 May 2016

Research paper on brain function has been chosen as ‘Paper of the Week’ in the prestigious Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Dr Catherine Hogan on confocal

Institute's pancreatic cancer research featured in Adjacent Government magazine

12 May 2016

Institute researcher Dr Catherine Hogan talks to Adjacent Government magazine about her work researching the early stages of pancreatic cancer.

Prof John Harwood

Professor receives international award for lipid research

6 May 2016

Professor John Harwood has received an international award in recognition of his work in the field of lipid research.

Dr Richard Clarkson

Institute scientist heads up research stream at Wales Cancer Research Centre

3 May 2016

Dr Richard Clarkson has been named as the new lead of signalling and stem cell research at the Wales Cancer Research Centre (WCRC).

Little Ramshorn Whirlpool Snail

Save the snail

25 April 2016

New measures have been taken to conserve one of Britain’s rarest animals.

Human heart

Fighting heart disease

25 April 2016

Could fish oil, cocoa extract and phytosterols offer new hope in fight against disease?

Engagement with school pupils

School project inspires young scientists

22 April 2016

School engagement project provides insight into cancer research.

Dr Kelly Berube with her Womenspire Award

Inspiring future women in Wales

20 April 2016

University academics pick up awards at ceremony celebrating outstanding achievements of women in Wales

Earthworm

Earthworm project reaches final of global genome competition

13 April 2016

A team of Cardiff University scientists has reached the final of the 2016 SMRT Sequencing Grant Programme.

Deer

Deer to the islands

7 April 2016

Scottish Red Deer have European ancestors

probiotic lactobacillis bacteria

Probiotics against heart disease

23 March 2016

Welsh scientists identify cholesterol-lowering friendly bacteria

Cardiff Grail

£2M funding boost for arthritis research

11 March 2016

“Transformative potential” of arthritis research recognised in funding renewal

children in science lab.

Family Science Fair

11 March 2016

‘Wow-factor’ science engages primary and secondary school pupils

Elephant

Borneo’s elephants under threat

7 March 2016

Forest fragmentation places Borneo’s elephants at risk of extinction

Team Cardiff - World Half Marathon

Running for cancer research

3 March 2016

On 26 March over 20,000 runners will take to the streets of Cardiff for the World Half Marathon Championships. Joining them will be Dr Lee Parry who is raising money to support the work of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute.

images of brain as scanned by MRI machine

Brain-training computer games to combat Huntington’s disease

2 March 2016

University researchers to present their work to Parliament

Ephemera danica Green Drake

Cleaning up rivers to fight climate change

1 March 2016

Reducing river pollution offers “real benefit” against climate change

River

How river ecosystems respond to stress

29 February 2016

Study identifies new indicators for assessing how river ecosystems respond to stress.

Dr Kelly BéRubé

Cardiff University bioscientist shortlisted for ‘Pioneer' Award

10 February 2016

Dr Kelly Bérubé is announced as finalist in the Chwarae Teg Womenspire Awards.