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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.

Film crew at the School of Biosciences

School of Biosciences takes part in BBC Wales Body Image Season

2 February 2016

Film crew visits the School of Biosciences for a BBC documentary on self-tanning.

Dr Lee Parry with 6th form students

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

1 February 2016

Sixth Form science students tour the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute laboratory.

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New insights into potential cancer therapies

26 January 2016

Cardiff University and pharmaceutical industry collaboration yields new insight into potential cancer therapy compounds

Professor Alan Clarke

Tributes to leading cancer researcher

13 January 2016

Chancellor, Professor Sir Martin Evans reflects on Professor Alan Clarke’s life and work.

Professor Alan Clarke

Professor Alan Clarke

4 January 2016

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the untimely death of Professor Alan Clarke.

Celebrating Excellence Awards

Success at the Celebrating Excellence Awards

6 November 2015

Celebrating Excellence

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John Goldman fellowship for future science awarded to Dr Fernando dos Anjos Afonso

29 October 2015

Leading leukaemia research charity awards fellow prestigious John Goldman fellowship

Stream and trees

Research reveals trees help protect river habitats

23 October 2015

Scientists call on policymakers to plant more to protect their habitats from climate change

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Jane Hodge fellow starts new research programme

23 October 2015

New Research Fellow at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Tablets

Universal strategy to increase the uptake of drugs

22 October 2015

Scientists design more effective approach to deliver drugs targeting cancer cells and other diseases

Dr Thomas Connor

Halting the spread of dysentery

7 August 2015

Scientists shed new light on disease.

images of brain as scanned by MRI machine

Can memories be lost and found?

4 August 2015

University scientists believe memories are more robust than previously thought.

images of brain as scanned by MRI machine

Scientists identify schizophrenia’s “Rosetta Stone” gene

28 July 2015

Breakthrough reveals gene’s influence in a vulnerable period of the brain’s development.

cystic fibrosis

Faster tests for lung infections

27 July 2015

Scientists’ first major advancement in cystic fibrosis lung infection detection in 50 years set to transform thousands of lives.

Photo of sixth formers at interactive demo at STEM conference

STEM Conference 2015

1 July 2015

Over 400 sixth form students attend STEM Conference

10th anniversary of Learn about Life

11 June 2015

School celebrates the 10th anniversary of its highly successful "Learn About Life" event for local primary schools.

3 scientists look at stem cells

New anti-cancer stem cell compound in development

7 May 2015

University scientists discover compound capable of fighting cancer on multiple fronts

Professor Daniela Riccardi

Researchers’ “hugely exciting” asthma discovery

23 April 2015

Scientists discover asthma's potential root cause and a novel treatment