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Organoid

Cancer Research UK funds multi-disciplinary research project

21 June 2016

Cardiff University scientists receive Cancer Research UK funding for new multi-disciplinary project.

Researchers in the lab

Innovation in Healthcare Award

1 June 2016

Developing a new drug for metastatic breast cancer

Dr Joaquin de Navascues

Ambassador for Science

27 May 2016

Dr Joaquín de Navascués has been selected to participate in a new programme which aims to foster connections between scientists and Spanish diplomats.

Girl in classroom

How the Welsh Baccalaureate impacts on students' university performance

26 May 2016

New research indicates that the Welsh Baccalaureate could impact adversely on students’ academic performance at university.

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Urban air pollution explored at Hay Festival

25 May 2016

Dr Kelly BéruBé demonstrates the health impact of air pollution at this year's Hay Festival.

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Understanding the genetic history of Arabian camels

17 May 2016

Ancient caravan routes may be responsible for the genetic diversity of dromedary camels.

Food supplement

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).

Human heart

Fighting heart disease

25 April 2016

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

Little Ramshorn Whirlpool Snail

Save the snail

25 April 2016

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

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

children in science lab.

Family Science Fair

11 March 2016

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

Cardiff Grail

£2M funding boost for arthritis research

11 March 2016

“Transformative potential” of arthritis research recognised in funding renewal