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Investigating a placental origin for pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders

1 March 2015

Providing a biological explanation for the relationship between pregnancy and maternal mood disorders

Caterpillar

Caterpillar discovery hailed a “wonderful piece of evolution”

26 January 2015

University Professor discovers caterpillar with ability to build a unique protective cocoon

White Park cattle at Dinefwr

The work of Biosciences researchers to be featured on BBC Countryfile

6 January 2015

Over 700,000 genetic markers analysed in new study of White Park cattle

Songbird survival in the face of starvation

1 December 2014

Cardiff University ornithologists uncover the surprising survival strategies of songbirds over-wintering in Africa

researcher investigates vegitation

Major funding announced for GW4 bioscience students

6 October 2014

Investment will be used to develop the next generation of biotechnologists and bioscientists

Protecting the endangered Orang-Utan

Protecting the endangered Orang-Utan

16 September 2014

New research examines how to improve green corridors in a rapidly changing environment

BAFTA Cymru nomination for biosciences expert

BAFTA Cymru nomination for biosciences expert

15 September 2014

Dr Rhys Jones shortlisted for best presenter

Centre launches to improve wound treatment

Centre launches to improve wound treatment

10 September 2014

University-led initiative to help heal £4bn wound in NHS budget

Cardiff rises to World Top 150 spot

Cardiff rises to World Top 150 spot

15 August 2014

Cardiff University has risen to a top 150 spot in the 2014 world university rankings for the first time in six years.

University’s big impact at Eisteddfod

University’s big impact at Eisteddfod

11 August 2014

Key issues facing Wales are debated as part of the University’s activities at this year’s National Eisteddfod.

Academic Promotions 2014-2015

4 August 2014

The School of Biosciences announces new academic promotions

Congolese Okapi

Near-extinct forest giraffe shows resilience in war zone

10 July 2014

First ever genetic study of the elusive wild Okapi unravels mystery behind its evolutionary origins.

Senior Investigator Award funds research into neuronal development

19 June 2014

Professor Alun Davies receives major research award

cardiff highlights value of unviersity research

Cardiff highlights value of university research in national campaign

10 June 2014

Citizen Science project to map, quantify and ultimately reduce wildlife road deaths exhibited in Natural History Museum.

Clean rivers - Professor Steve Ormerod

Britain’s urban rivers cleanest in 20 years

2 June 2014

Largest ever study on climate change effects on rivers.

Launch of New Wildlife Health Unit in Sabah

30 May 2014

Joint initiative to improve wildlife health

Biosciences researcher receives prestigious award

21 May 2014

Dr Donald A'Bear receives award for work on invertebrate - fungus interactions

Top European Award for Lipid Research

20 May 2014

Top award recognizes research in oil crops and human health

New addition to neurosciences research team

20 May 2014

Appointment bolsters research in psychiatric disorders

MRC Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS, Director of Cardiff School of Biosciences

Biosciences director elected to two scientific societies

16 May 2014

New link-up between the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Learned Society of Wales.