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School of Biosciences news

Professors elected fellows of the Learned Society of Wales

23 May 2013

Recognition of the excellence and achievements of Professors Paola Borri, Steve Ormerod and Andrew Weightman

Professor Mike Owen

Uniting to solve the mystery of mental health

17 May 2013

£5.2 Wellcome Trust boost for mental health research.

Tiger, tiger, not burning so bright

15 May 2013

Genes of tigers shot during British Raj reveal 93% of DNA variants not present in modern tigers.

Illuminating cells with synthetic biology

10 May 2013

Generating a simple light activated control system in cells

Athena Swan Award Success

30 April 2013

Bronze Athena SWAN award for Cardiff School of Biosciences

European Judo Championships

30 April 2013

High Performance Programme student represents Team GB.

Professor Lynne Boddy features on the BBC World Service "Forum"

23 April 2013

Fungi and the fight for resources

Biosciences director awarded prestigious lectureship

4 April 2013

Award marks a rare breaking of the American mould.

University’s animal crime fighter launches new BBC series

2 April 2013

Dr Rhys Jones of the School of Biosciences tackles animal crime head-on in ‘Rhys Jones’ Wildlife Patrol’.

£1M Marie Curie Fellowships boost Cardiff’s research profile

2 April 2013

Five international Fellows arrive in Cardiff University to bolster Wales’s knowledge base.

The bird that soared above the rest

25 March 2013

Genomes reveal a rapid evolutionary change in falcons’ rise to becoming the ultimate predators.

What’s the Big Idea?

22 March 2013

Celebrating ideas and curiosity for National Science and Engineering Week.

University school named after Wales’s Nobel Prize winner

6 March 2013

£4million extension to School of Biosciences opened for students.

Celebration Week for the School of Biosciences

25 February 2013

Celebration Week for the School of Biosciences

Are chemicals damaging the health of male otters?

25 February 2013

Hormone disrupting chemicals linked to problems in reproductive health of male otters.

Student adventurer launches ‘Biggest and Baddest’ series

18 February 2013

School of Biosciences’ resident adventurer goes in search of world’s largest creatures.

Seeking out cancer stem cells

13 February 2013

Double funding success for research examining Cancer Stem Cells

Huge funding boost to help transform cancer therapies

8 February 2013

£2.45million grant to further scientists’ understanding of cancer stem cells.

Nature counting on global unity in preventing biodiversity loss

8 February 2013

United Nations targets on halting biodiversity loss can only be met if countries agree on common monitoring system.

Endangered species project receives vital funding

29 January 2013

Funding to help tackle forest fragmentation, habitat degradation and poaching.