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School of Biosciences news

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.

Are chemicals damaging the health of male otters?

25 February 2013

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

Celebration Week for the School of Biosciences

25 February 2013

Celebration Week for the School of Biosciences

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

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.

Huge funding boost to help transform cancer therapies

8 February 2013

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

Endangered species project receives vital funding

29 January 2013

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

Discovering a new role for a breast cancer gene

17 January 2013

Targeting Bcl3 could be advantageous in advanced breast cancer to prevent tumours spreading.

Shining Light on Co-infection

13 January 2013

A study using glowing bacteria to examine the consequences of co-infection

Co-infection and disease control

9 January 2013

New study identifies significance of co-infection in disease control.

Operation Ouch! University takes part in new CBBC series

11 December 2012

Watch Dr Kelly BéruBé in brand new medical series for CBBC

The next generation of medicines

7 December 2012

‘Frontrunners’ in pharmaceutical science join forces to improve drug delivery and targeting

Launch of a major EU initiative on conservation of genetic resources

1 December 2012

Launch of the ConGRESS web portal, empowering conservation of genetic diversity

Wales’ first BBSRC Biotechnology YES finalists

22 November 2012

A team of Postgraduate students from the School of Biosciences win their Biotechnology YES competition heat.