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Carrdiff University iGEM team in the laboratory

Cardiff iGEM team heads to Boston

24 October 2016

Cardiff University students travel to Boston for the international iGEM competition.

Athena SWAN Silver Award

Athena SWAN awards

17 October 2016

College of Biomedical and Life Sciences scoops two prestigious equality awards

Professor Bruce Caterson

Lifetime Achievement Award for Biosciences Professor

10 October 2016

Professor Bruce Caterson has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in the field of orthopaedic research.

Athena Swan silver logo

Biosciences receives silver for gender equality

6 October 2016

Cardiff University School of Biosciences receives the Athena SWAN Silver Award for its commitment to gender equality.

Dr Richard Clarkson

Innovation Award for Prostate Cancer Research

15 September 2016

Prostate Cancer UK awards crucial grant for 'pioneering' prostate cancer study.

A student searching for DNA signals of recognisable species

Students explore practicalities of life on Mars at science event

15 September 2016

Over 200 local Year 8 students explored the practicalities of humans living on Mars for a science event at Cardiff University.

Cocaine

Potential new treatment for cocaine addiction

31 August 2016

A team of researchers led by Cardiff University has discovered a promising new drug treatment for cocaine addiction

Physiology workshop

Top 10 in the UK for Physiology and Anatomy

17 August 2016

School of Biosciences' Physiology and Anatomy courses ranked 8th in the UK.

Mountain Chicken Frog

Lessons for conservation

11 August 2016

Deadly fungal disease causing catastrophic species decline of mountain chicken frog

Anthony Harrington

Director of Environment at Welsh Water made Honorary Professor at Cardiff University

8 August 2016

Anthony Harrington of Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) receives Honorary Professorship within the School of Biosciences.

Mountain chicken frog. Credit: Chester Zoo

Mountain chicken on the edge

3 August 2016

Cardiff academics fight to help save endangered frog species

Lynne Boddy profile picture

Cardiff University professor recognised for outstanding research in ecology

2 August 2016

Professor Lynne Boddy receives prestigious Marsh Award for Ecology.

River

Exploring the biodiversity of Britain’s rivers

1 August 2016

Dr Sian Griffiths delivers the Keynote Science Lecture at this year's National Eisteddfod

Pollen Story

Footprints in Time

28 July 2016

Archaeology connects young people with their past and future

Human heart

Food supplements in the fight against heart disease?

19 July 2016

Can food supplements help fight heart disease? Cardiff bioscientists review the current literature on the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis.

2 students measuring heart rate

School of Biosciences at STEM LIVE!

1 July 2016

Over 200 students from across South Wales recently attended the University's STEM Live! event.

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.