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Green spaces and wellbeing project scoops major award

20 December 2021

The Green Valley Conservation and Heritage project in Abercynon wins National Lottery Project of the Year award

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Major breakthrough in the mechanism that potentially leads to very rare blood clots in the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

15 December 2021

Dr Meike Heurich at the School of Pharmacy has co-authored a paper with other researchers from Cardiff University and the US that may have found a trigger leading to extremely rare blood clots linked to a viral vector based COVID-19 vaccine

School of Pharmacy publishes findings that could help climate change

25 November 2021

The School of pharmacy and Cardiff Metropolitan University find that feeding cattle hops could reduce methane emissions and fight climate change.

New 3D shapes of two proteins involved in stroke and cancer have been determined

15 November 2021

School of Pharmacy researchers lead a team that has identified the 3D structures of two proteins heavily linked to stroke, blood pressure and cancer.

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Skin lipids found altered in patients with psoriasis

6 October 2021

A set of recently discovered skin lipids have been found to be altered in patients suffering with psoriasis, according to a study led by Dr Chris Thomas at Cardiff University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Blood clotting and the immune system could contribute to psychosis, School of Pharmacy researcher finds

20 August 2021

New research may help better understand psychosis aetiology as well as provide potential biomarkers for psychosis.

CITER researcher wins Bronze Award at STEM for Britain

12 May 2021

Dr Siân Morgan wins poster prize at STEM for Britain for her work on drug delivery via contact lenses

Greening Cathays and Beyond

26 April 2021

A new scheme from the Pharmabees team is looking to expand greenery, biodiversity and pollinator populations in Cardiff.

Citizen scientists urged to get out into nature to support bee-spotting project this Easter

1 April 2021

Public asked to participate in ‘Spot-a-bee’ as COVID-19 restrictions ease across Wales

Growing green ‘social prescribing’

12 March 2021

Cardiff partners Cynon Valley Organic Adventures

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Welsh ‘wellness’ tea arrives in lockdown

8 January 2021

Welsh Brew and Cardiff create green tea

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New Year’s Honours

8 January 2021

Members of the University community have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

School of Pharmacy researchers develop new compound to fight cancer

23 September 2020

New compounds that could trigger the immune system to fight cancer have been developed at the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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Cardiff University to offer coronavirus tests to thousands of staff and students

23 September 2020

Large-scale asymptomatic screening service set to start

Pharmabees launches Just Giving page

14 September 2020

Pollinator project appeals for public support

Pharmabees help create artwork at University Hospital Llandough

21 August 2020

A new art installation is being installed at local hospital to promote wellbeing and the science of bees and honey.

Rewilding Cardiff with Citizen Scientists

17 July 2020

The Pharmabees team are looking to rewild the city with the help of its residents

Pharmabees team up with Cardiff Council

17 July 2020

The Pharmabees team have joined forces with Cardiff Council to provide a set of online resources from primary school children.

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Cardiff’s Spot-a-bee creates UK buzz

13 May 2020

App promotes UK citizen science in lockdown

Remdesivir Approved by the FDA to Treat COVID-19

11 May 2020

The American FDA approve antiviral drug to help in the battle against COVID-19