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Research

Donald Forrester. Credit: University of Bedfordshire

Influential social work researcher joins University

8 January 2016

One of the UK’s leading researchers in social work has joined the University and will help further its reputation for impact and research excellence in social sciences.

Professor Graham Hutchings

Gold catalyst hits market in China

5 January 2016

Gold catalyst is commercialised by Johnson Matthey as world-leading experts descend on Cardiff for annual conference.

Professor Meena Upadhyaya

Pioneering medical geneticist, Professor Meena Upadhyaya, receives OBE

5 January 2016

The achievements of an internationally renowned medical geneticist have been recognised in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list.

Ovarian Cancer

World’s biggest ovarian cancer trial

17 December 2015

First evidence to suggest that screening for ovarian cancer may save lives

3D printed material for helmets

Material to prevent brain injuries backed by NFL

16 December 2015

Novel 3D-printed material developed by University researchers receives funding in NFL-backed Head Health Challenge

Bio Wales 2016

BioWales 2016

14 December 2015

University named title sponsor for flagship life sciences event

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Alzheimer’s study probes chemistry of the brain

10 December 2015

State-of-the-art simulations will investigate the cause and potential prevention of plaque build-up in the brain

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Scientists probe ‘mystery of the Moho’

2 December 2015

Prof Chris MacLeod leads team on a cruise to the Indian Ocean to drill into the Earth’s interior

Antibiotics

Probiotics against infection trial begins

1 December 2015

£1.8m project to explore probiotics’ ability to prevent infections and reduce antibiotic use in care home residents

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£4.6M boost for biomedical research

1 December 2015

GW4 Alliance receives funding for new doctoral training partnership