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Pharmabees

How we're creating a bee friendly city and helping the fight against superbugs.

Cutting edge research exploring how the pollination of certain plants could lead to the development of drugs to treat serious medical conditions now resistant to traditional antibiotics - otherwise known as 'superbugs'.

Creating a bee friendly city

Numerous bee hives have been placed around Cardiff University. Specific plants have also been embedded throughout the campus grounds to encourage the production of super-honey and aid the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences' superbug research.

Watch our video about creating a bee friendly city

Find out more about the innovative research and findings that have inspired the Pharmabees project.

Engagement

Pharmabees works with Schools and Colleges across Cardiff.

The project began with hives on Redwood and has spread across the campus.

Pharmabees has captured the imagination of people in Cardiff from all walks of life.

Latest news

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