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Pharmabees

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

Child holding bee

‘Pharmabees’ to make honey cosmetics

12 April 2019

Cardiff teams up with Celtic Wellbeing

School boy looking at bee

Bees pioneer new ‘honey tea’ blend

20 November 2018

Welsh Brew Tea and Cardiff make new cuppa

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