Pharmabees

School Science Club

Posted on 4 April 2018 by Rhys Thomas

At the end of 2017 Cardiff University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences took their research findings into eight primary schools in the Newport region of South Wales. In a pilot study developed in consultation with teachers, we delivered a series of  learning opportunities to  approximately 350 KS2 students (years 5 and 6)  of a  cluster
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Pharmabees Live Video Feed

Posted on 28 February 2018 by Rhys Thomas

In October 2017 the School of Pharmacy’s Pharambees team raised awareness of their project – looking at the anti-microbial properties of honey – by projecting a live video feed of their rooftop honeybees on to the side of the Redwood Building. The videos were staged to coincide with the BeeWell Conference that took place in
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ITV Wales interview Professor Les Baillie about honey beer collaboration with local brewery

Posted on 19 December 2017 by Dean Routledge

Professor Les Baillie was interviewed by ITV Wales to discuss the collaboration between Cardiff University (School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences) and the Bang-On brewery in Bridgend to create a beer using honey from the university’s own beehives.  The idea stemmed from the university’s Pharmabees project, which is looking at the potential health benefits of
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Lesley Griffiths with pharmabees

Pharmabees at St Peter’s Community Garden

Posted on 24 August 2017 by Justine Jenkins

On the 22nd August, Prof Les Baillie and some of the pharmabees team went over to the lovely St Peter’s Community Garden in Riverside to meet Lesley Griffiths, AM, Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs. In 2016 pharmabees provided St Peters with its first bee hive and the funds to enable community volunteers
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Pharmabees visits Arup

Posted on 2 August 2017 by Dean Routledge

Prof Les Baillie recently gave a presentation about the Pharmabee project to colleagues from Arup Cardiff.  Arup is an international consultancy group which  focuses on  improving the built environment and in finding new ways to make our cities better places to live, an aspiration shared with the Pharmabee project.  
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Step up to Science – Summer Camp 2017

Posted on 28 July 2017 by Dean Routledge

  The step-up to University programme aims to raise aspiration, raise attainment and provide support for secondary aged pupils from disadvantaged areas. On Thursday 20th July 2017, the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences hosted 14 secondary aged visitors from across South Wales to give them an insight into Pharmacy, Microbiology, Antibiotics, University life and,
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Visit to Hywel Dda primary school, Ely

Posted on 12 July 2017 by Justine Jenkins

The purpose of this visit was to further support the installation of the beehive at the school. The event itself was attended by around 100 people including school students, staff and parents and involved community groups giving information about the local environment and the need for biodiversity and increased pollinator friendly plants. The Cardiff University
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