Public events


The Brain Games at the National Eisteddfod 2016

Posted on 11 August 2016 by Helen Murphy

Thousands of people came through the doors of the science pavilion over the 8 days of the festival enjoying the multitude of activities on offer. Uniquely, our activities where both inside and outside the pavilion with the BrainDome (a huge one-of-a-kind inflatable brain) and Colour Confusion Stroop mat proving very popular on the lawn whilst
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Soapbox Science 2016

Posted on 4 June 2016 by Helen Murphy

Two members of staff from our School, Dr Emma Lane and Dr Polina Prokopovich, joined a variety of female speakers from across Wales for the Soapbox Science Event. Dr Emma Lane, Cardiff University “How to mend a broken brain” Dr Polina Prokopovich, Cardiff University “Nanotechnology enhanced orthopedic implants fight infection” Dr Lane said: “I’m really excited to be
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The Brain Games

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Helen Murphy

Dr Emma Lane and the team attended the Brain Games at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff on Sunday 13th March 2016. It was a huge success this year with over 3500 people through the doors of the museum and over 500 children taking part in the activities. It was great fun for all the family. Aimed
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Public engagement with science seminar

Posted on 19 February 2016 by Helen Murphy

Dr Emma Lane was invited to speak at the Improving Health through Education & Research’ public-engagement-with-science seminar at the Cardiff Metropolitan University.  The Seminar entitled ‘Unfit for Ageing: Frailty and Neurodegeneration’, took place on Tuesday 23rd February at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus.  Speakers included Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Prof. Jorge Erusalimsky, an expert in the investigation of frailty, and lecturer in
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Cancer Research Open Day October 2015

Posted on 27 October 2015 by Helen Murphy

Cardiff University Cancer Research Open Day was held on 24 October 2015 with a packed programme of talks, activities and lab tours. The event aimed to show the public how researchers are fighting cancer in Cardiff and gave a rare opportunity to meet the scientists, doctors and nurses who are working together to help beat cancer sooner.
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Biology Rocks at the National Museum

Posted on 19 October 2015 by Helen Murphy

Biology rocked at National Museum Cardiff on Saturday 11th October, when over 3000 visitors joined scientists from Amgueddfa Cymru, Cardiff University and the Society of Biology to celebrate National Biology Week and Earth Science Week. Dr Jen Wymant and Dr Edd Sayers from the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences engaged showing how to “hit” cancer cells with
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