School and College visits

STEMlive 2017

Posted on 19 October 2017 by Dean Routledge

James Blaxland and Rhodri Williams represented and promoted the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at STEMlive on the 18th of October 2017 at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.   The event aimed to show the breadth and diversity of careers that are open to those studying science and math’s subjects at school. At
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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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STEM activities at Tongwynlais primary School

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Helen Murphy

Dr Polina Prokopovich and Dr Stefano Perni from Cardiff University visited Tongwynlais Primary School on 16th March 2016 for their British Science Week along with other visitors to inspire the whole school to find out more about Science. Dr Perni is a Post-doctoral Research Associate and Dr Prokopovich is a Lecturer in the School of
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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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Dandelion pollen

Using honey bees to discover new drugs

Posted on 1 August 2014 by Helen Murphy

Dr Les Baillie has been working with honey bees and the National Botanic Garden of Wales to identify plant derived drugs which could be used to treat antibiotic resistant hospital pathogens. The project draws from a range of scientific disciplines such as microbiology, chemistry, DNA sequencing, data presentation and ecology and represents a story which could
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The Brain Games

Posted on 17 March 2014 by Helen Murphy

As part of Brain Awareness Week we hosted the Brain Games on 16 March 2014. The games took place in the National Museum Cardiff and were for primary age children. We visited primary schools in advance to promote the event and set a neuro art competition. A series of interactive exhibits aimed at primary school years
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Andrea Brancale

Monmouth Science Initiative visit

Posted on 13 March 2014 by Helen Murphy

Around 45 A level pupils from schools in the Monmouth area came to the research labs in Cardiff University recently to see what life is like as an undergraduate. The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences hosts groups of interested pupils from the Monmouth Science Initiative (MSI) in several research areas over two visits per year. In the most recent visit, students were
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