STEM

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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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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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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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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