Prospecting for bacteria in Antarctic penguin poo!

Posted on 18 July 2017 by Justine Jenkins

Professor Les Baillie and Dr. James Blaxland have recently been collaborating with researchers at the Ukraine Institute of Experimental and Clinical Veterinary Medicine (NSC ‘IECVM’). Since its foundation in 1922, the Institute has investigated such problems as malleus, anthrax, brucellosis, plague, swine fever and foot-and-mouth disease. Working with Prof. Baillie, the NSC ‘IECVM’ is participating
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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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Urdd Eisteddfod 2017

Posted on 20 June 2017 by Dean Routledge

The week’s activities were coordinated by Kath Evans from the Life Sciences Research Network and Professor Arwyn Jones from the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Together they were supported by pharmacy staff, postgraduate students and four pharmacy undergraduate students, who were given the opportunity to engage with the public of all ages. Professor Jones
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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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Bees Open Day

Posted on 20 July 2016 by Helen Murphy

15 July 2016, 11:00 – 16:00 Cardiff University’s School of Pharmacy opened its doors to students, parents, and the wider public to highlight the School’s innovative work on bees and pollinators. The School’s researchers are working with bee keepers from across Wales to isolate novel antibacterial compounds capable of treating antibiotic-resistant hospital ‘super bugs’. The
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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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