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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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 Darwin Centre

Posted on 1 July 2014 by Helen Murphy

The Darwin Centre for Biology and Medicine in Pembrokeshire aims to bring cutting edge science and entrepreneurship into everyday life through research, schools, festivals and public engagement with science and health. Professor Tony Campbell and Professor Ken Wann are board members of the Centre. The Darwin Experience is based on a partnership between the Darwin Centre and Dragon LNG.
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