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Cancer Research open day

Cancer Research open day

Posted on 20 September 2014 by Helen Murphy

The Cancer Research open day aimed to show the public how researchers are fighting cancer in Cardiff.

Using honey bees to discover new drugs

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 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 […]


Posted on 1 August 2013 by Helen Murphy

A postgraduate student used a converted ice cream van to teach people about cells, DNA and cancer research. Jenny Wymant, a student in the Arwyn Jones research group, took part in […]

Engagement with charities

Posted on 10 April 2013 by Helen Murphy

Healthy Places, Healthy People Dr Sion Coulman and Dr Sophie Buchaillard-Davies are members of the interdisciplinary group Healthy Places, Healthy People. The group was shortlisted in the Celebrating Excellence Awards […]

Tissue engineering for human healing

Tissue engineering for human healing

Posted on 10 January 2012 by Helen Murphy

In 2010 and 2011 Professor Arwyn Jones lead a public engagement project sponsored by the EPSRC to highlight the multidisciplinary science involved in, and potential of, tissue engineering. This £55K Partnership for […]