Pharmabees visits Arup

Posted on 2 August 2017 by Dean Routledge

Prof Les Baillie recently gave a presentation about the Pharmabee project to colleagues from Arup Cardiff.  Arup is an international consultancy group which  focuses on  improving the built environment and in finding new ways to make our cities better places to live, an aspiration shared with the Pharmabee project.  
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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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From cancer biology to the clinic

Posted on 27 July 2017 by Dean Routledge

Jenny Wymant is a Cancer Research Wales-funded post-doctoral researcher in the Laboratory of Professor Arwyn Jones, based at the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Cardiff University. Her research examines methods of enhancing the efficacy of therapies targeting HER2 positive breast cancer.This summer Jenny travelled to Italy to share her research with the rest
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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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