Research Assistant job vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a research assistant within the Neurology research group at Swansea University Medical School. They are looking for individuals with skills and experience in the analysis of data (preferably in health or social care) and a background in epidemiology, statistics,…

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BRAIN Unit update

Welcome to the new Brain Repair and Intracranial Neurotherapeutics (BRAIN) Unit website. The new site offers details about ongoing research projects, specific research highlights, upcoming events, relevant news and helpful resources. At a time when we are relying heavily on digital resources, the team at…

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Royal Society Pairing Scheme MP visit

Kevin Brennan MP experienced a day in the life of a Cardiff University researcher, as part of the Royal Society’s pairing scheme for scientists and MPs. On Friday 3 May, Kevin Brennan, MP for Cardiff West, spent the day with Dr Emma Yhnell and her…

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Professor Anne Rosser, a new era of Huntington’s Disease research

Professor Anne Rosser, European Huntington's Disease Network (EHDN) Chair, gives a comprehensive interview on a new era in Huntington's Disease Research. Professor Rosser is co-director of the Brain Repair Group at Cardiff University School of Biosciences, Clinical Director of the Cardiff Fetal Tissue Bank and…

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Brain Games 2019

The annual Brain Games event this year took place on Sunday 10 March, marking the beginning of Brain Awareness and British Science week, with a record breaking 3,670 people making their way through the doors of the National Museum Cardiff to join in the fun.…

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New approaches for treating psychiatric disorders

Cardiff University has formed a drug discovery collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) to identify new approaches for treating schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. The collaboration will combine the University’s large scale genomic data, and world-class expertise in psychiatric genetics, genomics and neuroscience, with…

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Coffee morning promotes role of public involvement in research

A team of Cardiff University neuroscientists united with members of a care home in Bridgend to celebrate the importance of public involvement in research. Researchers from the Brain Repair and Intracranial Neurotherapeutics (BRAIN) Unit visited Fieldbay’s private care home in Pen y Bont Court, Bridgend, on Friday…

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