Institute of Translation, Innovation, Methodology & Engagement - news archive
- May 2013
Preventing blood poisoning
21st May 2013Work led by Dr Mario Labéta and published in the journal Science Translational Medicine by Dr Anne-Catherine Raby et al demonstrates that peptides derived from the body’s natural immune sensors …
The Essential Role of Gap Junctions and Connexins in Immune Health
20th May 2013Cardiff-edited book published on “Connexin Cell Communication Channels: Roles in the Immune System and Immunopathology”
TRON Study on ITV News
9th May 2013The TRON Study featured in a news article broadcast on ITV recently
Careers in Research Online Survey 2013
7th May 2013Please complete CROS if your primary responsibility is to conduct research and you are employed for this purpose. It should only take about 20 minutes to complete the survey, but …
TRON Clinician Completes Marathon
3rd May 2013Dr Anurag Saxena recently took part in the Virgin London Marathon to raise money for the Tuberous Sclerosis Association.
- Preventing blood poisoning
- April 2013
The human body from a Welsh perspective
26th April 2013Researchers from the School of Medicine take part in Corff Cymru, a science based TV programme from a Welsh perspective, looking at how our genetics and the environment affect our …
Substantial boost for innovative research
24th April 2013Cross-disciplinary research teams led by Dr Timothy Bowen and Dr Matthias Eberl at the School of Medicine receive prestigious Product Development Awards worth a total of £625,000 through the Invention …
SEWTU adds support to the AllTrials initiative
24th April 2013Unit proudly backs global petition to introduce trial results transparency
Philippa Marrack to give the Jonathan Boulter Memorial Lecture 2013 - British Society for Immunology
22nd April 2013The lecture on 9th October, co-organised by the School of Medicine and the British Society for Immunology, will be given by one of the most eminent immunologists in the world.
Cardiff launches nation-wide study into dialysis-related infections
16th April 2013Clinicians and researchers at Cardiff University and the University Hospital Wales are launching a UK-wide multicentre study to help identify new diagnostic biomarkers in peritoneal dialysis patients during episodes of …
- The human body from a Welsh perspective
- March 2013
Creating Jobs - Cardiff University
8th March 2013The University’s world-leading medical research has helped created 500 new full-time posts and brought some £220M of external funding into the Welsh economy, an audit has uncovered.
University medical research adds £220m - Wales Online
8th March 2013Cardiff University’s medical research has created 500 new posts and generated £220m of external funding into the Welsh economy, an audit shows.
China link-up to create better cancer treatments - Cardiff University
1st March 2013The Cardiff University - Peking University Oncology Joint-Institute was launched this week.
- Creating Jobs - Cardiff University
- February 2013
First paper from Anger Management trial published
4th February 2013Journal of Applied Intellectual Disabilities publishes paper
- First paper from Anger Management trial published
- January 2013
New Year Honours 2013 - Cardiff University
8th January 2013Leading figures in Cardiff University School of Medicine have received royal recognition in the Queen's annual New Year Honours.
- New Year Honours 2013 - Cardiff University
- December 2012
Coughs resist Antibiotics
19th December 2012Largest placebo controlled trial of antibiotics concluded they are ineffective for coughs
NIHR Diabetes resource launched
11th December 2012To mark the 90th anniversary of the discovery of insulin the National Institute for Health Research has launched an online research resource.
- Coughs resist Antibiotics
- October 2012
Celebrating Excellence Award for James Matthews
25th October 2012Dr James Matthews from the Cardiff Institute of Infection & Immunity receives the Celebrating Excellence Award 2012 for “Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Engagement”
- Celebrating Excellence Award for James Matthews
- September 2012
SEWTU research excellence recognised
4th September 2012Unit achieves national recognition for expertise in the design, coordination and analysis of multi-centre clinical trials
Research Excellence Recognised - Cardiff University
4th September 2012University excellence in undertaking multi-centre clinical trials and other well-designed studies has secured national recognition.
- SEWTU research excellence recognised
- August 2012
16th August 2012Details of Academic Promotions
- Academic Promotions
- July 2012
Excellence in Teaching Awards 2012: Nominations open
16th July 2012Each year the School of Medicine recognises members of staff in the University and in the NHS who have provided excellent teaching or support for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students.
Cardiff and Vale UHB Scoops Two NHS Wales Awards - Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
4th July 2012Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is celebrating after winning two NHS Wales Awards for its innovative work to improve care for patients.
Final MODE ARTS report published
3rd July 2012Review highlights the importance of the choice of mode of data collection for subjective outcomes
- Excellence in Teaching Awards 2012: Nominations open
- June 2012
Successful year for BSI South Wales Immunology Group
25th June 2012The South Wales regional group of the British Society for Immunology is looking back at their most successful year since their foundation, dominated by their hosting of the BSI Summer …
Research forum for study managers successfully held
1st June 2012Ground-breaking event promotes the sharing of best practice and ideas in the management of trials and other well-designed studies
- Successful year for BSI South Wales Immunology Group
- May 2012
University researchers win best poster competition
4th May 2012A School of Medicine research team, in partnership with collaborators from across the NHS and academia, have won 1st prize in a competition to produce the best poster at the …
- University researchers win best poster competition
- April 2012
Major new diabetes study gets underway
25th April 2012Cardiff University is set to play a key role in a newly launched multi-national MID-Frail Study which will focus on frail older people with diabetes.
Athena SWAN survey
19th April 2012The Athena Swan survey remains open for completion until Friday 4th May.
- Major new diabetes study gets underway
- March 2012
Improving the quality of primary care prescribing
28th March 2012Cardiff University researcher, Dr Sharon Simpson, presents to the Scottish Medicines Consortium
Capturing life in Zambia - Cardiff University
21st March 2012Moving new pictures sent back from Zambia are providing a powerful glimpse into the lives and the people a University-inspired charity is supporting.
Science in Health Live 2012 - Cardiff University
19th March 2012What can stop cancer cells from spreading? How can we harness the immune system to treat disease? Can our genes make us susceptible to psychiatric disorders?
- Improving the quality of primary care prescribing
- February 2012
BBC Good Evening Wales: the issue of weight loss maintenance
28th February 2012Radio programme highlights the challenge of keeping off lost weight
New study aims to help adults maintain weight loss
24th February 2012£1.5 million boost for obesity research.
Cutting ‘unnecessary’ antibiotic prescriptions - Cardiff University
10th February 2012A major University study which led to long-term reductions in the number of antibiotic prescriptions by Welsh GPs could see ‘unnecessary’ prescriptions cut by 1.6M per year, if replicated across …
£4.5M biomedical research boost
3rd February 2012Leading university neuroscience and immunology research which helps translate new knowledge into improved clinical practice and treatments for the benefit of patients is set to receive a £4.5M funding boost.
- BBC Good Evening Wales: the issue of weight loss maintenance
- January 2012
‘Killer cells’ and diabetes - Cardiff University
16th January 2012Killer T-cells in the human body which help protect us from disease can inadvertently destroy cells that produce insulin, new University research has uncovered.
Cardiff scientists lead European network on peritoneal dialysis - www.youtube.com
13th January 2012Cardiff University scientists are set to lead a major new European-wide training and research network designed to improve treatment for patients needing dialysis for kidney failure.
- ‘Killer cells’ and diabetes - Cardiff University
- December 2011
Medical - Attention!
20th December 2011Cardiff medical students put through their leadership paces
Achievement in health innovation - Cardiff University
7th December 2011University scientists have been recognised for innovation in health and social care with awards presented by the First Minister of Wales.
- Medical - Attention!
- November 2011
Cochrane Building: Open for students - Cardiff University
18th November 2011The University’s new flagship health education centre offering students the latest teaching, library and state-of-the-art simulation facilities has been officially opened.
- Cochrane Building: Open for students - Cardiff University
- October 2011
Prof Nick Topley hosts 10th EuroPD Meeting - www.youtube.com
22nd October 2011Interview with Professor Nick Topley, President of the European Peritoneal Dialysis (EuroPD) Meeting and Director of the Institute for Translation, Innovation, Methodology and Engagement (TIME) at Cardiff University, School of …
Do some fats make us ill? - Cardiff University
21st October 2011Bridgend pupils got the chance to take part in a unique scientific challenge designed to help identify whether eating certain types of fats could be making us ill.
Award Success for Hall Lock System
21st October 2011Last night Flexicare in conjunction with the Academic Department of Anaesthetics, Intensive Care & Pain medicine won an important award.
High school students visit Cardiff University Simulation Centre
17th October 2011High school students visit Cardiff University Simulation Centre for Anaesthetics open day.
Bruce Beutler receives Nobel Prize
3rd October 2011Prof Bruce Beutler from The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla (California), who earlier this year gave an outstanding Jonathan Boulter Memorial Lecture at Cardiff University, has just received the …
- Prof Nick Topley hosts 10th EuroPD Meeting - www.youtube.com
- August 2011
Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Doctors and the Future Clinical Leaders
11th August 2011To ensure that Cardiff’s medical graduates are well placed to meet this challenge the University has invited Professor Alex Anstey and Dr Stephen Hunter to join the C21 project team …
Be the best
11th August 2011“Being an effective educator means also being committed to your own professional development, open to continuously acquiring and developing new approaches to helping others learn. That’s why staff development programmes …
- Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Doctors and the Future Clinical Leaders
- July 2011
26th July 2011Graduation Day For Departmental Members
Global interest in South Wales immunology
21st July 2011Over the past 12 months, the website of the BSI South Wales Immunology Group has been visited by people from >120 different countries in the world, thus successfully promoting South …
Medical Students Help Deliver Health Workshops - Cardiff University
4th July 2011Cardiff medical students deliver interactive health workshops to children from across South East Wales.
- Departmental Graduations
- June 2011
Run Go Zambia Run!
15th June 2011Calling all runners or non-runners for that matter! Want to have fun running for a great cause? Look no further - dig out those trainers and get training!
University Visit by the Bavarian Delegation
3rd June 2011Cardiff University's Department of Anaesthetics, Intensive Care & Pain Medicine recently hosted a group of Bavarian state ministers.
- Run Go Zambia Run!
- May 2011
Jolly Roger's Mackerel Magic
24th May 2011Dr Roger Seal was a renowned doctor, sailor, fisherman and cook, who passed away peacefully in March 2010. As a tribute to Roger, Chris Seal, one of Roger’s sons, has …
Success at the Leading Wales Awards!
20th May 2011SEWTU director named top leader in public sector
A life in Medicine - Cardiff University
13th May 2011Prof Anthony Campbell's influential 40-year career in medical science is celebrated at an international event
- Jolly Roger's Mackerel Magic
- April 2011
Cardiff Meds win the NAMS cup
18th April 2011Cardiff beat Nottingham with a score of 21 - 12 in the final of the NAMS cup for the 16th consecutive year. The game took place on Saturday 16 April …
Enhancing student experience
13th April 2011Building on Cardiff’s strong track record of producing graduates who become excellent doctors is the challenge for Helen Sweetland, the School of Medicine’s recently appointed Vice Dean of Medical Education.
- Cardiff Meds win the NAMS cup
- March 2011
Science in Health Live
18th March 2011More than 500 young people - including 40 from schools located in some of the most disadvantaged areas of Wales - gathered at the Heath Park campus for Science in …
C21 All Clear
9th March 2011A recent consultation exercise providing stakeholders the opportunity the opportunity to have their say on the future of medical education in Cardiff has given overwhelming support to the C21 project …
Leadership vacancies in C21
8th March 2011As part of its C21 project, the medical school is looking to recruit three outstanding educators to lead the development and implementation of a number of initiatives to support the …
Improving drug safety - Cardiff University
1st March 2011Errors when injecting drugs into patients could be eradicated thanks to a pioneering invention by Professor Judith Hall.
- Science in Health Live
- February 2011
- January 2011
Have your say: medical school consultation
26th January 2011The University has launched a consultation exercise giving you the chance to have your say on the way medical students are taught in Wales
- Have your say: medical school consultation
- December 2010
StoryBank project launch
3rd December 2010The StoryBank website has been officially launched at an event held at the ATRiuM, Cardiff on 25th November 2010.
New home for cancer genetics
2nd December 2010A new flagship building to help the University lead the genetic fight against cancer has been officially opened by the First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones.
- StoryBank project launch
- November 2010
Pain Community Centre
18th November 2010Launch of the new Pain Community Centre website by Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine.
EPSRC Public Engagement Grant
18th November 2010Researchers from Medicine, Pharmacy and Chemistry as part of Cardiff Institute of Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER)were awarded a £55,000 grant this year to design and build an exhibition to …
Simulation in Ultrasound Training
18th November 2010MedaPhor, spun out of Cardiff University in 2004, and based in the Medicentre, Heath Campus has developed and launched the world’s most advanced ultrasound training simulator, ScanTrainer
- Pain Community Centre
- October 2010
Education is our Business
14th October 2010The Welsh medical devices company Flexicare has long had a close association with the School of Medicine’s Patient Simulator Centre in Cardiff. Both the business and the university were delighted …
- Education is our Business
- August 2010
New 'superbug' found in UK hospitals
11th August 2010Latest study by i3-IRG researcher Prof Tim Walsh and colleagues published in “Lancet Infectious Diseases” receives extensive media coverage worldwide
- New 'superbug' found in UK hospitals
- July 2010
Recruitment open for Duty Study
2nd July 2010
- Recruitment open for Duty Study
- June 2010
Project SFP Cymru opens recruitment
5th June 2010
- Project SFP Cymru opens recruitment
- May 2010
10th May 2010For Wales: For Africa: For Mothers: For Children
- Go Africa!
- March 2010
Cardiff Ambassadors Programme - www.cardiffambassadors.com
5th March 2010Are you interested in becoming an Ambassador for Cardiff? As a professional within your specialised field do you have the relevant networks or associations where you could directly generate business …
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships - Cardiff University
5th March 2010KTP is a UK-wide programme to help businesses and organisations improve their competitiveness and/or productivity through the use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within academic insitutions such as …
I&E recognised in promotions criteria - Cardiff University
5th March 2010I&E activity has recently been incorporated into the promotions criteria to Reader and Personal Chair under the heading of “contribution to the wider mission of the University”.
Patients involved in service development in cancer genetics
5th March 2010The Research Team at the Cancer Genetics Service for Wales, are in the middle of a 5-year programme of work focusing on patient centeredness in service development and delivery.
5th March 2010Morvus Technology Ltd is a South Wales based company engaged in the development of pharmaceuticals for use in treating cancer. The company was formed in 2004 and formed close links …
- Cardiff Ambassadors Programme - www.cardiffambassadors.com
- February 2010
News from Wales Cancer Trials Unit
15th February 2010
- News from Wales Cancer Trials Unit
- January 2010
CBS A4B Application Successful
7th January 2010A successful application to a Welsh Assembly Government scheme will enable Central Biotechnology Services to help accelerate the transfer of academic expertise to Welsh industry.
Recognising University Quality
7th January 2010The University’s biotechnology service which offers state-of-the-art laboratory and technical facilities to academics and businesses has been awarded a major international award for the quality its service and customer care.
- CBS A4B Application Successful
- December 2009
I-Solve Challenge Winner
14th December 2009Suraj Menon, a Pathology PhD student, has led a team of fellow students to win the awards for Best Overall Project and Best Presentation at the recent Cardiff University led …
1st December 2009The Cardiff University spin-out company Medaphor has secured major investment to help bring an innovative ultrasound device to market. Recently, £190,000 was raised through joint investment from Fusion IP and …
- I-Solve Challenge Winner
- September 2009
4th September 2009The discovery of two new genes associated with Alzheimer's disease could provide valuable new leads in the race to find treatments and possibly cures for the devastating condition, according to …
- Alzheimers' genes