Month: September 2017

Rapid diagnostic approaches for thoracic disease based on pleural effusions (PhD Scholarship)

Rapid diagnostic approaches for thoracic disease based on pleural effusions Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30008 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 15th November 2017 A pleural effusion is a build-up of extra fluid in the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall.   Pleural effusions can arise from leakage from other organs: usually from… Read more »

Understanding our oceans: How and where do fish swim?

Saithe & Pollack Fish

Bangor University’s Schools of Ocean Sciences, Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, working in collaboration with company partner Tidal Lagoon Power, are looking for a computer science student to help them build an autonomous vehicle that will answer questions that have bugged ecologists and fisheries scientists for years – how and where do fish swim? The new project… Read more »

Documenting three good things could improve your mental well-being in work

The Conversation

Article by Kate Isherwood, KESS 2 PhD Student (School of Psychology, Bangor University). Originally published by The Conversation on September 4, 2017. Read the original article. The UK is facing a mental health crisis in the workplace. Around 4.6m working people – 7% of the British population – suffer from either depression or anxiety. In total, 25% of all EU citizens will report a… Read more »