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Second paper published by Anastasia Atucha in the journal Forests

Bangor University Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS 2) PhD candidate Anastasia Atucha has published her second paper, a systematic map of methods for measuring the frost tolerance of conifers, in a Special Issue of the journal Forests. Anastasia’s research is focused on the frost tolerance of the conifer Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), which has involved… Read more »

Nyree’s PhD investigated an innovative new device to manage Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a chronic condition that causes incurable swelling usually in the limbs, but it can affect any part of the body. It can be a disabling condition which affects a person’s ability to function on a daily basis and can affect their quality of life with many suffers voicing problems with self-esteem and social relationships…. Read more »

What role do forests play for natural flood management in the UK?

Recently published research conducted by Bangor University and Forest Research reviews the current state of knowledge on the role of forested lands for natural flood management (NFM) in the UK. Published in the WIREs Water journal (https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1541), the review examines the existing evidence on the role that different types of forest cover play for NFM…. Read more »

Bangor University’s Anastasia Atucha publishes first paper in the journal Forestry

Bangor University KESS 2 PhD candidate Anastasia Atucha has published her first paper in the journal Forestry. Anastasia’s research is focused on studying the frost tolerance of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis). Climate change is expected to decrease frost damage levels of the important commercial tree species Sitka spruce in Great Britain, because Sitka spruce is… Read more »

Michael Ridgill publishes first paper in the International Journal Renewable Energy (Impact Factor 6.274)

Bangor University KESS 2 PhD candidate Michael Ridgill has published his first paper in the International Journal Renewable Energy (Impact Factor 6.274). Michael’s research is focused on hydrokinetic energy conversion and the article describes the first iteration of a developing method for assessing the potential of this resource in the rivers of the world.  Hydrokinetic… Read more »

Elizabeth Williams wins the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at 3mt presentation competition

Elizabeth Williams, a KESS 2 participant from Cardiff University, recently won the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the Welsh Mathematics Three Minute Thesis (3mt) competition hosted on 17th March, 2021. The 3mt was organised by the SIAM-IMA student chapter at the School of Mathematics in Cardiff University and the competition was open to all Welsh mathematics… Read more »

Examining the evidence relevant to the development of Social Prescription interventions : Gwenlli Thomas publishes her first paper

Gwenlli Thomas, a Bangor University KESS 2 MRes student, has published her first paper in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (Impact Factor 2.849). The paper examines the evidence relevant to the development of Social Prescription interventions that take a co-productive and co-designed approach to improving wellbeing in a community setting. Co-production… Read more »

Marie O’Hanrahan, KESS 2 PhD student from USW features in online event by The Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP)

Marie O'Hanrahan

Marie O’Hanrahan, a KESS 2 PhD student from the University of South Wales, is having her research poster featured by The Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP), Division 50 of the American Psychological Association in an online Twitter event on 18th March 2021. You can follow the online event by searching for @apadivision50 and the hashtag #CPA2021. Marie… Read more »