Category: News

KESS 2 Awards : The Annual Event : 2018

Awards 2018

On Thursday 26th July 2018 the second KESS 2 Awards, an annual event held for participants of the ESF funded project, was hosted at St Fagans National Museum of History in Cardiff. The evening consisted of a live competition of engaging presentations, each competing for a chance to win up to two awards; The Sustainability Award… Read more »

Roadside scavengers: Researchers investigate the roadkill we never see

Roadkill scavenging

A new study published in the Journal of Urban Ecology (Oxford University Press), by lead author and KESS 2 student Amy Williams Schwartz of Cardiff University, indicates that the number of wild animals killed by motor vehicles may be much higher than is generally reported or understood. KESS 2 project researchers, working in collaboration with Eco-explore… Read more »

Global award for Bangor University wetland scientist and KESS 2 academic

Prof Chris Freeman

A Bangor University lecturer has received a top international award for his work on understanding some of the world’s most important habitats. Prof Chris Freeman from Bangor University was given the prize after receiving nominations from scientists around the world, who praised him as a leader in his field. The Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)… Read more »

Womenspire success for KESS 2 academic supervisor Delyth Prys

Delyth Prys

KESS 2 academic supervisor and head of Bangor University’s Language Technologies Unit, Delyth Prys, has been given an award by Wales’ leading gender-equality charity recently, in recognition for her pioneering work in the field of minority language technologies. Delyth leads a team of programmers, software developers and lexicographers at Bangor University’s Language Technologies Unit, a specialist… Read more »

Non Williams, KESS 2 student, elected for seat in Welsh Government ‘Young People in Agriculture Forum’

KESS 2 would like to extend congratulations to our PhD candidate Non Williams on recently being elected to sit on the Welsh Government’s ‘Young People in Agriculture’ forum in Builth Wells. Non, who is currently researching ‘Optimised management of upland pasture for economic and environmental benefits’ within the ESF funded KESS 2 structure, will be… Read more »

“The Toddlers who took on Dementia”: KESS 2 MRes project features on BBC Wales documentary

The toddlers who took on dementia

“The Toddlers who Took on Dementia” is a BBC Wales documentary that follows three days of planned activities which aimed to examine what happens when nursery children come together with people living with Dementia. Psychologists from Bangor University worked closely with Darlun TV to create person centred activities which were engaging for both ages. The… Read more »

KESS 2 Central celebrates Europe Day at Bangor University (Photo Gallery)

For Europe Day 2018, the KESS 2 Central team joined forces with other European Funded projects for a social morning with coffee and cake at The Management Centre, Bangor University. The event was jointly organised between KESS 2, Bluefish, ISPP and SEACAMS, which are all supported by EU funds through the Welsh Government. The morning… Read more »

Europe Day 2018 celebrated by KESS 2 participants (Interactive Map)

On Wednesday, 9th May 2018, KESS 2 participants celebrated Europe Day by taking to social media to share the benefits EU funding is providing for their doctoral-level study in Wales. Led by Bangor University, KESS 2 facilitates collaborative research projects between universities and businesses across Wales and is supported by European Social Funds (ESF) through the Welsh Government. Throughout Europe… Read more »

Hen Blant Bach wins Silver in International Film & Television Award

Original article posted by Bangor University: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/news/latest/hen-blant-bach-wins-silver-in-international-film-television-award-36444 A programme, of which Bangor University was an integral part, has won a Silver Award in the 2018 New York Festivals International Film and Television Awards. Hen Blant Bach, a production by Darlun production company won the Award in the Community Portraits documentary category. The series was a new… Read more »