Category: News

Covid Chronicles continues with KESS 2 face-covering selfies!

As part of the #CovidChronicles series, KESS 2 have provided participants with face coverings to help them safely continue their research and daily lives. Below is a gallery of selfies sent to us, and you can follow the trend as it continues on Twitter @KESS_Central #CovidChronicles (Above) Trys Burke from Bangor University says that her greatest… Read more »

Covid Chronicles (Video) : Tasmia Tahsin from Swansea University talks about her lockdown researching experiences

Covid Chronicles is a series of stories from KESS 2 participants in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is a video response from Tasmia Tahsin (Swansea University). You can read the video transcript below: Introduction My name is Tasmia, and I am a KESS 2 funded PhD student at Swansea University, which also collaborates with Cardiff University… Read more »

Covid Chronicles (Video): Undertaking R&D with KESS 2 during a global pandemic

Simon Johns

 KESS 2 recently asked participants how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on their respective research projects. Postgraduate researcher Simon Johns, and his company partner Gwylan, share their experiences of continuing their KESS 2 funded R&D during these trying times. The Student Perspective: Simon Johns, Cardiff University I’m studying an MPhil; it’s an evaluation of… Read more »

Covid Chronicles (Audio & Blog) : Adam Williams from Cardiff University shares his lockdown experiences

 Covid Chronicles is a series of stories from KESS 2 participants in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is a blog post and audio recording by Adam Williams from Cardiff University: When written in Chinese, the term ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger the other represents opportunity. While the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown… Read more »

Covid Chronicles (Video) : Robin Andrews from the University of South Wales shares her experiences of researching during lockdown

Robin Andrews

 Covid Chronicles is a series of stories from KESS 2 participants in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is a video response from Robin Andrews of the University of South Wales. You can read the video transcript below: Introduction Hi, my name is Robin Andrews and I’m a KESS 2 funded PhD student at the University… Read more »

KESS 2 at Bangor University launch an online series of Wales-wide Covid Chronicles

Covid Chronicles

Postgraduate research has faced some significant hurdles during these unprecedented times. But has the global pandemic brought opportunities to research that would not otherwise have presented themselves? Has the challenge of Covid-19 opened doors and triggered novel ways of working? KESS 2 has launched an initiative to capture and share participants’ experiences during the Covid-19… Read more »

10 Facts about the Menopause : an article by KESS 2 student Robin Andrews

Article reposted from: https://health.research.southwales.ac.uk/health-research-news/10-facts-about-menopause/  Menopause can disrupt many aspects of women’s lives. To help raise awareness on World Menopause Awareness Day, which is on Sunday October 18, Robin Andrews – a PhD student in the Lifespan Health and Wellbeing Research Group who’s evaluating an online symptom tracker for women with menopausal symptoms – has put together 10 facts about the… Read more »

KESS 2 participant Dyfed Rhys Morgan talks about his research on Radio Cymru

On Friday 11th September 2020 Dyfed Rhys Morgan, a KESS 2 student from Bangor University, gave an interview live on-air with Aled Hughes (Radio Cymru) discussing his research on micro-breweries in Wales. Listen again by following this link (the item begins from 1 hour and 14 mins) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000mdgb – Please note that the show is recorded in… Read more »