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 »
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 »
Congratulations to Dr Ewan Hoyle, a KESS 2 PhD student at University of Wales Trinity Saint David who has successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled “Virtual Source Aperture Ultrasonic Imaging for Non-destructive Testing” and is now a Project Leader at TWI Technology Centre (Wales), in Port Talbot. Ewan joined TWI Ltd and UWTSD to pursue his… Read more »
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 »
Abraham Makanjuola, KESS 2 Research Masters student at Bangor University, gives a short talk about Social Prescribing. Abraham won the ‘best presentation’ award the Aspiring Researchers Conference (ARC 2020) with this talk, which was held on 4th August 2020.
On 30th July 2020 Bangor University’s Sustainability Lab hosted a webinar focusing on Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, linking up with the United Nations “Goal of the Month”. Amongst the speakers for the webinar were three KESS 2 participants; Shannan Southwood-Samuel, Nisha Rawindaran and Jennifer Langer, whose short talks you can watch again below. Videos are subtitled… Read more »
On 25th June 2020 Bangor University’s Sustainability Lab hosted a webinar titled “Partnerships for Sustainability” to plug in with the United Nations Goal of the Month No.17, “Partnerships for the Goals”. Amongst the speakers for the webinar were three KESS 2 participants; Andrew Rogers, Jessica Hughes and John Barker, whose short talks you can watch again… Read more »
Bangor University KESS 2 PhD student Ashley Hardaker has recently published his first paper from his PhD in the journal Ecosystem Services (Impact Factor 5.572). Ashley is currently in the third year of his KESS 2 funded scholarship working in collaboration with Coed Cymru CYF and his paper estimates the economic value of ecosystem services… Read more »
Research has begun this summer to throw new light into a little understood condition in older oak trees – heart-rot. Mycologist Richard Wright has started a three and a half year KESS 2 PhD research project under the Action Oak initiative, which is supported by European Social Funds (ESF), supervised by Professor Lynne Boddy… Read more »
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