KESS 2, which is led by Bangor University on behalf of the higher education sector in Wales, was awarded the Partnership Award and the Award for New Process was won by Dr Steffan Thomas of Bangor University and Sain Recordiau Cyf/Sain Records Ltd. This was also a project fulfilled through the previous KESS scheme and a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).
In a world where most of us spend a large part of our lives at work, we need to create environment that fosters productivity, motivation and in-work support. A student at Bangor University has been given just this task. Kate Isherwood, a PhD student in the School of Psychology will be researching the use of Positive Psychology and Behaviour Change techniques, in the workplace, under the supervision of Professor John Parkinson.
A KESS 2 funded PhD project at Bangor University has been recognised as ‘cutting-edge’ whilst featuring in articles on the BBC News website and Diabetes.co.uk, the largest online diabetes community in Europe. Benefitting from European Social Funds (ESF) accessed through KESS 2, the doctoral-level research project collaborates with company partners ConvaTec Ltd. and crosses two… Read more »
Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships 2 (KESS 2), a £36m project funded by European Social Funds (ESF) through the Welsh Government, was officially launched at Bangor University by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Mark Drakeford AM on 26th July, 2016.