Tag: Bangor University

Selection of biobased alternatives enabling carbon neutral flexible packaging – MRes Scholarship

  Selection of biobased alternatives enabling carbon neutral flexible packaging The Biocomposites Centre, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2E064 Annual Stipend: £11,702 Application Deadline: December 10th. 2021 Project partner company – Wipak (https://www.wipak.com/) – has recently purchased a new manufacturing line (Picture below) for the production of flexible packaging for food and medical products which delivers energy… Read more »

Exploring unscheduled care at night: the night owls project – MRes Scholarship

   Exploring unscheduled care at night: the night owls project School of Health Sciences, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2192 Annual Stipend: £11,246 Application Deadline: 30th November 2021 This project presents an exciting opportunity to complete a fully funded, full-time one-year Masters by Research. The starting date is 1st January 2022. Needing assistance or worrying about… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The benefits of increased tree cover on ecosystem services from the Welsh uplands: KESS 2 participant Ashley Hardaker’s second paper published in ‘Ecosystem Services’

Bangor University KESS 2 PhD student Ashley Hardaker, who very recently passed his PhD viva , has published a second paper from his PhD in the journal Ecosystem Services (Impact Factor 6.33). This paper evaluates the potential consequences of a range of land-sparing and land-sharing approaches to increase tree cover on the economic value of… Read more »

Volatile organic compounds allow sensitive differentiation of biological soil quality: KESS 2 participant Rob Brown publishes first paper in ‘Soil Biology and Biochemistry’ journal.

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Bangor University KESS 2 PhD student Rob Brown has published the first paper from his PhD in the journal Soil Biology and Biochemistry. Rob’s paper compares the sensitivity of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with a standard measure of the soil microbial community; phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) profiling. As explained in Rob’s recent case study, soil is… Read more »