Tag: Bangor University

Positive psychology: A New Approach to Promoting Healthy Behaviour

We have long been aware that physical inactivity, poor diet, problem alcohol use and smoking have significant long-term health implications. However, reversing lifestyle trends which ultimately result in conditions such as obesity and heart disease, is widely challenging. These health problems significantly reduce quality and length of life for people across the globe. With this… Read more »

Going beyond the gut: enhancing fish health with precision aquaculture nutrition – PhD Scholarship

  Going beyond the gut: enhancing fish health with precision aquaculture nutrition   Bangor University School of Natural Sciences Project ID: BUK2E007 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 30th January 2020   Two of the greatest barriers to intensification of aquaculture in the Wales, and indeed globally, is infectious disease outbreaks and sustainable, efficient fish nutrition…. Read more »

The magnetic sense of bees: mechanism, function and vulnerability to electromagnetic noise – PhD Scholarship

The magnetic sense of bees: mechanism, function and vulnerability to electromagnetic noise Bangor University, School of Natural Sciences Project ID: BUKE038 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: February 1st 2020 Applications are invited for a three year PhD research studentship investigating the magnetic sense in bees and the impact of electromagnetic noise on their behaviour. The… Read more »

Utilising Earth Observational (EO) techniques and data sets to detect and monitor insect pest disturbance events, impacts on tree health and rates of tree mortality within forest ecosystems – PhD Scholarship

Utilising Earth Observational (EO) techniques and data sets to detect and monitor insect pest disturbance events, impacts on tree health and rates of tree mortality within forest ecosystems. Bangor University, with Forest Research Project ID: BUK2E011 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 30th. January 2020 Insect disturbance events within forest ecosystems are becoming increasingly more common,… Read more »

Investigating the potential of forested lands for natural flood management in Wales- PhD Scholarship

Investigating the potential of forested lands for natural flood management in Wales Bangor University, School of Natural Sciences Project ID: BUK2E014 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 27th January 2020 Natural Flood Management (NFM) utilises natural processes within the landscape to reduce flood risk and is increasingly being viewed as a sustainable, cost effective, and complementary… Read more »

Major new research to strengthen sustainability of Welsh farming

As climate change and environmental issues continue to rise in the public’s consciousness, red meat body Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is helping to fund a major piece of research at Bangor University which will help the Welsh lamb and beef sectors in their bid to lead the world in terms of… Read more »

Understanding the effect novel collaboration of public sector factors has on approaches to tackling poverty and health inequality in North Wales and model future growth potential, and the impact on wider public services of this approach – MRes Scholarship

Understanding the effect novel collaboration of public sector factors has on approaches to tackling poverty and health inequality in North Wales and model future growth potential, and the impact on wider public services of this approach. Bangor University Business School in collaboration with ClwydAlyn Project ID: BUK2203 Annual Stipend: £11, 586 Application Deadline: January 30th…. Read more »

Energy harvesting to extend high-resolution telemetry to small passerines – PhD studentship

Energy harvesting to extend high-resolution telemetry to small passerines. The Schools of Electronic Engineering, and Environment, and the School of Natural Science, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2E018 Annual Stipend: £14,057 Application Deadline: 31-01-2020 Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship in piezoelectric materials and microelectronics engineering at the Schools of Electronic Engineering, and… Read more »

Developing a theory of change for a complex programme; a systematic framework for ensuring delivery of outcomes in a new Wellbeing Hub for the Nantlle Valley. – MRes Scholarship

Developing a theory of change for a complex programme; a systematic framework for ensuring delivery of outcomes in a new Wellbeing Hub for the Nantlle Valley. School of Health Sciences, Bangor University. Project ID: BUK2200 Annual Stipend: £11,472 tax free, paid over 12 months (April 2020 – March 2021). Each KESS study also includes a… Read more »

Developing a conversation about identifying community needs to embrace well-being through social prescribing interventions.- MRes Scholarship

Developing a conversation about identifying community needs to embrace well-being through social prescribing interventions. School of Health Sciences, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2201 Annual Stipend: £11,472 tax free, paid over 12 months. Each KESS study also includes a Postgraduate Skills Development Award and a generous travel and equipment allowance. Application Deadline: 14/02/2020. Project Description: The… Read more »