Tag: Bangor University

Improving the efficiency of sheep production through environmental management (PhD Scholarship)

Improving the efficiency of sheep production through environmental management Project ID: BUK2136 Annual Stipend: £14,300 p.a. Application Deadline: 5p.m. November 17th, 2017 Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship in the area of land management and sustainable intensification of livestock systems at the School of Environment, Natural Resources & Geography, Bangor University, UK…. Read more »

Building on our online training programme for parents and school support staff: further development and evaluation of a programme targeting parents and support staff (MRes Scholarship)

Building on our online training programme for parents and school support staff: further development and evaluation of a programme targeting parents and support staff Project ID: BUK2135 Annual Stipend: £11,470 Application Deadline: Monday October 16th. We are seeking a well-qualified psychology graduate with a 1st or good 2.1 to take up a KESS 2 funded… Read more »

Understanding our oceans: How and where do fish swim?

Saithe & Pollack Fish

Bangor University’s Schools of Ocean Sciences, Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, working in collaboration with company partner Tidal Lagoon Power, are looking for a computer science student to help them build an autonomous vehicle that will answer questions that have bugged ecologists and fisheries scientists for years – how and where do fish swim? The new project… Read more »

Documenting three good things could improve your mental well-being in work

The Conversation

Article by Kate Isherwood, KESS 2 PhD Student (School of Psychology, Bangor University). Originally published by The Conversation on September 4, 2017. Read the original article. The UK is facing a mental health crisis in the workplace. Around 4.6m working people – 7% of the British population – suffer from either depression or anxiety. In total, 25% of all EU citizens will report a… Read more »

Developing new long‒range micro backpacks for bees

A project to develop a new means of tracking bees in the landscape is progressing well according to scientists at Bangor University.  An ecologist and a microsystems engineer are working together to develop micro-backpacks for bees that will enable the bees to be followed by small drones as they fly from plant to plant. This will enable scientists to learn… Read more »

EU funded research projects showcased at KESS 2 Awards event

KESS 2 Awards 2017

On Thursday 27th July at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, ESF funded project KESS 2 presented awards to three competition winners during an engaging evening of live Presentations and an exhibition of Research Images, titled ‘Making Waves’. The event, attended by students, companies and academics, showcased just some of the ongoing EU funded research… Read more »

Get involved with Bangor Sustainability Week 2017

Sustainability Week 2017

Bangor Sustainability Week 2017 will be hosted from 02.05.17 until 04.05.17 by KESS 2 partners, The Sustainability Lab at Bangor University . A series of events will be held throughout the week, see the poster below or visit The Sustainability Lab website for further details about how you can get involved! Find out more about KESS 2’s… Read more »

KESS 2 funded Electric Sheep project featured on BBC Countryfile highlighting innovative study in agricultural productivity in Snowdonia

Electric Weather Sheep

On Sunday, 12th March 2017, KESS 2 PhD student Pip Jones (Bangor University) and her ‘Electric Weather Sheep’ featured on the BBC agricultural show Countryfile as part of a programme looking back on farming methods in Snowdonia over the past 60 years. The KESS 2 funded project, which is supported by European Social Funds (ESF),… Read more »