Tag: Bangor University

Why foraging for free is food for the soul

This article by Elisabeth S. Morris-Webb, KESS 2 PhD researcher at the School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University,  is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. In the past few years, there’s been a resurgence in the idea of foraging for food. The practice of hand gathering plants and animals for bait, money or… Read more »

Agroforestry can help the UK meet climate change commitments without cutting livestock numbers

This article by Charlotte Pritchard, KESS 2 PhD Researcher at the School of Natural Sciences in Bangor University, is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Some 12m hectares of the UK is currently covered by agricultural grasslands which support a national lamb and beef industry worth approximately £3.7 billion. However, proposals have been… Read more »

What does gathering from the seashore mean to the modern hunter gatherer

Liz Morris-Webb, a KESS 2 PhD researcher at Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences, is looking for people who gather from the seashores of Wales to take part in her research.  If you forage for food, bait, money, education, medicine, research or something more unusual, you can take part. There is increasing interest in ‘nature’s… Read more »

The global value of bivalve aquaculture : KESS 2 participant Andrew van der Schatte Olivier publishes paper in high impact ‘Reviews in Aquaculture’ journal

Mussels

Bangor University KESS 2 PhD student Andrew van der Schatte Olivier has recently published a paper in the journal Reviews in Aquaculture (Impact Factor 7.139). Working in collaboration with local Welsh mussel producers Deep Dock Ltd, Andrew is currently in the third year of his KESS 2 funded scholarship and his paper estimates the global value of ecosystem… Read more »

Improving the Forecasting and Inventory Management functions in Carl Kammerling International, an SME in Gwynedd (MRes Scholarship)

Improving the Forecasting and Inventory Management functions in Carl Kammerling International, an SME in Gwynedd Bangor Business School, Bangor University Project ID: BUK286 Annual Stipend: £11,586 Application Deadline: 5th December 2018 Applications are invited for a one-year Masters by Research studentship in Operations Management at the Bangor Business School, Bangor University. The studentship is funded by… Read more »

Advanced Nuclear Alloy Performance (PhD Scholarship)

Advanced Nuclear Alloy Performance Bangor University – Nuclear Futures Institute Project ID: BUK2184 Annual Stipend: £14,198 Application Deadline: 30th November 2018 *Please note: This project has now been upgraded to a fully funded PhD (originally advertised as MRes)* New zirconium alloys are being designed for operation in light water reactors including the proposed new build… Read more »

Enhanced composite nuclear fuel design and manufacture (PhD Scholarship)

Enhanced composite nuclear fuel design and manufacture Bangor University – Nuclear Futures Institute Project ID: BUK2183 Annual Stipend: £14,198 Application Deadline: 30th November 2018 *Please note: This project has now been upgraded to a fully funded PhD (originally advertised as MRes)* Accident tolerant fuels – fuels that are currently being developed that can withstand incidents… Read more »

Enhanced utilisation of embedded RFID technology with bio-based materials (MRes Scholarship)

Enhanced utilisation of embedded RFID technology with bio-based materials Bangor University and the Biocomposites Centre Project ID: BUK2160 Annual Stipend: £11,472 Application Deadline: 30/11/18 Project Description : We are looking for a graduate with experience in materials science to work on an exciting and industry relevant project whilst gaining a Masters by Research qualification. The… Read more »

Emotions: how humans regulate them and why some people can’t

This article by Leanne Rowlands, KESS 2 PhD Researcher in Neuropsychology at the School of Psychology, Bangor University, is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Take the following scenario. You are nearing the end of a busy day at work, when a comment from your boss diminishes what’s left of your dwindling patience…. Read more »

The importance of Universities working with businesses (Western Mail Article)

Although Wales currently faces a substantial amount of political and economic uncertainty, we know for a fact that the future prosperity of Wales very much relies upon on how well we develop and invest in our future generations. Building and growing a competitive edge is essential, and providing resources to combine research, knowledge exchange and… Read more »