Tag: Bangor University

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 »

‘Women in Science’ scholarship awarded to KESS 2 student at Bangor University

Bangor University

Congratulations to our very own KESS 2 student Kathryn Howard on being awarded one of three ‘Women in Science’ scholarships at Bangor University. Kathryn, 24, from St Austell, is studying for an MRes in the School of Electrical Engineering and is conducting research into microwave engineering. The scholarships were awarded to three outstanding female students… Read more »

KESS 2 scoops a double at Business Insider Awards

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).

Positive Psychology project aims to improve work place wellbeing and individuals job prospects in Rhyl

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.

KESS 2 launched at Bangor University by Mark Drakeford AM

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.