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 »
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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 »
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 »
The KESS 2 website was launched during a presentation evening in the Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre in Bangor on 4th April 2017. The new website will give easy-access to key information about the KESS 2 programme, host a library of KESS 2 project case studies, feature the latest available scholarships and be a home… Read more »
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 »
Former KESS PhD student, Dr Iliana Bista, has published her latest research in the prestigious ‘Nature Communications’ with studies focusing on environmental DNA at Llyn Padarn in Snowdonia National Park. Read the full story on Bangor University’s news page here: www.bangor.ac.uk/biology/news/
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, 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).
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.