Tag: Bangor University

Hen Blant Bach nominated for International Film & Television Award

Hen Blant Bach

Original article posted by Bangor University: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/news/latest/hen-blant-bach-nominated-for-international-film-television-award-35876 A programme, of which Bangor University was an integral part, has received international praise by reaching the 2018 New York Festivals International Film and Television Awards final. Hen Blant Bach, a production by Darlun production company is nominated in the Community Portraits category. The series was a new factual format… Read more »

Five ingenious ways snakes manipulate their bodies to hunt and survive

This article by Tom Major, KESS 2 PhD candidate in Biological Sciences at Bangor University, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Do a quick search for “snakes” in the news and you’ll find people terrified, bitten or, sadly, killed by these creatures. Many of us fear their slithering ways and researchers have found evidence which… Read more »

KESS Alumnus, Dr Steffan Thomas, helps facilitate cooperation between Bangor University and creative industries

Steffan Thomas

People working in creative industries in north Wales are to come together with experts from Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies & Media on 19 January in a networking event; Beyond Borders, expected to be the first of a series of similar workshops. This first event between lecturers and researchers and members of Creative North Wales is seen… Read more »

Brewing Sustainable Craft Beer in Wales

Craft Beer Project

Recent market research has shown that alcohol consumption in Britain has fallen by 18% since 2004. The beer sector has also seen a decline in demand but within this sector, the Society of Independent Brewers has reported a steady growth amongst its members. The number of breweries in Britain is at a 70 year high… Read more »

Tears and laughter as young and old share experiences

Hen Blant Bach

Over recent months, in care centres across Wales, an innovative social experiment has been taking place – and the results are astonishing. In a new series of three emotional programmes on S4C, starting Sunday, 10 December, Hen Blant Bach shows what can happen when six children share their day care with a group of pensioners… Read more »

The science of everyday hand use : Call for participants!

Hand Study

A KESS 2 funded research project at Bangor University are looking for healthy adults to compare with patients who have injured hands as part of an ongoing study. The project works alongside NHS Wales and Bangor University’s School of Psychology. To find out more, or if you are interested in taking part, contact ctsproject@bangor.ac.uk or call 01248 388587

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 »