Tag: Cardiff Metropolitan University

The influence of occupational physical activity for employee health, well-being and productivity.

The influence of occupational physical activity for employee health, well-being and productivity. (KESS2 PhD Scholarship) Project Team: Dr Rachel Lord (Academic Lead Supervisor) Dr Mike Stembridge (Academic Supervisor) Prof Diane Crone (Academic Supervisor) Mr David Saunders (Lead Company Supervisor) Project Outline: Regular moderate-vigorous physical activity is essential for maintaining health and wellbeing. Despite this, only… Read more »

Developing aesthetic heuristics to leverage more ‘insightful’ data visualisations for better business decisions -PhD Scholarship

Developing aesthetic heuristics to leverage more ‘insightful’ data visualisations for better business decisions       Project Team: Fiona Carroll (Academic Lead Supervisor) Esyin Chew (Academic Supervisor) Paul Newbury (Academic/Industrial Supervisor) Project Outline: The way data is displayed can drastically change the understanding of the data and the decisions being made from this data. With… Read more »

Long-term effects of targeted strength and conditioning on golf swing performance in talented junior golfers (Project SWING)- PhD Scholarship

Long-term effects of targeted strength and conditioning on golf swing performance in talented junior golfers (Project SWING)       Project Team: Dr Rhodri S. Lloyd (Academic Lead Supervisor) Dr Jon L. Oliver (Academic Supervisor) Dr Zach I. Gould (Academic/Industrial Supervisor) Ms Gillian O’Leary (Lead Company Supervisor) Project Outline: This is an exciting opportunity to… Read more »

An introduction to Positive Psychology and Well-being at The Health Dispensary – by Jen Ward

Positive Psychology

This article by Jen Ward, KESS 2 PhD researcher at Cardiff Metropolitan University, is republished from the ‘Health Dispensary Pharmacy and Wellness Clinic’ website. Read the original article here. ‘if positive psychology teaches us anything, it is that all of us are mixture of strengths and weaknesses. No one has it all, and no one lacks it all’   Christopher… Read more »

KESS 2 Awards : The Annual Event : 2018

Awards 2018

On Thursday 26th July 2018 the second KESS 2 Awards, an annual event held for participants of the ESF funded project, was hosted at St Fagans National Museum of History in Cardiff. The evening consisted of a live competition of engaging presentations, each competing for a chance to win up to two awards; The Sustainability Award… Read more »

Europe Day 2018 celebrated by KESS 2 participants (Interactive Map)

On Wednesday, 9th May 2018, KESS 2 participants celebrated Europe Day by taking to social media to share the benefits EU funding is providing for their doctoral-level study in Wales. Led by Bangor University, KESS 2 facilitates collaborative research projects between universities and businesses across Wales and is supported by European Social Funds (ESF) through the Welsh Government. Throughout Europe… 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 »