Tag: Cardiff University

Roadside scavengers: Researchers investigate the roadkill we never see

Roadkill scavenging

A new study published in the Journal of Urban Ecology (Oxford University Press), by lead author and KESS 2 student Amy Williams Schwartz of Cardiff University, indicates that the number of wild animals killed by motor vehicles may be much higher than is generally reported or understood. KESS 2 project researchers, working in collaboration with Eco-explore… Read more »

Awareness and monitoring of personal mobility to improve quality of living at home for the elderly (MPhil Scholarship)

KESS 2 MPhil in Computer Science and Informatics: Awareness and monitoring of personal mobility to improve quality of living at home for the elderly School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University Project ID: CUK268 Annual Stipend: Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum Application Deadline: 31 July 2018 Project Description: Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships… Read more »

Understanding Welsh mining legacy impacts for predicting the environmental impacts of future global mining (PhD Scholarship)

Understanding Welsh mining legacy impacts for predicting the environmental impacts of future global mining School of Engineering, Cardiff University Project ID: CUK261 Annual Stipend: Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum Application Deadline: 30 June 2018 Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships 2 (KESS2) is a pan-Wales higher-level skills initiative led by Bangor University on behalf… Read more »

Development of novel sorptive extraction materials (PhD Scholarship)

Development of novel sorptive extraction materials School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff University Project ID: CUK221 Annual Stipend: Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum Application Deadline: 30 June 2018 Markes International is a pioneer of analytical thermal desorption instrumentation and associated sampling equipment. The company’s products are widely used for analysis of… 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 »

Investigating Advanced Measurements and Modelling of Semiconductor Devices (PhD Scholarship)

Investigating Advanced Measurements and Modelling of Semiconductor Devices School of Engineering, Cardiff University Project ID: CUK231 Annual Stipend: Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum Application Deadline: 30 April 2018 The project will include research in novel application space around a recently launched product, the RAPID load-pull system developed by Mesuro. Mesuro is a… 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 »