Tag: Environment

Modelling the impact of shelterbelts on livestock productivity and welfare (PhD Scholarship)

Modelling the impact of shelterbelts on livestock productivity and welfare. School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, Bangor University, UK Project ID: BUK211 Annual Stipend: £14,300 Application Deadline: 17:00 on 31st July 2018 Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship in the area of sustainable intensification of livestock systems at the School of… Read more »

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 »

Global award for Bangor University wetland scientist and KESS 2 academic

Prof Chris Freeman

A Bangor University lecturer has received a top international award for his work on understanding some of the world’s most important habitats. Prof Chris Freeman from Bangor University was given the prize after receiving nominations from scientists around the world, who praised him as a leader in his field. The Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)… Read more »

Non Williams, KESS 2 student, elected for seat in Welsh Government ‘Young People in Agriculture Forum’

KESS 2 would like to extend congratulations to our PhD candidate Non Williams on recently being elected to sit on the Welsh Government’s ‘Young People in Agriculture’ forum in Builth Wells. Non, who is currently researching ‘Optimised management of upland pasture for economic and environmental benefits’ within the ESF funded KESS 2 structure, will be… 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 »