Tag: Healthcare

Covid Chronicles (Audio & Blog) : Adam Williams from Cardiff University shares his lockdown experiences

 Covid Chronicles is a series of stories from KESS 2 participants in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is a blog post and audio recording by Adam Williams from Cardiff University: When written in Chinese, the term ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger the other represents opportunity. While the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown… Read more »

Covid Chronicles (Video) : Robin Andrews from the University of South Wales shares her experiences of researching during lockdown

Robin Andrews

 Covid Chronicles is a series of stories from KESS 2 participants in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is a video response from Robin Andrews of the University of South Wales. You can read the video transcript below: Introduction Hi, my name is Robin Andrews and I’m a KESS 2 funded PhD student at the University… Read more »

10 Facts about the Menopause : an article by KESS 2 student Robin Andrews

Article reposted from: https://health.research.southwales.ac.uk/health-research-news/10-facts-about-menopause/  Menopause can disrupt many aspects of women’s lives. To help raise awareness on World Menopause Awareness Day, which is on Sunday October 18, Robin Andrews – a PhD student in the Lifespan Health and Wellbeing Research Group who’s evaluating an online symptom tracker for women with menopausal symptoms – has put together 10 facts about the… Read more »

Watch: Partnerships for Sustainability webinar talks by KESS 2 participants

On 25th June 2020 Bangor University’s Sustainability Lab hosted a webinar titled “Partnerships for Sustainability” to plug in with the United Nations Goal of the Month No.17, “Partnerships for the Goals”. Amongst the speakers for the webinar were three KESS 2 participants; Andrew Rogers, Jessica Hughes and John Barker, whose short talks you can watch again… Read more »

KESS 2 PhD student Beth Mansfield shortlisted as a finalist for the BTS/BALR/BLF Early Career Investigator of the Year Prize

Beth Mansfield

KESS 2 PhD student Beth Mansfield, from Cardiff University, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the BTS/BALR/BLF Early Career Investigator of the Year Prize after submitting her abstract to present at the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter Meeting 2019. Out of the 56 entries that were submitted, Beth has been chosen as one of… Read more »

Peer support helping to magnify the wellbeing benefits of outdoor activities

Trys Burke

  With north Wales being described as the ‘Adventure Capital of Europe’ and this year being promoted as #yearofoutdoors, we are all being encouraged to celebrate our mountains, coast and countryside and to immerse ourselves in the nation’s natural beauty and reap the benefits to our wellbeing. A new and exciting study from Bangor University… Read more »

KESS 2 participant Nicole Hughes publishes paper in BMC Palliative Care journal

hospicecare

Nicole Marie Hughes, a Bangor University KESS 2 PhD student, has successfully achieved publication within the BMC Palliative Care journal. Nicole has been working in conjunction with four North Wales hospices; Hospice at Home (Gwynedd and Anglesey), St David’s Hospice (Llandudno), St Kentigern Hospice (St Asaph) and Nightingale House (Wrexham) to qualitatively and quantitatively assess… Read more »

E-cigarettes are good or bad depending on the study – so what’s the truth?

e-cigarettes

This article by Sarah Mitchell, KESS 2 PhD researcher at Swansea University, was originally written for the The Conversation on 22 October 2018 and has been republished under a Creative Commons license. Credit also to Dr Martin Clift and Prof Shareen Doak (Swansea University). Read the original article here. The number of adults currently using e-cigarettes in the UK is close to… Read more »

Long-standing KESS 2 company partner Halen Môn’s founders both awarded MBEs in the Queen’s New Year Honours list

Alison & David Lea-Wilson

David and Alison Lea-Wilson, founders of North Wales based SME Halen Môn, were both awarded MBE honours in the 2019 Queen’s New Year Honours list for their work supporting business and industry in Wales. Halen Môn is a world-renowned artisan sea salt company with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status, located on the coast of… Read more »