Tag: Students

Early diagnosis and management of Phytophthora infection in larch and other forestry trees (PhD Scholarship)

Early diagnosis and management of Phytophthora infection in larch and other forestry trees Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30012 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 20th November 2017 Phytophthora ramorum is a non-native pathogen that can infect a range of commercially important tree species including Japanese larch, Douglas fir, beech and oak. In the UK, Japanese… 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 »

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 »

KESS 2 students share a selfie to celebrate Europe Day 2017

Funding from the European Social Fund (ESF), accessed through KESS 2, enables students to undertake higher-level research study in Wales across a variety of projects in collaboration with company partners. On 9th May 2017, our KESS 2 students celebrated Europe Day by sharing with us a #EuropeDaySelfie and told us a little bit more about how EU funds have… Read more »

Get involved with Bangor Sustainability Week 2017

Sustainability Week 2017

Bangor Sustainability Week 2017 will be hosted from 02.05.17 until 04.05.17 by KESS 2 partners, The Sustainability Lab at Bangor University . A series of events will be held throughout the week, see the poster below or visit The Sustainability Lab website for further details about how you can get involved! Find out more about KESS 2’s… Read more »

KESS 2 funded Electric Sheep project featured on BBC Countryfile highlighting innovative study in agricultural productivity in Snowdonia

Electric Weather Sheep

On Sunday, 12th March 2017, KESS 2 PhD student Pip Jones (Bangor University) and her ‘Electric Weather Sheep’ featured on the BBC agricultural show Countryfile as part of a programme looking back on farming methods in Snowdonia over the past 60 years. The KESS 2 funded project, which is supported by European Social Funds (ESF),… Read more »

‘Women in Science’ scholarship awarded to KESS 2 student at Bangor University

Bangor University

Congratulations to our very own KESS 2 student Kathryn Howard on being awarded one of three ‘Women in Science’ scholarships at Bangor University. Kathryn, 24, from St Austell, is studying for an MRes in the School of Electrical Engineering and is conducting research into microwave engineering. The scholarships were awarded to three outstanding female students… Read more »