Tag: Sustainability

PhD awarded to Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) Researcher from Bangor University

Heli Gittins

This article is reposted from the Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) website: https://www.smallwoods.org.uk/en/coedlleol/news/phd-awarded-to-coed-lleol-small-woods-wales-researcher-from-bangor-university Based at the College of Natural Sciences at Bangor University and working in partnership with the School of Psychology, Heli Gittins’s PhD research question – Can a woodland activity programme benefit participant wellbeing and change the way they use woods? – took her out into… Read more »

The benefits of increased tree cover on ecosystem services from the Welsh uplands: KESS 2 participant Ashley Hardaker’s second paper published in ‘Ecosystem Services’

Bangor University KESS 2 PhD student Ashley Hardaker, who very recently passed his PhD viva , has published a second paper from his PhD in the journal Ecosystem Services (Impact Factor 6.33). This paper evaluates the potential consequences of a range of land-sparing and land-sharing approaches to increase tree cover on the economic value of… Read more »

Volatile organic compounds allow sensitive differentiation of biological soil quality: KESS 2 participant Rob Brown publishes first paper in ‘Soil Biology and Biochemistry’ journal.

Soil

Bangor University KESS 2 PhD student Rob Brown has published the first paper from his PhD in the journal Soil Biology and Biochemistry. Rob’s paper compares the sensitivity of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with a standard measure of the soil microbial community; phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) profiling. As explained in Rob’s recent case study, soil is… Read more »

Lucia Watts participates in British Ecological Society Annual Meeting

KESS 2 PhD student Lucia Watts, from Bangor University, was invited to participate in the British Ecological Society Annual Meeting on 14th – 18th December which was hosted online. Lucia’s project, which partners with the National Trust, is titled “Climate vulnerability and adaptation at multiple scales” and her research is investigating the potential likely impacts… Read more »

KESS 2 participant Dyfed Rhys Morgan talks about his research on Radio Cymru

On Friday 11th September 2020 Dyfed Rhys Morgan, a KESS 2 student from Bangor University, gave an interview live on-air with Aled Hughes (Radio Cymru) discussing his research on micro-breweries in Wales. Listen again by following this link (the item begins from 1 hour and 14 mins) https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000mdgb – Please note that the show is recorded in… Read more »

Watch: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure webinar talks by KESS 2 particpants

On 30th July 2020 Bangor University’s Sustainability Lab hosted a webinar focusing on Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, linking up with the United Nations “Goal of the Month”. Amongst the speakers for the webinar were three KESS 2 participants; Shannan Southwood-Samuel, Nisha Rawindaran and Jennifer Langer, whose short talks you can watch again below. Videos are subtitled… 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 »

Sustainability Webinars 2020

As we are currently unable to offer the KESS 2 Sustainability Workshops face to face we have adapted them to run as webinars. For full details on how to join a webinar, go to: http://kess2.ac.uk/sustainability/workshops/