In 2019 the UK became the first country to legislate the net zero target of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. Agriculture accounts for roughly 10% of the UKs total GHG emissions so the sector is under considerable pressure to reduce this figure. On 22 February, KESS 2 company partner Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat… Read more »
Jessica is a KESS 2 funded student at Bangor University and writes here about her involvement with a new campaign for period dignity, “It Won’t Stop Us”. Through my research with KESS 2 and my partnership with Rygbi Gogledd Cymru, I got involved with the rugby players’ health and well-being campaign with Grwp Llandrillo… Read more »
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 »
Covid Chronicles is a series of stories from KESS 2 participants in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is a video response from Tasmia Tahsin (Swansea University). You can read the video transcript below: Introduction My name is Tasmia, and I am a KESS 2 funded PhD student at Swansea University, which also collaborates with Cardiff University… Read more »
KESS 2 recently asked participants how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on their respective research projects. Postgraduate researcher Simon Johns, and his company partner Gwylan, share their experiences of continuing their KESS 2 funded R&D during these trying times. The Student Perspective: Simon Johns, Cardiff University I’m studying an MPhil; it’s an evaluation of… Read more »
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 »
Are wetlands the superheroes of the natural world? KESS Alumni Dr Christian Dunn from Bangor University discusses how swamps, bogs, marshes and fens are responsible for the creation of civilisations and cultures in this TEDx talk.
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 »