On Friday 11th February 2022 we celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science by highlighting some of KESS 2’s very own Women in STEM in a Twitter campaign:
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, KESS 2 will be highlighting some of the fantastic female participants who featured in our news throughout 2020. These women chose to challenge 2020 by continuing their diligent research work against the odds of the Covid-19 pandemic. It goes without saying that this is not an exhaustive list, there are… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Abraham Makanjuola, KESS 2 Research Masters student at Bangor University, gives a short talk about Social Prescribing. Abraham won the ‘best presentation’ award the Aspiring Researchers Conference (ARC 2020) with this talk, which was held on 4th August 2020.
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 »
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 »
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/
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On Tuesday 10th September 2019 the third Annual KESS 2 Awards Event was hosted at the Celtic Manor Resort in Caerleon, Newport. With engaging 3-minute presentations by our KESS 2 and KESS 2 East participants, the evening was once again a platform for these researchers from across Wales to compete for a chance to win up… Read more »