Category: News

Credit-card sized radar allows for autonomous and non-invasive honeybee hive monitoring

On 6th of June 2021, Bangor University’s KESS 2 PhD student Nawaf Aldabashi presented his innovative honeybee monitoring radar device at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium, hosted virtually from Atlanta in the US. The event was a hybrid of both online and in-person attendance and Nawaf was given the opportunity to remotely demonstrate the design… Read more »

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022

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:

In memoriam : Dr Adrian Mironas

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of KESS 2 Alumnus, Dr Adrian Mironas, who passed away on the 24th of January 2022. We would like to remember Adrian by recognising his achievements and contributions through KESS 2 and the wider professional academic society. Adrian was passionate about his… Read more »

Helping injured athletes return to sport: Holly Jones publishes her first paper

Holly Jones, a KESS 2 PhD researcher at Cardiff Metropolitan University, has published her first paper in The Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports (impact factor 4.221) following the initial part of her research project. Holly’s collaborative project with company partner Dragons Rugby Wales focuses on examining lower limb movement strategies using wearable technology…. Read more »

Combining Hydrological Modelling and Visual Analytics to support flood alleviation planning and management

Researchers from the Schools of Natural Sciences (SNS) and Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE) at Bangor University, in collaboration with Ymgynghoriaeth Gwynedd Consultancy (YGC), have developed a new decision support toolkit, Land Use Change SWAT+ Toolkit (LUCST), to enhance the planning and management of flood alleviation schemes in Gwynedd county. Land Use Land Cover… Read more »

Cat Joniver and Angelos Photiades publish first joint paper in the International Journal Algal Research

Aberystwyth University KESS 2 PhD candidates Cat Joniver and Angelos Photiades have co-authored their first paper in the International Journal Algal Research (Impact Factor 4.401). Cat and Angelos’ research is focused on nuisance macroalgal (seaweed) blooms and the article ties together both of their research interests by exploring the ecological and socio-economic impacts that macroalgal blooms cause globally… Read more »

Second paper published by Anastasia Atucha in the journal Forests

Bangor University Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS 2) PhD candidate Anastasia Atucha has published her second paper, a systematic map of methods for measuring the frost tolerance of conifers, in a Special Issue of the journal Forests. Anastasia’s research is focused on the frost tolerance of the conifer Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), which has involved… Read more »

Nyree’s PhD investigated an innovative new device to manage Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a chronic condition that causes incurable swelling usually in the limbs, but it can affect any part of the body. It can be a disabling condition which affects a person’s ability to function on a daily basis and can affect their quality of life with many suffers voicing problems with self-esteem and social relationships…. Read more »