Tag: Bangor University

KESS 2 funded researcher Donna Dixon discusses the effects of increased screen time for children on BBC Radio Cymru

Parent and child using their phones

  On 28th June 2022, KESS 2 funded researcher Donna Dixon from Bangor University shared her insights on the increased device usage of children during lockdown in a discussion with Robin Williams and Jennifer Jones on BBC Radio Cymru. Donna’s research project, titled “Behavioural and health impacts of raising children in a digital household” aims… Read more »

Welsh language viewing habits in the digital age – MRes Scholarship

  Welsh language viewing habits in the digital age Bangor University: History, Law and Social Science Project ID: BUK2E075 Annual Stipend: £11,702 Application Deadline: 12/09/2022 This is an exciting opportunity to study for a Research Masters  (MxRes) degree through the Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship scheme (KESS 2 East). An eligible student will receive the scholarship to… Read more »

Overcoming cancer drug resistance: using nanosecond electroporation to facilitate cellular uptake of the cancer drug Gemcitabine triphosphate – MRes Scholarship

  Overcoming cancer drug resistance: using nanosecond electroporation to facilitate cellular uptake of the cancer drug Gemcitabine triphosphate Bangor University, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of Medical and Health Sciences Project ID: BUK2E072 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 31/08/2022 A competitive KESS 2 East studentship is available to an excellent student to… Read more »

Evaluating the potential for greenhouse gas reduction from a commercial beef supply chain – MRes Scholarship

  Evaluating the potential for greenhouse gas reduction from a commercial beef supply chain School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2E082 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 12 August 2022 This studentship will provide a comprehensive insight into one of the most pressing issues and research questions of our time: how to improve the… Read more »

Application of drifter measurements to validate models of shelf sea dispersal – MRes Scholarship

  Application of drifter measurements to validate models of shelf sea dispersal Bangor University, School of Ocean Sciences Project ID: BUK2E051 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 5th August 2022 Applications are invited for this one-year fully-funded Masters by Research (MRes) at Bangor University, simulating and validating models of dispersal in the marine environment. The research… Read more »

Collating current evidence on wild ungulate species population management : Owain Barton publishes first paper in PLoS ONE

A photograph of two fallow deer

Bangor University KESS 2 PhD candidate Owain Barton has published his first paper in the academic journal PLoS ONE (Impact Factor 3.24). Owain’s research investigates factors influencing landscape-scale use of woodlands by fallow deer and is conducted in collaboration with The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (www.gwct.org.uk/wales) and The British Deer Society (www.bds.org.uk). The aim of… Read more »

BBC Springwatch feature Bangor University KESS 2 Aesculapian snake research project

Two people capturing a juvenile snake in a forest.

  On 8th June 2022, KESS 2 PhD researcher Tom Major and Bangor University peer Lauren Jeffrey, both from the School of Natural Sciences, featured on the BBC’s Springwatch sharing their research on the introduced Aesculapian snake population in Colwyn Bay. Tom and Lauren have been radio tracking the snakes, allowing them to understand their… Read more »

Impact of forest structural properties on rainfall partitioning – MRes Scholarship

     Impact of forest structural properties on rainfall partitioning Bangor University, School of Natural Sciences Project ID: BUK2E074 Annual Stipend: £11,819 Application Deadline: 1st September 2022 Rainfall partitioning by tree canopy is an important hydrological process in forested catchments and accounts for a significant proportion of their water balance. A tree cover has good potential to… Read more »

World Kidney Day 2022

Emma Jones sitting by her desk

10th March 2022 is World Kidney Day and here at KESS 2 we are highlighting some of the fantastic kidney related research funded by the ESF in partnership with Kidney Wales. KESS 2 researchers Emma Jones of Bangor University and Lauren Jones of Cardiff Metropolitan University both have research projects with Kidney Wales. Lauren’s project… Read more »

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 »