Swansea University KESS 2 researcher Aaron Todd has been awarded first prize at a prestigious international conference for his research on tackling river pollution from disused mines. Based at the Department of Geography in Swansea University, Aaron is carrying out a PhD on quantifying river pollution and has utilised salt dilution flow gauging; a technique for… Read more »
Elizabeth Williams, a KESS 2 participant from Cardiff University, recently won the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the Welsh Mathematics Three Minute Thesis (3mt) competition hosted on 17th March, 2021. The 3mt was organised by the SIAM-IMA student chapter at the School of Mathematics in Cardiff University and the competition was open to all Welsh mathematics… 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 »
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 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 »
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 »
On 10th December 2019 the KESS 2 Team at the University of South Wales held a “KESSmas” event. The event featured a Q&A session with KESS 2 student Chelsea Courts, a Pecha Kucha competition with 6 participants presenting as well as a Christmas quiz. Presenting in the Pecha Kucha challenge were Hannah Parry, Kerry-ann Liles, Molly Curtis, Miriam… Read more »