Tag: Students

Free IOM3 membership for all KESS 2 & KESS 2 East Postgraduate Researchers across Wales!

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KESS 2 have negotiated for all our funded postgraduate researchers to have access to a FREE membership with the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3). IOM3 is a major UK science and engineering institution and a registered charity governed by a Royal Charter. They support professionals in materials, minerals, mining and associated technical disciplines… Read more »

“Taking the time to talk to patients is fundamental for their care”

Article reposted from: https://www.southwales.ac.uk/news/news-2022/taking-the-time-to-talk-to-patients-is-fundamental-for-their-care/ To mark International Nurses’ Day (Thursday 12 May) we are speaking to some of our inspirational Nursing graduates who are continuing to make a real difference in their profession. Hilary Dyer, a mental health nurse who worked on acute wards for a short period during the Covid-19 pandemic, is studying a Masters by… Read more »

Examining the evidence relevant to the development of Social Prescription interventions : Gwenlli Thomas publishes her first paper

Gwenlli Thomas, a Bangor University KESS 2 MRes student, has published her first paper in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (Impact Factor 2.849). The paper examines the evidence relevant to the development of Social Prescription interventions that take a co-productive and co-designed approach to improving wellbeing in a community setting. Co-production… Read more »

Marie O’Hanrahan, KESS 2 PhD student from USW features in online event by The Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP)

Marie O'Hanrahan

Marie O’Hanrahan, a KESS 2 PhD student from the University of South Wales, is having her research poster featured by The Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP), Division 50 of the American Psychological Association in an online Twitter event on 18th March 2021. You can follow the online event by searching for @apadivision50 and the hashtag #CPA2021. Marie… Read more »

International Women’s Day 2021

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 »

Swansea University KESS 2 project develops ‘world’s first’ Covid-19 vaccine smart patch

A KESS 2 funded project at Swansea University has joined the fight against coronavirus by steering their research towards the development of a ‘smart patch’ for the administration of a vaccine. Olivia Howells’ research was already working on the development and application of microneedles in collaboration with company partners BIOMEMS Technology Ltd, a project which… Read more »

Covid Chronicles continues with KESS 2 face-covering selfies!

As part of the #CovidChronicles series, KESS 2 have provided participants with face coverings to help them safely continue their research and daily lives. Below is a gallery of selfies sent to us, and you can follow the trend as it continues on Twitter @KESS_Central #CovidChronicles (Above) Trys Burke from Bangor University says that her greatest… Read more »

Covid Chronicles (Video): Undertaking R&D with KESS 2 during a global pandemic

Simon Johns

 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 »