School of Biological Sciences
The first five research projects to be funded through the Welsh Governments’ £7m Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment are announced in Cardiff today (Thursday 26 March).
Publication date: 25 March 2015
With world fish stocks dwindling, tilapia farming is a global success story, with production tripling this millennium.
This is now a $7.6bn industry, producing 4.5million tonnes of affordable high-quality fish every year. And it is sustainable, because unlike the salmon and sea bass we grow in Europe, tilapia don’t need to be fed lots of other fish caught from the oceans, but largely eat vegetable material and farmyard waste. Although now cultured throughout the world, tilapia originally come from Africa.
Publication date: 16 March 2015
‘Hidden worlds’ the flagship event at Bangor University’s Science Festival, which runs 13-22 March 2015, is offering even more hands on activities and demonstrations in this the Festival’s fifth year.
Publication date: 11 March 2015
An increasing number of students are seeking part-time employment during their time at university. Their reason might not be solely to earn money but also to enhance their employability after graduating.
Publication date: 10 March 2015