School of Biological Sciences
The Head of the School of Biological Sciences has welcomed the REF 2014 results, which places the School in the Top 20 in the UK.
Publication date: 18 December 2014
A Bangor University alumnus recalls a heart-thumping account of surviving the sinking of a fishing boat in the waters of Antarctica in his best-selling book, Last Man Off.
Publication date: 16 December 2014
New research, which disproves the theory that venom evolved just once in reptiles, could also lead to new medical treatments to counteract snakebite.
Publication date: 15 December 2014
Dr Emyr Roberts Chief Executive of Natural Resources Wales (NRW) visited Bangor University to present a guest lecture on Natural Resources Wales and opportunities for the integrated management of our natural resources to a gathered audience of students and staff.
Publication date: 12 December 2014
Research funding worth nearing £10 million has been levied by Bangor University researchers from the European Union research funding programme, and the University expects to improve on this results in the new European research and innovation programme.
Forty-two major pan-European research projects led by Bangor University academics were successfully funded, against stiff competition in FP7, the 7th Research Framework Programme of the European Commission, which ran from 2007 to 2013.
Publication date: 10 December 2014
Bangor University’s Herpetological Society recently held their fourth annual Venom Day. Hosted at the School of Biological Sciences, several experts gave talks about a variety of subjects in the field and delegates had the opportunity to see a live display of venomous reptiles, which included a Cobra, Gila Monster and a variety of vipers. The event is part sponsored by the British Herpetological Society and the International Herpetological Society.
Publication date: 5 December 2014
Award-winning first year students have had their achievements recognized at a prize giving ceremony.
The annual Bangor University Entrance Scholarship Presentation evening saw prizes totalling £138,000 awarded to some of the University’s brightest first year students.
Publication date: 27 November 2014