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Internationally renowned researcher and public health advisor awarded Honorary Professorship

Bangor University has awarded Prof Mark Bellis, an internationally renowned researcher and public health advisor, an Honorary Chair in recognition of his achievements in several areas of public health including violence prevention, alcohol, drugs and sexual health.

Publication date: 29 October 2014

Bangor University shortlisted in Prospects Postgraduate Awards 2014

Bangor University has been shortlisted for a Prospects Postgraduate Award, the only annual accolades solely dedicated to celebrating best practice and the most exciting developments in UK postgraduate education.

Publication date: 29 October 2014

Fascinating insights offered in new Lecture series in Bethesda

From zombies in the Mabinogi to Welsh on Facebook; from child psychology to the literature of the London Welsh and from Italian cinema to the depths surrounding the Titanic, some of Bangor University’s most talented lecturers will be visiting Neuadd Ogwen in Bethesda over the next six weeks to discuss a wide range of topics.

Publication date: 28 October 2014

Stroke survivors needed as coaches

An exciting new research project, which aims to improve the life quality of stroke sufferers, is underway in north Wales. The ‘People Power’ project will bring together recent stroke patients and stroke survivors to share experiences and help them on their road to recovery.

Many people who suffer a stroke find it difficult to get back to the sort of social and family activities that were important to them before their stroke. Being able to get out and about, visiting friends, or finding new hobbies can be difficult, and often people lack the confidence to ‘give things a go’.

Publication date: 23 October 2014

Prestigious UK Teaching Awards for Bangor Lecturers

Professor James Intriligator and Peggy Murphy of Bangor University’s College of Health & Behavioural Sciences received their National Teaching Fellows for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning at an award ceremony recently.

Publication date: 16 October 2014

Violence prevention ‘Toolbox for teachers’ to reduce aggression among children and violence against children in Jamaican preschools

A  suite of strategies for teachers, aimed at preventing the early development of antisocial behaviour and increasing young children’s social-emotional competence, is to be rolled out and further tested in a four-year study in Jamaica’s capital, Kingston.

Publication date: 13 October 2014

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